19 violations Kabuto Sushi in East Norriton fouls inspection fly like insects observed by dish machine and ice machine, pineapple and crab meat stored in open aluminum cans

19 violations Kabuto Sushi in East Norriton fouls inspection fly like insects observed by dish machine and ice machine, pineapple and crab meat stored in open aluminum cans

East Norriton, PA

Kabuto Sushi, Hibachi & Lounge

2650 Dekalb Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 9/2/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Kabuto Sushi, Hibachi & Lounge was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 19 violations were found.

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

  • Facility lacking current MCOPH CFSM certificate. Facility must apply for duplicate if they can not locate. Duplicate fee is $70.00

  • Movable cart blocking access to hand sink as you enter kitchen

  • Metal scrub brush stored in hand sink as you enter kitchen

  • Single service paper towels lacking at hand sink right next to food prep sink

  • Proper date marking lacking on prepared food items in secondary containers and or packaging(R)

  • Facility not recording daily pH reading of sushi rice

  • Lacking accurate visible thermometers inside several cold holding units(R)

  • Fly like insects observed by dish machine and ice machine. Facility has 10 business days to provide professional pest control report to MCOPH. 

  • Pineapple stored in open original aluminum can and crab meat stored in reach in cooler at cook line in open original aluminum can. Transfer to food grade container and properly label

  • Tongs stored on oven handle(2 times repeat violation)

  • Plastic bowl without handle used to obtain dry good products in secondary food grade bins

  • Cardboard lining shelf next to wok station

  • Heavy frost build up in walk in freezer. Manager stated technician is scheduled to come out next week to repair

  • Bottom door gasket of walk in cooler torn

  • Grease build up on hood filters above wok area. EHS emailed East Norriton Fire Marshall at time of inspection

  • Interior door of leader 2 door reach in cooler in kitchen unclean

  • Lid lacking on receptacle in employee unisex restroom

  • Floor in walk in cooler unclean

  • Mop head stored in mop bucket with gray water. Invert or hang to dry when not in use