Berks meals security inspections: Roach exercise detected at one restaurant – The Mercury
Berks County is split into three jurisdictions: Studying, Muhlenberg Township and the remainder of the county. Studying and Muhlenberg Township have their very own meals security inspectors and the remainder of the county is inspected by Pennsylvania Division of Agriculture inspectors.
The outcomes shall be posted each different week. All meals distributors are inspected not less than every year. Different inspections may be triggered by a change of proprietor, a observe up if a facility had been out of compliance or by a grievance filed with the PDA.
View any vendor’s last inspection report online. Click on on the PDF model of the inspection report for all particulars.
If a meals supplier is labeled out of compliance, which means it has a number of violations that require a return go to by an inspector. The institution is given time to repair the issue(s) and stays open for enterprise.
Under are the outcomes of inspections performed between Sept. 14 and Sept. 20, 2022, that have been filed within the state database as of Sept. 22 at 4 p.m.
The subsequent batch will embody three weeks’ price of inspections, plus any updates.
On Sept. 22, PA Division of Agriculture Press Secretary Shannon Powers supplied the next statements in an electronic mail:
“Of the 663 retail meals security inspections the state performed for companies throughout the state from September 14-20, greater than 500 are at the moment printed on-line. In Berks County throughout the identical time interval, the state performed 46 of the 50 inspections performed.
“The present on-line system requires a supervisor’s approval for each inspection earlier than it’s printed.”
Cafe De Colomblarest Bakery, 645 Penn St., Sept. 16, no violations.
Salsa Burrito, 645 Penn St., Sept. 14, no violations.
The next reviews for the interval of Aug. 31 to Sept. 13, 2022, have been added to the state’s database after Sept. 15 and didn’t seem within the previous Berks food safety report.
The Pennsylvania Division of Agriculture mentioned there have been no Berks inspections performed by its inspectors for the the interval posted on-line by Sept. 15 as a result of they have been awaiting approval from a supervisor.
Bagel Bar, 214 W. Major St., Kutztown, Sept. 7: one violation. Noticed deeply scored reducing boards in bagel/sandwich prep space not resurfaced or discarded as required.
Leesport Diner, 5407 Pottsville Pike, Leesport, Sept. 7: 12 violations. Meals workers noticed at cooking line, not sporting correct hair restraints, reminiscent of nets or hats. Meals workers have been noticed touching sandwiches — a ready-to-eat meals — with naked arms. Corrected. Meals worker noticed chewing gum on the cooking line. Corrected. An open worker’s beverage container was noticed within the again meals preparation space. Corrected. Noticed in-use knives and /or cleavers saved between desk edge and wall within the again meals preparation space, an space not simply cleaned & sanitized. Corrected. Scoop (plastic pitcher with a deal with) being saved within the ice machine with deal with touching the ice. Blue ice bucket additionally noticed on the ice within the ice machine. Corrected. Noticed some meals gadgets saved immediately on the ground within the walk-in cooler, reasonably than 6 inches off of the ground as required. Corrected. The deflector within the ice machine, a meals contact floor, was noticed to have residue and was not clear to sight and contact. The meals facility doesn’t have the unique certificates for the licensed meals worker posted in public view. Chlorine chemical sanitizer residual detected within the closing sanitizer rinse cycle of the low temperature sanitizing dishwasher was <10 ppm, and never 50-100 ppm as required. Corrected instantly by organising a sanitizing station on the dishwasher. Service technician arrived throughout this inspection and accomplished the required restore. Cleaning soap was not accessible on the handwash sink within the kitchen space. Corrected. Some cleaners and private medicines are saved on the ice machine. Corrected. Noticed an accumulation of free mud/filth on the ceiling above the cooking line. There may be an accumulation of grease, outdated meals particles and different gadgets on the ground underneath the tools on the cooking line. A number of home windows within the kitchen space are unscreened or have torn screens and don’t defend towards the entry of pests. Out of compliance.
Logan’s Roadhouse, 65 Wilderness Path, Hamburg, Sept. 7: 11 violations. Potato soup was held at 115°F, within the steam desk space, reasonably than 135°F or above as required. Corrected. Noticed deeply scored reducing boards not resurfaced or discarded as required. The handwash sink within the bar space was blocked by spray bottles and never accessible always for worker use. Corrected. The Individual in Cost doesn’t have satisfactory information of meals security on this meals facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection. Soda nozzles on the bar space, a meals contact floor, was noticed to have meals residue and was not clear to sight and contact. Corrected. The handwash sink within the bar space doesn’t have single use towels, steady towels, or air drying gadget. Corrected. Working containers within the meals prep space, taken from bulk provides, weren’t marked with the widespread identify of the chemical. A number of meals was held at 50°F, within the walk-in cooler space, reasonably than 41°F or under as required. This was because of the walk-in cooler malfunctioning. Corrected. The quaternary ammonia focus within the sanitizing answer of the 3-bay warewash sink within the bar space, was 0 ppm, reasonably than 150 ppm as said on the producers use instructions. Noticed air flow vent cowl lacking within the meals prep space. Noticed clear dish racks saved on the ground in dish space.Out of compliance.
Tommyboy’s Pizza & Cafe, 313 W. Major St., Kutztown, Sept. 7: no violations.
