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The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a risk-based inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers.

Sittin’ Pickin’ Chickin’, 120 N. Duke St., Oct. 6. No violations.

Lancaster County Prison, 625 E. King St., follow-up, Oct. 5. Food facility inspection indicates evidence of rodent activity in the storage areas. Facility is working with a pest control program.

Levengoods of Lancaster, 104 W. King St., Oct. 5. No violations.

Shady Maple Farm Market Inc., 2 W. Grant St., Oct. 5. No violations.

The Rabbit and the Dragonfly, 51 N. Market St., follow-up, Oct. 5. Lights are not shielded or shatterproof over the food prep area.

Tiny Town, 533 Janet Ave., Oct. 5. No violations.

Juke Box, 1703 New Holland Pike, Oct. 4. Water leaking from beneath the handwash sink in the food preparation area.

La Costena Restaurant, 315 W. King St., follow-up, Oct. 4. No violations.

Little People Day Care School of Columbia, 780 Chickies Hill Road, Columbia, Oct. 4. No violations.

M & M Mini Market, 301 S. Ann St., Oct. 4. Employee cloths and personal items are to be removed from the facility counter area. Dressing and sauce storage containers in the food prep area are not labeled with the common name of the food. Floors in the grocery area are not durable, smooth, nonporous and nonabsorbent. Lights are not shielded or shatterproof over the food prep area. Pizza oven equipment in the food prep area has an accumulation of dust and grease on non-food contact surfaces.

Mount Pepper, 1930 Columbia Ave., complaint, Oct. 4. No violations.

Rachel’s Cafe & Creperie, 608 Richmond Drive, Suite 109, change of owner, Oct. 4. Two restrooms are not provided with a covered waste receptacle for sanitary napkins.

Spooky Nook Lanco, 1901 Miller Road, East Petersburg, change of owner, Oct. 4. No violations.

Amvets Post No.\!q 19, 715 Fairview Road, Oct. 3. Ceiling tiles missing in the food prep area; need to be replaced.

Chesterbrook Academy, 2301 Harrisburg Pike, Oct. 3. No violations.

Cinnaholic, 1573 Manheim Pike, complaint, Oct. 3. No violations.

Danny’s Fine Foods/Lemonade 1 XP86398 PA, Main Street, New Holland, Oct. 3. No violations.

Danny’s Fine Foods/Root Beer YGC 1067 TFS 4, Main Street, New Holland, Oct. 3. No violations.

Danny’s Fine Foods/Smoothies TFS Type 3, New Holland Fair, New Holland, Oct. 3. The handwash sink does not have water at a temperature of at least 100 F.

Espino’s Pizza, Pastas & Subs, 323 W. Lemon St., Oct. 3. Floors in the food prep area are not durable, smooth, nonporous and nonabsorbent and need to be replaced.

Foltz’s, 60 N. Queen St., Oct. 3. No violations.

Grub ’N Stuff, 247 N. Queen St., Oct. 3. Facility must clean grease off floor underneath the fryer/stove area, and remove dust from fan in the kitchen area.

Kentucky Fried Chicken, 2480 Lincoln Highway East, Oct. 3. Static dust on the ceiling tiles and on the plastic fluorescent light fixture covers in the frying area. Sticky residue accumulation on the underside of mixer. Black, moist residue on the wall and drain line located in the chicken breading area.

Mangat Mini Mart, 44 E. Liberty St., Oct. 3. Deli meat and cheese located in the reach-in cooler not labeled or date-marked.

Miller’s Ale House, 1000 Crossings Blvd., opening, Oct. 3. No violations.

Peking Palace Restaurant, 1025 Dillerville Road, Oct. 3. No violations.

Pho Noodle House, 252 N. Prince St., Oct. 3. Food facility operator failed to post an original, valid Pennsylvania Food Employee Certification in a location conspicuous to the consumer.

Piper Belles BBQ (MFF Type 3), P.O. Box 561, Mount Joy, Oct. 3. No violations.

Primo Hoagies, 2085 Fruitville Pike, complaint, Oct. 3. No violations.

Rosa Rosa Cafe, 1040 Harrisburg Pike, change of owner, Oct. 3. No violations.

