“Black filth, pink slime” inside ice machine; Greensburg Subway fails to clean ice machine as ordered last week

“Black filth, pink slime” inside ice machine; Greensburg Subway fails to clean ice machine as ordered last week

Greensburg, PA

Subway

1301 S. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-836-1690

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture¬† conducted an unannounced follow-up to a failed retail food inspection on December 26, 2019. Last week’s complaint occurred as a result of a customer complaint. (see below) As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Subway in Greensburg was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania food safety regulations.¬†

During this inspection a total of 2 violations were found. The Department ordered the violations to be corrected within 3 days stating, “summary action” may be taken if the violations are not correct.

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

  • Black filth, pink slime observed on the interior of the ice machine, around water distribution tubing and freeze plate and underneath at discharge chute. DO NOT USE. Please empty ice machine COMPLETELY!! Wash, Rinse and Sanitize all parts and allow to air dry before refilling. This machine WAS NOT cleaned during the time of this inspection and bagged ice will be utilized until approval is obtained. 3RD REPEAT VIOLATION (2/27/18 & 12/17/19)
  • The food facility does not have a hand wash sink located in the food prep / ware washing area. REPEAT VIOLATION (12/17/19)

Greensburg Subway inspection: rodent droppings, ordered to stop using ice machine, “Black filth, pink slime observed on the interior of the ice machine bin”