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

Sal’s Pizza in Shrewsbury fouls inspection; “Inside of ice machine, a food contact surface, having an black slimy moldy like substance forming,” using duct tape to repair plumbing

Sal’s Pizza in Shrewsbury fouls inspection; “Inside of ice machine, a food contact surface, having an black slimy moldy like substance forming,” using duct tape to repair plumbing

Shewsbury, PA

Sal’s Pizza

437 S Main ST
Shrewsbury, PA 17361
717-227-4846

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 4/8/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Sal’s Pizza was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 7 violations were found.

The inspector made the following comments in support of the violations found during the inspection:

  • The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.
  • Observed pizza prep area table-top cracked and in need of replacement at the time of inspection.
  • A Food Employee was observed washing their hands at the three compartment sink rather than the designated hand wash sink.
  • Door in the rear area of facility, is open, unscreened, and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals.
  • Observed flooring underneath and behind equipment throughout the food facility is extremely dirty, dusty, and in need of cleaning.
  • Inside of ice machine, a food contact surface, having a black slimy moldy like substance forming along shield area and was not clean to sight and touch.
  • Observed Food facility using duct tape to repair the plumbing system(PVC piping), which is not an approved material.