Inspection Giant Eagle in Bentleyville; produce display case with slime residue, food offered for sale past date marked sell by, use by or discard by date

Inspection Giant Eagle in Bentleyville; produce display case with slime residue, food offered for sale past date marked sell by, use by or discard by date

Bentleyville, PA

Giant Eagle #1603

155 Wilson Rd
Bentleyville, PA 15314

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 6/30/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Giant Eagle was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 7 violations were found.

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

–Shelving in produce display case, a food contact surface, was observed to have slime residue and was not clean to sight and touch.
–Meat room grinder and saw, food contact surface, were observed to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Disassembled, cleaned and sanitized during inspection.

–The handwash sink located in the bakery and deli area does not have water on demand at handwash sinks. Water did get up to temp but only after running for approx 20 min.

–Observed that the drip pan drain line of condenser unit in the meat processing room is leaking condensate water on to the floor, and is in need of repair.

–Lack of a backflow prevention device on the water line with attached blue hose in the meat dept. area.

–Rear pallet guards in the dairy cooler area of the food facility are dirty, dusty, and in need of cleaning.
–Observed dust accumulation on the ceiling vents in production and food handling areas.

–Herky deviled seafood rounds are mislabeled as deviled crab, inside of the deli case.

–Refrigerated ready-to-eat time/temperature control for safety food repackaged by the food facility, was being offered for sale past the date marked sell by, use by or discard by date. Product pulled during inspection.