The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a “risk-based” inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers.
Black Rock Retreat Oakwood, 1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, opening, March 2. No violations.
Buona Tavola, 2 W. Grant St., March 2. No violations.
Casey Jones Restaurant @ Red Caboose Motel, 312 Paradise Lane, Ronks, March 2. Tabletop cooking equipment is supported by bricks, which are not smooth and nonabsorbent. Chipping paint on the vent hood of the mechanical dishwasher. Dried food residue accumulation on food slicer; cleaned.
Dunkin’ Donuts, 1111 S. State St., Ephrata, type 2 follow-up, March 2. The quarternary ammonia concentration in the wiping cloth bucket was 0 ppm rather than 150-400 ppm as stated on the manufacturer’s directions. A noxious odor is emanating from floor drain near front counter. Manager was informed that an improperly configured sewage pipe running 40 feet away from the property is collecting sewage and producing sewer gas. An accumulation of food debris in back prep area, especially at floor/wall junction. Employees are not using available quat ammonia test strips to ensure correct sanitizer concentration. Wiping cloth bucket tested 0 ppm upon inspection due to container being empty.
Glenwood Foods, 1614 Division Highway, Ephrata, complaint, March 2. Small pieces of black rubber material lining cheese case are flaking off and falling onto packages of cheese.
Groff’s Vegetables, 2 W. Grant St., March 2. No violations.
Helen’s Family Restaurant, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, March 2. Interior surfaces of small white microwave are cracked, broken and no longer smooth, easily cleanable surfaces. A rubber spatula is misshapen and another one is gouged. These are no longer durable for use. A wiping cloth on bain-marie not stored in sanitizer between use.
Mr. Bill’s Fresh Seafood at Lancaster Central Market, 2 W. Grant St., March 2. No violations.
Pure Palate Organic LLC, 2 W. Grant St., March 2. No violations.
Raub’s Sub Shop No. 5, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, follow-up, March 2. No violations.
Rosie’s Pizza, 1201 Lititz Pike, complaint, March 2. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection.The person in charge has failed in their managerial duties as outlined by the Food Code. An employee’s open beverage container (screw-cap variety) was above the pizza boxing area. Food employees preparing food were not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets, hats, or beard covers. Food employees were touching sandwich rolls, deli meat and tomatoes — all ready-to-eat foods — with bare hands. In-use knives stored between table edges or between tables, an area not easily cleanable and sanitized. Wiping cloths in extremely unclean condition in the food preparation areas. Wet wiping cloths in the food preparation area are not being stored in sanitizer solution. Assorted foods stored directly on the floor in walk-in freezer, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Marinara sauce was held at 126 F, rather than 135 F or above as required, on the hot holding steam table. Prepackaged desserts are not labeled properly with the name of product, ingredient statement, net weight or distributed-by statement. The metal roller of the dough machine was to be scored, rusted and have remnants of paint. Food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration. No sanitizer buckets in the facility for wiping off food contact surfaces. No sanitizer detected in the sanitizing bucket at the wait station. Food facility is reusing plastic sheets to cover raw dough. There is no adequate means of washing the plastic sheets. Old food residue on the inside rim and blade of the slicer. Three stacks of pizza pans, stored clean, were to have old food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. A gross amount of slime inside the soda nozzles at the customer self-service soda machine. Old food residue on the blade of the can opener. Silverware for customers was not wrapped in a manner to protect the food contact surface from contamination. New food facility in operation more than 90 days and has not employed a certified food employee as required. The facility has 30 days to enroll an employee in a state-recognized course. Lights are not shielded or shatterproof over the pizza prep area. Employee personal items, backpacks, purses, etc., being stored with single-use to-go boxes rather than in a designated area. Mops are not being hung to air dry. Stainless-steel cleaner stored with food near the cook line.
Subway No. 4236, 135 N. Market St., Elizabethtown, complaint, March 2. No violations.
Sweet Legacy Gourmet, 2 W. Grant St., March 2. No violations.
The Corner Cafe, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, March 2. No violations.
The Goodie Shop, 2 W. Grant St., March 2. No violations.
Thom’s Bread, 1 W. Grant St., March 2. No violations.
Village Farm Market, 1520 Division Highway, March 2. No violations.
Weaver Markets 1, 730 W. Route 897, Reinholds, March 2. Food employee in deli area was not wearing a hair restraint that completely restrains a ponytail.
Bart Township Fire Co. Special Division, 11 Furnace Road 72, Quarryville, March 1. No violations.
BJ’s Restaurant, 925 Plaza Blvd., March 1. No violations.
