Morgantown Coffee House blows inspection; In-use utensils stored in a container of sanitizer with excessive biofilm and food debris in sanitizer

Morgantown Coffee House blows inspection; In-use utensils stored in a container of sanitizer with excessive biofilm and food debris in sanitizer

Elverson, PA

Morgantown Coffee House

4997 N Twin Valley RD STE 2
Elverson, PA 19520
610-901-3400

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on January 7, 2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Morgantown Coffee House was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s 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:

  • In-use utensils on cookline observed stored in a container of sanitizer with excessive biofilm and food debris in sanitizer
  • Sprouts were held at 65 °F, in the kitchen area, rather than 41°F or below as required. Facility has agreed to use time as a control for this product. Reviewed requirements. This product must be disposed of after 4 hours
  • Prep unit across from cookline in kitchen area, has non-food contact surfaces exposed to splash, spillage, or other food soiling, with a repair of duct tape in several areas. Duct tape is an absorbent and rough material and not approved for use.
  • Food facility is reduced oxygen packaging cooked and raw food, which has a potential for Clostridium botulinum / Listeria monocytogenes, without documenting or monitoring a secondary food safety barrier. Facility instructed to cease and desist immediately