Philadelphia Dept of Health Food Facility Inspection Report  
Philadelphia Dept of Health/Office of Food Protection
7801 Essington Ave. Phila., PA 19153
www.phila.gov/departments/department-of-public-health
No. of Risk Factor/Intervention Violations  3 Date  08/19/2019
No. of Repeat Risk Factor/Intervention Violations  0 Time In  11:00 AM
Number of Corrections   1 Time Out  04:00 PM
Food Facility
The Fresh Grocer
Address
4001 WALNUT ST 19104
Telephone
(215) 222-9200
Establishment Type
Food Store: Supermarket
District
3
Sub
1
Licensee
Walnut Supermarkets, LLC 
Corporate Officer
Michael Rinnier 
  Purpose of Inspection
Inspection 
Inspection Type
Inspection 
FOODBORNE ILLNESS RISK FACTORS AND PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS
IN=in compliance    OUT=not in compliance    N/O=not observed    N/A=not applicable
  
COS=corrected on-site during inspection    R=repeat violation
 Compliance Status COS R
Demonstration of Knowledge
1 IN Certification by accredited program, compliance with Code, or correct responses    
Employee Health
2 IN Management awareness; policy present    
3 IN Proper use of reporting; restriction & exclusion    
Good Hygienic Practices
4 IN Proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use    
5 IN No discharge from eyes, nose, and mouth    
Preventing Contamination by Hazards
6 IN Hands clean & properly washed    
7 IN No bare hand contact with RTE foods or approved alternate method properly followed    
8 IN Adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible    
Approved Source
9 IN Food obtained from approved source    
10 IN Food received at proper temperature    
11 IN Food in good condition, safe, & unadulterated    
12 IN Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction    
Protection From Contamination
13 IN Food separated & protected    
14 OUT Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized    
15 IN Proper disposition of returned, previously served, reconditioned, & unsafe food    
 
 Compliance Status COS R
Potentially Hazardous Food Time/Temperature
16 IN Proper cooking time & temperature    
17 IN Proper reheating procedures for hot holding    
18 IN Proper cooling time & temperature    
19 IN Proper hot holding temperature    
20 OUT Proper cold holding temperature    
21 OUT Proper date marking & disposition    
22 IN Time as a public health control; procedures & record    
Consumer Advisory
23 IN Consumer advisory provided for raw or undercooked foods    
Highly Susceptible Population
24 IN Pasteurized foods used; prohibited foods not offered    
Chemical
25 IN Food additives: approved & properly used    
26 IN Toxic substances properly identified, stored & used    
Conformance with Approved Procedure
27 IN Compliance with variance, specialized process, & HACCP plan    
Risk factors are improper practices or procedures identified as the most prevalent contributing factors of foodborne illness or injury. Public Health Interventions are control measures to prevent foodborne illness or injury.
GOOD RETAIL PRACTICES
Good Retail Practices are preventative measures to control the addition of pathogens, chemicals, and physical objects into foods.
 Compliance Status COS R
Safe Food and Water
28 IN Pasteurized eggs used where required    
29 IN Water & ice from approved source    
30 IN Variance obtained for specialized processing methods    
Food Temperature Control
31 IN Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control    
32 IN Plant food properly cooked for hot holding    
33 IN Approved thawing methods used    
34 IN Thermometer provided & accurate    
Food Identification
35 IN Food properly labeled; original container    
Prevention of Food Contamination
36 OUT Insects, rodents & animals not present; no unauthorized persons    
37 IN Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display    
38 IN Personal cleanliness    
39 IN Wiping cloths: properly used & stored    
40 IN Washing fruit & vegetables    
Proper Use of Utensils
41 IN In-use utensils: properly stored    
 
