Belle Vernon Subway fouls inspection; Black filth, pink slime observed on the interior of the ice machine bin, bread pans have food residue

Belle Vernon Subway fouls inspection; Black filth, pink slime observed on the interior of the ice machine bin, bread pans have food residue

Belle Vernon, PA

Subway

1750 ROSTRAVER RD
BELLE VERNON, PA 15012
724-920-7022

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/23/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Subway was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 6 violations were found.

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

  • Clean bread pans in storage, a food contact surface, were observed to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Corrected.
  • Black filth, pink slime observed on the interior of the ice machine bin and around water distribution tubing and freeze plate. 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 bottled drinks will be utilized until approval is obtained/machine is full.*
  • Food facility has lost its certified food employee over 3 months ago and has not replaced the certified food employee as required.
  • Several items on bar were over-stocked and temperatures were elevated for top of products. Steak – 50F, cheese – 48F. Top of products discarded. Corrected.
  • The water temperature of the wash compartment of the manual ware washing equipment was 99°F, rather than not less than 110°F, as required.
  • The handwash sink located in the prep area does not have water at a temperature of at least 100°F. Prep sink at 87F and restroom sinks at 98F.

Editor’s Note: The emphasis written is copied from the inspection report, it was not added by The Pennsylvania Chronicle.