KFC in Willow Grove blows 3rd straight Health Department inspection; Employee shoes and personal bags stored with food utensils, employee food plates stored in microwaves

KFC in Willow Grove blows 3rd straight Health Department inspection; Employee shoes and personal bags stored with food utensils, employee food plates stored in microwaves

Willow Grove PA

KFC

1865 Easton Rd
Willow Grove, PA 19090

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/25/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the KFC in Willow Grove was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 12 violations were found and include one or more violations determined to be food borne illness risk factors.

KFC hasn’t passed an inspection since April 2017:

  • Mar 9, 2018- 4 violations
  • Mar 4, 2019- 5 violations
  • Oct 15, 2019- 11 violations

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

  • Sign stating inspection reports available upon request obstructed from full public view.

  • Food operational license not posted in public view.

  • CFSM certificate not available on site at facility. Locate certificate and post in public view or request a duplicate copy from MCOPH.

  • Employee personal food plates stored inside of microwaves.

  • Employee observed drinking from an open cup at drive thru area.

  • Water supply at office area hand wash sink turned off at time of inspection due to leaking at water supply line. A 24 hour follow-up inspection will be conducted pending repair of hand washing sink.

  • Hand wash sink next to ovens in front area missing foot pedal for proper operation of sink. Facility reattached pedal during inspection.

  • Stacks of single use cups at drive thru area observed with soda splash contamination from adjacent soda machine. Facility voluntarily discarded cups during inspection.

  • Ceiling of prepared foods walk-in refrigerator observed sagging with gaps in metal sheets.

  • Storage racks for raw chicken in raw walk-in refrigerator observed with debris accumulation.

  • (3 times repeat violation)Gaps observed between grease hood system filters. The Abington Township Fire Marshal was contacted during inspection. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may result in further legal action.

  • Employee shoes and personal bags stored with single use food utensil items near drive thru area.