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:    2 Date of Inspection:    3/19/2014
Risk Violations Count:    0 License Number:    A17273
Arrival Time:    9:45:00 AM Expiration date:    9/30/2016
Departure Time:    11:00:00 AM Facility Closure:    
 Food Facility Name
  Blue Bell Inn
 Address
  601 Skippack Pike
 Municipality
  Whitpain
 Owner
  Scott Dougherty
 Telephone
  215-646-2010
 Purpose of Inspection
  Pre-Opening
 Re-inspection on or after
  3/7/2014

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 N/O Certification by accredited program, compliance with Code, or correct responses    
Employee Health
2 N/O 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 N/O Hands clean & properly washed    
7 N/O No bare hand contact with RTE foods or approved alternate method properly followed    
8 N/O Adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible    
Approved Source
9 N/O Food obtained from approved source    
10 N/O Food received at proper temperature    
11 N/O Food in good condition, safe, & unadulterated    
12 N/O Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction    
Protection from Contamination
13 N/O Food separated & protected    
14 N/O 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 N/O Proper cold holding temperature    
21 N/O Proper date marking & disposition    
22 N/A 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/A Pasteurized foods used; prohibited foods not offered    
Chemical
25 N/A Food additives: approved & properly used    
26 N/O 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/A Pasteurized eggs used where required    
29 N/O Water & ice from approved source    
30 N/A Variance obtained for specialized processing methods    
Food Temperature Control
31 N/O 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 N/O Thermometer provided & accurate    
35 N/O Food properly labeled; original container    
Prevention of Food Contamination
36 N/O Insects, rodents & animals not present; no unauthorized persons    
37 N/O Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display    
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 N/O In-use utensils: properly stored    
42 N/O Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried & handled    
43 N/O Single-use & single-service articles: properly stored & used    
44 N/O Gloves used properly    
Utensils, Equipment and Vending
45 N/O Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, & used    
46 N/O Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained, & used; test strips    
47 N/O Non-food contact surfaces clean    
Physical Facilities
48 N/O Hot & cold water available; adequate pressure    
49 OUT Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices    
50 N/O Sewage & waste water properly disposed    
51 N/O Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned    
52 N/O Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained    
53 OUT Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean    
54 N/O Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used    
  
 
  Montgomery County Health Department -- Division of Environmental Services
Inspection Report for Food Establishments
 
DISINFECTANT/SANITIZER:  Heat:   Chemical:   CFSM Name:   Exp. Date: 
TEMPERATURE OBSERVATIONS
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OBSERVATIONS AND CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
  Item No.                                                 Violations cited in this report must be corrected within the time frames below.
  A pre opening inspection has been conducted to confirm that all work is proceeding according to the approved plans
  Facility must contact MCHD when work is 100% complete to schedule an opening inspection. Call Bob Geary 610-278-5117 Ext 6837
  Facility must ensure that all surfaces meet MCPH code, are cleaned & sanitized, and all equipment is in proper working order
  Facility must provide the following: soap, paper towels, hand wash signs, toilet-paper, sanitizer and sanitizer test kits.
  Facility must have hot & cold water supplied under adequate pressure to all sinks,
  Facility needs a probe thermometer and thermometers for all cold holding units
  Facility must provide proper air gaps according to MCHD code
  Facilities restrooms must have self closing doors and the minimum requirement for the ladies restroom is a covered waste receptacle
  Facility may not stock/store perishable items prior to opening, without obtaining written permission from a MCHD inspector.
  If facility fails its scheduled opening inspection. A $235.00 follow up opening inspection fee must be submitted prior to scheduling another inspection
  49. air gap lacking on banquet room bar ice bin
   - improper air gaps on all three ice machines
  53. prior to the opening inspection all carpeting, flooring and painting must be completed
   - prior to opening inspection all furniture must be unwrapped and assembled
   - small closet with two doors, in waitress station, must be finished in order to use for storage
   - floors, walls, ceiling must be smooth, non-porous and washable
   Inspector accompanied by supervisor Rich Nave
       
  Person in Charge: Richard McBrien
Inspector (Signature):  Robert Geary             Please see original copy for PIC signature
    Date: 3/19/2014

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