Inspection; Lititz Family Cupboard; Can opener blade is wearing has potential to create metal fragments, Dark residue observed in bucket where ice scoop is stored, Bulk food containers and food cart are grimy

Inspection; Lititz Family Cupboard; Can opener blade is wearing has potential to create metal fragments, Dark residue observed in bucket where ice scoop is stored, Bulk food containers and food cart are grimy

Lititz, PA

Lititz Family Cupboard Restaurant & Buffet

12 W NEWPORT
Lititz, PA 17543
717-626-9102

 

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/7/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Lititz Family Cupboard Restaurant & Buffet was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 11 violations were found.

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

  • Can opener blade is wearing and has the potential of creating metal fragments that can migrate into food.
  • Not all stored utensils were clean to sight or touch. A dark residue observed in bucket where ice scoop, a food contact surface, is stored. Slicer housing and blade contained old food residue and were not clean to sight and touch.
  • In walk-in refrigerator, internal temperature of turkey and pot pie made and cooled from previous day had internal temperatures of 47F and 44F respectively. Voluntarily discarded.
  • No sign or poster posted at the handwash sink in any bathrooms to remind food employees to wash their hands.
  • Observed some deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required.
  • Exterior of bulk food ingredient containers and food cart are grimy and need cleaning.
  • In kitchen, hot water spigot on handwashing sink can’t be moved to activate. Employees are turning off and on using shut off valve below. Plumber called at time of inspection.
  • The coating of floor in prep/storage room and break room has worn off in areas exposing concrete which is porous and not an easily cleanable surface.
  • An accumulation of grease and/or food debris observed in and under fryer sand on wall over room fan
  • Observed racks in salad bar refrigerator in kitchen that contains rust spots and not easily cleanable.
  • An accumulation of grease observed on hood baffles.