Inspector hits Aroma Joe’s in Greensburg say, “not removing dead or trapped pests from control devices frequent,” repeat violation, 6 violations

Inspector hits Aroma Joe’s in Greensburg say, “not removing dead or trapped pests from control devices frequent,”  repeat violation, 6 violations

Greensburg, PA

Aroma Joe’s Coffee House & Drive Thru

891 N Greengate Rd
Greensburg, PA 15601

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture¬† conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on January 17, 2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Aroma Joe’s Coffee House & Drive Thru was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 6 violations were found.

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

  • Utensils observed in the hand wash sink, indicating uses other than hand washing. REPEAT VIOLATION (11/26/18)
  • The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.
  • Food facility is not removing dead or trapped pests from control devices frequently enough in the back drive thru area.REPEAT VIOLATION (11/26/18)
  • An open employee’s beverage container was observed in table-top of drive thru area, a food preparation area.
  • Manager observed in prep area, not wearing proper hair restraints, such as beard covers.
  • Food facility is using Quaternary type sanitizer at an extremely high concentration of 500ppm, not approved in the Code of Federal Regulations for food contact sanitizing at this level.REPEAT VIOLATION (11/26/18)