Mill beetles in the flour: Lancaster County restaurant inspections – pennlive.com

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The following Dauphin County restaurants were found to have violated Pennsylvania’s health and safety regulations during inspections between Aug. 30-Sept. 5.

Inspections are overseen by the Department of Agriculture. The department notes that in many cases violations are corrected by the restaurant before inspectors leave.

ELLA’S PLACE

825 S. Market St., Elizabethtown

Date: Sept. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: Out

Violations:

–Observed visible evidence, of mill beetles in flour and powder sugar in the prep area.

–Observed pipe under three-compartment sink disconnected from wall allowing water to spill on the floor.

–Plumbing system not maintained in good repair – observed hand-washing sink leaking at the elbow in the dish area.

–Observed waste water for the three-compartment sink draining onto the floor to the dishwashers drain.

–Observed corner of wall by hand sink unattached to the wall making this not smooth and easily cleanable and in poor disrepair.

–Refrigerated ready-to-eat, time/temperature control for safety food prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the walk-in cooler, is not being date marked.

–The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.

–Loose or broken door hinges observed on reach-in cooler on the the cook-line.

–Can opener and potato cutter, a food contact surface, was observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

–Lunch meats and cheese was held at 45-57 F, on the cook-line, rather than 41F or below as required.

–Observed heavy accumulation of grease and food debris on behind under all equipment and floor under equipment.

MOUNTVILLE FAMILY RESTAURANT

350 Highland Drive, Mountville

Date: Sept. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed old-food residue on the inner rim of the meat slicer.

–Observed mildew inside the “honey-comb” of the fan guards of the walk-in cooler.

–Observed in-use knives stored between table edges, an area not easily cleanable and sanitized.

RICE & NOODLES

1238 Lititz Pike, Lancaster

Date: Sept. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Outside waste handling unit had drain plug removed.

–Chlorine chemical sanitizer residual detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 10 ppm, and not 50-100 ppm as required. A service call was placed at the time of this inspection.

–Observed single-service, single-use articles (plastic-ware) stored in seating area directly on the floor, and not six inches above the floor.

T J ROCKWELL’S

800 Mount Gretna Road, Elizabethtown

Date: Sept. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–An open employee’s beverage container was observed in server area, a food preparation area.

–Observed floor under and behind fryers excessively soiled with grease build-up.

–Observed tongs stored hanging from oven door handle which is exposed to dirt and debris from the floor.

–Metal stem thermometer observed being stored in a sanitizing solution.

–Observed products in a reach-in cooler in front of grill with temperatures from 56-60F rather then 41° as required.

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DALLAS FRENCH FRIES

720 Graystone Road, Manheim

Date: Sept. 1, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.

FIVE HAPPY LEMONS

705 Graystone Road, Manheim

Date: Sept. 1, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Food facility has an employee who held a Certified Food Manager certificate; however, the certificate has expired and is no longer valid.

–Loose or broken door hinges observed on reach-in cool

NEPTUNE DINER BEST CRAB CAKES

705 Graystone Road, Rear Midway Manheim

Date: Sept. 1, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Food facility has an employee who held a Certified Food Manager certificate; however, the certificate has expired and is no longer valid.

SMAJL’S PRODUCE

705 Graystone Road, Midway Manheim

Date: Sept. 1, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Eggs held at 56 F, rather than 45F or below as required.

–Observed eggs being sold in cartons that was not correctly labeled correctly with the farm or location the eggs originally came from.

SMUCKER’S FUNNEL CAKE & MEXICAN FOOD

720 Graystone Road, Manheim

Date: Sept. 1, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Unwrapped and unprotected single-use straws stored in the customer area.

–Observed plumbing under hand-washing sink with a leak at the elbow.

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STOLTZFUS DIPS AND PIGS

705 Graystone Road, Manheim

Date: Sept. 1, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed glass door of reach-in cooler damaged and duct tape used as a repair this is not a proper fix and this is not smooth and easily cleanable.

THE PIT BEEF SHACK

705 Graystone Road, Manheim

Date: Sept. 1, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed interior of reach-in cooler with debris build-up and gasket soiled.

ASIAN MINI MART

1831 Columbia Ave., Lancaster

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed boxes of food stored directly on the floor in the walk-in cooler and in the back storage area, rather than six inches off of the floor as required.

–Static dust observed on the fan guards of the walk-in cooler.

–Paper towel dispenser empty at the hand-wash sink in the employee restroom.

–Toilet tissue is not provided at the toilet.

THE GATHERING PLACE

6 Pine St., Mount Joy

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed a bucket of sanitizer (chlorine) observed at or above 200ppm this sanitizer should be used at a concentration of 50-100ppm.

LANCASTER ASIAN CENTER

2060 Bennett Ave., Lancaster

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

Type: Follow-up

Compliance: Out

Violations:

–Prepackaged vegetables, fruit, dried fruits, and assorted meats and fish are not labeled properly with the name of product, ingredient statement, net weight, and distributed by statement.

–The faucet of the hand-wash sink in the meat department leaks and cannot be turned off.

–Two doors located in the warehouse of the food facility has a gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals.

–Observed 30 water-stained ceiling tiles in the customer area.

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METRO EXPRESS #4

3672 Marietta Ave., Silver Spring

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–The surface around the pizza making table is painted wood, however some areas of the wood are no longer painted exposing raw wood, and are not smooth and easily cleanable.

–Side door located of the food facility has a gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals.

–Walls in the storage room, mop room, and the storage area near the walk-in cooler, have holes, or is broken and in need of repair.

–Observed a bottle of Isopropyl alcohol stored on a shelf with and above food. Observed single-use straws and packaged knives stored on a shelf with hand-soap.

NICK’S BISTRO

324 W. Market St., Marietta

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Several raw animal foods were stored above ready-to-eat foods in the walk-in cooler.

–Observed tow sets of tongs stored on the door handle of the oven door which is not considered a clean surface.

–Observed scoops without a handle being used to scoop flour, sugar, and panko stored inside the container.

–Observed potato soup stored on a metro cart held at 56° rather than 41° as required.

–Food contact surface of cutting board is not smooth, easily cleanable and/or resistant to pitting, cracking or scratching.

–Observed door gasket of reach in freezer on the cook-line soiled.

RITE-AID #3610

1786 Columbia Ave., Columbia

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed litter and debris beneath the shelves and on the floor in the storage area.

–Two large air-intake air ducts needs to be cleaned or filters changed as it is emitting dust and dirt into the air.

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The following establishments had no violations

BULLY’S RESTAURANT & PUB

647 Union St., Columbia

Date: Sept. 4, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

WALGREENS #9876

1262 Lititz Pike, Lancaster

Date: Sept. 4, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

HECHO A MANO

201a S State St., Quarryville

Date: Sept. 2, 2020

Type: Opening

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

FERTILE VALLEY FARMS SOFT SERVE TRAILER AT ROOTS MKT

705 Graystone Road, Midway Manheim

Date: Sept. 1, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

STEAKS -N- STUFF

720 Graystone Road, Opp Bld 1 Manheim

Date: Sept. 1, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

STOLTZFUS SOFT PRETZELS & PIZZA

720 Graystone Road, Opp Bld 1 Manheim

Date: Sept. 1, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

ASCENSION LUTHERAN CHURCH-FREE COMMUNITY MEAL-TFF

600 E Penn Grant Road, Willow Street

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

BRIGHT`S DRIVE-IN

1025 S State St., Ephrata

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

Type: Complaint

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

KIANNY GROCERY & DELI

76 Howard Ave., Lancaster

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

ON ORANGE

108 W Orange St., Lancaster

Date: Aug. 31, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

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