Results will be posted bi-weekly. Every food vendor has him inspected at least once a year. Other inspections may be triggered by a change of ownership, follow-up if the facility is non-compliant, or a complaint filed with the PDA.
View the vendor’s final inspection report online. For full details click on the PDF version of the inspection report.
If a food provider is labeled non-compliant, it means it has one or more violations that require a return visit by an inspector. The facility will be given time to resolve the issue and remain open for business.
Below are the results of the tests conducted from December 2nd to December 20th, 2022 and submitted to the state database on December 22nd at 2:00pm.
Esposito’s Italian Restaurant, 1540 Friedensburg Road, Reading, 8 December: Three violations. An open employee beverage container was observed in the food preparation area of the kitchen. Fixed. Food establishments do not have sanitizer test strips to determine the proper sanitizer concentration in dishwashers. There are no thermometers on the two Bain Murray units to keep the equipment at the correct temperature. Fixed.
Clingers on Carsonia, 721 Carsonia Ave., Reading, 8 December: 1 violation. The soda guns on the bar, food contact surfaces showed residue and didn’t look or feel clean. Fixed.
Stokesay Castle141 Stokesay Castle Lane, Reading, 8 December: No offense.
Auntie Anne’s #Pa1661665 State Hill Road, Wyomissing, December 7: No violations.
coffee corner1665 State Hill Road, Wyomissing, December 7: No violations.
Tino’s Pizzeria & Bar, December 7, 1 Wellington Blvd, Wyomissing: 4 violations. A food employee was observed not wearing proper barrette in the kitchen area. Kitchen takeout containers that are not stored upside down to protect food contact surfaces. Fixed. Knives and cleavers in use were observed to be stored between the edges of the table. This area cannot be easily cleaned and disinfected. Fixed. Working containers (spray bottles) in the kitchen and bar areas were used to store chemicals and cleaners from bulk supplies and were not labeled with the common name of the chemical. Fixed.
Zola’s Pizzeria3130 Pricetown Road Suite J, Fleetwood, December 7: No violations.
Aldi #824703 Perkiomen Ave., Reading, December 6: No violations.
domino pizza, 15100 Kutztown Road Suite 4, Kutztown, December 6: Two violations. Food establishments do not have original certifications of certified food employees on public display. This is a repeat violation. Work containers (spray bottles) in the food preparation area were used to store chemicals, and cleaners taken from the bulk supply were not labeled with common chemical names. Fixed.
Hissho Sushi @ Giant #648615102 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, December 6: No violations.
Weiss’ Snow Fox Sushi #7815260 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, December 6: No violations.
Turkey Hill Minute Market #059, 50 W. Main St., Kutztown, Dec. 6: 1 violation. 5 gallons of whole milk chocolate milk have been confirmed for sale past the December 5, 2022 sell-by date. Fixed.
Chick Fil A #013842707 N. Meridian Blvd., Wyomissing, December 5: No violations.
riverboat saloon, 5860 Old Route 22, Bernville, Dec 5: 1 violation. Food facilities have employees who have undergone a food safety training program. However, the food safety program was not an ANSI/CFP certified Certified Food Manager program.
Choice Deli740 Noble Street, Kattstown, December 2: No violations.
Mamma’s Delight Pizza, 300 W. Main St., Kutztown, December 2: One violation. The sanitizer test strip has obvious water damage and should be replaced.
Route 61 Diner, 3455 Pottsville Pike, December 16: 11 violations. The green beans were kept at 110.8°F on the steam table, not above 135°F as needed. Corrected after inspection. The walk-in refrigerator had food residue on the can opener/fan guard, food contact surfaces, and was not clean to look or feel. The working container in the dish area used to store the glass cleaner taken from bulk supplies was not labeled with the chemical’s common name. Corrected after inspection. Potentially hazardous ready-to-eat foods that have been prepared in food premises and held for more than 48 hours in walk-ins are not date marked. The door of the partitioned room in the basement does not close automatically. Food employees who do not wear proper hair restraints such as nets, hats or beard covers. Corrected after inspection. A scoop of soda stored in his machine’s ice his bin, with the handle touching the ice. Corrected after inspection. Ground beef was observed to thaw at room temperature, which is not an approved method of thawing. Corrected after inspection. Breakfast foods – cheese, diced ham – were kept at 48.3°F where he was not below 41°F as required and in the Bain Murray area. According to PIC, repairs are scheduled for this afternoon. Some raw animal products were stored above ready-to-eat food in the walk-in refrigerator. The cold water faucet handle on the hand wash sink does not work. non-compliance.
Hissho Sushi @ Giant 64224320 N. Fifth Street Highway, December 10: No violations.
jersey mike’s sub shop3225 N. Fifth Street Highway, December 10: No violations.
Philly Pretzel Factory, 5334 Allentown Pike, December 10: 9 violations. We observed food employees changing tasks that could contaminate their hands without proper hand washing. Food workers observed bottled water in the pretzel baking area. The can opener blade, which is the food contact surface, had food residue on it and did not look or feel clean. The front service hand wash sink was blocked by a pretzel rack and was not accessible to employees at any time. The hand wash sink in the pretzel baking area leaks. Sliced American cheese in a walk-in refrigerator was observed to be stored open without a lid. Observed food stored under dusty fan guards. I observed food employees in the pretzel baking area not wearing proper hair restraints such as nets, hats and beard covers. The food contact surfaces of multiple pretzel racks are not smooth, are not easily cleaned, and are prone to punctures, cracks, and scratches.
