Belle Vernon Clarion Inn fouls inspection; Dressing contains visible black mold-like substance, Onions leaking brown substance onto floor, Milk expired March 4

Belle Vernon Clarion Inn fouls inspection; Dressing contains visible black mold-like substance, Onions leaking brown substance onto floor, Milk expired March 4

Belle Vernon, PA

Clarion Inn

827 Finley RD
BELLE VERNON, PA 15012
724-243-5111

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 5/19/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Clarion InnĀ  in Belle Vernon was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 14 violations were found.

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

  • One container of dressing in server cooler contains visible black mold-like substance. Onions in bag in dry storage are leaking brown substance onto floor.
  • Two spatulas are chipped and not in good repair.
  • Floors under cooking equipment especially fryers have grease/debris build up.
  • Packets of Spic n Span and bottle of disinfectant stored next to and above food items in storage area.
  • Commercially processed refrigerated, ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety food (portioned/opened cheeses) and held more than 24 hours is not being marked with the date it was opened. REPEAT VIOLATION (8-1-18, 7-11-19)
  • Table storing spices on line and prep shelf holding trays are unclean with grease and food debris present.
  • Observed wiping cloths in extremely unclean condition in prep area, stored in a bucket and on floor.
  • Gallon of milk in server area cooler with Sell By date of March 12. Discard.
  • Slicer, a food contact surface, was observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.
  • The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.
  • Bar handwash sink is not set up with soap, towels and a reminder sign.
  • The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.
  • Food facility has a reminder statement on the menu for foods that are / or could be served raw or undercooked to the consumer; however, does not clearly disclose which foods the reminder statement applies to. REPEAT VIOLATION (8-1-18, 7-11-19)
  • Soap dispenser not operating at prep handwash sink.