China Wok in Allentown bumbles inspection; rear door has deteriorated creating a potential entry point for pests mouse droppings in the basement

China Wok in Allentown bumbles inspection; rear door  has deteriorated creating a potential entry point for pests mouse droppings in the basement

Allentown, PA

China Wok

333 N 7TH ST
Allentown, PA 18102
610-439-6005

The City of Allentown conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/12/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the China Wok was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 4 violations were found.

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

  • Date marking was not observed on any food preparation at the time of this inspection. Any product prepared onsite and held longer than 24hrs needs to be date marked with the day it was produced and a discard date that is six days from its production date.
  • Raw chicken was being stored above raw pork and plantains in the walk in cooler. In the same unit, Raw pork filling for dumplings was observed to be stored above ready to eat(RTE) foods. Raw chicken must be stored below other raw proteins. RTE foods must be stored above raw proteins such as pork.
  • The rear door of the facility has a deteriorated bottom to it that is creating a potential entry point for pests. Additionally, mouse droppings were observed in the basement of the establishment. Repair or replace the door, clean up droppings in basement, continue to monitor/clean droppings, and increase pest service.
  • A damaged, leaking can of pineapple juice was observed to be mixed in with undamaged product that was intended for use. Additionally, this can was leaking onto a bag of rice stored below it. Segregate damaged product to avoid contamination and or accidental use. Clean outside of rice bag before opening.