By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

“Observed approximately 50 old rodent droppings” Wild Tomato Pizzeria and Catering in Harrisburg flubs state inspection

“Observed approximately 50 old rodent droppings” Wild Tomato Pizzeria and Catering in Harrisburg flubs state inspection

Harrisburg, PA

Wild Tomato Pizzeria and Catering in Harrisburg

4315 Jonestown RD
Harrisburg, PA 17109
717-545-6435

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on December 4, 2019. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Wild Tomato Pizzeria and Catering in Harrisburg 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:

  • Observed packaged baked goods not made in the facility without any labeling.
  • Observed heavy accumulation of dust around ceiling vents in the kitchen area.
  • An open employee’s beverage container was observed on a shelf above food in the walk-in cooler.
  • Observed approximately 50 old rodent droppings around the perimeter of the food preparation area.

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Don Shaw

Don Shaw journalist covering local news for The Pennsylvania Chronicle (717) 461-2107 don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com