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Facility Name:HAPPY HOUSE
Site Address:1072 S DE ANZA BL 103, SAN JOSE
Phone:(408)996-9928
Programs Description:HAPPY HOUSE
FOOD PREP / FOOD SVC OP 0-5 EMPLOYEES RC 3
Inspections
Latest Inspections:
04/12/2016 - FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION
04/07/2016 - ENFORCEMENT ACTION - IMPOUND/QUARANTINE
04/07/2016 - ROUTINE INSPECTION-COMPLETED
Minor Violation Cited - K01 - Inadequate demonstration of knowledge; food manager certification
Site Observation:
NO FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATE OR FOOD HANDLER CARDS. [CA] YOU HAVE 5 DAYS TO PROVIDE OR AN OFFICE HEARING WILL BE HELD AT A FEE OF $219 PER HOUR OF WORK.
Major Violation Cited - K06M - Inadequate handwash facilities: supplied or accessible
Site Observation:
OBSERVED BOTH HAND SINKS IN KITCHEN COMPLETELY BLOCKED, ONE WAS COVERED WITH A COOKIE SHEET, THE OTHER WAS BLOCKED WITH A 35 GALLON TRASH CAN AND A COMMERCIAL 10 CAN CAN OPENER. [CA, COS] ASSURE ALL HAND SINKS ARE ALWAYS ACCESSIBLE FOR PROPER HAND WASHING.
Minor Violation Cited - K07 - Improper hot and cold holding temperatures
Site Observation:
OBSERVED SOME PHF'S ON PREP TABLE AT 45-49F. [CA] ASSURE TO MAINTAIN ALL PHFS AT OR BELOW 41F, USE ICE TO KEEP BELOW 41F.
Major Violation Cited - K16M - Improper shell stock tags/condition/display
Site Observation:
OBSERVED CLAMS ALREADY BEEN SEPARATED INTO SMALL PORTIONS, NO SHELL STOCK TAG AVAILABLE, 2ND VIOLATION. [CA, IMPOUND] PRODUCT WILL BE IMPOUNDED FOR NO SHELL STOCK TAG. YOU MAY NOT SELL UNTIL TAG IS PROVIDED AND OBSERVED BY REHS
Minor Violation Cited - K30 - Food storage containers are not identified
Site Observation:
OBSERVED NON-FOOD GRADE CONTAINERS BEING USED TO STORE FLOUR, SALTS, SUGAR IN DRY STORAGE AREA. [CA] PROVIDE APPROVED COMMERCIAL GRADE CONTAINERS FOR DRY STORAGE.
Minor Violation Cited - K35 - Equipment, utensils - Unapproved, unclean, not in good repair, inadequate capacity
Site Observation:
OBSERVED
1. 2 FLAT GRIDDLES USED TO FRY/COOK CHINESE PANCAKES. HEAVY GREASE BUILD UP IN WALLS AND CEILING.
2. GAS RICE COOKER OUTSIDE OF HOOD.
3. DIM SUM AREA NOT APPROVED TO MAKE DIM SUM. [CA] SUBMIT PLANS FOR THIS AREA, REQUIRE HAND SINK AND APPROVED WALLS, CEILING FINISHES.

[CA] IMMEDIATELY CEASE AND DESIST USE OF THESE PIECES OF EQUIPMENT UNTIL YOU CAN UPGRADE HOOD OR JUST COMPLETELY REMOVE ILLEGAL PIECES OF EQUIPMENT.
Minor Violation Cited - K38 - Inadequate ventilation and lighting in designated area
Site Observation:
OBSERVED
1. GAS RICE COOKER OUTSIDE OF HOOD
2. 2 SMALL FLAT GRIDDLE USED TO COOK CHINESE PANCAKES OUTSIDE OF HOOD.

