Lenape Pizza outside West Chester fouls 4th inspection in just over 2 years; Dead mouse observed on a glue board on the floor in storage building,heet tray of bacon observed resting on top of a trash can

Lenape Pizza outside West Chester fouls 4th inspection in just over 2 years; Dead mouse observed on a glue board on the floor in storage building,heet tray of bacon observed resting on top of a trash can

West Chester, PA

Lenape Pizza

1410 Lenape RD
West Chester, PA 19382
610-793-2202

The Chester County Health Department conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 8/11/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Lenape Pizza was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 6 violations were found.

Lenape Pizza has a history of “Out of Compliance” inspections with Chester County authorities:

Most Recent Inspection Inspection Type In Compliance  
09/12/2019 Follow-up In  
08/30/2019 Follow-up Out Violation(s) 1
08/15/2019 Follow-up In Violation(s) 1
08/08/2019 Regular Out Violation(s) 7
08/16/2018 Follow-up In  
08/08/2018 Regular Out Violation(s) 5

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

  • Thoroughly clean the outer surfaces of the pizza dough trays and maintain in clean condition.
  • Sheet tray of bacon observed resting on top of a trash can. Do not store or prep any foods on top of the trash cans.
  • Employees observed using handwashing sink for rinsing parts of the deli slicer and for filling pitchers. Handwashing sinks are for handwashing only.
  • Install a door sweep at the door of the storage building to ensure the door is tight-fitting and vector-proof.
  • In the storage building, a dead mouse observed on a glue board on the floor and mouse droppings observed on shelf near the exterior door. Remove mouse and all droppings immediately. Thoroughly clean and sanitize affected surfaces. Monitor for activity and contact pest control operator.
  • At the three compartment sink, the concentration of sanitizer was found to be 0ppm. As per manufacturer’s label, the concentration is to be 150-400ppm. Have automatic dispenser serviced immediately. Until repairs are made to the dispenser, manually add the sanitizer using the instructions listed on the manufacturer’s label and maintain at 150-400ppm. Maintain test strips on-site and use every time sanitizer compartment is filled.