Lou’s Farm Market fouls inspection in Bensalem; Employee wrapping ready-to-eat food with no gloves, Employee observed wearing mask below chin

Lou’s Farm Market fouls inspection in Bensalem; Employee wrapping ready-to-eat food with no gloves, Employee observed wearing mask below chin

Bensalem, PA

Lou’s Farm Market

2450 BRISTOL PIKE
BENSALEM, PA 19020

The Bucks County Department of Health conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/13/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Lou’s Farm Market was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 6 violations were found.

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

Employee observed wearing mask below chin. As per the orders of the Secretary of Health Rachel Levine and Governor Wolf, employees must wear masks or face shields covering mouth and nose at all times.  New Violation.  
Employee wrapping ready-to-eat food with no gloves.
Employee had hand contact with cart and clothing and then touched food item. Always remove gloves, wash hands and put clean gloves on after switching tasks.  New Violation.  
Sanitizer dispenser not operating properly; no sanitizer in solution. Employee made bleach solution for sanitizing using test strips present on site. Contact maintenance company for service. Continue to use bleach solution of proper concentration until repaired. Monitor concentration of quaternary sanitizer with appropriate strips when unit is repaired.  New Violation.  
Large container of lunch meat sliced two hours prior observed to be 53 °F. Immediately removed to walk-in in to cool in smaller portions. Ready-to-eat time/temperature controlled for safety foods (RTE TCS) must be kept at 41 °F or below. Monitor temperatures of sliced meat regularly.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.  
Employee observed preparing food without hair covering/restraint. All employees engaging in food prep must wear hair restraints such as hats, hair coverings or nets, beard restraints and clothing that covers body hair, that are effectively designed and worn to keep their hair from contacting exposed food.   New Violation.