SUBMIT PLANS FOR APPROVAL. SE VIOLATION 35
Minor Violation Cited - K44 - Premises not clean, not in good repair; No personal/chemical storage; inadequate vermin-proofing
Site Observation:
OBSERVED FRONT AND 2 REAR DOORS COMPLETELY OPEN. [CA] MAINTAIN DOORS CLOSED TO PREVENT VERMIN ENTRY

10/02/2015 - FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION
Major Violation Cited - K16M - Improper shell stock tags/condition/display
Site Observation:
OBSERVED CLAMS PURCHASED FROM SJ DISTRIBUTORS INC, NO SHELLFISH TAGS KEPT. [CA] YOU MUST KEEP ALL SHELLFISH TAGS WITH THE PRODUCT, ONCE SOLD OUT YOU MUST KEEP TAGS FOR 90 DAYS AFTER HARVEST DATE.

09/30/2015 - ROUTINE INSPECTION-COMPLETED
Minor Violation Cited - K01 - Inadequate demonstration of knowledge; food manager certification
Site Observation:
NO FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATE OR FOOD HANDLER CARDS AVAILABLE. [CA] PROVIDE ALL FOOD HANDLER AND FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATE WITHIN 30 DAYS OR AN OFFICE HEARING WILL BE HELD AND A FEE WILL BE ASSESSED.
Major Violation Cited - K06M - Inadequate handwash facilities: supplied or accessible
Site Observation:
OBSERVED
1. FRONT HAND SINK BLOCKED BY A COOKIE SHEET PAN AND CONTAINERS, REAR HAND SINK IS INOPERABLE DUE TO HEAVY LEAK. [CA, COS] FRONT HAND SINK UNBLOCKED, REAR REQUIRES REPAIRS TO BE DONE.
2. NO PAPER TOWELS AVAILABLE AT EITHER STATION. [CA] PREOVIDE PAPER TOWELS AT BOTH HAND WASH STATIONS. [COS]
3. SOAP DISPENSER IS EMPTY AT REAR HAND SINK AND NOT THE PROPER DISPENSER IS IN USE. [CA] REPLACE SOAP DISPENSER AT REAR HAND SINK
Major Violation Cited - K09M - Improper cooling methods
Site Observation:
OBSERVED COOLING OF COOKED PORK IN A DEEP 8-10INCH POT NEAR EXIT DOOR. [CA,COS] WHEN COOLING ASSURE TO PLACE PHF ON A SHEET PAN TO COOL FASTER. COOL FROM 135-70F WITHIN 2 HRS AND FROM 70 -41F WITHIN 4 HRS. DO NOT COVER PHF UNTIL TEMP HAS REACHED BELOW 41F OR COOLING WILL NOT OCCUR PROPERLY AND POSSIBLY CAUSE A FOOD BORNE ILLNESS
Minor Violation Cited - K22 - Sewage and wastewater improperly disposed
Site Observation:
OBSERVED FLOOR SINK AT FRONT COUNTER BACKING UP, ICE MACHINE DRAINS INTO IT AND HAND SINK. [CA] UNCLOG FLOOR SINK TO HAVE WASTEWATER DRAIN PROPERLY INTO WASTEWATER SYSTEM AND NOT ONTO FLOOR.
Minor Violation Cited - K24 - Person in charge not present and not performing duties
Site Observation:
NO PIC AT TIME OF INSPECTION.
Minor Violation Cited - K35 - Equipment, utensils - Unapproved, unclean, not in good repair, inadequate capacity
Site Observation:
OBSERVED
1. DOUGH MIXER AT FRONT AREA NOT BEING USED. [CA] REMOVE EQUIPMENT FROM FACILITY.
2. REUSE OF TOFU, AND SOY SAUCE 5 GALLON CONTAINERS TO STORE FOOD. [CA] DISCONTINUE USE OF THESE CONTAINERS FOR FOOD STORAGE, USE APPROVED NSF CONTAINERS ONLY.
