16 violations at Chinatown in Hatfield; Soiled aprons and clothing stored storage shelves with food, Soiled toilet in employee toilet room in kitchen

16 violations at Chinatown in Hatfield; Soiled aprons and clothing stored storage shelves with food, Soiled toilet in employee toilet room in kitchen

Hatfield, PA

Chinatown

1626 COWPATH RD
HATFIELD, PA 19440

The Montgomery County Health Department conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 1/27/21. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Chinatown was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 16 violations were found.

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

  • Food license, CFSM Certificate and Inspection report available sign posted behind vinyl covered protection at front counter. Not visible for public view.

  • Currently, posted food license has expired as of 7/31/202. Obtain and post current food license.

  • The Current CFSM certificate has expired as of 7/20/20. Apply for required CFSM certificate requirement within next 10 business days and fax or email proof of course registration to; Judy Rho, fax #215-784-8524. Certified food safety manager information can be downloaded @ www.health.montcopa.org

  • Strong odor of cigarette smoking in employee toilet room in kitchen.

  • Food containers placed in front of hand sink in kitchen and obstruction access to hand sink.

  • Raw container of shrimp and shell eggs stored above produce and sauces in walk-in refrigerator.

  • (5 times repeat violation) Exposed bulk food containers in storage (rice, flour, etc). Failure to comply will lead to further enforcement action and/or issuance of citation.

  • Rice bag stored on the floor of rear storage area.

  • Using paper menus to absorb the grease from fried foods stored on food trays.

  • Soiled aprons and clothing stored on storage shelves with food items.

  • Rice scoops stored in paper material take-out containers.

  • Re-using several round cardboard material food packaging containers as food prep stands in kitchen.

  • Re-use of metal can food packaging containers to store non-original products at seasoning cart.

  • Accumulation of food/waste/trash container at 3-compartment sink.

  • Excess food debris and spillage on wall behind steam table, walk-in refrigerator shelves, below prep table and inside of BBQ oven.

  • Soiled toilet in employee toilet room in kitchen.