The Pennsylvania, Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a risk-based inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers.
Courtyard Cafe on Main, 349 Main St., Denver, April 12. Food employees in prep area not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets or hats that completely cover all hair. Cooked foods are not cooled in a manner to ensure they go from 135 F to 70 F in two hours and/or from 135 F to 41 F within six hours after preparation. Assorted food in bain-maries was held at 42-46 F, in the front area, rather than 41 F or below as required.
Creative Salads & More, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, change of owner, April 12. No violations.
Ephrata Food Mart, 175 S. Reading Road, Ephrata, opening, April 12. No violations.
Manheim Township Public Library, 595 Granite Run Drive, April 12. No violations.
Raub’s Sub Shop No. 5, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, type 2 follow-up, April 12. One food handler is not wearing a beard net, and the other lacks a hair restraint.
Shady Grove Campground, 65 Poplar Drive, Denver, April 12. No violations.
Stop & Run, 1000 Manor St., complaint, April 12. No violations.
Sunoco, 185 E. Main St., Reinholds, April 12. No violations.
Turkey Hill Minit Market No. 27, 870 Manor St., follow-up, April 12. No violations.
Venice Pizza & Pasta, 3079 Columbia Ave., April 12. Old food residue and food crumbs on the drip pan of the stove. Wet wiping cloths throughout the facility, not being stored in sanitizer solution.
Club 521 Inc., 2400 Butter Road, April 11. No violations.
Coffee Station at Landis Valley, 2351 Oregon Pike, April 11. Static dust on the portable fan. Chicken salad was held at 50 F in the sandwich station cooling unit, rather than 41 F or below as required. The ambient temperature of this unit is 50 F; no time/temperature-control-for-safety food will be stored in this unit until it is holding a cold holding temperature of 41 F or colder. Torn rubber door gaskets on the reach-in cooler in the back and on the door of the ice maker.
CVS Pharmacy No. 1667, 1052 Lititz Pike, Lititz, April 11. No violations.
Fulton Elementary School, 225 W. Orange St., April 11. Food facility inspection indicates evidence of insect activity in the storage area. The facility is working with a pest control program.
Gigi’s Ice Cream Bar, 2 S. Second St., Bainbridge, April 11. The quat test strips are faded and no longer reactive.
Joe’s Food Stand, 120 N. Duke St., April 11. No violations.
Lancaster Homebrew, 1551 Manheim Pike, opening, April 11. No violations.
Lititz Christian School, 501 W. Lincoln Ave., Lititz, April 11. A volunteer eating chips next to kitchen prep table. Can opener blade, a food contact surface, contained food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.
Reynolds Middle School, 605 W. Walnut St., April 11. No violations.
Sacred Heart Parish School, 560 W. Walnut St., April 11. The top of the pizza oven and the cover over the grill, all nonfood contact surfaces, are not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of static dust; corrected on-site.
Speedway No. 06775, 511 Furnace Hill Pike, Lititz, April 11. The entire basement of this facility is flooded with approximately 5 inches of water. Facility failed to notify this department of the problem. Mops are not being hung to air-dry. (No hooks available). Walls in back room are grimy and need cleaning. Ceiling tiles missing in the back room, and need to be replaced. Caulking around three-bay sink is dirty and deteriorating.
Sushi Express, 100 Park City Center, A Kiosk, April 11. No violations.
Taco Bell No. 024418, 1551 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, April 11. Duct tape is used to repair surfaces adjacent to hand-wash sink creating noncleanable surfaces. Caulk at three-bay sink backsplash is worn or damaged with residue accumulations. Two open employee beverage containers were in hand-wash sink area and warewashing area. Outside dry storage trailer rear door are not tight fitting.
Williams Sonoma No. 948, 345 Park City Center, April 11. No violations.
Dee Dee’s Delights & More, MFF4, 937 Newport Road, Manheim, opening, April 10. No violations.
Lancaster Host Resort, 2300 Lincoln Highway East, April 10. Protective plastic cover on the ceiling of the walk-in cooler and freezer and needs removed. Wall/floor juncture is not sealed or covered in the area by the walk-in cooler located in the back area of the kitchen.
Pinch Pond Campground, 3075 Pinch Road, Manhiem, April 10. No violations.
Rettew’s Catering, 309 S. Main St., Manheim, April 10. Accumulation of grease on fire suppression ports of fume hood.
