Bug zapper light hung above prep refrigerator and bowls; BornGa Korean Restaurant flops 2nd inspection this month

Bug zapper light hung above prep refrigerator and bowls; BornGa Korean Restaurant flops 2nd inspection this month

North Wales, PA

BornGa Korean Restaurant

1218 WELSH RD STE B
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 December 23, 2019. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the BornGa Korean Restaurant was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 10 violations were found.

The same restaurant was cited with 23 violations following an inspection on December 9, 2019. 

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

  • (2 times repeat violation)”Inspection reports available upon request” signage, CFSM certificate, and facility food license not posted publicly at time of inspection. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may result in further legal actions.
  • Date of last day sold not recorded directly on shell stock tag.
  • (2 times repeat violation)Foods found uncovered at front area server station and inside of refrigeration units. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may result in further legal actions.
  • Facility lacking time as a public health control log for TCS food items held outside of temperature control at front area service station. EHS instructed facility on the establishment of a time as a public health control log for these items during inspection.
  • Two bottles of home use pesticide insect spray observed in outside area behind facility. Only a licensed pest control operator may apply these pesticides in a food establishment. Facility owner placed all pesticides in his personal car for removal during inspection.
  • (3 times repeat violation)Home use bug zapper light hung above prep refrigerator and bowls in front service station area. Facility was instructed that this equipment is not designed for commercial restaurant use and must be removed from the premises. Only bug traps from a licensed pest control operator may be installed in facility. Facility owner placed bug zapper in his personal car for removal during inspection. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.
  • (2 times repeat violation)Many boxes and containers of foods stored on floor in walk-in freezer in high stacks not allowing for access to walk-in freezer. Elevate all foods to a minimum of 6 inches from floor and provide adequate access to freezer areas. A follow-up inspection will be conducted on 1/2/20 to verify compliance. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.
  • (2 times repeat violation)Tongs stored on oven door handle and on gas lines at cook’s line. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.
  • (3 times repeat violation)Unused equipment and food containers stored outside behind facility. Facility cannot store these items outside and they must be removed or stored inside of facility after cleaning and sanitizing. A follow-up inspection will be conducted on 1/2/20 to ensure facility has removed all of these items from outside. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.
  • Mop and mop bucket stored outside back door with wet mop head stored inside of bucket.

23 violations for BornGa Korean Restaurant in North Wales, “Utensils and ice scoop stored in container of stagnant water”