Leading Company Booster Club Co., Ltd.2100 Georgia Road, December 10: No violations.
Tracuani Mexican Restaurant5005 Kutztown Road, December 10: No violations.
unique pretzel bakery ink215 E. Bellevue Ave., December 10: No violations.
china house, 3215 N. Fifth Street Highway Suite 6, December 3: Two violations. The food dispenser was observed to be housed in the food product and was observed to have no handle on top of the food product. All other pipetting equipment is correct. The mop is not hung to air dry.
Hoover’s Fresh to Go, 2934 N. Fifth Street Highway, December 3: Two violations. Cookware was observed to be stored with the handle down instead of the handle up. ‘s hand wash sink was blocked by a cutting board and was not accessible to employees at any time.
Redding Hotels Llc, 2200 Stacey Drive, December 3: 5 violations. The caulk behind the double sink area is no longer a smooth cleanable surface. No chemical disinfectants were observed after cleaning and rinsing equipment and instruments and before use. Water leaks from the double sink faucet when water is added. It has been observed that food that was originally frozen is left at room temperature until it does not freeze to the touch, which is not a proper relaxation procedure. Product Observed: Liquid egg in quart carton. Storage containers observed to be stored inverted or uncovered.
low ten burger meat, 2934 N. Fifth Street Highway, December 3: Three violations. We observed that food workers did not wear proper barrette such as nets, hats, and beard covers. Multiple items in the walk-in refrigerator were observed to be stored upside down or uncovered. It was observed that the fan guards of walk-in refrigerators were dusty.
Smoketown meets, 2934 N. Fifth Street Highway, December 3: Two violations. Mop is not hung to air dry. Observed spices/sauces in boxes stored directly on the floor rather than 6 inches off the floor as required. Corrected after inspection.
sunny side pastries, 2934 N. Fifth Street Highway, December 3: Four violations. An open employee beverage container was observed in the food preparation area. Observed torn wooden handle and rubber spatula. Dishes without stored handles have been observed and can contaminate the eating portion of the dish. Food workers were noticed not wearing proper barrette such as nets, hats and beard covers.
taco mexica, 2934 N. Fifth Street Highway, December 3: Three violations. Cookware containers were observed to be stored with handles oriented in different directions, potentially contaminating the food-contact parts of the cookware. Food workers not wearing proper hair restraints such as nets, hats, and beard covers were observed in the preparation area. Corrected after inspection. The upper packing of the small refrigerator is dirty.
No report has been submitted.
The following reports from November 23 through December 1, 2022 were added to the state database after December 2 and did not appear in previous Berks food safety reports.
Aramark KU Academic Forum, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, December 1: Two violations. One of his walk-in freezer light shields is damaged. Ceiling tiles not in the dishwasher area should be replaced.
Aramark KU South dining room, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, December 1: One violation. Dirt and old food debris accumulates on the floor under the fryer and grill in the upstairs serving area. Residue build-up was observed on the non-food contact surfaces of the soda unit closest to the entrance door to the upstairs dining area.
huddle house, 2210 Camp Swatara Road, Frystown, December 1: 8 violations. Aspirin and vitamin bottles stored on the prep table and prep area. Fixed. We have observed customer crockery with cracks and chips in the cupboard/dishwasher area. Fixed. Dishwasher chlorine chemical sanitizers are 100-200 ppm instead of 50-100 ppm. Non-food contact surfaces that are not cleaned frequently to prevent dirt and soil buildup. The soda fountain splash guard behind the dispense nozzle has accumulated sticky splash residue/dust and dirt. Corrugated cardboard was observed to be used as flooring in dishwashing areas. The hand wash sink in the front counter area is being used as a cooking sink as evidenced by the observation of a jug filling the sink. Fixed. Walk-in cooler fan covers/ceilings were observed to have dust buildup on non-food contact surfaces. Food establishments do not maintain food employee certification records as required.
keystone fire company350 Godfrey St., Rehrersburg, December 1: No violations.
Giannotty’s Country Manor, 3118 Pricetown Road, Fleetwood , Nov. 30: 1 violation. Dirt and old food debris accumulates on the floor under the fryer and grill in the upstairs serving area. Residue build-up was observed on the non-food contact surfaces of the soda unit closest to the entrance door to the upstairs dining area.
Hickory Farms770 Woodland Road, Wyomissing, November 30: No violations.
Moes Southwest Grill #1913, 1070 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing, November 30: Two violations. Dirt and old food debris was observed to accumulate on the floor beneath some equipment in the front area of the facility. Thermometers to ensure proper temperature of equipment are not available or readily accessible in one of the Bainmarie units in the front area.
Pore House American Grill, 3341 Pricetown Road, Fleetwood , Nov. 30: 1 violation. The floor/wall junction in the dishwasher area is uncovered and closed to 1/32 inch (uncovered).
Rangoli212 W. Lancaster Avenue, Reading, November 30: No violations.
soener pizzaLeesport Farmers Market PO Box 747, Leesport, November 30: No violations.
Zoop Fresh Soup Company, 760 Woodland Road, Wyomissing , November 30: Three violations. Food establishments do not have sanitizer test strips to determine the proper sanitizer concentration. Food establishments do not publish original certifications of current certified food employees. The paper towel dispenser in the back washroom is empty. Fixed.