The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a “risk-based” inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers.
Beiler’s Doughnuts II, 398 Harrisburg Ave., Feb. 9. Raw eggs were stored above ready-to-eat foods in the reach-in refrigerator; corrected on-site.
City Deli & Grocery, 202 E. King St., Feb. 9. No violations.
Coral Grocery & Deli LLC, 102 Coral St., Feb. 9. Food facility operator failed to post an original, valid Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Food Employee Certification in a location conspicuous to the consumer.
Viet My, 550 N. Franklin St., Feb. 9. No violations.
Checkers Bistro, 398 Harrisburg Pike, Feb. 8. Food stored directly on the floor in walk-in area, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dust. Repair leak at three-bowl sink.
College Corner Cafe, 931 Harrisburg Ave., Feb. 8. No violations.
Mangat Mini Market No. 2, 629 W. Orange St., Feb. 8. Cardboard being used on floor in the food prep area. Previous violation. Corrected on-site.
Stone Mill Chinese Restaurant, 1372 Columbia Ave., complaint, Feb. 8. The person in charge has failed in their managerial duties in managing food safety as outlined in the food code. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. Chicken and rice cooling for an unknown amount of time. The chicken was stored on the bottom table and was at 57, 60, 75 and 77 F, the rice was on a table and measured 66 F. Aprons and plastic to-go bowls and lids being stored in the employee bathroom. Bottles of soda and juice being stored in the employee restroom. A food employee was checking his cellphone while prepping food. Raw chicken stored above tofu in the small cooling unit. Chicken in the walk-in freezer stored open with no covering. Raw chicken and raw beef stored above various sauces in the walk-in cooler. Raw chicken stored above bean sprouts in the walk-in cooler. A gross accumulation of a mildew substance on the shelves of the walk-in cooler. Food utensils in a bucket near the wok area stored in a container of water that is not maintained at 135 F. Noodles soaking in a bucket stored under the three-compartment sink. Cooked shrimp, cooked chicken and cooked wontons draining on egg cartons, posing possible biological contamination. Bags of vegetables thawing on a bottom shelf on cardboard. A person who was not a food service employee was involved in making food for himself in the kitchen. The person in charge failed to control access to the food facility and food by a non-employee. Cigarette butts and ashes found in the employee restroom. Food facility is reusing single-use bags that are not food-grade for storing food. Wontons previously made in the facility are being stored in a single-use rice bag. Old food residue found on these pieces of equipment that were stored clean: peeler, slicer, carrot chopper, can opener blade, grinder, grinder plate, grinder blade, grinder food tamper, four cleavers, tubs that were greasy and a knife. Paper towels were not available in the employee restroom. A bottle of isopropyl alcohol and cleaning liquid were stored on a shelf above plastic to-go plates and lids. A gallon of pot-and-pan chemical cleaner stored on a shelf next to a bag of rice. An aerosol can of insecticide stored on a shelf next to a bag of rice.
The Village, 205 Christian St., Feb. 8. No violations.
Brickerville Family Restaurant, 2 E. 28th Division Highway, Lititz, follow-up, Feb. 6. No violations.
Freinschaft Market LLC, 398 Harrisburg Ave., Feb. 6. No violations.
John Beck Elementary School, 418 E. Lexington Road, Lititz, Feb. 6. No violations.
Spanish American Civic Association, 545 Pershing Ave., Feb. 6. No violations.
The Fridge LLC, 534 N. Mulberry St., Feb. 6. No violations.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe, 2201 Strickler Road, Suite 703, Feb. 6. Blender containers not washed, rinsed and sanitized routinely throughout the day. Hand-washing sinks/toilets/urinals are not being cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Litter and debris under and around equipment.
Wertz Candies, 2 E. 28th Division Highway, Lititz, Feb. 6. No violations.
Bavarian Pretzel Bakery, 100 Park City Center, Feb. 5. No violations.
BB’s Grocery Outlet, 581 Camargo Road, Quarryville, Feb. 5. No violations.
Boscov’s Department Store, 800 Park City Center, Feb. 5. No violations.
Cocalico High School, 800 S. Fourth St., Denver, Feb. 5. No violations.
Cocalico Middle School, 650 S. Sixth St., Denver, Feb. 5. No violations.
Dollar General No. 13688, 560 S. Seventh St., Akron, Feb. 5. Some dried milk spillage on bottom of refrigerated case where gallons are stored. Light between exit door on bottom in storage room. Repeat violation from 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2017.
