Food Facility Inspections
- Last Updated: 11.25.13
The Anne Arundel County Department of Health inspects restaurants and other food service facilities routinely to monitor the sanitary and physical conditions at each establishment.
Inspectors closely evaluate nine critical food safety items, which are those most likely to contribute to foodborne illness. If a critical food safety violation is discovered, it must be either corrected immediately or the facility risks being closed.
View the current Food Service Inspection Report for a list of facilities inspected by the Department from October 1, 2013, through October 31, 2013. Of the 447 facilities inspected, 41 had critical food safety item violations that were corrected.
Food Facility Closings (October 1-31, 2013):
Oct. 8: Baja Fresh Mexican Grill #145, 2478 A Solomons Island Road, Annapolis, MD 21401 was closed due to the facility operating without hot water available. It was reopened on October 9, 2013.
|Reading The Food Service Inspection Report|
|Column 1:||Date of Inspection|
|Column 2:||Name of the Facility|
|Column 3:||Address of the Facility|
|Column 4:||Indicates type of inspection:
ICI - Initial Comprehensive Inspection: Complete environmental inspection which includes both critical and sanitation items and food flow process (HACCP)
IM(1 or 2) - Monitoring Inspection: Specialized inspections performed to monitor critical steps of food handling for potentially hazardous foods.
R(or R2) - Reinspection
|Column 5:||Critical food safety items found NOT in compliance. Any critical items found to be in violation must be corrected during the inspection. Numbers appearing in this column indicate the food safety item found in violation.
These numbers correspond to the following critical items:
|Column 6:||Reinspection is indicated (Y) if a follow-up inspection is required to assure corrective action on non-critical violations and continued compliance on critical item violations.|
|View the current Food Service Inspection Report