14 violations at Nataly’s Restaurant in Norristown; Rodent-like droppings observed throughout kitchen, utensils stored in stagnant water

14 violations at Nataly’s Restaurant in Norristown; Rodent-like droppings observed throughout kitchen, utensils stored in stagnant water

Norristown, PA

Nataly’s Restaurant

238 W MAIN ST
NORRISTOWN, PA 19401

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 9/9/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Nataly’s Restaurant was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 14 violations were found.

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

  • Multiple food items in prep unit observed with internal temperatures greater than 41F: shredded cheese; grated cheese; sliced ham. All items moved to properly-functioning refrigerator for cooling.

  • Rodent-like droppings observed throughout kitchen. Facility has 10 business days to provide proof of next professional pest control treatment to MCOPH.

  • Light and air space at bottom/side of exterior rear door.

  • Front door propped open upon arrival.

  • Window open in mop closet. Window lacking insect screen.

  • Scoop handled observed in contact with food item in dry goods container.

  • 2 times repeat violation: Tongs stored on oven door handle along cooks line.

  • In-use utensils stored in stagnant water in between uses.

  • Bowl/cup used as scoop stored obtain dry goods/food items.

  • Rust build-up on racks in prep unit.

  • Rust build-up on multiple metal shelves in kitchen.

  • Prep unit measuring 48F. Facility may not use unit until it is holding at or below 41F.

  • Restroom door lacking self-closing mechanism for women’s restroom.

  • Mop not stored hanging or inverted to dry.