Edible Arrangements - Lancaster, 103 Rohrerstown Road, change of owner, Feb. 5. No violations.
Gertrude Hawk, 100 Park City Center, Feb. 5. No violations.
Golden Wall, 5360 Lincoln Highway East, Suite 11, Gap, complaint, Feb. 5. Food employees in the food prep area not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets and hats; repeat violation.
Isaac’s Restaurant & Deli, 4 Trolley Run Road, Lititz, Feb. 5. Waiter rinsed wiping cloth in front hand-washing sink. Chlorine chemical sanitizer residue detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low-temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 0 ppm and not 50-100 ppm as required. Service company called at time of inspection. Soap was not available at the front hand-washing sink.
Lancaster Moravian Church, 227 N. Queen St., follow-up, Feb. 5. No violations.
MainStay Suites, 314 Primrose Lane, Mountville, Feb. 5. Hard boiled eggs were held in a bowl on ice at 48 F rather than 41 F or below as required. Raw shell eggs stored above cream cheese in the refrigerator. Thermometers for ensuring proper temperatures of food are not available or readily accessible.
Miesse Candies, 2090 Grand St., Feb. 5. The floor/wall junction in the storage area is not coved and closed to 1/32 inch.
Moravian Center Adult Day, 227 N. Queen St., follow-up, Feb. 5. No violations.
P & O Market Inc., 111 W. Orange St., Feb. 5. No violations.
Sleep Inn & Suites, 310 Primrose Lane, Mountville, Feb. 5. The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.
Speedway No. 06773, 1 E. 28th Division Highway, Lititz, Feb. 5. Wall coving outside of walk-in cooler door has broken off and needs to be replaced to be closed to 1/32 inch. Mop is not being hung to air-dry. Food particles in sanitizing compartment of three-bay sink, indicating equipment and utensils are not being thoroughly rinsed before sanitizing. Plumbing not maintained in good repair — floor drain in front of three-bay sink is clogged and water is bubbling up and slow to drain. There is no person who possesses a certified food manager certificate in this facility; repeat violation. At least one individual must successfully complete an approved food safety course within 30 days of this inspection date and provide a copy of the certificate before posting in full public view. Floor in backroom is very dirty and needs a thorough cleaning. Broken floor tile in front of three-bay sink. Hand-washing sink in men’s room is dirty and grimy.
Weiser’s Market, 805 Main St., Akron, Feb. 5. A stockpot of newly made soup found cooling in walk-in refrigerator rather than in shallow pans. The quaternary ammonia concentration in the sanitizing solution of the three-bay warewash sink downstairs was 50 ppm, rather than 200 ppm. Air bubble in line; corrected. Hand-washing sink in bakery is very slow to drain. Not all packaged salads on shelf in refrigerated case near meat department contain label with ingredients and allergens.
Wendy’s No. 6443, 2347 Lincoln Highway East, complaint, Feb. 5. No violations.
Ben Stoltzfus, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, follow-up, Feb. 2. No violations.
Chef Tim Foods, 955 N. State St., Ephrata. No violations.
My Aunt Mary’s Market Stand, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, Feb. 2. No violations.
New Holland Meat Market, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, Feb. 2. Food employee with long nails. The food facility is not using an approved detergent-sanitizer in both compartments of the two-compartment warewash sink. A spray instead of bottle of sanitizer is used.
Peter Piper’s PA Pickles, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, Feb. 2. Food handler wearing bracelets.
Bird-in-Hand Bakery Retail, 2715 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, Feb. 1. Time/temperature-control-for-safety foods were held in the bain-marie at 52 F, rather than 41 F or below as required; items discarded. Equipment not in good repair — bain-marie unit not maintaining the minimum required temperature of 41 F or below.
Chili’s No. 1179, 1575 Manheim Pike, Feb. 1. In-use knives jammed between the hot-holding unit and the table. Temperature-measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in several cooling units. Old food residue on two slicers and the blade of the can opener. Clean food equipment on the front and back drying rack, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting). Clean dish racks stored on the floor in the dish room.
D & D Grocery Store, 545 W. King St., opening, Feb. 1. No violations.
Donegal Primary, 1055 Koser Road, Mount Joy, Feb. 1. No violations.
Gap Fire Co., 802 Pequea Ave., Gap, Feb. 1. No violations.
Garden Spot Fire Rescue - Blue Ball Banquet Hall, 4315 Division HIghway, East Earl, Feb. 1. No violations.