Zhuang`S Backyard, 2834 Penn Ave., West Garden, Sept. 7: 12 violations. Noticed a number of bins and luggage of greens saved immediately on the ground in stroll in cooler space, reasonably than 6 inches off of the ground as required. Additionally luggage of flour/cornstarch, and so on. saved on ground in dry storage room. Shelving models in stroll in cooler have a dust meals particles construct up. Additionally cabinets are rusted and are not simple to wash. Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of filth and soil. Flooring underneath grill space have a grease sludge construct up and flooring at dish machine areas and all handles of attain in fridge tools have a sticky meals residue construct up. Additionally hand sink handles and sinks have filth construct up. Noticed clear meals tools and/or utensils in tea space, saved uncovered or not inverted. Blenders for tea have standing water in backside. Corrected. Noticed clear meals tools and/or utensils in dish rack space, saved moist in a fashion that doesn’t enable for draining and/or air drying (moist nesting). Corrected. Ground at rear door has lacking tiles and gaps that have to be repaired. Countertop sushi condiment fridge has a weatherstripping tape throughout high of unit at pan field that’s not an permitted simple to wash floor. Chlorine chemical sanitizer residual detected within the closing sanitizer rinse cycle of the low temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 0 ppm, and never 50-100 ppm as required. Corrected. Mechanical warewashing tools had a lime residue buildup noticed inside. Additionally lime and meals residue particles buildup round cleaning soap/sanitizer shelling out space. Meals temperature measuring gadget shouldn’t be being cleaned earlier than use or storage. Thermometers in fridges have extreme filth residue buildup. Additionally pans positioned on clear dish shelf nonetheless had meals residue on pans. Severely dented, swollen, distressed canned gadgets noticed on can storage racks are and meant to be used or sale within the meals facility. Corrected. Vacuum-packed seafood noticed thawed in vacuum packaging which is a prohibited thawing methodology. Corrected. Bins used to retailer flour/corn starch and so on. and scoop handles in bins have a heavy outdated product residue and filth buildup and have to be cleaned. Out of compliance.
Boston Market #3603, 101 Moreview Blvd. Route 23, Morgantown, Sept. 6: 10 violations. Noticed ice accumulation on the meals packaging, within the walk-in freezer. The handwash sink within the meals prep space was blocked by chemical spray bottles and never accessible always for worker use. The handwash sink within the males’s restroom doesn’t have single use towels, steady towels, or air drying gadget. Noticed quite a few flies all through the meals prep areas of the power. Flooring all through meals prep areas of the power not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of filth and soil. Noticed all entry/exit doorways within the constructing have been propped open. This was finished as a result of the power doesn’t have working air-con. Meals facility shouldn’t be eradicating lifeless pests continuously, as evidenced by noticed outdated / decaying flies on the ground all through the meals prep space. Mops aren’t being hung to air dry. Meals shelling out utensil in ice noticed saved within the meals and never with deal with above the highest of the meals and the container. Corrected. Noticed a number of meals saved immediately on the ground within the stroll in freezer space, reasonably than 6 inches off of the ground as required. Out of compliance.
P.J Auctions LLC, 1143 Gravel Pike, Hereford, Sept. 2: one violation. Noticed deeply scored reducing boards in bagel/sandwich prep space not resurfaced or discarded as required.
Tlc’s Half Baked Items Cell Mff2 (Xnz-1320), 123 Hecktown Highway, Shoemakersville, Sept. 2: no violations.
Farmhouse Kitchen, 426 Penn Ave., West Studying, Sept. 1: 9 violations. Meals workers noticed in kitchen space, not sporting correct hair restraints, reminiscent of nets, hats, or beard covers. Duct tape used for deal with on bain marie shouldn’t be an permitted clean washable floor for restore and have to be eliminated. Rest room room in kitchen and eating space wouldn’t have a self-closing door. Noticed flooring underneath tools in kitchen space, with an accumulation of filth, meals residue, particles on non-food contact surfaces. Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of filth and soil. Followers in kitchen have a mud accumulation. Noticed clear meals tools and/or utensils in counter space, saved uncovered or not inverted. Noticed clear meals tools and/or utensils in dish rack space, saved moist in a fashion that doesn’t enable for draining and/or air drying (moist nesting). Previous meals residue, dishes and utensils noticed within the handwash sink, indicating makes use of apart from handwashing. Dishes for warewashing sink being positioned in sink. Kitchen door to the surface, positioned within the rear space of the meals facility shouldn’t be self-closing and/or is being propped open. Eggs are served uncooked or undercooked to the client’s request; nonetheless, a written client advisory (on the menu, desk tent, or placard) shouldn’t be offered to the buyer. Signal positioned on counter. Out of compliance.
Shirley’s Cafe & Tequila Bar, 1615 Duke St., Studying, Sept. 1: one violation. Noticed fan in basement prep space with an accumulation of mud/particles.
Julianas, 776 Fritztown Highway, Sinking Spring, Aug. 31: two violations. Dough mixing room has a buildup of outdated flour and dough items underneath cabinets and mixer. The meals facility doesn’t have a handwash sink positioned within the meals prep / warewashing space. Rear prep room hand wash sink shouldn’t be in an space that’s simply accessible and simple to make use of.
Peter Pipers Pickle Palace, Leesport Farmers Market, Leesport, Aug. 31: no violations.
Takkii Ramen, 36 N. Sixth Ave Rear, West Studying, Aug. 31: no violations.
TLC’s Half Baked Items, Leesport Market, Leesport, Aug. 31: no violations.
Zook’s Smooth Pretzels, Leesport Farmers Market, Leesport, Aug. 31: no violations.
Dunkin Donuts, 645 Penn St., Sept. 13: one violation. Meals facility inspection signifies proof of roach exercise in kitchen areas. Skilled pest management is important, documentation required. Out of compliance.