201 W. Kenyon Rd
Champaign, Illinois       61820-7807
Permit Number:
ESTABLISHMENT:  South China ADDRESS:  25 E Springfield AVE
1. * 5 IN Source: Sound Condition. No spoilage
2. 1 OUT Original container; properly labeled
Food Protection
3. * 5 OUT Potentially hazardous food meets temperature requirements during storage, preparation, display, service, and transport.
4. * 4 IN Facilities to maintain product temperature
5. 1 IN Thermometers provided and conspicuous
6. 2 OUT Potentially hazardous food properly thawed
7. * 4 IN Unwrapped and potentially hazardous food not re-served. Cross-Contamination
8. 2 OUT Food protection during storage, preparation, display, service, and transportation.
9. 2 IN Handling food (ice) minimized, methods
10. 1 OUT Food (ice) dispensing utensils properly stored
11. * 5 IN Personnel with infections restricted
12. * 5 IN Hands washed and clean, good hygienic practices
13. 1 IN Clean clothes, hair restraints
Food Equipment/Utensils
14. 2 IN Food (ice) contact surfaces: designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located
15. 1 OUT Non-food contact surfaces: designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located
16. 2 IN Dishwashing facilities: designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located
17. 1 OUT Accurate thermometers, chemical test kits provided, gauge cock
18. 1 IN Pre-flushed, scraped, soaked
19. 2 IN Wash, rinse water: clean, proper temperature
20. * 4 IN Sanitation rinse: clean, temperature, concentration
21. 1 OUT Wiping cloths: clean, use restricted
22. 2 OUT Food contact surface of equipment and utensils clean, free of abrasives and detergents
23. 1 OUT Non-food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils clean
24. 1 OUT Storage, handling of clean equipment-utensils
25. 1 OUT Single-service articles, storage, dispensing
26. 2 IN No re-use of single-service articles
27. * 5 IN Water source; safe: hot and cold under pressure
28. * 4 IN Sewage & waste water disposal
29. 1 IN Installed, maintained
30. * 5 IN Cross-connection, backsiphonage, backflow
Toilet & Handwashing Facilities
31. * 4 IN Number, convenient, accessible, designed, installed
32. 2 IN Toilet rooms enclosed, self-closing doors, fixtures, good repair, clean: hand cleanser, sanitary towels/hand drying devices provided, proper waste receptacles, tissues
Garbage & Refuse Disposal
33. 2 IN Containers/receptacles covered, adequate number, insect/rodent proof, frequency, clean
34. 1 IN Outside storage area, enclosures properly constructed, clean; controlled incineration
Insect, Rodent, Animal Control
35. * 4 IN Presence of insects/rodents outer openings protected, no birds, turtles or other animals
Floors, Walls, & Ceilings
36. 1 OUT Floors: constructed, drained, clean, good repair, covering, installation, dustless cleaning methods
37. 1 OUT Walls, ceiling, attached equipment: constructed, good repair, clean surfaces, dustless cleaning methods
38. 1 OUT Lighting provided as required, fixtures shielded
39. 1 IN Rooms and equipment - vented
Dressing Rooms
40. 1 OUT Rooms clean, lockers provided, facilities clean
Other Operations
41. * 5 OUT Toxic items properly stored, labeled and used
42. 1 OUT Premises maintained, free of litter, unnecessary articles cleaning/maintenance equipment properly stored, authorized personnel
43. 1 IN Complete separation from living/sleeping quarter, laundry
44. 1 IN Clean, soiled linen properly stored
45. * 0 OUT Certified personnel as required
46. 0 OUT Administrative Rules
SCORE: 71 CRITICAL X 5% = 20.00 REPEATS X 2% = 20.00 ADJ. SCORE: 31.00
IN = In Compliance OUT = Out of Compliance NA = Not Applicable NO = Not Observed
Critical Violations:
Item Status Rule # Rule Observed
3.* COS 750.140b.5. Potentially hazardous foods of large volume or prepared in large quantities shall be rapidly cooled, utilizing such methods as limiting depth of food to 4 inches or less, agitation, quick chilling or water circulation external to the food container. Cooked/cooled fried chicken was found in the walk-in cooler in a deep tub covered in plastic wrap at 43F. There was no cooling label on the chicken, but the manager and cook stated the chicken had been cooked the prior day. COS: Educated on proper cooling procedures, chicken discarded by manager.
