8 violations for Ray’s Family Restaurant in Wellsville; No soap at hand sink, dried food residue on back of slicer

8 violations for Ray’s Family Restaurant in Wellsville; No soap at hand sink, dried food residue on back of slicer

Wellsville, PA

Ray’s Family Restaurant

7523 CARLISLE RD
Wellsville, PA 17365
717-502-4313

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/7/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Ray’s Family Restaurant was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 8 violations were found.

State records show Ray’s Family Restaurant was, also, out of compliance at its 2019 inspection requiring a follow-up visit by state officials:

Most Recent Inspection Inspection Type In Compliance  
05/14/2019 Follow-up In  
05/06/2019 Regular Out Violation(s) 9

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

  • Observed dried food residue on the back side of the deli slicer.
  • Raw chicken stored above salad and raw beef stored above shrimp in the walk-in cooler. (could drip into other food stored below)
  • Refrigerated ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety food prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the walk-in cooler, is not being date marked.
  • Chlorine chemical sanitizer residual detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 0 ppm, and not 50-100 ppm as required.
  • Food facility has an employee who held a Certified Food Manager certificate; however, the certificate has expired and is no longer valid. Expired 11/05/2019.
  • Observed a leak under the handwash sink in the back kitchen and under the sink next to the dishwasher.
  • The Person in Charge does not demonstrate adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.
  • Soap was not available at the handwash sink in the front kitchen at the cook line.