July and August food service inspections listed

The City of Warren and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture have released the results of food service inspections conducted in July and August.

The following establishments were inspected in Warren in July and received one-year license renewals:

First Presbyterian Church, 300 Market St., one non-critical violation: thermometers not provided in all freezers.

The Crossing, 350 Pennsylvania Ave. W., no violations.

Holiday Inn, 210 Ludlow St., two non-critical violations: non-food contact surfaces need cleaned; and kitchen floor needs cleaned under and around appliances.

Other establishments failed initial inspections or were not inspected at all:

Eagles Club, 2101 Pennsylvania Ave. E., three critical violations: Continental freezer not at proper cold holding temperature – food thawing; outdated milk in bar refrigerator; and cutting board needs properly cleaned or replaced; and two non-critical violations: non-food contact surfaces need cleaned; and kitchen floor needs cleaned around and under appliances.

“The establishment failed this inspection,” according to the inspector. “The Eagles Club was reinspected on July 28 and all above violations were corrected.” A valid license was issued through July 31, 2015.

“The owner of Mardi Gras could not be contacted (tried three different times so far) so they have not been inspected.”

“Bill and Debbie’s Ice Cream have not contacted us so far to meet for their inspection.”

Fifth Ave. Cake Works, 211 1/2 Fifth Ave. – “This establishment failed their inspection for violation of the Food Code and City of Warren Ordinance. They failed to have any staff Servsafe certified which has been a repeat, repeat violation. They failed to pay for a new food license before the current one expired. Because of these violations, they were closed by order of the Warren Health Officer until further notice.”

“On July 15, 2014, the owner produced evidence that they corrected these violations to the Health Officer’s satisfaction and were permitted to reopen. They now have a valid license until June 30, 2015.”

The following establishments were inspected between July 1 and Aug. 8 and declared in compliance by the Department of Agriculture:

Bates Brothers Amusement Co. – Cafe, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, no violations.

Bates Brothers Amusement Co. – Dough, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, one violation: wastewater from the food facility not being disposed of properly to an approved sewage system – wastewater was being discharged onto ground.

Bates Brothers Amusement Co. – Fry, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, two violations: gasket on true refrigerator is separated from door and needs repaired; and handwash sink was blocked at the beginning of inspection.

Bates Brothers Amusement Co. – Icee, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, one violation: temporary food facility is operating on exposed grass and does not have suitable platforms, mats, or other approved ground covering.

Bates Brothers Amusement Co. – Popcorn, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, no violations.

Brokenstraw Grange, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, one violation: soap was not available at the handwash sink

Cornplanter Concession, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, internal product temperature of taco meat was at 127 degrees F. – hot meat from today and cold meat from yesterday was combined in crock pot – all product needs heated to 165 degrees F.

Eagles Touchdown Club, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, linens and/or napkins being used to wipe off raw fish – linens, such as cloth napkins, may not be used in contact with food unless they are used to line a container for the service of food and are replaced each time the container is refilled for a new consumer.

Eisenhower Bandtastic Boosters, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, no violations.

Famous Concessions, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, two violations: internal product temperature of opened Aseptic Vanilla Mix, labeled as refrigerate after opening, was at 68 degrees F rather than 41 degrees F or below; and certificate not posted for Servsafe certified staff.

Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, no violations.

Grand Valley Boy Scouts, Warren County Fair, Pittsfield, no violations.

Dollar General, 245 Crary St., Sheffield, one violation: three severely dented, swollen, distressed canned items in reduced rack, and intended for use or sale in the food facility.

Holiday Inn, 210 Ludlow St., Warren, two violations: appliances in kitchen area, with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, debris on non-food contact surfaces; and outside of appliances in kitchen area of the food facility are dirty, dusty, and in need of cleaning.

Main Street Diner, 7 Main St., Clarendon, one violation: exposed insulation within a vent in the ceiling.

