Restaurant Inspection Scores
India Palace Restaurant
377 Court St Ne
Salem OR 97301

All items that are marked "Priority" or "Priority Foundation" must be corrected immediately or have an approved alternative procedure in place which must be corrected within 14 days of the designated time period.  Failure to correct these priority and priority foundation violations within the designated period may result in restaurant closure in compliance with Oregon Administrative Rule 33-157-0030. A recheck to determine compliance will be made within 14 days.
Priority / Priority Foundation Score: 94
Core Item Total: 5
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Priority Foundation
VIOLATION OF SECTION 4-601.11(A) *PRIORITY FOUNDATION* Food-contact surfaces are not clean, specifically:

Inside reach in and cutting board have buildup

REQUIRED CORRECTION: CORRECT IMMEDIATELY.  Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch.
VIOLATION OF SECTION 3-305.11 Food is not stored to prevent contamination, specifically:

Exterior of food bins have buildup

REQUIRED CORRECTION: Food shall be protected from contamination by being stored: 1) In a clean, dry location; 2) Where it is not exposed to splash, dust or other contamination; or 3) At least 6 inches above the floor.
VIOLATION OF SECTION 4-501.12 Cutting surfaces no longer can be effectively cleaned or sanitized, specifically:

Small cutting board worn with grooves

REQUIRED CORRECTION: Surfaces such as cutting blocks and boards that are subject to scratching and scoring shall be resurfaced if they can no longer be effectively cleaned and sanitized or discarded if they are not capable of being resurfaced.
VIOLATION OF SECTION 4-602.13 Nonfood-contact surfaces are not cleaned at an adequate frequency, specifically:

Exterior of equipment has buildup

REQUIRED CORRECTION: Nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment shall be cleaned at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues.
VIOLATION OF SECTION 6-501.12 The establishment is not cleaned as often as necessary or at a time when the least amount of food is exposed, specifically:

Floor around equipment, exterior of walk in door and walk in fan unit have buildup

REQUIRED CORRECTION: The physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning shall be done during periods when the least amount of food is exposed, such as after closing.
VIOLATION OF SECTION 6-501.18 Handwashing sinks are not kept clean, or are not properly maintained or used, specifically:

Hand washing sink paper towel dispenser missing paper towels

REQUIRED CORRECTION: Handwashing sinks shall be kept clean and be properly maintained and used.
Sanitizer 100 ppm Chlorine Dishwasher 50 ppm Chlorine Cold holding<41 F, Cooked vegetables 40 F, Milk 38 F, Chicken 40 F, cooked potatoes 38 F Hot holding>135 F, Basmati Rice 146 F, Potatoes 143 F, Soup 149 F Sanitizer test kit adequate Date marking in place