Golden Wall, 5360 Lincoln Highway East, Suite 11, Gap, follow-up, Feb. 1. A food employee certification is displayed, but the certificate has expired. Food facility has an employee who held a Certified Food Manager certificate, however, the certificate has expired and is no longer valid.
Lancaster County Christian School, 2384 New Holland Pike, Feb. 1. No violations.
New Holland Shell, 586 E. Main St., New Holland, Feb. 1. No violations.
Panera Bread No. 1131, 2405 Covered Bridge Drive, Suite 155, Feb. 1. Plumbing system not maintained in good repair — drain pipe leaking at the two-compartment prep sink.
Salisbury Elementary School, 422 School Lane, Gap, Feb. 1. No violations.
SquireSide Cafe, 504 E. Main St., New Holland, Feb. 1. Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.
Town Hall Restaurant, 4315 Division Highway, East Earl, Feb. 1. Door handles and pulls not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.
Akron Elementary School, 125 S. 11th St., Jan. 31. No violations.
Bucher Elementary School, 450 Candlewyck Road, Jan. 31. One deeply scored cutting board not resurfaced or discarded as required. Old food residue on two large scoops, a metal pan and two food trays. A working container of sanitizer was stored on the same shelf with equipment, on the bottom shelf below the serving area.
Burgard Elementary School, 111 S. Penn St., Manheim, Jan. 31. No violations.
Charcoals Bar & Grill, 701 Olde Hickory Road, Jan. 31. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility and has failed in their managerial duties as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. Food employee preparing food was wearing a watch. Food employee preparing food was not wearing a beard cover. Raw shell eggs being stored above cooked meat in the small cooling unit below the bain-marie. Tongs being stored on the oven handles, at risk of being contaminated. A bag of ice was stored directly on the floor in the walk-in freezer, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Rusting screws inside the ice maker, dripping rusty water into the ice used for customer drinks. Commercially processed, refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food (cooked ham), located in the walk-in cooler and held more than 24 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened. Milk used for coffee and drinks was beyond the sell-by date. Hummus topping, prepared potatoes, crab dip, meatballs, cole slaw and pico sauce — refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety foods — in the bain-marie and the cooling units and walk-in cooler, were date-marked by the facility but were beyond the seven-day use- or sell-by date and require discarding. Torn rubber door gaskets on the small freezer, on the cooling unit and on the small cooler. The sanitizing solution of the sanitizer buckets was 0 ppm. Deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required. Dirt and filth on top of the mechanical dishwasher. A tan and black slime was on the inside of the ice maker. Food employee was towel-drying utensils and food equipment after cleaning. Clean food equipment on the back storage rack was stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting). Unwrapped and unprotected single-use straws stored in the customer area and in the back kitchen. The spigot at the sink in the bar area leaks when the faucet is on. Floor in the bar is beginning to chip and crack and is not a smooth, easily cleanable surface. The soap dispenser at the bar is broken and does not dispense soap. Excessive ice buildup on the floor, walls and shelving inside the walk-in freezer. Ceiling tiles missing and need to be replaced in the employee restroom. Broken equipment and pallets stored in the back area outside the food facility need to be removed. Trash, dead leaves and debris among old equipment in the outer area of the facility present possible harborage for rodents. Old unused equipment stored in the kitchen and back food preparation area, and should be removed from food facility. Liquid cleaner for the whiteboard stored above and on the storage area for silverware. Soda and juice were stored on the same shelf with dishwashing chemicals at the bar.
Cicis, 2405 Covered Bridge Drive, Jan. 31. Bulk food ingredient storage containers are not labeled with the common name of the food. Bowls, being used as scoops, buried in food containers and do not have handles. Sauce, which was cooled, was not reheated to 165 F within two hours for hot holding. Chlorine chemical sanitizer residue detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low-temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 0 ppm and not 50-100 ppm as required; corrected, primed line. Old food and a fork in the hand-washing sink, indicating uses other than hand-washing. Plumbing system not maintained in good repair — water leaking at the three-compartment sink.
