Inspection Freedom Square Diner Cranberry TWP; Black filth observed on the interior of the ice machine, did not clean as directed at last inspection, must use bagged ice

Inspection Freedom Square Diner Cranberry TWP; Black filth observed on the interior of the ice machine, did not clean as directed at last inspection, must use bagged ice

Cranberry Township, PA

Freedom Square Diner

1185 FREEDOM RD STE B103
CRANBERRY TWP, PA 16066
724-591-5080

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 the Freedom Square Diner was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 8 violations were found.

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

  • Plastic drinking glass stored in ice bin at soda fountain. Removed.
  • Two flats of eggs sitting on grill line reading 60F-80F. Eggs must remain in temperature control or use time in lieu of temperature with proper documentation. Eggs moved to walk-in cooler. Corrected.
  • Sliced ham stored above load line in prep cooler on grill line was held at 55 °F, rather than 41°F or below as required. Product placed in walk-in cooler for cooling. Corrected. REPEAT VIOLATION (6-4-18, 8-1-19)
  • Food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips to determine appropriate chlorine sanitizer concentration.
  • Slicer, a food contact surface, was observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.
  • Black filth observed on the interior of the ice machine. 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 / machine is full.
  • Preset tableware is not wrapped, covered or inverted, or being removed at a frequency to assure tableware remains clean and sanitized.
  • The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.
  • Bottles of degreaser stored next to flour on storage shelf. Bottle of Dawn stored aboved clean side of dish machine where items are air-dried. All chemicals moved. Corrected.