Complaint inspection Butler Farm Market in Renfrew finds visible evidence of rodent contaminated foods in cooler, wooden bin of bagged peanuts, self serve customer shelves

Complaint inspection Butler Farm Market in Renfrew finds visible evidence of rodent contaminated foods in cooler, wooden bin of bagged peanuts,  self serve customer shelves

Renfew, PA

Butler Farm Market

901 EVANS CITY RD RT 68
RENFREW, PA 16053
724-486-2194

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture* conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 9/1/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Butler Farm Market was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 5 violations were found.

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

  • Observed visible evidence, such as Amish Bakery items and other foods located in the deli walk-in cooler and self serve customer shelves of Amish Bakery items in Deli/Bakery areas, of rodent contaminated foods in these areas. These items and any other food item must be destroyed, not sold to the public.
  • Observed food stored directly on the floor in the facility, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required, also store away from the walls, avoid harborage areas. One day to correct.
  • Facility must clean and sanitize facility due to infestation of rodents. 3 days to correct.
  • Found rodent control device located in deli walk-in cooler and hot foods area with potential to contaminate food, equipment, and / or utensils. Facility is to hire a licensed exterminator to correct this issue. One day to correct.
  • Food facility inspection indicates evidence of rodents/insect activity in the following areas, but not limited to only these areas; wooden bin of bagged peanuts, deli walk-in cooler, produce dry storage room, dry storage room, and hot/cold foods area, but facility does not have a pest control program. One day to correct.

*This story wrongly stated Bucks County conducted this inspection. The inspection was conducted by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. (9/5/2020 2:30PM)