Apollo Pizza Glenside inspection 15 violations; Live and dead roach-like insects in basement, Rodent-like droppings observed in kitchen behind mixer and near rear door to facility

Apollo Pizza Glenside inspection 15 violations; Live and dead roach-like insects in basement, Rodent-like droppings observed in kitchen behind mixer and near rear door to facility

Glenside, PA

Apollo Pizza

112 S EASTON RD
GLENSIDE, PA 19038

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 Apollo Pizza was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 15 violations were found.

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

  • Facility observed not posting MCOPH food establishment license publicly. Post publicly.

  • Facility observed not posting “Inspection reports available upon request” signage publicly. Post publicly.

  • (3 times repeat violation) Employee beverage containers stored on food prep surfaces. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may result in further legal action.

  • 3 quarts of heavy cream observed in walk-in refrigerator with sell-by dates of 01/21/2021. Facility voluntarily discarded these items during inspection.

  • Container of mozzarella cheese observed uncovered in walk-in refrigerator.

  • One wrapped package of sliced ham observed date marked with a discard date of 01/25/2021. The Facility voluntarily discarded this item during inspection.

  • Icy Hot spray stored adjacent to clean utensils near pizza oven.

  • (2 times repeat violation) Rodent-like droppings observed in kitchen behind mixer and near rear door to facility. The Facility must clean and sanitize all affected areas. Facility must be treated by a professional pest control operator within 10 business days. E-mail completed pest control work order to MCOPH at e-mail address provided. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.

  • Some live and dead roach-like insects observed in the basement of the facility. Facility must clean and sanitize all affected areas. Facility must be treated by a professional pest control operator within 10 business days. E-mail completed pest control work order to MCOPH at e-mail address provided.

  • Containers of food stored on floor in walk-in refrigerator and walk-in freezer.

  • Knife stored in crevice between shelf and wall near pizza oven.

  • Facility observed lining rack at cook’s line with absorbent cloth.

  • Chest freezer lid observed damaged with exposed foam insulation, rendering side of lid to not be easily cleanable.

  • Dumpster lids open at time of inspection.

  • (2 times repeat violation) Mop not hung/inverted to dry following use. Failure to correct and maintain multiple repeat violations may lead to legal action.