3.* COS 750.120a2(cold). The temperature of potentially hazardous foods shall be 41°F or below, or 135°F or above, at all times, except as otherwise provided in this Part. Hoisin sauce(76F) and Oyster sauce(75F) both labeled "Refrigerate after opening" on the original container were stored unrefrigerated on the cook's line cart. COS: educated, discarded by manager.
41.* COS 750.1320a. Bactericides, cleaning compounds or other compounds intended for use on food-contact surfaces shall not be used in a way that leaves a toxic residue on such surfaces or constitutes a hazard to employees or other persons. The sanitizer for wiping cloths in the kitchen was in excess of 200 ppm chlorine concentration. COS: educated,sanitizer solution diluted to proper concentration of 50 ppm.
45.* 750.540a1 Category I facilities. Category I facilities as defined in Section 750.10 shall have a certified food service sanitation manager on the premises at all times that potentially hazardous food is being handled, except as specified in subsections (a)(1)(A) and (B) of this Section. A certified food service sanitation manager is not required on the premises during hours of operation when all food products sold have been prepared and packaged commercially or prepared under the supervision of a certified food service sanitation manager. An FSSMC certified employee was not present in the facility at the start of the inspection. MVCF issued for proof of enrollment of an additional employee in a food service sanitation manager course.
Non-critical Violations:
Item Status Rule # Rule Observed
2. R 750.140b1. Potentially hazardous food requiring refrigeration after preparation shall be labeled or tagged with the date and time of preparation and rapidly cooled to an internal temperature of 41°F or below. Cooked/cooled foods were found in the walk-in cooler with out labels to indicate the time that the cooling process began (R1).
6. COS 750.240 Potentially hazardous foods shall be thawed: a) In refrigerated units in a way that the temperature of the food does not exceed 41°F, or b) Under potable running water at a temperature of 70°F or below, with sufficient water velocity to agitate and float off loose food particles into the overflow; or c) In a microwave oven only when the food will be immediately transferred to conventional cooking facilities as part of a continuous cooking process or when the entire, uninterrupted cooking process takes place in the microwave oven; or d) As part of the conventional cooking process. Frozen(still below 41F) cooked beef was being thawed on a sheet pan on the counter top. COS: Educated on proper thawing, beef placed into walk-in cooler to thaw properly.
8. 750.120a. At all times, including while being stored, prepared, displayed, served or transported, food other than whole, unprocessed raw fruits and unprocessed raw vegetables shall be protected from potential contamination, including dust, insects, rodents, unclean equipment and utensils, unnecessary handling, coughs and sneezes, flooding, drainage, and overhead leakage or overhead drippage from condensation. 1)At the start of the inspection employees were cutting fresh green beans at a table in the customer serving area. COS: Employees educated, practice discontinued immediately. 2)Open boxes of bulk chilies, bulk flour, corn starch, etc were left uncovered in the dry storage room.
8. R 750.130b. Containers of food shall be stored a minimum of 6 inches above the floor in a manner that protects the food from splash and other contamination, and that permits easy cleaning of the storage area, except that: Boxes/containers of food were stored on the floor of the walk-in freezer(R2).
10. R 750.280 a-d Between uses during service, dispensing and incidental utensils shall be: a) Stored in the food with the dispensing utensil handle extended out of the food; or b) Stored clean and dry; or c) Stored in running potable water dipper wells; or d) In the case of dispensing utensils and malt collars used in serving frozen desserts, stored either in a running potable water dipper well, or clean and dry. The scoops used for cooked rice were stored in stagnant 78F water (R2).
15. R 750.690 Surfaces of equipment not intended for contact with food, but which are exposed to splash or food debris or which otherwise require frequent cleaning, shall be designed and fabricated so as to be smooth, washable, free of unnecessary ledges, projections, or crevices, and readily accessible for cleaning, and shall be of such material and in such repair as to be easily maintained in a clean and sanitary condition. The front edges of the racks were rusted in the left 2-door reach-in cooler on the cook's line (R1).
15. 750.690 Surfaces of equipment not intended for contact with food, but which are exposed to splash or food debris or which otherwise require frequent cleaning, shall be designed and fabricated so as to be smooth, washable, free of unnecessary ledges, projections, or crevices, and readily accessible for cleaning, and shall be of such material and in such repair as to be easily maintained in a clean and sanitary condition. 1)The handles were damaged on two of the rice cookers.2) The door gasket was torn and soiled on the left 2-door reach-in cooler on the cook's line.