Cake Creators, 3543 Marietta Ave., March 1. Food facility does not employ a certified food employee as required. The facility has 90 days to register an employee in a state-recognized certified food manager course.
Cocalico Community Church, 1200 W. Swartzville Road, Reinholds, March 1. No violations.
Espino’s Pizzas and Pastas, 323 W. Lemon St., March 1. No violations.
Gas Lantern Cafe, 3373 Lincoln Highway East, Unit 2, Paradise, opening, March 1. No violations.
Jim’s Specialty Hoagies, 677 W. Main St., New Holland, change of owner, March 1. Base of the back wall in the storage area is not durable, smooth, nonporous and nonabsorbent.
Lititz Christian School, 501 W. Lincoln Ave., Lititz, March 1. Food employee in kitchen wearing a watch. Person in charge indicated that hot time/temperature-control-for-safety foods are being cooled in deep, plastic containers rather than shallow pans or trays as required. Plastic knives, forks and spoons stored in dining room on a table unprotected. Chlorine sanitizer in wiping cloth bucket measured 0 ppm rather than 50-100 ppm as required.
O&J Deli Grocery No. 2, 101 Pearl St., March 1. No violations.
Primo Hoagies, 2085 Fruitville Pike, change of owner, March 1. Clean equipment stored on the bottom shelf of a rack in close proximity to the mop sink, subjecting equipment to possible splash contamination. Two leaks from the plumbing beneath the three-compartment sink. The front door to the outside of the food facility is self-closing and is being propped open. Food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration of quaternary ammonium of the three-compartment sink. Torn rubber door gaskets on the triple-door cooling unit. A pink slime inside the ice chute of the self-service soda machine. Several flies inside the food facility. Food and food contact surfaces must be protected in the presence of flies. Food equipment observed stored on the same shelf with cleaning agents in the back of the facility.
Slate Cafe, 43 E. Main St., Lititz, change of owner, March 1. A piece of cardboard (which is not a smooth, easily cleanable material) was wedged at top of kitchen ceiling fan to keep it balanced.
Sugar Whipped Bakery, 77 E. Main St., Lititz, March 1. No violations.
Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt, 1655 Lititz Pike, Suite 188, March 1. Food equipment sitting on towels to dry. A food employee certification is displayed, but the individual is no longer employed by the food establishment. The facility has 90 days to enroll an employee in a state-recognized food safety course; repeat violation of 2016 and 2017. Spillage on the bottom of the reach-in cooler. Intake vent in the back of the facility was to have static dust. Four deeply scored cutting boards (green) in the food prep area. Back door of the food facility has a gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents and other animals.
Sweet Legacy Gourmet, 55 E. Main St., Lititz, March 1. No violations.
Tony’s Home Supplies, 120 N. Duke St., March 1. No violations.
Turkey Hill Minit Markets No. 284, 600 N. Oak St., Lititz, follow-up, March 1. No violations.
V.I.M. Pizza, 5351 Lincoln Highway East, Gap, March 1. The person in charge is not performing the duties as required by the state Food Code to actively manage food safety in this facility; repeat violation. Back door of the food facility has a gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents and other animals; repeat violation. Food employees in food prep area were not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets or hats. A food employee was touching and slicing sandwich rolls, a ready-to-eat food, with bare hands. Hamburger and chicken thawing at room temperature, which is not an approved thawing method. Time in lieu of temperature being used in the food facility to control ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous foods without written procedures or documentation to verify disposition of food. Food facility does not have available quat sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration. One chest freezer door is missing interior protective lid cover, and electric wires are exposed. Door gasket is missing, and door does not seal properly. Black moist residue accumulation on the ice machine deflector plate. Deli meats — a refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food — in the walk-in cooler, was date-marked by the facility but was beyond the seven-day use-by date. Items discarded; repeat. Food facility is using a piece of bare wood to support the three-compartment sink drain line, which is not an approved material.
Way of Jesus Academy, 800 Hershey Ave., March 1. No violations.
Zig’s Bakery and Country Home Catering, 800 E. Newport Road, Lititz, March 1. Fresh scones made with cream cheese for sale on shelf at ambient temperature. Unless proof can be provided indicating that they are shelf stable, scones must be kept refrigerated; provided lab testing info. Can opener blade is worn and needs to be corrected to prevent the creation of metal fragments. A serving spoon is in the front hand-washing sink, indicating uses other than hand-washing. Packaged soups for sale in refrigerator do not contain net weight and/or subingredients. Packaged shepherd’s pies do not contain net weight on label. Food handler was wearing a watch.
Bee Bee’s All Naturals, 342 N. Queen St., Feb. 28. No violations.
