Live and dead roach-like insects observed during inspection at Landale’s Main Street Pizzeria and Grille, 15 violations says Health Department

Live and dead roach-like insects observed during inspection at Landale’s Main Street Pizzeria and Grille, 15 violations says Health Department

Lansdale, PA

Main Street Pizzeria and Grille

328 W MAIN ST
LANSDALE, PA 19446

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/6/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Main Street Pizzeria and Grille in Lansdale was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 15 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 not posted in public view. Facility posted during inspection.
  • (2x Repeat) Employee beverage stored amongst food in reach-in prep and above prep tables in front pizza prep area. Facility relocated items during inspection. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.
  • No means of drying hands observed at rear prep room hand washing sink. Facility provided sink with paper towels during inspection.
  • Hand washing sink in rear prep room obstructed at time of inspection. Facility removed obstruction during inspection.
  • Menus lacking a consumer advisory statement, linked to specific menu items via the use of an asterisk (*) or other effective method that may be served cooked to order.
  • (5x Repeat) Desserts packaged for retail sale (carrot cake, tiramisu) in retail refrigerator missing required labelling information. Other items in refrigerator observed with adequate labelling. Labelling includes common name and ingredients but lacks name and place of establishment, net quantity of contents, and major food allergens. Facility e-mailed MCOPH labelling guidelines during inspection. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.
  • Live and dead roach-like insects observed in basement. Facility must immediately clean and sanitize area. Facility must be treated by professional pest control service. Fax service report to MCOPH with in 10 business days. 
  • Facility observed nesting containers of food with bottoms of containers in direct contact with exposed foods in prep refrigerator.
  • Food handler lacked hair restraint at time of inspection.
  • Single-use paper beverage cup observed being used to store ice scoop. Facility discarded cup during inspection.
  • Torn door gasket observed at walk-in refrigerator.
  • Dry storage shelving observed stained in basement. If facility wishes to continue using this type of shelving then it must seal shelving with a minimum of semi-gloss paint.
  • Facility lacked two sink stoppers at time of inspection. Facility obtained two sink stoppers during inspection. Facility must have two proper sink stoppers on-site at all times or it may face closure.
  • Plank of wood observed wedged beneath drain lines of three compartment sink. Facility unaware if plank is holding drain lines up. Facility must repair drain lines if necessary and remove plank.
  • Facility observed lining rear hallway with cardboard.