17. 750.820g. When chemicals are used for sanitizing, they shall not have concentrations higher than the maximum permitted under 21 CFR 178.1010, and a test kit or other device that accurately measures the parts per million concentration of the solution shall be provided and used. Test strips were available in the kitchen, but without the original container and color chart to measure concentration of the chlorine.
21. 750.810b. Moist cloths or sponges used for wiping food spills on kitchenware and food-contact surfaces of equipment shall be clean and rinsed frequently in one of the sanitizing solutions permitted in Section 750.820(e)and used for no other purpose. These cloths and sponges shall be stored in the sanitizing solution between uses. Wet wiping cloths were laying about in the kitchen, not stored in sanitizer between use.
22. R 750.800b.2. To prevent cross-contamination, kitchenware and food-contact surfaces of equipment shall be washed, rinsed, and sanitized after each use and following any interruption of operations during which time contamination may have occurred. 1)The ice chute of the ice machine was heavily soiled with mold growth. 2)The can opener blade was heavily soiled with food debris. 3)The attached parts of the deli slicer were heavily soiled with dried on food debris.
23. R 750.800e. Non-food-contact surfaces of equipment shall be cleaned as often as is necessary to keep the equipment free of accumulation of dust, dirt, food particles, and other debris. 1)The door gaskets were soiled on the cook's line reach-in coolers(R1). 2)The top of the dish machine was soiled with debris
24. R 750.850 Cleaned and sanitized equipment and utensils shall be handled in a way that protects them from contamination. Spoons, knives and forks shall be touched only by their handles. Cups, glasses, bowls, plates and similar items shall be handled without contact with inside surfaces or with surfaces that contact the user s mouth. Metal tongs were stored hanging from the oven handle at leg height (R1).
25. R 750.880b. Single-service articles shall be handled and dispensed in a manner which prevents contamination of surfaces which may come in contact with food or with the mouth of the user. Single service to-go containers were stored not inverted/unprotected on the cook's line(R1).
36. 750.1220a. Floors, mats, duckboard, walls, ceilings, and attached equipment and decorative material shall be kept clean. The floor was soiled beneath the cooking equipment on the cook's line.
36. 750.1200a. Floors and floor coverings of all food preparation, food storage, and utensil-washing areas, and the floors of all walk-in refrigerating units, dressing rooms, locker rooms, toilet rooms and vestibules shall be constructed of smooth durable material sealed concrete, terazzo, ceramic tile, durable grades of linoleum or plastic, or tight wood impregnated with plastic, and shall be maintained in good repair. Nothing in this section shall prohibit the use of anti-slip floor covering in areas where necessary for safety reasons. The floor covering was damaged, missing, and not easily cleanable in some areas of the kitchen.
37. 750.1210e. Light fixtures, vent covers, wall-mounted fans, decorative materials and similar equipment attached to walls and ceilings shall be easily cleanable and shall be maintained in good repair. 1)The filters of the exhaust hood were heavily soiled with grease build up.2)The caulk was molded along the scrape side of the dish machine.
38. 750.1230a. Permanently fixed artificial light sources shall be installed to provide at least 20 foot-candles of light on all food preparation surfaces and at equipment or utensil-washing work areas. One light was not functioning in the exhaust hood.
40. R 750.1280 Enough lockers or other suitable facilities shall be provided and used for the orderly storage of employees clothing and other belongings. Employee food items were stored intermingled with customer canned beverages in the bar area cooler.
42. 750.1390 Maintenance and cleaning tools such as brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners and similar equipment shall be maintained and stored in a way that does not contaminate food, utensils, equipment, or linens and shall be stored in an orderly manner for the cleaning of that storage location. The wet mop was not hung to dry in the mop closet.
46. R 750.570 All food handlers, other than someone holding a food service sanitation manager certificate (FSSMC), shall receive or obtain training in basic food handling principles as outline in Subpart M. Proof of food handler certification was not provided for all employees present(R1).
Inspector Comments: The adjusted score indicates compliance below a satisfactory level. A “Re-inspection required” inspection notice shall be posted at the location determined by the health officer and shall remain posted until a satisfactory re-inspection is completed. A request form with written instructions for requesting a re-inspection has been issued to the person in charge.

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