Rib ‘N Bones bumbles inspection; Interior of the bar soda gun has residue, raw alligator and crawfish stored over ready to eat foods

Rib ‘N Bones bumbles inspection; Interior of the bar soda gun has residue, raw alligator and crawfish stored over ready to eat foods

Warren, PA

Rib ‘N Bones

6452 Jackson Run Road
Warren, PA 16365
814-723-8205

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/19/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Rib ‘N Bones was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 8 violations were found.

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

  • Food employees observed preparing food, not wearing proper hair restraints, such as beard covers.
  • A container of open deli ham in the grill prep unit was not date marked.
  • Several raw animal foods were stored above ready to eat foods in the walk in cooler: -raw alligator and crawfish stored over RTE foods -raw chicken stored on a cart above RTE foods Raw ground beef stored over raw fish Containers of ham and cheese in the top of the grill prep unit stored directly on top of containers of raw meats and scallops. Raw meats/poultry/fish stored in the same unit next to RTE foods without any barriers to prevent cross contamination.
  • A container of deli ham was held at 44 °F, in the grill prep unit, rather than 41°F or below as required. PIC was unsure how long product had been out of temperature. Container was sitting on top of another container. Product was disposed.
  • Floor in the walk in cooler needs swept more frequently.
  • The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.
  • The interior of the bar soda gun, a food contact surface, was observed to have residue and was not clean to sight and touch.
  • Ceiling within the walk-in freezer has some frozen condensation, and needs to be kept clear / dry.