Taj Mahal, 2080 Bennett Ave., April 10. A black, slimy residue on the deflector plate of the ice maker and up inside the ice maker. Ice in the designated hand-wash sink in the food preparation area indicating uses other than hand-washing. Working containers of glass cleaner and spray paint being stored with single-service articles (cups) and glass pitchers beneath the bar area. Hand sanitizer stored above plates and near food at the buffet table. Refrigerated ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food (cooked chicken) 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 noncompliant inspection. A buildup of grease on the inside of one fryer cabinet. Old food residue buildup on the drip pan of the stove. Static dust on the exhaust baffles above the cook line. An employee wearing a cloth cover on their arm to cover bracelets, however, the cloth contained old food residue and risked contaminating food. Eggplant, a refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food in the walk-in, was date-marked by the facility but was beyond the seven-day use- or sell-by date and requires discarding. Broken pallets, trash and debris next to the outside waste unit. Employee personal items (supplements) were above a food preparation area, and not stored in dressing rooms or identified storage area as required.
The Pop’d Shop, 348 N. Queen St., April 10. Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in reach-in refrigeration unit.
The Shack Restaurant & Mini Golf, 662 S. Oak St., Manheim, April 10. Nonfood contact surface of storage shelves in back area not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dust. Food employees are washing their hands at the dish sink, rather than the designated hand-wash sink.
Tiny Town, 533 Janet Ave., April 10. No violations.
Tree Top Golf Course, 1624 Creek Road, Manheim, April 10. No violations.
Two Cousins Pizza, 5313 Main St., East Petersburg, April 10. Raw shell eggs stored above soda and wraps in the reach-in cooler. Raw beef thawing above salami and cheese in the sandwich cooling unit. Two personal drinks being stored in the ice used for customer drinks. Some floor tiles in the back have holes and are cracked making it no longer smooth and easily cleanable. Torn rubber door gaskets on the reach-in cooler.
Ajay’s Mini Market, 300 E. Main St., Terre Hill, April 9. No violations.
C Town Mini Market, 451 E. King St., April 9. Outdoor waste storage area and loading dock area are not being cleaned at a frequency to avoid trash and garbage buildup.
Daniel Martin’s Store, 1187 Dry Tavern Road (Route 897), Denver, April 9. Prepackaged bulk food is not labeled properly with the name of product, ingredient statement, net weight, distributed-by statement and/or nutritional facts. Assorted food was held at 44 F in the walk in cooler, rather than 41 F or below as required. Commercially processed, refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food, located in the self-serve cooler and held more than 24 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened.
End Zone Sports Bar 2 Inc., 45 W. High St., Elizabethtown, April 9. Scoop being stored in the ice machine with handle touching and/or buried beneath the ice.
Ephrata Church of the Nazarene, 110 Durlach Road, Ephrata, April 9. In walk-in cooler, cream cheese and some salad dressings were beyond the seven-day use-by date. Containers of cream cheese were not date-marked with the date it was opened.
Garden Spot Auto Auction, 1605 Apple St., Ephrata, April 9. Commercially made wrapped donuts and pastries do not contain any labeling. There is no sign posted informing consumers that ingredients for baked goods made on the premises is available upon request. Internal temperature of banana cream pie measured 52 F, rather than 41 F or less as required. Static dust on cooler fan guard cover grates.
Garden Spot Equipment Auction/MT, 1605 Apple St., P.O. Box 501, Ephrata, April 9. No violations.
K-Mart No. 3963, 1605 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, change of owner, April 9. Old food and residue accumulations on floor, walls and hard to reach areas around equipment.
La Academia Partnership Charter School, 30 N. Ann St., April 9. No violations.
Little Caesars Pizza, 137 Rohrerstown Road, follow-up, April 9. Food employee preparing pans for pizza not wearing proper hair restraint, such as net, hat or beard cover. These points of contact, all nonfood contact surfaces: handles, control knobs, dough scale and soap dispensers, with an accumulation of old food residue. Static dust on the grids of the air-intake system. The sanitizer water of the three-bowl sink was full of grease and old food residue, indicating food equipment is not being washed and rinsed properly. The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.
Rite Aid Corp. No. 4684, 825A E. Chestnut St., April 9. No violations.
Subway No. 3310 (L1239), 100 Park City Center, April 9. No violations.
