Inspection Sbarro Westmoreland Mall; Black filth, pink slime observed interior of the ice machine bin, freeze plate, discharge chute, 3rd repeat violation

Inspection Sbarro Westmoreland Mall; Black filth, pink slime observed interior of the ice machine bin,  freeze plate,  discharge chute, 3rd repeat violation

Greensburg, PA

Sbarro

Westmoreland Mall
5256 Rt 30
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-961-4552

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture¬† 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 Sbarro was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 4 violations were found.

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

  • The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection. REPEAT VIOLATION (10/25/19)
  • An open employee’s beverage container was observed in warewash/prep area. REPEAT VIOLATION (10/25/19)
  • Black filth, pink slime observed on the interior of the ice machine bin, around water distribution tubing and freeze plate and 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. 3RD REPEAT VIOLATION (10/25/19 & 11/1/19)
  • The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view. 3RD REPEAT VIOLATION (11/9/18 & 10/25/19) 2ND CIVIL PENALTY IS REQUESTED.

Editor’s Note: The capitalized writing is as it appears in the inspection report and was not added by The Pennsylvania Chronicle.