Inspection; The Last Call in Canonsburg 4 tubs of 18 hour old warm chicken wings thrown out, 9 violations

Inspection; The Last Call in Canonsburg 4 tubs of 18 hour old warm chicken wings thrown out, 9 violations

Canonsburg, PA

The Last Call

342 W Pike ST
Canonsburg, PA 15317
412-498-4299

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 Last Cal 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:

  • Lights over the grill area and in dry storage are not shielded or shatter proof.
  • Exterior door in the kitchen area was open and the screen door is missing their screen, and does not protect against the entry of insects. Observed a few flies in the kitchen. Exterior door was closed and should not be left open until the screen door is repaired.
  • Observed food Employee donning single use gloves without a prior hand wash after emptying trash. Employee was advised that he needs to wash his hands when he changes his gloves.
  • Observed ice used as a coolant to cool beer in the ice bin at the bar that is also being used as ice in drinks. Beer was removed and ice was discarded.
  • Chicken wings stored in (3) large stock tubs filled about 18 inches deep. The wings were made about 18 hours ago and the internal temperature averaged 90*F. One other tub was only about 9″ deep and the temperature was 50*F. TCS Foods must be cooled from 135*F to 70*F within 2 hours and from 70*F to 41*F within 4 hours. Wings were discarded. Agent’s thermometer was field calibrated as witnessed by the chef.
  • Food facility has a reminder statement on the menu for foods that are / or could be served raw or undercooked to the consumer; however, does not clearly disclose that the reminder statement applies to steaks as well as hamburgers. Hamburgers and steaks need a double asterisk indicating they can be ordered undercooked.
  • Shelving in the dry storage has non-food contact surfaces exposed to spillage or other food soiling, made of particle board, an absorbent and rough material.
  • Food employee observed in grill area, not wearing proper hair restraint such as net or hats. This is repeat violation.
  • Observed cardboard being used as a shelf liner under a prep table and on the (2) tables next to the fryer. Observed a cardboard box being used to store pizza utensils. All cardboard must be removed as it is not a cleanable surface