Grand Valley Volunteer Fire Department, 12864 Route 27, Grand Valley, one violation: food facility is using an approved non-public water system, but does not have current laboratory testing results for water potability.

Kinzua Dam Concession, Route 59, Clarendon, two violations: food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration; and soap and single use towels were not available at the handwash sink.

Miracle Mountain Ranch, 101 Rodeo Drive, Spring Creek, seven violations: an open employee beverage container in kitchen, a food preparation area; food dispensing utensil within flour stored directly in the food, and not with handle above the top of the food and the container; there is no thermometer in the fridge in the dining hall; tableware stored on the dining room tables in an uncovered basket; hot water not available in the restroom; the floor drain has some food debris, needs cleaned – the fan in the kitchen window has some dust accumulation, needs cleaned; and mops are not being hung to air dry.

Wesley Woods, 1001 Fiddlersgreen Road, Grand Valley, four violations: frozen foods, popsicles, not maintained in a frozen state in the stockroom; screen door located in the stock area of the food facility has a gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals; no sign or poster posted at the handwash sink in the restroom area to remind food employees to wash their hands; and exhaust fan behind the dishmachine has a buildup of dust, and needs cleaned, the deli slicer had some food debris, needs cleaned.

Camp Olmsted, 3123 Roper Hollow Road, Russell, two violations: deli slicer was uncovered and had some webbing on unit; and lights are not shielded over the stove.

Camp Stone, 2145 Deer Run Road, Sugar Grove, four violations: a bottle of cleaner was stored among the food in the bakery; final rinse temperature of the dishmachines only reached 173 and 178 deg F, not the 180 deg F required on the data plate; there is not enough light in the freezer by the water; and there is some frozen condensate build up on some of the walk in freezers.

Garland Volunteer Fire Department, Main Street, P.O. Box 101, Garland, no violations.

Kinzua Limited Docksiders Cafe, 250 Marina Lane, Clarendon, eight violations: wiping cloths stored in a quaternary ammonia sanitizer of 100 ppm, not the 200-400 ppm as required; lunch meats held at 56?F, in the prep unit, rather than 41?F or below as required; food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration – chlorine test strips needed for the dishwashing machine, and quaternary ammonia strips for the sanitizer in the sink; handwash sinks located in the restrooms do not have water at a temperature of at least 100?F; screen door located in the kitchen area of the food facility has a gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals; light intensity in the walk-in cooler / freezer area is not at least 10 foot candles; Food Employee Certification is displayed, but the individual is no longer employed by the food establishment – facility has 90 days to replace the certified person; and mops are not being hung to air dry.

Vic’s BBQ Catering, 1840 Page Hollow Road, Pittsfield, no violations.

Elk’s Club, 341 Hickory St., Warren, four violations: freezer at 17 F – food frozen. Staff to adjust temperature; temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in all freezers; appliances in kitchen area with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, debris on non-food contact surfaces; and kitchen floor of the food facility is dirty, dusty, and in need of cleaning.

Snuffy’s Cafe, 208 Hickory St., Warren, one violation: floor / wall / ceiling is cracked / roughened / and is not a smooth, easily cleanable surface – kitchen floor tile needs repaired.

Crystal City Concessions, 9 Linwood St., Warren, no violations.

Ice Cream Van, 37351 Route 6, Spring Creek, no violations.

My Daddy’s Concessions, 2501 Cole Hill Road, Pittsfield, one violation: need to wash the russet potatoes prior to slicing and cooking of the potatoes.

In the Loop, 22 Leather St., Sheffield, two violations: home-style dishwasher is used to wash dishes, which does not have any temperature measuring device to ensure sanitization has taken place – the three-basin sink to be used; and small fridge in the dining room, the tall unit in the kitchen, and the prep unit are still not holding at 41 degrees F or below – nothing is stored in the units.

Sheffield Beer and Ice, 301 S. Main St., Sheffield, no violations.