Presidente supermarket in Miami FL 5th district failed inspection

Another supermarket, the fifth in three weeks, failed its latest government inspection.

Another supermarket, the fifth in three weeks, failed its latest government inspection.

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Another Presidente supermarket failed a Florida Department of Agriculture inspection Friday, and is the fifth Presidente store in Miami-Dade County to fail an inspection in three weeks.

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This was at Kendall, 14778 SW 56th St. , and examined by Wenndy Ayerdis and Guisella Uribe.

Unlike inspections of restaurants by the state’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation, failed inspections by the Florida Department of Agriculture of supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, retail bakeries, and food storage and distribution facilities do not lead to shutdowns.

However, the inspector can place stop-of-use orders on equipment, store areas, or equipment. Sometimes, when several areas of a store are under stop-of-use orders, the company decides that the opening is not worth the time or effort until the stop-use orders are lifted.

If you wish to file a complaint about any of the above types of organizations, go to the Department of Agriculture website.

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Inspectors did not place any area or equipment under a cease-use order on Friday. But, this is what they found:

As for the manager in charge, the report said this person “has not demonstrated knowledge of information about his food establishment, as evidenced by multiple violations of priority in the inspection report; lack of a certified food protection manager; and inability to properly respond to food safety questions.”

“Many black flies were found flying in processing areas” in the kitchen, produce, seafood, meat and back rooms.

The food service employee did not wash his hands after leaving and returning to the food preparation area and worked with open foods.

In the back room, there was an uncovered tray of frozen empanadas and croquetas and potatoes stuffed with beef on the freezer shelf.

“Black mold-like dirt covered the interior of an ice maker” in the seafood area.

The coolant, which must keep food at 41 degrees or less, was pork tamales from 51.8 to 52 degrees; Beef boiled at 57 degrees; pork shoulders from 48.7 degrees to 100 degrees; And baked pork chops from 73.9 to 79.8 degrees.

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In the back freezer room, containers of cut watermelon had the same problem, they are too warm for safety.

The steam table and hot pastry storage unit should keep food above 135 degrees. Failure to do so will damage the shrimp in the sauce. Spear. steamed vegetable pork tamales; Pork husks Pork yucca noodles. mojo. Potatoes stuffed with beef yucca stuffed with beef; Beef empanadas and beef pastries. The shrimp in the sauce and the tostons were under 100 degrees.

In the meat section, inspectors saw “old leftovers covered in meat tenderizer blades, meat slicer blade and guard.

Similarly, in the meat processing area, there was “old food scraps covered on the inner casing, blade, and band saw wheel closest to the tool wash basin.”

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