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Wyomissing IHOP fumbles 2nd inspection in a month; “Food facility inspection indicates evidence of insect activity,” says state inspector

Wyomissing IHOP fumbles 2nd inspection in a month; “Food facility inspection indicates evidence of insect activity,” says state inspector

Wyomissing, PA

IHOP

2701 N MERIDIAN BLVD
WYOMISSING, PA 19610
610-374-9300

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted a Follow-up retail food inspection on 3/10/2020 following a failed inspection on February 21, 2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the IHOP in Wyomissing was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 5 violations were found.

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

  • Plumbing system not maintained in good repair – observed water leaking at the sprayer faucet at the dishwasher.
  • The sink bowl at the sprayer for the dishwasher is deteriorated and is allowing water to leak onto the floor.
  • Floor in the kitchen area is cracked / rough / deteriorated and is not a smooth, easily cleanable surface. The flooring under the server areas is also not smooth, easily cleanable, properly sealed at the wall. The grout between the tiles in the dry storage room and walk-in cooler is deteriorating. Owner has stated that the floor is scheduled to be repaired/replaced April 5, 2020.
  • Observed ice scoop stored with loaves of bread on a bread rack. Corrected.
  • Wall across from the walk-in cooler is damaged and is in need of repair.
  • Ceiling panel above one of the grills is bent and is not properly in place to prevent dirt from falling onto kitchen surfaces.
  • Food facility inspection indicates evidence of insect activity. Facility is continuing with their pest control program.