7th time Rodent droppings found, 11 violations says Health Department about Cosimo’s Pizza in Willow Grove Park Mall

7th time Rodent droppings found, 11 violations says Health Department about Cosimo’s Pizza in Willow Grove Park Mall

Willow Grove, PA

Cosimo’s Pizza

3050 WILLOW GROVE PARK MALL
2500 MORELAND RD
WILLOW GROVE, PA 19090

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on January 22, 2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Cosimo’s Pizza was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 11 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 sign stating “The most recent health inspection report is available on request”. Sign must be posted conspicuously for the public. EHS supplied one.
  • Facility Food Establishment License not posted conspicuously for the public. Apply for duplicate license if necessary.
  • Certified Food Sanitation Manager Certificate not posted conspicuously for the public. Apply for duplicate license if necessary.
  • Lacking hand washing signage at front hand sink. EHS supplied one.

  • Time log for pizza and pasta held without temperature control not completed.
  • Rodent like droppings observed on floor under right corner of front counter. 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. Fax to 215-784-5524 or to the email provided. 7 times repeat violation. Failure to correct and maintain repeat violations could lead to legal action. EHS will follow-up 10 business days after receipt of pest control report to determine need for further action.
  • Ice scoop stored on soda machine grate.

  • Unwrapped single use forks for customer self-service with food contact surface in mixed directions.

  • Ice machine lid with cracks and holes on interior.
  • Under side of refrigeration door handle with accumulation, on pizza prep refrigerator.
  • Damaged floor tile at ice machine.