Tiffin Restaurant in Elkins Park: “Roaches-like insects observed on floor” says Montco inspector, 8 violations

Tiffin Restaurant in Elkins Park: “Roaches-like insects observed on floor” says Montco inspector, 8 violations

Elkins Park, PA

Tiffin Indian Cuisine Elkins Park

8080 OLD YORK RD A-2
ELKINS PARK, PA 19027

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on November 21, 2019. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Tiffin Indian Cuisine Elkins Park was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 8 violations were found.

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

  • (Repeat violation) Expired Food Establishment License posted. Current license obtained and posted at time of inspection.
  • Chemical spray bottle lacking labeling in front counter.
  • Roaches-like insects observed on floor near 3-compartment sink. Clean and sanitize all affected areas and have licensed pest control service. Send pest control report to MCOPH within 10 business days, email provided. Pest control report must state treatment and target pest.
  • (Repeat violation) Absorbent cloth used as a liner under cutting board. Removed.
  • (Repeat violation) Single use containers lacking handles used as scoops inside bulk dry good containers.
  • (2 times repeat violation) Ice machine at front counter with front stainless steel framing damaged. Gap at lower edge of ice compartment and tape applied to top of machine/frame.
  • (Repeat violation) Ceiling tile in room behind counter not smooth, non-porous, and easily cleanable. Soiled wares being stored in such area. Replace with approved ceiling tiles.
  • (Repeat violation) Light shields or shatter resistant fluorescent lights lacking at cook’s line.