Minor Violation Cited - K38 - Inadequate ventilation and lighting in designated area
Site Observation:
OBSERVED NEW GAS COOKER INSTALLED NEAR TYPE I HOOD. [CA] IMMEDIATELY CEASE AND DESIST USE OF THIS GAS COOKER. IF YOU WANT TO CONTINUE TO USE IT YOU MUST SUBMIT PLANS TO DEH FOR APPROVAL. A NEW EXTENDED HOOD WILL BE REQUIRED.
Minor Violation Cited - K41 - Plumbing unapproved, not installed, not in good repair; improper backflow devices
Site Observation:
OBSERVED HEAVY LEAK AT REAR HAND SINK. [CA] REPAIR LEAK AT HAND SINK.

12/09/2014 - FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION
12/03/2014 - ENFORCEMENT ACTION - VOLUNTARY CONDEMNATION AND DESTRUCTION
12/03/2014 - ROUTINE INSPECTION-COMPLETED
Minor Violation Cited - K01 - Inadequate demonstration of knowledge; food manager certification
Site Observation:
NO FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATE AVAILABLE. [CA] PROVIDE AT LEAST ONE FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATE SO AS ONE EMPLOYEE MAY HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF FOOD SAFETY TO PREVENT FOOD BORNE ILLNESS.
Minor Violation Cited - K04 - Improper eating, tasting, drinking or tobacco use in food preparation area
Site Observation:
OBSERVED OPEN TOP BEVERAGE OVER FOOD PREP AREA. [CA] EITHER HAVE A DESIGNATED DRINKING AREA, OR A DESIGNATED DRINK HOLDER AREA FOR EMPLOYEE DRINKS SO AS TO PREVENT SPILLAGE AND CONTAMINATION OF FOODS.
Major Violation Cited - K05M - Hands not clean/improperly washed/gloves not used properly
Site Observation:
OBSERVED NO EMPLOYEE WASH HANDS WHILE INSPECTING, EMPLOYEES HANDLED RAW FOODS WITH GLOVES, OR HANDLED VEGETABLES WITH BARE HANDS BUT NO HAND WASHING TOOK PLACE, JUST CHANGE IN GLOVES. [CA, COS] IMMEDIATELY BEGIN WASHING OF HANDS AFTER TOUCHING RAW FOODS, FACE, FROM ONE TASK TO ANOTHER.
Minor Violation Cited - K06 - Inadequate handwash facilities: supplied or accessible
Site Observation:
OBSERVED NO HAND SOAP DISPENSER OR PAPER TOWEL DISPENSER IN KITCHEN HAND SINK. [CA] PROVIDE SOAP AND PAPER TOWELS IMMEDIATELY. [SA] USE FRONT HAND SINK AT COUNTER TO WASH HANDS.
Major Violation Cited - K07M - Improper hot and cold holding temperatures
Site Observation:
OBSERVED STEAMED RICE WITH VEGETABLES STORED AT ROOM TEMP SINCE 9AM (1420 AT TIME OF MEASUREMENT-78F) PER COOK-VCD 30LBS [CA] MAINTAIN FOODS AT OR BELOW 41F OR ABOVE 135F FOR HOT HOLDING. YOU MAY NOT LEAVE FOOD AT ROOM TEMPERATURE FOR COLD HOLDING.
Major Violation Cited - K09M - Improper cooling methods
Site Observation:
OBSERVED COOKED PORK COOLING AT ROOM TEMP, MEASURED AT 72F-VCD 15LBS. [CA] COOL PHF FROM 135F TO 70 F WITHIN 2 HRS AND FROM 70F TO 41F WITHIN 4 HRS FOR A MAX 6 HRS COOLING. NO TIME LABELS PLACED, COOKS UNSURE OF TIME.
Major Violation Cited - K13M - Food not in good condition/unsafe/adulterated
Site Observation:
OBSERVED 3-5 GALLON BUCKETS OF DETERGENT USED TO STORE RTE TOFU, SLICED ONIONS, AND USED COOKING OIL FOR RE-USE-VCD [CA] DISCONTINUE USE OF DETERGENT BUCKETS TO STORE FOODS. THESE CONTAINERS ARE SPECIFICALLY MADE TO STORE CHEMICALS AND NOT FOOD. USE NSF CONTAINERS ONLY.