 Compliance Status COS R
Proper Use of Utensils
42 IN Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried & handled    
43 OUT Single-use & single-service articles: properly stored & used    
44 IN Gloves used properly    
Utensils, Equipment and Vending
45 IN Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, & used    
46 IN Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained, & used; test strips    
47 OUT Non-food contact surfaces clean    
Physical Facilities
48 OUT Hot & cold water available; adequate pressure X  
49 IN Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices    
50 IN Sewage & waste water properly disposed    
51 IN Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned    
52 IN Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained    
53 OUT Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean    
54 IN Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used    
Philadelphia Ordinances
56 IN Person in Control of premises has not posted "No Smoking" signs.    
56+ IN Philadelphia Ordinances    
Person in Charge (Signature)    Name:  Keith Jones/Darnell Wideman Exp 2021 Date: 08/18/2019
Inspector (Signature) Ashley Kornegay (215) 685-7541 Date: 08/19/2019
Philadelphia Dept of Health Food Facility Inspection Report  
Philadelphia Dept of Health/Office of Food Protection
7801 Essington Ave. Phila., PA 19153
www.phila.gov/departments/department-of-public-health
No. of Risk Factor/Intervention Violations  3 Date  08/19/2019
No. of Repeat Risk Factor/Intervention Violations  0 Time In  11:00 AM
Number of Corrections   1 Time Out  04:00 PM
Food Facility
The Fresh Grocer
Address
4001 WALNUT ST 19104
Telephone
(215) 222-9200
Establishment Type
Food Store: Supermarket
District
3
Sub
1
Licensee
Walnut Supermarkets, LLC 
Corporate Officer
Michael Rinnier 
  Purpose of Inspection
Inspection 
Inspection Type
Inspection 
FOODBORNE ILLNESS RISK FACTORS AND PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS
Item/Location Temp Item/Location Temp Item/Location Temp
Tomatoes / Cold Buffet Bar 48.0 ° F Seafood Salad / Cold Buffet Bar 51.0 ° F Cheese / Closed Display Case 37.0 ° F
Greens / Hot-Holding Unit 156.0 ° F Deli Meat / Walk-In Cooler 37.0 ° F Milk / Open Display Case 38.0 ° F
Pizza / Hot-Holding Unit 167.0 ° F Salmon / Open Display Case 36.0 ° F /  
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Food Disposal
Food Types Volume Unit Pounds
OBSERVATIONS AND CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
Item
Number
Violations cited in this report must be corrected within the time frames below.
14 Violation of Code: [46.731] Slicer has an accumulation of food residue on the food contact surfaces and is not being washed, rinsed and sanitized at least every 4 hours. (slicer in hot kitchen area)  New Violation.
20 Violation of Code: [46.385(a)(2)] Tomatoes and seafood salad was held at 48/51 degrees F rather than 41 degrees F or below as required.  New Violation.
21 Violation of Code: [46.385(b)] Potentially hazardous ready to eat food, prepared in the food facility and held for more than 48 hours, located in the walkin cooler, was not date marked. (tuna salad)  New Violation.
36 Violation of Code: [46.981(k)(l)] Visible physical evidence of rodent / insect activity observed in the retail food area where chips are located, heavy accumulation of mice feces observed throughout food prep area (under steam table, pizza warming area and hoagie station). Droppings observed where single-use food containers and wrapping paper is stored for food is stored.

Several drain flies observed in bakery/deli area.  New Violation.
43 Violation of Code: [46.774] Single-use food containers not protected in several areas.  New Violation.
47 Violation of Code: [46.711(b)(c)] General cleaning needed inside of bakery case and deli case along sliding door track. Wet food debris observed in this area.  New Violation.
48 Violation of Code: [46.805] Cold water not available at hand washing sink in main hot kitchen.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
53 Violation of Code: [46.921] Interior surfaces: smooth, easily cleanable, and in good repair.

Low grout observed in rear hot/bakery area, food debris and accumulation observed.  New Violation.
53 Violation of Code: [46.981(a)(b)(c)(g)(n)] Cleaning issues:
**General floor cleaning needed throughout large kitchne prep area** (bakery, produce, pizza, hoagie areas).

General floor cleaning needed under equipment.  New Violation.
Remarks Completed on Site:9
Summary
Statements
Due to imminent health hazards observed during this inspection, the establishment has been issued a Cease Operations Order and must discontinue food operations immediately. The establishment cannot operate for a minimum of 48 hours. The establishment cannot operate until the required fee is paid and the establishment is approved by the Department to resume operations. Please contact the Sanitarian at the phone number listed below for a re-inspection once the violations have been corrected and the fee has been paid.
You are required under Section 6-502 of the Philadelphia Health Code to correct the violations listed as noted above. Your failure to correct these violations may result in the revocation of your health license and other legal action. Reinstatement of a revoked health license will require payment of another license fee. An appeal to these orders may be made to the Board of License and Inspection Review, Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19102-1617
Person in Charge (Signature) Keith Jones/Darnell Wideman Exp 2021 Date: 08/18/2019
Inspector (Signature) Ashley Kornegay (215) 685-7541 Date: 08/19/2019