33 violations, Rodent-like droppings at Sang Hi Asian Fusion in North Wales, inspectors reported concerns to Montgomery Township Fire Marshal

33 violations, Rodent-like droppings at Sang Hi Asian Fusion in North Wales, inspectors reported concerns to Montgomery Township Fire Marshal

North Wales, PA

Sang Hi Asian Fusion in North Wales

1222 Welsh Rd D-7
North Wales, PA 19454

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on November 14, 2019. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Sang Hi Asian Fusion in North Wales was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 33 violations were found.

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

  • Facility lacks a Certified Food Safety Manager (CFSM) licensed by MCOPH. Facility given 30 days to obtain or provide MCOPH with proof of enrollment in an approved course.
  • Mold-like growth observed on exterior of large pickle buckets in walk-in refrigerator. Clean and sanitize.
  • Hand washing sink in unused employee restroom lacking soap. Facility provided sink with soap during inspection.
  • Shelving rusted in walk-in refrigerator. Replace or resurface with a minimum of semi-gloss paint.
  • Rodent-like droppings observed in dry storage room near rear exit door. Facility must immediately clean and sanitize area. Facility must be treated by professional pest control service. Fax service report to MCOPH with in 10 business days.
  • Prep table shelf near three compartment sink observed rusted through and no longer in good repair. Remove/replace.
  • (2x Repeat) Gaps to exterior observed at facility rear door. Repair/install door sweep to prevent pest entry. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action. (allows access for animals and insects)
  • Multiple open employee beverages stored amongst food in walk-in refrigerator and on clean utensil drainboard at ware washing machine area. Facility removed all beverages during inspection
  • (5x Repeat) Handwashing sink at bar obstructed. Facility removed obstruction. Hand washing sinks are to be used for hand washing only. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to further legal action.
  • Facility lacking means of drying hands at kitchen handwashing sink at time of inspection. Facility provided handwashing sink with paper towels during inspection.
  • (2x Repeat) Raw meat stored above ready-to-eat foods in walk-in refrigerator. Facility relocated items during inspection. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.
  • Uncovered foods observed stored in bar 3 door under-counter refrigerator.
  • (2x Repeat) Ware washing machine observed dispensing a chlorine concentration of approximately 0ppm at time of inspection. Facility must cease use of ware washing machine. Facility may not use unit until serviced, supplying final rinse of 50-100ppm chlorine, AND written permission is granted by MCOPH. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.
  • Facility lacking easily visible ambient temperature thermometers at refrigeration units throughout facility.
  • (6x Repeat) Facility observed storing food on floor throughout facility. All food must be elevated a minimum of 6 inches from floor. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.
  • Food stored directly in grocery-style bags with printed ink in chest freezer.
  •  (2x Repeat) Utensils lacking handle observed being stored in bulk food containers throughout facility to be used as scoops. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.
  • (3x Repeat)Sauce stored in opened original metal can at cook’s line. Canned food items must be used entirely or remainder must be transferred to food-grade container. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to further legal action.
  • Facility observed lining prep table with cardboard. Cardboard is absorbent and not easily cleanable.
  • Door gasket damaged/missing at walk-in freezer door.
  • Raw wood shelving observed deteriorating at shelving beneath prep table. Remove.
  • Facility observed lining bar utensil/cup rack with paper towels. Paper towels are absorbent and not easily cleanable.
  • Newspaper stored in wok pan used to store utensils on grill, and on top shelf of prep refrigerator at cook’s line.
  • Facility observed wrapping squeeze bottle with paper towels at cook’s line.
  • Large stump-like wood blocks observed heavily deteriorating and stored on floor in kitchen. Facility unable to explain to EHS what blocks were used for. Facility voluntarily discarded blocks during inspection.
  • Slow drip leak observed at drain line of three compartment sink.
  • Dumpster lids open at time of inspection.
  • Floor damaged and no longer easily cleanable inside walk-in refrigerator at door to walk-in freezer.
  • Cove base damaged/missing throughout kitchen, and in dry storage room in area adjacent to door, and in waitstaff room.
  • Both sides of door frame damaged at rear exit door near bottom. Repair.
  • Light bulb at three door under-counter refrigerator at bar not shatter-resistant/lacking shatter-guard.
  • Excessive amount of dripping grease-like accumulation observed on hood vents. Contacted Montgomery Township Fire Marshal during inspection.