Normandy Farm Hotel in Blue Bell fouls inspection; Fly-like insects observed in confection dry storage area, Restroom door lacking self closing mechanism

Normandy Farm Hotel in Blue Bell fouls inspection; Fly-like insects observed in confection dry storage area, Restroom door lacking self closing mechanism

Blue Bell, PA

Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center

1401 MORRIS RD
BLUE BELL, PA 19422

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/28/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 13 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:

  • Hand wash sign lacking at hand wash sink in dish wash room and at hand wash sink at outdoor bar.

  • Lacking single service towels for hand sink in kitchen.

  • Hand sink faucet is not metering for at least 15 seconds in customer rest rooms.

  • Hand wash sink draining slowly in hand wash sink in dish washing room.

  • Dented cans observed on storage shelf, voluntarily removed from shelf.

  • Food stored in original open bags. Must be moved to secondary container after opening.

  • Facility using Reduce Oxygen Packaging (ROP) to include vacuum packaging, sous vide, and/or cook-chill must submit a HACCP plan for approval. Exception if product is labeled with production date/time, held at 41 degrees F and removed from ROP within 48 hours within the food facility where packaged a HACCP plan is not required.

  • Light and airspace at bottom of exterior door.

  • Fly-like insects observed in confection dry storage area. Facility has 10 business days to provide proof of next professional pest control treatment to MCOPH

  • Boxes of single service food contact items stored on floor in dry storage room.

  • Restroom door lacking self-closing mechanism for employee restrooms.

  • Mop not stored hanging or inverted to dry.

  • Damaged light shield in hallway outside dry storage room.