Inspection Jenkintown Acme; Walk in cooler turned off-discarded all temperature abused foods, 13 violations

Inspection Jenkintown Acme; Walk in cooler turned off-discarded all temperature abused foods, 13 violations

Jenkintown, PA

Acme Market

323 OLD YORK RD
JENKINTOWN, PA 19046

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/31/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Acme Market was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 13 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:

  • Sign stating that inspection reports are available upon request was not posted in public view in facility. Posted during inspection.

  • Hand washing sinks observed obstructed in meat prep room, bakery area, and produce prep room. Hand sinks must be accessible at all times.

  • Juice in produce walk-in refrigerator observed with a sell by date of 4/8/20. Facility voluntarily discarded.

  • Shellfish tags at seafood area lacking date of last sale written on tags.

  • Final rinse temperature of bakery dish machine could not be verified due to final rinse temperature gauge on machine not functioning and facility having no means of verifying final rinse temperature. Facility must cease use of ware washing machine. Facility may not use unit until serviced, supplying final rinse temperature of 180F-194F, AND written permission is granted by MCOPH. Send service report to the email provided. Failure to comply or await permission before using unit may lead to legal action.

  • Many products in retail ice cream aisle freezers encase in frost or ice. Products totally encase must be removed from retail sale.

  • TCS foods in produce walk-in refrigerator recorded with internal temperatures of 48F-53F. Facility voluntarily discarded noodles, cheese, ranch dressing, bagged salad mixes, ham salads, chicken salads, and dairy free cheese during inspection.

  • At time of inspection produce walk-in refrigerator observed turned off with an ambient temperature of 57F. Facility stated that while stocking refrigerator some workers turn it off because they are too cold. Facility was instructed that units cannot be turned off and then turned back on again while products are inside. Facility voluntarily discarded all temperature abused TCS foods. Walk-in unit was turned on again and reached 41F by end of inspection. Facility granted permission to use unit again.

  • Ambient thermometer in produce walk-in refrigerator not working properly. Repair.

  • Clean cutting board stored behind faucet of food prep sink at seafood area.

  • Many products in retail ice cream aisle freezers encase in frost or ice. Units must be serviced so that ice accumulation does not occur on products.

  • Facility lacking a max/min thermometer or high heat strips to verify final rise cycle temperature of dish machine in bakery.

  • Hand wash sink in deli area observed leaking from bottom of sink. A follow-up inspection will be conducted on 8/3/20 pending repairs to verify compliance of sink.

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