Minor Violation Cited - K14 - Food contact surfaces unclean and unsanitized
Site Observation:
OBSERVED MEAT SLICER STORED AS CLEAN WHEN HAVE OLD FOOD DEBRIS. [CA] CLEAN AND SANITIZE MEAT SLICER OF ALL OLD FOOD DEBRIS AND STORE AS CLEAN SO AS TO PREVENT CROSS CONTAMINATION AND VERMIN HARBORAGE.
Minor Violation Cited - K21 - Hot and cold water not available
Site Observation:
OBSERVED HOT WATER GO FROM 118F TO 103F WITHIN 3 MIN. [CA] ADJUST/REPAIR/REPLACE WATER HEATER SO AS TO MAINTAIN A MINIMUM OF 120F HOT WATER AT FACILITY.
Minor Violation Cited - K24 - Person in charge not present and not performing duties
Site Observation:
NO PERSON IN CHARGE AT TIME OF INSPECTION. [CA] MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE PERSON IN CHARGE AND KNOW ABOUT FOOD SAFETY.
Minor Violation Cited - K26 - Unapproved thawing methods used; frozen food
Site Observation:
OBSERVED RAW PORK, RAW CHICKEN, RAW BEEF THAWING AT ROOM TEMPERATURE. [CA] YOU MAY ONLY THAW IN THESE APPROVED MANNERS; UNDER COLD RUNNING WATER, REFRIGERATION, COOKING, OR MICROWAVE.
Minor Violation Cited - K27 - Food not separated and unprotected
Site Observation:
OBSERVED RAW FOODS STORED OVER READY TO EAT FOODS IN 3 DOOR REFRIGERATOR UNIT IN HALLWAY TO RESTROOM. [CA,COS] STORE ALL RAW FOODS BELOW READY TO EAT FOODS AT ALL TIMES TO PREVENT CROSS CONTAMINATION.
Minor Violation Cited - K29 - Toxic substantances improperly identified, stored, used
Site Observation:
OBSERVED CHINESE CHALK USED FOR PESTICIDE. [CA, COS] REMOVE NON-APPROVED CHINESE CHALK FROM FACILITY, USE ONLY APPROVED PEST CONTROL. CHALK DISCARDED
Minor Violation Cited - K30 - Food storage containers are not identified
Site Observation:
OBSERVED SINGE USE 5 GALLON BUCKETS USED TO STORE PHFS AND RTE FOODS, ALSO USE OF HOMESTYLE BASKETS TO STORE VEGETABLES. [CA] USE ONLY NSF APPROVED CONTAINERS MADE TO BE EASILY CLEANABLE.
Minor Violation Cited - K38 - Inadequate ventilation and lighting in designated area
Site Observation:
OBSERVED MISSING LIGHT SHIELDS IN KITCHEN. [CA] PROVIDE LIGHT SHIELDS FOR KITCHEN IN ORDER TO PREVENT ADULTERATION OF FOOD IN CASE OF BULB EXPLODING.
Minor Violation Cited - K41 - Plumbing unapproved, not installed, not in good repair; improper backflow devices
Site Observation:
OBSERVED LEAKING 3 COMP SINK INTO A BUS TUB. [CA] REPAIR LEAK IN ORDER TO KEEP WASTEWATER INSIDE PLUMBING AND PREVENT CONTAMINATION OF FOODS.
Minor Violation Cited - K49 - Permits not available
Site Observation:
NO PERMIT AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC VIEW. [CA] IMMEDIATELY POST PERMIT IN A CONSPICUOUS AREA. OWNER STATED HE HAS PERMIT IN HIS VEHICLE.
Minor Violation Cited - K50 - Inspection report not available
Site Observation:
NO PREVIOUS INSPECTION REPORT AVAILABLE AT FACILITY. [CA] PROVIDE LAST INSPECTION REPORT AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC VIEWING.