Hazelton, PA

The C&P Convenient Mart located at 118 E Chestnut ST  in Hazleton was found, “out of compliance” following a food inspection by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on January 3, 2019. The business was found with 8 violations.

Here is the list of violations found and the comments by the state inspector:

  • Commercially processed refrigerated, ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety food (deli meats) located in the deli case, and held more than 24 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened.
  • Deli case door handles and door surfaces are soiled with dark residual build ups. Deli slicer frame observed with old dried meat/cheese residual build ups. Old deli meat/cheese particles accumulated on bottom of deli case shelf.
  • Observed cleaned food equipment being stored in the ware wash sink compartment after being cleaned.
  • Milk was held at 44°F, in the retail milk case rather than 41°F or below as required.
  • Interior surfaces of the ware wash sink observed with old moist, greasy build up.
  • The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.
  • The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.
  • Working containers in coffee area, used for storing *chemicals, cleaners* taken from bulk supplies, were not marked with the common name of the chemical.


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