Flying Cow Bakery in Towanda bumbles inspection; 9 violations, white mold like substance on the racks and walls of the walk-in cooler

Flying Cow Bakery in Towanda bumbles inspection; 9 violations, white mold like substance on the racks and walls of the walk-in cooler

Towanda, PA

The Flying Cow Bakery and Café

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 6/16/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations The Flying Cow Bakery and Café was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 9 violations were found.

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

  • Roast beef and ham was held at 51 °F, in the cold-hold unit, rather than 41°F or below as required. All PHF foods disposed of at time of inspection.
  • Can opener, a food contact surface, was observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch. Corrected on site
  • Refrigerated ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety food prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the walk-in cooler, is not being date marked.
  • Chlorine chemical sanitizer residual detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 0 ppm, and not 50-100 ppm as required.
  • Observed soil accumulation around the drain area and doors of the dishwasher.
  • Observed wet wiping cloths in food prep. area, not being stored in sanitizer solution. Corrected on site
  • Macaroni, potato salads and beans in walk-in cooler not covered properly.
  • Observed frozen condensate on boxes in the walk-in freezer dripping from cooling unit.
  • Potatoes, shortening and various food boxes in the walk-in freezer stored directly on the floor rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required.
  • Food residue on the top of the cold-hold units used for sandwich making and needs to be cleaned.
  • Observed white mold like substance on the racks and walls of the walk-in cooler.
  • Observed food residue under all the cutting boards at the cold-hold units.