Mt Oliver Family Dollar inspection; Vacuumed pests, Old dried rat and mouse feces, German roaches bodies were found during re-inspection in mouse cages with glue boards

Mt Oliver Family Dollar inspection; Vacuumed pests, Old dried rat and mouse feces, German roaches bodies were found during re-inspection in mouse cages with glue boards

MT Oliver, PA

Family Dollar

240 Hays Ave
Mount Oliver, PA 15210

The Allegheny County Health Department conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 1/19/2021 at the Family Dollar.  During this inspection a total of 3 violations were found.

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

  • Old dried rat and mouse feces found under shelving and along the back wall of the dry goods storage area.
  • Bits of plastic chip bags found under the shelving from the prior initial inspection, feces are drier in appearance.
  • Gaps present under the loading door and above the emergency exit door in the storage area.
  • Excessive debris and product cases stored on the floor and on carts present in the rear storage area. When products and carts were moved, dried feces and bits of plastic could be found.
  • German roaches bodies were found during re-inspection in mouse cages with glue boards and the corner where the mop sink is located behind a wooden panel that appears to be detaching from the wall.
  • Operator from the prior inspection was present during re-inspection and stated that the district manager brought in a single vacuum for cleaning. It was also stated that the facility was able to shut down for 6 hours in order to clean, but the on duty operator was unsure of exactly what was being done. Pest control logs were not sent to the area inspector and could not be furnished when the inspector requested them during the inspection.
  • Cases of Powerade of various flavors and oatmeal were found stored on the floor in the front of house by the dairy cabinet.
  • -Dairy cold holding cabinet has a torn gasket that is separating from the door.
  • Hand sink in the restroom is no longer sealed to the wall. Gaps present around the junction.
  • Base boards for food storage shelving are missing in multiple places in the front of house.