Limerick’s Copperfield Inn at Lakeside fumbles inspection; 10 violations, interior back splash of large ice machine with debris

Limerick’s Copperfield Inn at Lakeside fumbles inspection; 10 violations, interior back splash of large ice machine with debris

Limerick, PA

Copperfield Inn at Lakeside

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/18/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Copperfield Inn at Lakeside was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 10 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:

  • EHS observed employee drink without a lid behind the line.

  • Facility not dating the shellstock tags. Facility required to record date of last shellstock sold out of each batch on the shellstock tag.

  • Interior back splash of large ice machine with debris. Clean and sanitize according to manufacturer’s directions.

  • Various dressings and sauces that need to be controlled by time or temperature sitting out on food prep surface at room temperature. Facility moved to reach in cooler holding at 41F or below.

  • Thermometer lacking at stand up reach in cooler by the grill line. Provide.

  • Trays and boxes of food stored on the floor of the reach in cooler and freezer. All food must be stored at least 6 inches off of the floor.

  • Some in use rags not being stored in sanitizer solution in between use. m

  • Scoops being stored in dry goods. Store scoop with handle out or in a dry/clean/sanitized area.

  • Grooves and discoloration on cutting boards. Resurface/replace.

  • Buckets containing sanitizer solution stored in areas where food could be contaminated. Store on lowest shelf away from food and food prep areas.