Glenside Produce Juntion fumbles inspection; Many fly-like insects observed in rear areas of facility, Pink cocktail tomatoes in vegetable walk-in refrigerator observed with mold-like growth

Glenside Produce Juntion fumbles inspection; Many fly-like insects observed in rear areas of facility, Pink cocktail tomatoes in vegetable walk-in refrigerator observed with mold-like growth

Glenside, PA

Produce Junction

265 S EASTON RD
GLENSIDE, PA 19038

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 8/13/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Produce Juntion was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 5 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:

  • Pink cocktail tomatoes in vegetable walk-in refrigerator observed with mold-like growth. Facility voluntarily discarded during inspection.

  • Raw shell eggs and bagged pre-cut salads recorded with internal temperatures of 50F-52F in retail vegetable refrigerator. Facility voluntarily discarded during inspection.

  • Retail vegetable refrigerator recorded with ambient temperature of 55F. Facility voluntarily discarded all TCS foods. Facility must immediately stop using the unit. Facility may not use the unit until serviced by licensed professional, AND unit is operating at 41F or below, AND written permission is granted by MCOPH. Send service report to the email provided. Failure to comply or await permission before using unit may lead to legal action.

  • Many fly-like insects observed in rear areas of facility. Facility must have a licensed pest control service and send pest control report to email provided within 10 business days. Pest control report must state treatment of target pest.

  • Left unisex employee restroom lacking covered trash receptacle.