Rumors Tavern Inc, 901 W Mahoning St, Punxsutawney, PA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

Business Info

Restaurant name: RUMORS TAVERN INC
Type: Food
Address: 901 W MAHONING ST, Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Phone: 814-938-2414
Total inspections: 2
Last inspection: 11/16/2011
Last inspection violation count: 3

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Inspection findings

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  • Cold Holding Potentially Hazardous Foods (46.385(a)(2)-(a)(5))
    The prep refrigerator, (sandwich board). is not holding foods below 41 deg. F. Food in this unit was up to 48 deg. F. PIC said the unit was recently repaired and turned the thermistat to a colder setting during this inspection.
  • Objective of Cleaning Grease & Soil Accumulations & Nonfood Contact Surfaces (46.711(b)(c))
    There is some black matter along the edges of the ice plate in the ice manufacturing machine. That is, on the nonfood contact portion of this unit.
  • Repair & Cleaning Various Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures (46.981(a)-(c)(g)(n))
    There is an accumulation of dust, litter and crumbs on the floor in the basement and on some shevles. .
  • Preventing Contamination from Food Employees' Hands (46.261)
    Employee observed preparing vegetables with bare hand contact of the product which will not be cooked subsequent.
  • Food Storage Requirements & Prohibited Areas (46.321)
    There is a large bag of raw ground beef stored on the top shelf of the refrigerator in the very back of the facility. It is stored adjacent and above to foods which are not to be cooked to a kill temperature.
  • Cooling Potentially Hazardous Food (46.384(a)(b))
    Cooling chicken may not be achieved within six hours as required. PIC could not verify this cooling and product is in two gallon closed containers.
  • Cooling, Heating, & Holding Capacities (46.611)
    The refrigerator used for cooling is not adequate in size. There is raw and cooked meats comingled in this unit and it is packed with product.

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