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: 95
Core Item Total: 4
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VIOLATION OF SECTION 7-204.11 *PRIORITY* Chemical sanitizers are not approved, specifically:

Sanitizer over 200 ppm Chlorine turns test strip from black to white

REQUIRED CORRECTION: CORRECT IMMEDIATELY.  Chemical sanitizers and other chemical antimicrobials applied to food-contact surfaces shall meet the requirements specified in 40 CFR 180.940.
VIOLATION OF SECTION 3-302.12 Working containers of food removed from their original packages are not identified, specifically:

Food container holding Flour not labeled

REQUIRED CORRECTION: Working containers holding food or food ingredients that are removed from their original packages shall be identified with the common name of the food.
VIOLATION OF SECTION 4-602.13 Nonfood-contact surfaces are not cleaned at an adequate frequency, specifically:

Exterior of equipment and rolling cart 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:

Light 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, shelving and exterior of walk in door 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 corrected to 100 ppm Chlorine Sanitizer test kit adequate Cold holding< 41F, Potatoes 39 F, Soup 40 F, Chicken 37 F Hot holding>135 F, Potatoes 144 F, Beans 145 Chicken 147 F Dishwasher 50 ppm Chlorne Date marking in place