Charley’s Philly Steaks in Westmoreland Mall ordered not to use ice machine; Black filth observed on the interior of the ice machine

Charley’s Philly Steaks in Westmoreland Mall ordered not to use ice machine; Black filth observed on the interior of the ice machine

Greensburg, PA

Charley’s Philly Steaks

Westmoreland Mall
5256 ROUTE 30
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 836-5025The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on November 1, 2019. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Charley’s Philly Steaks in the Westmoreland Mall was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 3 violations were found.

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

  • Black filth observed on the interior of the ice machine underneath at discharge chute. 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 bagged ice will be utilized until approval is obtained. 
  • The following is a list of dates this facility has been noncompliant with an FEC: 12/19/16 – The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view. 12/11/17 – The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view. REPEAT VIOLATION (12/19/16) CORRECTED ON SITE 11/8/18 – The food facility does not have a certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view. 3RD REPEAT VIOLATION (12/19/16 & 12/11/17) 1ST CIVIL PENALTY REQUESTED 5/28/19 The food facility does not have a certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view. 4TH REPEAT VIOLATION (12/19/16, 12/11/17 & 11/8/18 (Customer Complaint #11604) 2ND CIVIL PENALTY REQUESTED. 11/1/19 The food facility does not have a certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view. 5TH REPEAT VIOLATION (12/19/16, 12/11/17, 11/8/18 & 5/28/19 3RD CIVIL PENALTY REQUESTED.

Editors Note: The two comments above are repeated word for word from the inspectors report.