Bill’s Produce Stand in Schuylkill Haven bumbles inspection; Rodent-like droppings on floors below and behind equipment, flooring surrounding hot water heater, and flooring below ware wash sink

Bill’s Produce Stand in Schuylkill Haven bumbles inspection; Rodent-like droppings on floors below and behind equipment, flooring surrounding hot water heater, and flooring below ware wash sink

Schuylkill Haven, PA

Bill’s Produce Stand

1 Renningers Market
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA 17972

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/29/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Bill’s Produce Stand 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:

  • Interior of walk-in cooler was observed to have presence of old soil accumulations and is not cleaned at adequate frequency to prevent dust, dirt, and soil accumulation.
  • Observed rodent-like droppings in the following areas of facility: on floors below and behind equipment, flooring surrounding hot water heater, and flooring below ware wash sink. Observed droppings were too numerous for count.
  • The Person in Charge did not demonstrate adequate knowledge of the PA Food Code as evident by the violations observed in this inspection report.
  • Surface temperature scan of meat products (pork) located inside deli display cooler (cooler located nearest to shared hand wash sink) was observed/scanned to be 65°F. Two meat containers were temperature probed to be 54°F internally. Thermometer was calibrated before probing of meat products. Facility person in charge removed all meat products which included pork loin’s, ribs, and loins and were voluntarily discarded during time of inspection. *Corrected*
  • No thermometers present in either consumer display cooling units.
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