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:    19 Date of Inspection:    1/29/2013
Risk Violations Count:    6 License Number:    C16336
Arrival Time:    9:53:00 AM Expiration date:    7/31/2013
Departure Time:    1:00:00 PM Facility Closure:    voluntary
 Food Facility Name
  Deshi Grocery & Halal Meat
  135 S. Main Street
  Hatfield Bor.
  Mohammed D. Hossian
 Purpose of Inspection
 Re-inspection on or after


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   X
Employee Health
2 N/O Management awareness; policy present    
3 N/O Proper use of reporting; restriction & exclusion    
Good Hygienic Practices
4 IN Proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use    
5 N/O No discharge from eyes, nose, and mouth    
Preventing Contamination by Hazards
6 N/O Hands clean & properly washed    
7 N/O No bare hand contact with RTE foods or approved alternate method properly followed    
8 OUT Adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible   X
Approved Source
9 IN Food obtained from approved source    
10 N/O Food received at proper temperature    
11 OUT Food in good condition, safe, & unadulterated    
12 N/O Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction    
Protection from Contamination
13 OUT Food separated & protected    
14 OUT 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 OUT Proper date marking & disposition    
22 N/O Time as a public health control; procedures & record    
Consumer Advisory
23 N/O Consumer advisory provided for raw or undercooked foods    
Highly Susceptible Populations
24 N/O Pasteurized foods used; prohibited foods not offered    
25 N/A Food additives: approved & properly used    
26 IN 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 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/O 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 OUT Food properly labeled; original container   X
Prevention of Food Contamination
36 OUT Insects, rodents & animals not present; no unauthorized persons   X
37 OUT Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display   X
38 N/O Personal cleanliness    
39 N/O Wiping cloths: properly used & stored    
40 N/O Washing fruit & vegetables    
Compliance Status COS R
Proper Use of Utensils
41 IN In-use utensils: properly stored    
42 OUT 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 OUT Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained, & used; test strips   X
47 OUT Non-food contact surfaces clean   X
Physical Facilities
48 OUT Hot & cold water available; adequate pressure    
49 IN Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices    
50 IN Sewage & waste water properly disposed    
51 IN Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned    
52 OUT Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained    
53 OUT Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean   X
54 OUT Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used   X
  Montgomery County Health Department -- Division of Environmental Services
Inspection Report for Food Establishments
DISINFECTANT/SANITIZER:  Heat:   Chemical: Cl  CFSM Name:   Exp. Date: 
Item/Location Temp Item/Location Temp Item/Location Temp
walk in cooler 37 ° F 1 door reach in cooler 36 ° F  ° F
 ° F  ° F  ° F
 ° F  ° F  ° F
 ° F  ° F  ° F
  Item No.                                                 Violations cited in this report must be corrected within the time frames below.
  1) facility lacks CFSM. Facility stated the test was taken and was not passed in 10/2012. Facility stated test scheduled for 2/2013. (5R)
  8) facility hand sink obstructed on by equipment stored inside/equipment in front of hand sink. (2R)
  hand soap lacking at employee restroom.
  13)raw food item stored above ready to eat food item in walk in cooler.
  11)facility displaying expired food items for retail sale - the following items were voluntarily discarded
  6 containers Lychee Juice w/ coco 450g, 1 bamboo shoot 12oz, green gelatin 19oz x 2, 1 can 7.4oz straw mushroom, 1 20oz can mangosteen
  14) soiled cutting edge on industrial food saw.
  21)facility lacks adequate dating on sliced Goat in reach down cooler as well as chicken and dessert items in walk in cooler.
  34)facility lacks visible thermometers inside of reach down freezer units throughout facility. (5R)
  35)bulk food items packaged by facility lack adequate labeling. name/date/weight. (2R)
  food item inside from off site premises lacks adequate labeling. (2R)
  36)mouse like droppings observed on shelving of facility. Fax pest control operators report to MCHD immediately @ 215 784 5524 attn: Gregory Mininger
  live cockroaches as well as dead insects throughout facility. Facility voluntarily closed due to infestation. Wash/Rinse/Sanitize efffected areas immediately.
  Facility hired pest control services during time of inspection. Facility is not permitted to open unitl all signs of infestations have been removed - rodent/insect.
  45) cardboard lining shelving.
  Person in Charge: 
Inspector (Signature):               Please see original copy for PIC signature
    Date: 1/29/2013

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