Dunkin’ Donuts, 1111 S. State St., Ephrata, Jan. 31. The person in charge was unfamiliar with warewashing or sanitizing in the three-bay sink. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. Food employee was chewing gum at front counter area while waiting on customers. Food handler was pressing down coffee filter with bare, unwashed hands before putting in coffee. The quaternary ammonia concentration in the sanitizing solution of wiping cloth bucket measured 100 ppm, rather than 150-400 ppm as stated on the manufacturer’s use directions; repeat violation. Three-bay sink with buildup of dirt and food residue. Dried food debris on stored food equipment and grease on tongs, not clean to sight and touch. Interior and exterior surfaces of food equipment in front of facility are grimy. Front hand-washing sink is extremely dirty, including the area around it. Coffee residue present in the hand-washing sink at front counter, indicating uses other than hand-washing. Employees state that they are using this sink to dump coffee. The hand-washing sink in the backroom was blocked by a ladder and other equipment and not accessible at all times for employee use. A noxious odor is emanating from the floor drain in backroom. This food facility is extremely dirty, dusty and in need of a thorough cleaning. An accumulation of food debris and dirt on floors, especially at the floor/wall junction behind and around the water heater. Floors in dining area contain food debris, and women’s restroom floor needs cleaning.
Isaac’s Deli No. 02, 120 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, Jan. 31. Waitress donned gloves to put potato chips on plate without a prior hand-washing. Stored soup pot, a food contact surface, was to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch. Clean food equipment stored wet in a manner that does not allow for air drying (wet nesting).
Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Road, Jan. 31. The nonstick coating on the bagel slicer blade is peeling, posing physical contamination of food. Old food residue present on the inner rim of the slicer. A black, moist residue present on the inner ring of two spray wands. The backsplash wall near the mechanical dishwasher is damaged with a black residue. Shelves used for the cooling unit being stored on the floor.
Manheim Central High School, 400 Adele Ave., Manheim, Jan. 31. No violations.
Speedway No. 06722, 5 Hartman Bridge Road, Jan. 31. Food employee in prep area was wearing a watch. Food employees in prep area were not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets or hats. The food facility does not maintain food employee certification records as required. The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view. Outside waste handling unit had drain plug removed. Lids open on outside trash receptacle. Tiles missing and cracked in front of the walk-in cooler door.
Sushi One, 1961 Fruitville Pike, Jan. 31. Wet wiping cloths in rear prep area not being stored in sanitizer solution. Bottle brush stored above clean glassware, posing a risk of contamination of the cleaned items below. Restrooms do not have a self-closing door.
Thorn Hill Vineyards, 1945 Fruitville Pike, Jan. 31. No violations.
Turkey Hill No. 281, 1010 Sharp Ave., Ephrata, follow-up, Jan. 31. No violations.
Walmart Super Center No. 2334, 2034 Lincoln Highway East, Jan. 31. Dairy department — two gallons of milk offered for sale with expired sell-by date; items removed. Deli department — deli meat, a refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food, was date-marked by the facility but was beyond the seven-day use- or sell-by date and required discarding. Floor edges cracked along the exterior walls of cooling units in the prep room and are no longer smooth and cleanable. Bakery department — food residue present in the hand-washing sink in the cake decorating area. Protective cover missing on fluorescent light fixture. Food employee’s personal belongings were in prep area despite that lockers are provided.
Yogurtworks Cafe, 108 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, Jan. 31. No violations.
Amishview Inn & Suites, 3125 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, Jan. 30. No violations.
Bountiful Harvest, 2110 Horseshoe Road, Jan. 30. No violations.
Brickerville Family Restaurant, 2 E. 28th Division Highway, Lititz, Jan. 30. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. Bulk ingredient containers are not labeled with the name of the food; repeat violation. Food utensils in main kitchen stored in a container of water at ambient temperature rather than water maintained at 135 F or abovel; repeat violation. Internal temperature of chopped tomatoes in bain-marie insert measured 46 F and not 41 F or below as required. Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food, prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours and located in the small kitchen walk-in cooler, was not date-marked. On the menu, there is no consumer advisory on the Lancaster Specialty Market-Inspired Burgers page informing consumers that there is a health risk consuming them raw or undercooked; repeat violation. Seven spatulas contained ragged edges and were not smooth and easily cleanable; repeat violation. Stored knives and one serving spoon, food contact surfaces, were to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Numerous clean inserts near three-bay sink stored wet in a manner that does not allow for air drying (wet nesting). Hand-washing sink located at entrance to kitchen is being used for multiple purposes. Employee was filling up a wiping cloth bucket in this sink. An accumulation of static dust noted on both walk-in cooler fan guard covers.
Conestoga Valley High School, 2110 Horseshoe Road, Jan. 30. No violations.
