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12 violations at Philly’s Stenton Pizza; “Equipment with food contact surfaces including deli slicer, dough machine, ketchup bottle nozzles, prep surface edges (dough machine table & pizza prep refrigerator) are not clean”

12 violations at Philly’s Stenton Pizza; “Equipment with food contact surfaces including deli slicer, dough machine, ketchup bottle nozzles, prep surface edges (dough machine table & pizza prep refrigerator) are not clean”

Philadelphia, PA

Stenton Pizza

7171 STENTON AVE
Philadelphia, PA 19138

Philadelphia’s Office of Food Protection conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 3/25/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Stenton Pizza was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 12 violations were found.

The inspector made the following comments in support of the violations found during the inspection:

  • Container in hand sink. Sink must remain accessible at all times  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • Equipment with food contact surfaces including deli slicer, dough machine, ketchup bottle nozzles, prep surface edges (dough machine table & pizza prep refrigerator) are not clean to sight. Deli slicer was cleaned during inspection.  New Violation.
  • Disinfectant used on food prep surfaces. Utilize sanitizer on food contact surfaces.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • A food temperature measuring device with a suitable small-diameter probe that is designed to measure the temperature of thin masses shall be provided and readily accessible to accurately measure the temperature of thin foods, such as meat patties.  New Violation.
  • Working bulk food ingredient storage containers are not labeled with the common name of the food. Lettuce and raw chicken stored in pickle buckets.  New Violation.
  • Wiping cloths for prep surfaces, with food surfaces are not kept in a sanitizer solution.  New Violation.
  • Pickle buckets used to store lettuce and raw chicken. Single-service and single-use articles may not be reused.  New Violation.
  •  Defective edge at pizza prep refrigerator is not easily cleanable.  New Violation.
  • Pizza slicer handle, refrigerator gaskets are not clean to sight. Condensate is collecting in bottom of prep refrigerator.  New Violation.
  • Indirect waste drain is not provided at food prep sink.  New Violation.
  • Floor needs cleaning in some areas. Ceiling and duct work need cleaning over oven.  New Violation.
  • Porous ceiling tiles observed throughout the facility.
    Minor wall repair needed during inspection.
    Cracked floor tiles observed during inspection.
    Water-stained ceiling tiles observed in rear.
    Pipes and utility lines are not sealed.  New Violation.