Complaint inspection at Market at Lafayette Hill; 15 violations, Lacking hand wash soap at hand sinks, Bulk ice machine dispensing chute unclean

Complaint inspection at Market at Lafayette Hill; 15 violations, Lacking hand wash soap at hand sinks, Bulk ice machine dispensing chute unclean

Lafayette Hill PA

The Market at Lafayette Hill

531 E GERMANTOWN PIKE
LAFAYETTE HILL, PA 19444

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/22/2020 following a complaint. The Department did not specify the nature of the complaint in its report. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations The Market at Lafayette Hill was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 15 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 a current MCOPH CFSM. Facility has 30 days to submit reciprocity application or submit proof of registration in an approved food safety course.

  • Lacking single use paper towels in butcher area.

  • Lacking hand wash soap at hand wash sink at butcher area and downstairs prep area.

  • Facility lacking current parasite destruction letter.

  • Bulk ice machine dispensing chute unclean.

  • Lacking written recipe for sushi rice.

  • pH meter lacking at start of inspection.

  • Facility recording pH levels in log book greater than 4.2.

  • Lacking visible thermometers in refrigeration units.

  • Product lacking common name/ingredient labels in retail coolers

  • Unapproved insect catch paper devices observed in kitchen area.

  • Food handler lacking hair restraint

  • Walk in refrigerator shelves with rust build up.

  • Ice build up on walk in freezer floor in basement.

  • Cardboard lining the floor in walk in refrigerator upstairs.