Circle K in Connellsville fouls inspection; “Build up of black and pink residue was noted on ice shield of ice machine,” 4 violations

Circle K in Connellsville fouls inspection; “Build up of black and pink residue was noted on ice shield of ice machine,” 4 violations

Connellsville, PA

Circle K

2001 WEST CRAWFORD AVE
Connellsville, PA 15425
724-620-0985

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 4/16/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Circle K 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:

  • Women’s toilet room is not provided with a covered waste receptacle for sanitary napkins.
  • New food facility in operation more than 90 days and has not employed a certified food employee as required. Warning letter issued
  • Build up of black and pink residue was noted on ice shield of ice machine. Unit was shut down during inspection. To be cleaned and sanitized prior to use. Warning letter will be issued. Reinspection will be performed to verify compliance
  • Towel and brush were found in hand sink indicating use other than handwashing. Requirements reviewed – Corrected.