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Pine Twp. Perkins back open after food safety violations corrected

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The Pine Township Perkins restaurant in Mercer County is back open for business after food safety violations were corrected.

Department of Agriculture Press Secretary Shannon Powers told 21 News the establishment was reinspected on Friday and only minor issues were found, but it was cleared to reopen. 

The Perkins on West Main Street was shut down last week after an unannounced inspection by the State Department of Agriculture found several violations that posed an immediate risk for foodborne illness.

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According to the inspection report, black mold was found around all three dispensing nozzles of the restaurant's juice dispenser.

The report states that food was exposed to insulation hanging from the ceiling, dusty work lamps were hanging from areas where ceiling tiles had been removed.  

However, in Friday's report, all the foodborne illness risk factors were in compliance.

The only repeat and out of compliance violation listed in the report is whether the physical facilities are installed, maintained and clean. 

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