Whitehall Pizza Hut bumbles inspection; Ware washing equipment with build up of filth and food residue, areas the food facility is extremely dirty, dusty, moldy

Whitehall Pizza Hut bumbles inspection; Ware washing equipment with build up of filth and food residue, areas the food facility is extremely dirty, dusty, moldy

Whitehall PA

Pizza Hut

2413 MacArthur Rd
Whitehall, PA 18052

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 8/6/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Pizza Hut 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:

  • Mechanical ware washing equipment had a mineral like buildup observed inside.
  • Mechanical ware washing equipment observed with build up of filth and food residue and not cleaned before use, and frequently throughout the day.
  • Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. Observed heavy dust accumulation on the hood filters (Fryer and Pizza) and vents throughout the facility. Observed accumulation of grease/papers/food residues and plastics under the fryers. (REPEAT VIOLATION). Observed heavy accumulation of food build up/dust on the pizza oven conveyor belt.
  • Ceiling tiles missing in the food rep area, and need replaced.
  • Dish wash and Fryer areas of the food facility is extremely dirty, dusty, moldy and in need of cleaning.These area needs immediate attention and needs to be cleaned ASAP. (REPEAT VIOLATION )