Montgomery County Health Department -- Division of Environmental Services
Inspection Report for Food Establishments
 
 Norristown Health Center
 1430 DeKalb Street, PO Box 311
 Norristown, PA 19401
 phone:  (610) 278-5117
 fax: 610-278-5167
Total Violations:    11 Date of Inspection:    5/17/2010
Risk Violations Count:    3 License Number:    A15882
Arrival Time:    2:00:00 PM Expiration date:    5/31/2017
Departure Time:    3:00:00 PM Facility Closure:    
 Food Facility Name
  Ambler Pizza
 Address
  234 Lindenwold Ave
 Municipality
  Ambler
 Owner
  Nicholas Formoso
 Telephone
  215-542-7012
 Purpose of Inspection
  Routine-COO
 Re-inspection on or after
  

FOODBORNE ILLNESS RISK FACTORS AND PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS

IN=in compliance    OUT=not in compliance    N/O=not observed    N/A=not applicable
  
COS=corrected on-site during inspection    R=repeat violation
Compliance Status COS R
Demonstration of Knowledge
1 OUT Certification by accredited program, compliance with Code, or correct responses    
Employee Health
2 IN Management awareness; policy present    
3 N/O Proper use of reporting; restriction & exclusion    
Good Hygienic Practices
4 N/O Proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use    
5 N/O No discharge from eyes, nose, and mouth    
Preventing Contamination by Hazards
6 IN Hands clean & properly washed    
7 N/O No bare hand contact with RTE foods or approved alternate method properly followed    
8 IN Adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible    
Approved Source
9 IN Food obtained from approved source    
10 N/O Food received at proper temperature    
11 IN Food in good condition, safe, & unadulterated    
12 N/A Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction    
Protection from Contamination
13 IN Food separated & protected    
14 IN Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized    
15 N/O Proper disposition of returned, previously served, reconditioned, & unsafe food    
 
Compliance Status COS R
Potentially Hazardous Food Time/Temperature
16 N/O Proper cooking time & temperature    
17 N/O Proper reheating procedures for hot holding    
18 N/O Proper cooling time & temperature    
19 N/O Proper hot holding temperature    
20 IN Proper cold holding temperature    
21 IN Proper date marking & disposition    
22 OUT Time as a public health control; procedures & record    
Consumer Advisory
23 N/A Consumer advisory provided for raw or undercooked foods    
Highly Susceptible Populations
24 N/A Pasteurized foods used; prohibited foods not offered    
Chemical
25 N/O Food additives: approved & properly used    
26 OUT Toxic substances properly identified, stored & used    
Conformance with Approved Procedure
27 N/A Compliance with variance, specialized process, & HACCP plan    
Risk factors are improper practices or procedures identified as the most prevalent contributing factors of foodborne illness or injury. Public Health Interventions are control measures to prevent foodborne illness or injury. * - Critical Item Requiring Immediate Action
GOOD RETAIL PRACTICES
Good Retail Practices are preventative measures to control the addition of pathogens, chemicals, and physical objects into foods.
Compliance Status COS R
Safe Food and Water
28 N/O Pasteurized eggs used where required    
29 IN Water & ice from approved source    
30 N/A Variance obtained for specialized processing methods    
Food Temperature Control
31 IN Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control    
32 N/O Plant food properly cooked for hot holding    
33 N/O Approved thawing methods used    
34 OUT Thermometer provided & accurate    
35 IN Food properly labeled; original container    
Prevention of Food Contamination
36 IN Insects, rodents & animals not present; no unauthorized persons    
37 OUT Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display    
38 IN Personal cleanliness    
39 N/O Wiping cloths: properly used & stored    
40 IN Washing fruit & vegetables    
 
Compliance Status COS R
Proper Use of Utensils
41 IN In-use utensils: properly stored    
42 IN Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried & handled    
43 OUT Single-use & single-service articles: properly stored & used    
44 N/O Gloves used properly    
Utensils, Equipment and Vending
45 OUT Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, & used    
46 IN Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained, & used; test strips    
47 OUT Non-food contact surfaces clean    
Physical Facilities
48 IN Hot & cold water available; adequate pressure    
49 OUT Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices    
50 IN Sewage & waste water properly disposed    
51 OUT Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned    
52 IN Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained    
53 OUT Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean    
54 IN Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used    
  
 
  Montgomery County Health Department -- Division of Environmental Services
Inspection Report for Food Establishments
 
DISINFECTANT/SANITIZER:  Heat:   Chemical: Cl  CFSM Name: see #1  Exp. Date: 
TEMPERATURE OBSERVATIONS
Item/Location Temp Item/Location Temp Item/Location Temp
bain marie 40 ° F walk in freezer 5 ° F walk in cooler 35 ° F
work top cooler 30 ° F pizza bain marie 40 ° F white reach in freezer 0 ° F
prep coca cola cooler 40 ° F  ° F  ° F
 ° F  ° F  ° F
OBSERVATIONS AND CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
  Item No.                                                 Violations cited in this report must be corrected within the time frames below.
  1. Facility has until 11/17/10 to obtain a MCHD Certified food Safety Manager Certificate
  Course provider and Reciprocity Application left at time of inspection
  22. Time temperature log lacking for pizzas sitting at room temperature
  26. Bottles of bleach stored on top of prep Coca Cola reach in cooler
  34. Visible thermometers lacking at white reach in freezer and prep Coca Cola reach in cooler
  37. Hair restraints lacking for food handlers
  dry goods scoop handles touching food product
  Sweat shirt hanging on food contact equipment storage shelf
  43. Single service cup stored in container of dry goods
  Single service articles stored with food contact surface exposed
  45. Cardboard and seran wrap lining food contact equipment storage shelf in prep area
  Ice build up on floor of walk in freezer
  Piece of raw wood supporting food prep sink. Seal so surface is smooth, nonporous and cleanable.
  47. Dust accumulation on surfaces of fan guards and around lighting and wiring inside walk in cooler
  49. Minimum 1" air gap lacking at waste line of food prep sink
  51. Covered trashcan lacking for ladies restroom
  53. Facility has until 11/17/10 to install MCHD approved ceiling tiles throughout entire prep area and front cook area up to and covering service counter
  Open air space at base of screen door in prep area
  Front door open
       
  Person in Charge: Nicholas Formosa
Inspector (Signature):  Rachel Larason             Please see original copy for PIC signature
    Date: 5/17/2010

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