Building Character, 342 N. Queen St., Feb. 28. No violations.
Stone Mill Chinese Restaurant, 1372 Columbia Ave., follow-up, Feb. 28. No violations.
The Pressroom, 26 W. King St., Feb. 28. No violations.
88 Chinese Express, 31 N. Queen St., Feb. 27. No violations.
Lancaster Regional Cafe, 250 College Ave., Feb. 27. Food facility inspection indicates evidence of insect activity in the warewash areas. The facility is working with a pest control program.
Park’s Groceries, 201 W. Vine St., Feb. 27. No violations.
Pequea Valley Sportsman Association, 195 Rawlingsville Road, Willow Street, Feb. 27. No violations.
R J Venture Inc. (Sunoco), 1204 Lititz Pike, Feb. 27. Drink dispensers, food contact surfaces, were to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Plumbing system not maintained in good repair — customer self-service area sink leaking at the faucet due to corrosion; old unused equipment stored in rear area by the bag soda rack, blocking the floor, and should be removed from the food facility.
Sakura, 33 N. Queen St., Feb. 27. No violations.
Bart-Colerain Elementary School, 1336 Noble Road, Christiana, Feb. 26. No violations.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 100 North Pointe Blvd., Feb. 26. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. The hot water used for sanitizing in the mechanical warewashing machine did not reach 180 F; a call for repair was made during the inspection. Old food splatter on the underside of the mixer. Clean food equipment on the storage rack, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting). The sliding doors for the dumpster were left open. An open snack bag was above the food preparation table in the back kitchen. Food employee preparing food in the back kitchen was not wearing proper hair restraints, such as a beard cover. Old food residue inside the tomato slicer, the meat slicer and the lettuce slicer. The electronic mouse for the computer was being stored in a loaf pan in the kitchen. Deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required. Old food debris and crumbs inside the blue containers that hold bags of spices. Old grease and food debris around the fryer units. Water flowing across the floor from under the dipper well. The spray-wand pipe was spraying water from the base. The pipe beneath the pre-rinse sink was leaking. Paint was peeling on the ceiling of the employee restroom. Floor tiles cracked on the hot side in front of the hand-washing sink and around the drain in front of the grill area. A working container of sanitizer was stored on the same shelf with equipment in the back kitchen.
Dunkin’ Donuts No. 344801, 2120 Lincoln Highway East, complaint, Feb. 26. Loose and torn rubber door gaskets on two refrigerator units under the counter. Deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required. The faucet for the hand-washing sink in the prep area was leaking and is in need of repair. The ice bucket and scoop were hanging on the rim of the hand-washing sink, not an approved storage area. Hot water valve shut off to the hand-washing sink in the food prep area; corrected.
Forry’s Country Store, 820 Ivy Drive, Feb. 26. No violations.
Gaudenzia Vantage Inc., 206 E. King St., Feb. 26. No violations.
Golden Wall Restaurant, 2600 Willow Street Pike, Willow Street, Feb. 26. Facility is returning cardboard egg flats to supplier for reuse, which is prohibited; flats are considered a single-use item. Raw chicken was stored above a box of cabbage; corrected. Static dust accumulation was on the floor fan in the kitchen prep area.
Huber West End Market Basket, 501 W. Lemon St., Feb. 26. No violations.
JoJo’z Crazy Pizza, 1704 New Holland Pike, Feb. 26. Food employees preparing food were not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets, hats or beard covers. Dumpster lids were left open. Time in lieu of temperature is being used in the food facility to control ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous foods without written procedures or documentation to verify disposition of food. The floor/wall junction in the front where the pizza boxes are stored is not coved and closed to 1/32 inch. Boxes of mozzarella cheese and chicken wings stored directly on the floor in the walk-in cooler, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required.
Keystone Service Systems Inc., 230 S. Queen St., Feb. 26. Food facility operator failed to post an original, valid Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture food employee certification in a location conspicuous to the consumer; repeat violation. The food facility operator shall be the person in charge or shall designate a person in charge and shall ensure that a person in charge is present at the food facility during all hours of operation.
Mi Tiendita Grocery Store, 527 W. King St., Feb. 26. Food facility operator failed to post an original, valid Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture food employee certification in a location conspicuous to the consumer. Food facility is offering for-sale foods prepared in an unapproved private home; food was discarded.
Prince G. Store, 14 S. Prince St., Feb. 26. No violations.
Conewago Elementary School, 2809 Hershey Road, Elizabethtown, Feb. 23. No violations.
Zoe’s Kitchen, 1569 Fruitville Pike, opening, Feb. 23. No violations.