Le Baobab, 5353 Woodland Ave, Philadelphia, PA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

Business Info

Restaurant name: Le Baobab
Type: Food
Address: 5353 Woodland AVE, Philadelphia, PA 19143-00
Phone: 215-729-1074
Total inspections: 1
Last inspection: 04/13/2010
Last inspection violation count: 20

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date


  • Duties of the Person in Charge (46.102)
    Establishment lackinga food safety certified person at time of inspection. No certification observed.
  • Preventing Cross-Contamination of Packaged and Unpackaged Food by Separation, Packaging & Segregation (46.281)
    Install splash guards between mop sink, 3 basin sink, food prep sink and hand sink in prep area.
  • Food Preparation Protected (46.323)
    Food prep sink observed with a cutting board with food items and knife on it appears to be used as a food prep table at time of inspection.
  • Thawing Potentially Hazardous Food (46.383)
    Meat being thawed using an unapproved method. Food observed thawing at room temperature in the 3 basin sink. Food observed thawing in standing water.
  • Labeling (46.422)
    Prepackaged juice in refrigeration unit in seating area is not labeled properly with the name of product, ingredient statement, net weight, distributed by statement and/or nutritional facts.
  • Cooling, Heating, & Holding Capacities (46.611)
    Food facility does not have adequate refrigeration equipment / capacity to maintain all refrigerated foods at a temperature of 41 degrees F or below.
  • Food Temperature Measuring Devices Provided (46.632)
    Provide thermometer in refrigeration/freezer units where missing. Provide an internal thermometer to monitor internal food temperatures.
  • Sanitizing Solution Testing Device Provided & Used (46.634 & 46.674(e))
    Food facility lacks sanitizer test strips to monitor sanitizer concentration.
  • Objective of Cleaning Grease & Soil Accumulations & Nonfood Contact Surfaces (46.711(b)(c))
    Clean exterior of all food equipment and shelving in prep area of encrusted food debris.
  • Storing Clean Items (46.774)
    Mop sink observed being used for food equipment storage at time of inspection.
  • Retention, Drainage & Delivery of Sewage, Other Liquid Waste & Rainwater (46.862(b)-(f))
    Indirect drain connection is lacking at food prep sink due to garbage grinder being installed in sink.
  • Repair & Cleaning Various Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures (46.981(a)-(c)(g)(n))
    Clean walls of encrusted food debris, roach feces and dead roaches. Clean floor throughout kitchen of debris accumulation and mouse feces.
  • Toilet Room Cleaning, and Doors Closed (46.981(b)(i))
    Clean ceiling vent and walls in toilet room.
  • Cleaning Ventilation Systems (46.981(d))
    Clean filters under exhaust hood. Clean vent over food prep sink.
  • Controlling Pests, Removing Dead or Trapped Birds, Insects, Rodents and Pests (46.981(k)(l))
    Mouse feces observed on floor near and on ingredient shelving in prep area. A large accumulation of roach feces observed on walls in prep area.

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