Spring Mill Country Club in Ivyand inspection finds chicken was sitting in stagnant water, Clam shells were empty and being saved in the walk in cooler

Spring Mill Country Club in Ivyand inspection finds chicken was sitting in stagnant water, Clam shells were empty and being saved in the walk in cooler

Ivyland, PA

Spring Mill Country Club

80 JACKSONVILLE RD
IVYLAND, PA 18974

The Bucks County Department of Health conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 8/26/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Spring Mill Country Club was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 7 violations were found.

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

The mens hand sink in the kitchen is draining slow. Repair as needed.  New Violation. To be Corrected By: 08/27/2020  
No hot water is provided at the bar hand wash sink. Provide hot water. This must be fixed within 48 hours.  Repeat Violation. To be Corrected By: 08/28/2020  
Clam shells were empty and being saved in the walk in cooler. Clam shells cannot be saved and reused. The empty shells were discarded.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.  
The interior of the kitchen and bar ice machines are unclean especially on the white panel areas. Discard ice. Clean and sanitize units prior to placing new ice in the units.  New Violation. To be Corrected By: 08/27/2020  
Upon arrival the dishwasher at the bar was not providing any sanitizer. The unit was primed and now the dishwasher is providing 50ppm of chlorine based sanitizer. Check this unit daily to ensure chlorine is being provided.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.  
Deli meats are not being date marked as required.
Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, TCS food prepared and held in a food facility for more than 24 hours shall be clearly marked to be sold or discarded within 7 days or the manufacturers use by date whichever comes first.  New Violation. To be Corrected By: 08/26/2020  
Chicken was sitting in stagnant water and the chicken was at 60°F. This is not an approved method for thawing foods. Foods must be thawed as follows:
1) Take from the freezer and placed in a refrigerator that can hold the food product at 41°F or below.
2) Cooked immediately from a frozen state
3)Completely submerged under running water at a water temperature of 70°F or below; with sufficient water velocity to agitate and float off loose particles in an overflow. The food product must stay at 41°F or below. The chicken was discarded.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.  
There are several dichlorvos strips (pest strips) throughout the kitchen and in the basement. These are not to be used. They are not good for staff to breath in. These were removed immediately.  Corrected On-Site.  Repeat Violation.  
There is ice build up in the walk in freezer. Remove ice.  New Violation. To be Corrected By: 08/26/2020