Dienner’s Country Restaurant, 2855 Lincoln Highway East, Ronks, Jan. 30. A package of ground beef stored on top of a container of biscuits. 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 large walk-in cooler, is not being date-marked. Loose rubber door gasket on the walk-in cooler door. Moist residue accumulation on the condensing unit fan covers in the walk-in cooler.
Domino’s Pizza, 108 N. Reading Road, Suite K, Ephrata, Jan. 30. No violations.
Kentucky Fried Chicken, 1533 Columbia Ave., Jan. 30. Paint chipping and rusting in areas on some of the shelves in the walk-in cooler. Torn rubber door gaskets on the small cooling unit and on both doors of the Delfield 6000XL freezer. The side sliding doors of the outside dumpsters were to be left open. Rear exit door of the food facility has two gaps and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents and other animals.
McDonald’s No. 06636, 1434 Manheim Pike, Jan. 30. A residue buildup present on the metal sausage and burger trays. A pink and tan residue present on the ice deflector plate of the customer self-service soda machine. The dumpster lids were left open. Old equipment is being stored in the outside dumpster corral.
Nitrauer School, 811 Ashbourne Ave., Jan. 30. No violations.
Pizza Hut No. 023034, 1642 Old Philadelphia Pike, Jan. 30. Static dust accumulation on the fan covers of the walk-in cooler condensing units.
Route 30 Diner, 2575 Lincoln Highway East, Ronks, Jan. 30. Two containers of white milk being used for customer consumption with expired sell-by date; discarded. A food employee was slicing onions for sandwiches, a ready-to-eat food, with bare hands. Chlorine chemical sanitizer residue detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low-temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 0 ppm and not 50-100 ppm as required; replaced container and primed line.
Subway No. 27349, 1077 Sharp Ave., Ephrata, Jan. 30. The quaternary ammonia concentration in the sanitizing solution of the three-bay warewash sink was 150 ppm, rather than 200 ppm as stated on store policy sheet.
The Restaurant Store, 2209 Old Philadelphia Pike, Jan. 30. No violations.
United Zion Retirement Community, 722 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz, opening, Jan. 30. An irreversible indicating thermometer or thermolable is not available to ensure correct rinse temperature. Slicer blade and one metal spatula, food contact surfaces, were to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch.
Adamstown Elementary School, 256 W. Main St., Adamstown, Jan. 29. No violations.
Brunnerville General Store, 1229 Brunnerville Road, Lititz, Jan. 29. No violations.
Candyology, 69 E. Main St., Lititz, Jan. 29. No violations.
CVS No. 1663, 706 W. Main St., New Holland, Jan. 29. Potential rodent harborage inside rear storage area, due to presence of droppings near electrical service panels.
Danner’s Deli, 53 E. Main St., Lititz, Jan. 29. Packaged chocolate-dipped pretzels have no labeling of an ingredients list or distributed-by or made-by information.
Donegal High School, 1025 Koser Road, Mount Joy, Jan. 29. Hamburgers and barbecue chicken were held on the hot-holding table at 123 and 124 F, rather than 135 F or above as required. Pink slime on the deflector plate of the ice maker.
Donegal Junior High School, 915 Anderson Ferry Road, Mount Joy, Jan. 29. No violations.
Family Dollar No. 22107, 675 W. Main St., New Holland, Jan. 29. No violations.
Indulge Lititz, 69A E. Main St., Lititz, Jan. 29. No violations.
Nino’s New York Style Pizza, 73 E. Main St., Lititz, Jan. 29. Metal spatula found stored in crevice of pizza oven rather than a location that is accessible for cleaning and sanitizing. Meat for cheesesteaks cooling at room temperature, which is not a proper cooling method. Internal temperature of tuna salad in bain-marie was 49 F rather than 41 F or less as required. Tuna taken from dry storage was not cooled prior to use. Frozen bacon is being stored in plastic take-out bags. which are not designed to be used for food storage. Rough edges on wood pizza paddles rather than smooth surfaces; repeat violation. The chlorine concentration in the sanitizing solution of the three-bay warewash sink was 200 ppm, rather than 50-100 ppm as required.
Pizza Hut No. 23040, 2 Trolley Run Road, Lititz, follow-up, Jan. 29. An accumulation of burnt-on food residue in most dough pans and in pizza oven; repeat violation.
Rawlinsville Hotel and Restaurant, 3 Drytown Road, Holtwood, Jan. 29. No violations.