17 violations Boston Style Pizza in Wynnewood; hand wash sinks blocked with equipment/utensils, food stored on floor walk-in coolers

17 violations Boston Style Pizza in Wynnewood; hand wash sinks blocked with equipment/utensils, food stored on floor walk-in coolers

Wynnewood, PA

Boston Style Pizza

1432 MANOA RD
WYNNEWOOD, PA 19096

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 8/17/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Boston Style Pizza was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 17 violations were found and include one or more violations determined to be food borne illness risk factors.

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

  • Employee beverage stored on food prep surface.

  • Hand wash sinks blocked with equipment/utensils

  • Food items in steam table temp below 135 degrees(inspector explained reheating procedure)*

  • Food items at hot holding unit observed with an internal temperature less than 135F. Facility rapidly reheated to 165F

  • Proper date marking lacking on prepared food items in secondary containers and/or packaging.

  • Food stored on floor walk-in coolers

  • Foods uncovered in cold units

  • Food handler lacking hair/beard restraint(2xrepeat)

  • Wet wiping cloths not stored in a sanitizing solution

  • Soiled equipment/utensils stored in hand wash sinks and food prep sink

  • Cardboard lining on shelf(must remove)

  • Frost build-up walk-in freezer pipe

  • Counter under slicer unclean

  • Dust build-up ceiling vent men’s restroom

  • Door gaskets on walk-in coolers and some bain marie unclean

  • Stained ceiling tiles hallway with walk-in freezer

  • Filters above front cook line equipment unclean

*The temperature danger zone is food temperatures between 41 and 135 degrees Fahrenheit and the most rapid bacteria growth occurs between 70 and 125 degrees Fahrenheit. The longer food sits in this temperature range, the greater the risk that bacteria will begin to grow on food. These violations are considered, "Food Borne Illness Risk Factor" violations.