16 violations at West Norriton Farmers Market; Interior ice machine unclean, Fly like insects observed in meat ware wash room and bakery prep room

16 violations at West Norriton Farmers Market; Interior ice machine unclean, Fly like insects observed in meat ware wash room and bakery prep room

Norristown, PA

West Norriton Farmers Market

1930 W MAIN ST UNIT 140
NORRISTOWN, PA 19403

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/28/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the West Norriton Farmers Market was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 16 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:

  • Facility lacking written procedure on how to manage vomitus and fecal incidents

  • Lacking single service paper towels in produce prep room and seafood prep room

  • Interior ice machine unclean in receiving area

  • Lacking accurate visible thermometers inside chest freezers in retail area(2XR)

  • Several fly like insects observed in meat ware wash room and bakery prep room. Facility must submit current pest control report to MCOPH within 10 business days to MCOPH. Fax to 610-278-5167

  • Several fly strips hanging in back receiving area

  • Food handlers in meat and seafood lacking hair restraint

  • Packing material on front side of ice machine

  • Interior of microwave in bakery area unclean

  • Fan guards with dust build up in meat walk in cooler

  • Lacking cover on receptacle in women’s employee restroom

  • Several damaged flooring in meat ware wash room and seafood area in walk in cooler. (Repeat violation)

  • Several stained ceiling tiles in retail area throughout store

  • Missing ceiling tile in men’s employee restroom, produce prep room and back stock room by dairy walk in cooler

  • Floor in walk in freezer unclean under shelving and floor in bakery area unclean

  • Cracked light shield in public unisex restroom