Vinnie & Pats, 32 N. Market St., Elizabethtown, April 9. Food facility inspection indicates evidence of insect activity in kitchen areas. Five common household fly-like insects. Rear door to the outside, located in the rear area of the food facility is not self-closing and/or is being propped open. Food employees in prep area not wearing proper hair restraint. Door to rear dry storage shed open, unlocked and unmanned.
Wok & Roll Ephrata, 363 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, April 9. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. General Tso’s chicken found cooling at room temperature on a counter which is not a proper cooling method. General Tso’s chicken cooling in deep plastic tubs, rather than shallow pans or containers. Facility is using scented bleach as a sanitizer, rather than plain bleach. Interior lid of ice machine was not clean to sight and touch. Cream puffs and chocolate pudding on the buffet had internal temperatures of 66 F and 54 F, respectively, rather than 41 F or below as required. Hot water at kitchen hand-wash sink was turned off due to a leak. Old, broken freezer chest being stored in back of facility needs removal. An accumulation of food debris on walk-in cooler floor under shelving. In walk-in cooler, raw shell eggs stored above vegetables, and in bain-marie raw shrimp found stored over vegetables. Food facility has insufficient cooling equipment to cool foods quickly within the six hours required. Hot water at kitchen hand-wash sink is in ill repair. Light visible under side door and needs to be sealed to prevent vector entrance.
Yoder’s Country Market, 14 S. Tower Road, New Holland, April 9. Assorted food in bain-maries in the short-order area and grill area were held at 46-50 F, rather than 41 F or below as required. Loose rubber door gaskets on several walk-in cooler doors. Loose or broken door hinges on coolers in kitchen. Cooking equipment in the rear kitchen area with encrusted grease and soil accumulation. Several ceiling tiles in the meat room and bakery are water damaged. Food processors, such as choppers and steam kettle drains, to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Litter and debris on floor under pallets in walk-in coolers. Lubricant and cleaning agent on shelf with food-related packaging by meat room.
Baron Elementary School, 123 E. Gamby St., Manheim, opening, April 8. Concrete floor in the storage area appears absorbent and the expansion joint can trap food debris and is not easily cleaned.
Breakaway Farms, 2084 Fruitville Pike, opening April 8. No violations.
Brownstown Career & Technology Center/School Cafe, Snyder and Metzler Road, Brownstown, April 8. Grab and Go salads did not contain the date they were made. Cobwebs on bottom shelves in storage room.
Caruso’s Pizzeria Ltd., 1908 Fruitville Pike, April 8. Employee personal item, Aleve pain relief, on a rack above the slicer, and not stored in dressing rooms or identified storage area as required. Torn rubber door gaskets on the side door of the walk-in cooler.
Covenant United Methodist Church, 110 N. Mulberry St., April 8. No violations.
Empanada Gourmet, 2084 Fruitville Pike, opening, April 8. No violations.
Farmdale Elementary School, 695 Prospect Road, Mount Joy, April 8. Deeply scored cutting boards (green portable boards) not resurfaced or discarded as required. The conveyor belt for moving food equipment through the mechanical dishwasher does not work. A call for repair was made and will be done. The area around the bleach dispenser of the clothes washer rusted and flaking paint and no longer smooth and easily cleanable.
Foltz’s, 60 N. Queen St., April 8. No violations.
Good Burrito Co., 17 W. High St., Elizabethtown, April 8. No violations.
Isaac’s Downtown LLC, 25 N. Queen St., Suite 101, April 8. No violations.
Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Road, April 8. The top of the heat-booster for the dishwasher is rusting and chipping paint and no longer smooth and cleanable. Static dust on an intake vent above the mechanical dishwasher where clean dishes come out. Torn rubber door gaskets on the cooling unit for milk. Clean food equipment and/or utensils on the storage rack and bowls for soups stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air-drying (wet-nesting). Clean dish racks stored on the floor beneath the dishwasher.
Lincoln Middle School, 1001 Lehigh Ave., April 8. No violations.
Little Caesars, 1643 Lincoln Highway East, change of owners, April 8. The food facility does not maintain food employee certification records as required. Batteries and hand soap stored on a shelf above food items. Food employees not wearing beard covers. Food prep under dirty ventilation ducts and subject to potential contamination. The caulk that seals the three-compartment sink at the wall has a black residue accumulation and is no longer cleanable. The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.
Onion’s Cafe, 340 N. Queen St., April 8. No violations.
