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:

Cutting board and inside reach in 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 4-101.11(B)-(E) Materials used for food-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils are not smooth and durable, specifically:

Small cutting board worn with grooves

REQUIRED CORRECTION: Multiuse equipment, utensils, and food storage containers shall be durable, corrosion-resistant and nonabsorbent.
VIOLATION OF SECTION 4-602.13 Nonfood-contact surfaces are not cleaned at an adequate frequency, specifically:

Exterior of equipment, rolling carts and fan unit in walk in have buildup

REQUIRED CORRECTION: Nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment shall be cleaned at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues.
VIOLATION OF SECTION 6-202.11 Lights are not properly shielded, specifically:

Lights in dry storage room missing shield

REQUIRED CORRECTION: Effective shielding or shatter-resistant bulbs shall be provided for all light fixtures where there is exposed food, clean equipment, utensils and linens, and unwrapped single-service or single-use articles. Infrared or other heat lamps shall be protected against breakage by providing a shield surrounding and extending beyond the bulb so that only the face of the bulb is exposed.
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 shelving 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.
Sanitizer 50 ppm Chlorine Sanitizer test kit adequate Cold holding<41 F, Lamb 40 F, Potatoes 38 F, Chicken 36 F Hot holding>135 F, Potatoes 143 F, Beans 149 F, Rice 146 F Dishwasher 50 ppm Chlorine Thin stem probe thermometer adequate Date marking in place