Inspection Qdoba in Jenkintown bumbles 6th inspection since 2016; Interior divider of ice machine with mold like accumulation

Inspection Qdoba in Jenkintown bumbles 6th inspection since 2016; Interior divider of ice machine with mold like accumulation

Jenkintown, PA

Qdoba Mexican Eats

261 OLD YORK ROAD SUITE 215A
JENKINTOWN, PA 19046

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 6/23/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Qdoba Mexican Eats was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 6 violations were found and include one or more violations determined to be food borne illness risk factors.

According to reporting by The Philadelphia Inquirer the Qdoba in Jenkintown has failed to be found, “In Compliance” 6 times since December 2016:

  • Dec 9, 2016- 15 violations with 4 food borne illness risk factor violations.
  • Jun 23, 2017- passed with 9 “Lack of Good Retail Practices” violations.
  • Oct 25, 2017- Complaint inspection finds 12 violations with 2
  • Jun 19, 2018- 10 violations with 1 food borne illness risk factor violations.
  • Apr 5, 2019- 9 violations with 2 food borne illness risk factor violations.
  • Oct 2, 2019- 22 violations with 3 food borne illness risk factor violations.
  • Oct 17, 2019- 4 violations with 2 food borne illness risk factor violations.
  • Oct 21, 2019- Follow-up inspection finds 2 “Lack of Good Retail Practices” violations.

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

  • Facility lacking sign stating “The most recent health inspection report is available on request”. Sign must be posted conspicuously for the public. EHS supplied one.
  • Facility lacking a Certified Food Sanitation Manager (CFSM) issued by Montgomery County Office of Public Health (MCOPH). Current certificate has expired. Facility must submit application and payment OR proof of registration in an approved course with in 30 days. Due 7-23-20. EHS left copy of reciprocity application and fee schedule.
  • Interior divider of ice machine with mold like accumulation. Clean and sanitized.
  • Wares stored on wire shelf with accumulation.
  • Yellow knife handle with melt damage, not easily cleanable and with accumulation. Facility voluntarily discarded.
  • Dust accumulation on ceiling vent of ware storage in rear.
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