Rothsville Mini Market, 2102 Main St., Lititz, April 8. Paper towel dispenser empty at the hand-wash sink. A gallon of expired milk (April 6) for sale in the walk-in cooler.
Strasburg Sunoco, 280 N. Decatur St., Strasburg, April 8. Single-service, single-use articles stored directly on the floor, and not 6 inches above the floor.
Twin Kiss Drive-In, 309 S. Main St., Manheim, April 8. Items in front service area refrigerator were held at 43 F, rather than 41 F or below as required. Clean food equipment in the storage area stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air-drying (wet-nesting). Two-compartment sink being used in a food facility manually cleaning multiuse equipment and utensils not in a continual flow, but without the appropriate combination cleaner and sanitizer. Cleaned food containers on storage shelf were to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch.
Weiser’s Market, 805 Main St., Akron, April 8. Coating on kitchen cabinets is wearing off in spots and is not easily cleanable. Exterior lids of cocoa powder in bakery and bulk sugar containers in kitchen contain food remnants and need to be cleaned. Dust accumulation in hood duct. Can opener blade in kitchen is worn and needs to be changed to prevent the creation of metal fragments. Facility has a three-compartment sink, however, employees are washing and rinsing in the same compartment, rather than using the three-step method of warewashing. Not all packaged salads and commercial baked goods on shelf in refrigerated case, near meat department, contain label with ingredients and allergens.
Aunt Ruthies Specialities, 2710 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, April 5. No violations.
Brick House Cafe, 60 N. Main St., Manheim, April 5. Hot sausages were not properly monitored to ensure that they would be cooled from 135 F to 70 F in two hours and/or from 135 F to 41 F within six hours after preparation. Some litter and debris on floor under and around shelving in storage area. Exterior door located in the rear area of the food facility has a gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents and other animals.
Bruno’s, 11 Kleine Lane, Lititz, April 5. A residue on can opener blade. Can opener blade is worn and needs to be changed to prevent the creation of metal slivers. Deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required.
Greco’s Italian Ices & Homemade Ice Cream, 49 N. Broad St., Lititz, April 5. No violations.
John M. Zern and Sons, 202 S. Charlotte St., Manheim, April 5. No violations.
Kissel Hill Elementary School, 215 Landis Valley Road, Lititz, April 5. Internal temperature of milk in cooler measured 44 F-46 F, rather than 41 F or less as required; discarded. Ambient temperature of milk cooler measured 45 F, rather than 41 F or less. Do not store milk in this unit until it maintains correct temperature.
Kountry Kitchen, 944 Lebanon Road, Manheim, April 5. Metal storage containers on drying rack to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch. Clean food utensils in dishwashing area stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air-drying (wet-nesting).
Pantry Deli, 2715 Marietta Ave., April 5. Torn rubber door gaskets on the True double-door cooler, True reach-in cooler in the wait station and the walk-in cooler door. Water dripping from the shut-off valve beneath the hand-wash sink in the outside restroom. Food dispensing utensil in hash stored in the food and not with handle above the top of the food and the container. The chlorine concentration in the sanitizing bucket in the wait-station was 0 ppm, rather than 50-100 ppm as required. Lights are not shielded or shatter-proof over above the storage rack in the food preparation area and in the wait station where the hot soups are kept. The screen for the back door is torn at the bottom and does not protect against insects. Food employee personal belongings (coats and purse), being stored on top of box of single-service cups.
Plaza Mexico Restaurant, 1651 Lincoln Highway East, April 5. Scoop being stored in the ice machine with handle buried beneath the ice. Whole beef thawing at room temperature, which is not an approved thawing method. Several holes in the walls around water pipes that go to the hand-wash sink, three-compartment sink. Eight to 10 dead cockroach-type insects on the floor under the soda syrup rack. Facility has pest control, and last report on March 7 indicated cockroach treatment. The person in charge is not performing the duties as required by the PA Food Code to actively manage food safety in this facility; repeat. Wet wiping cloths not being stored in sanitizer solution. Antifreeze, a toxic material not required for the operation and maintenance of a food facility, stored in the facility. An open employee’s beverage cup was in the food preparation area. Ground beef was stored above raw fish in the walk-in cooler; repeat. Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/ temperature-control-for-safety food (chicken soup) prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the walk-in cooler, is not being date-marked. Small plastic food containers in the hand-wash sink, indicating uses other than hand-washing; corrected.
Uncle Leroy’s Candy Kitchen, 2710 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, April 5. No violations.