Mt Pleasant Subway in Walmart fouls inspection; “Small amount of pink/black build up in ice machine. . DO NOT USE. Please empty ice machine COMPLETELY!!” 9 violations

Mt Pleasant Subway in Walmart fouls inspection; “Small amount of pink/black build up in ice machine. . DO NOT USE. Please empty ice machine COMPLETELY!!” 9 violations

Mt Pleasant, PA

Subway

2100 Summit Ridge Plaza
Mt Pleasant, PA 15666

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture¬† conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 4/29/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Subway in Walmart was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania 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:

  • The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.
  • Interiors of prep reach-in cooler and Auntie Anne’s cooler have debris build up. Auntie Anne’s dry ingredient containers/lids have build up.
  • Small amount of pink/black build up in ice machine. . DO NOT USE. Please empty ice machine COMPLETELY!! Wash, Rinse and Sanitize all parts and allow to air dry before refilling. This machine WAS NOT cleaned during the time of this inspection and bagged ice will be utilized until approval is obtained/machine is full.
  • Caulking at 3-part sink is peeling and has black build up. Replace. REPEAT VIOLATION (6-10-19)
  • Wallpaper peeling between office and counter area.
  • Ceiling vent in dry storage has dust accumulation. REPEAT VIOLATION (7-3-18, 6-10-19)
  • Large container of chemical in back of house with no lid and not labeled.
  • Auntie Anne’s food ingredient storage containers in the service area are not labeled with the common name of the food.
  • Pepperoni in cold well at 49F. Pan over-filled. Discard top product and keep product below chill line.*
  • Half & half creamer containers dated 4-11-20. Discard.

*The temperature danger zone is food temperatures between 41 and 135 degrees Fahrenheit and the most rapid bacteria growth occurs between 70 and 125 degrees Fahrenheit. The longer food sits in this temperature range, the greater the risk that bacteria will begin to grow on food.