22 violations for Trejo American Mexican Cuisine in Norristown; Colander stored in mop sink, Fly-like insects in basement, items stored in open bags in basement

22 violations for Trejo American Mexican Cuisine in Norristown; Colander stored in mop sink, Fly-like insects in basement, items stored in open bags in basement

Norristown, PA

Trejo American Mexican Cuisine

505 SWEDE ST
NORRISTOWN, PA 19401

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/15/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Trejo American Mexican Cuisine was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 22 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:

  • Current MCOPH license not posted at time of inspection.

  • Lacking single service towels for hand sink.

  • Hand sink obstructed at time of inspection.

  • Hand washing sign lacking at hand sink

  • Multiple dry goods items stored in original open bags in basement dry storage. Items must be moved to secondary container after opening.

  • Milk has best by date of 7/14/20. Facility voluntarily discarded.

  • Raw pork stored above raw fish in reach-in freezer.

  • Can opener blade unclean.

  • Deli slicer blade unclean.

  • Interior of ice machine unclean.

  • Raw chicken in prep unit measured 51 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Facility lacking visible accurate thermometers in several cold units.

  • Common name label lacking on secondary dry goods containers.

  • Can of Raid stored in basement dry goods storage.

  • Fly-like insects observed in basement. Facility has 10 business days to provide proof of next professional pest control treatment to MCOPH.

  • Ice scoop stored with handle touching ice in ice bin.

  • 2 times repeat violation: Tongs stored on oven door handle along cooks line.

  • Colander stored in mop sink.

  • 4Door gaskets of walk-in cooler unclean.

  • Uncovered hole in ceiling in dining area.

  • Unfinished section of wall and ceiling in dining area.

  • Floor in dry goods storage in basement unclean.