Black slimy substance on interior of ice machine, Long Branch Saloon in New Brighton fouls inspection

Black slimy substance on interior of ice machine, Long Branch Saloon in New Brighton fouls inspection

New Brighton, PA

Long Branch Saloon

574 BLOCKHOUSE RUN RD
NEW BRIGHTON, PA 15066
724-843-9768

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on November 14, 2019. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Long Branch Saloon was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 6 violations were found.

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

  • Observed employee dumping fries rinse water down sink designated as at the hand wash sink. Hand wash sink must not be used for any other purpose but hand washing.
  • Refrigerated ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety food (chicken wings) prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the coolers, are not being date marked.
  • Observed a black slimy substance on the deflector and interior of the ice machine, a food contact surface. Machine was turned off and ice emptied. Machine cannot be used until the ice machine is cleaned and sanitized.
  • Hand washing aids (hand soap dispenser) observed in the 3 compartment sink which is not designated for hand washing. Dispenser removed during inspection.
  • Food facility has a reminder statement on the menu for foods that are / or could be served raw or under cooked to the consumer; however, does not clearly disclose which foods the reminder statement applies to. Corrected on site.
  • Lid of the Frigidaire chest freezer is broken and the insulation is exposed. Owner states a new freezer is on order.