El Limon in West Chester blunders inspection; 5 violations, cooking utensil being stored on a dirty rag next to the flat top grill, hole in women’s restroom wall

El Limon in West Chester blunders inspection; 5 violations, cooking utensil being stored on a dirty rag next to the flat top grill, hole in women’s restroom wall

CITY, PA

El Limon Mexican Taqueria

The Chester County Health Department conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 3/5/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations El Limon Mexican Taqueria was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 5 violations were found.

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

  • Observed a cooking utensil being stored on a dirty rag next to the flat top grill when not in use. Ware wash immediately then store the utensil in an area that does not risk contamination.
  • Observed the following stored directly on the floor rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required: 1. Multiple husk tomato containers stored in the back area. 2. A case of tomatoes in the walk-in refrigerator. Remove from floor and store all food products at least 6 inches above ground at all times.
  • Observed a hole in the women’s restroom wall, tape was partially covering hole. Repair wall and maintain in good repair.
  • At the exterior door near the kitchen, the bottom screened area observed in disrepair. Repair screening to ensure that door is sealed and is vector (rodents and insects) proof.
  • The following were observed: 1. Uncovered food products in the walk-in refrigerator (meats,vegetables, etc.) 2. Uncovered food products in the bottom portion of the bain marie. Cover all products located in the areas listed above and ensure that all food products are covered after preparation to prevent contamination.