Amish Family Recipes, 2 W. Grant St., Oct. 2. No violations.

Burger King No.\!q 2617, 310 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, complaint, Oct. 2. No violations.

Chick-Fil-A, 2467 Lincoln Highway East, Oct. 2. No violations.

Christina’s Criollo, 2 W. Grant St., Oct. 2. Food employee in food prep area was not wearing a proper hair restraint. Facility must provide new gaskets on bain-marie.

Conewago Elementary School, 2809 Hershey Road, Elizabethtown, Oct. 2. No violations.

Copper Cup, 922 Columbia Ave., Oct. 2. No violations.

Covenant United Methodist Church, 110 N. Mulberry St., Oct. 2. No violations.

Family Dollar Store No.\!q 21855, 930 S. Duke St., Oct. 2. No violations.

Havana Juice, 2 W. Grant St., Oct. 2. Food employee in food prep area was not wearing a proper hair restraint.

Kauffman’s Fruit, 2 W. Grant St., Oct. 2. No violations.

KinderCare Learning Center, 1849 Charter Lane, Oct. 2. An irreversible registering thermometer or thermal strips were not available for measuring the utensil surface temperature. Static dust on top of the exhaust system and on the baffles above the stove. Single-service, single-use articles (cups and containers) stored in the back storage area directly on the floor, and not 6 inches above the floor as required. Cups and utensils air-drying on towels. Many personal foods, some partially eaten, stored in Styrofoam trays are being stored above and on top of food for the children in the reach-in cooler. A large crack on the top shelf of the food cart makes it no longer smooth and cleanable. The handwash sink in the back was blocked by a large blue tub and was not accessible at all times for employee use. The handwash sink in the back is filthy. The faucet at the handwash sink has a mineral deposit on it, causing an obstruction that prevents a full water stream for proper hand-washing. Two ceiling tiles missing in the back storage area.

Knight & Day Diner, 3140 Lititz Pike, Lititz, complaint, Oct. 2. The back door located in the storage area of the food facility has gaps, a loose screen and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents and other animals. This door must be kept closed until repair can be made. Dumpster lids are open and not tight-fitting, allowing for vector entrance.

Kovalec Gourmandise, 217 W. King St., Oct 2. Raw eggs were stored above ready-to-eat foods in the reach-in refrigerator.

Lancaster County Coffee Roasters, 2 W. Grant St., Oct. 2. Thermometer broken in refrigeration unit. Food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration.

Lancaster Rec. Commission, 525 Fairview Ave., Oct. 2. No violations.

Molly’s Pub, 253 E. Chestnut St., Oct. 2. No violations.

Mom’s House, 415 S. Queen St., Oct. 2. No violations.

Pretzels on Market, 2 W. Grant St., Oct. 2. No violations.

Queen Six Pack Restaurant, 24 W. Clay St., Oct. 2. No violations.

Rafiki’s Deli, Central Market, Oct. 2. No violations.

Rite Aid No. 4684, 825A E. Chestnut St., Oct. 2. No violations.

Saife’s Middle Eastern Food, 2 N. Grant St., Oct. 2. No violations.

Sal’s Pizza & Restaurant, 2600 Willow Street Pike Willow Street, Oct. 2. Dark, moist residue accumulation on the ice machine deflector plate; cleaned. Food facility is using tape to repair the three-compartment sink drain line, which is not an approved material. Refrigerated ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety foods (chicken and soups) prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the walk-in cooler and glass door refrigerator, are not being date-marked.

Shenk’s Poultry, Central Market, Oct. 2. No violations.

Solanco High School, 585 Solanco Road, Quarryville, Oct. 2. The quaternary ammonia concentration for the sanitizing solution for food-contact surfaces was 0 ppm, rather than 200 ppm as stated on the manufacturer’s use directions.

Spring Glen, Central Market, Oct. 2. No violations.

Stella’s Authentic Greek Cuisine, 2 W. Grant St., Oct. 2. No violations.

Swift Middle School/Clermont Elementary School, 1866 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, Oct. 2. No violations.

The Brasserie LLC, 1679 Lincoln Highway East, Oct. 2. Food stored directly on the floor in the walk-in freezer, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Lids not closed on outside trash receptacles.

The Candy Stand, 2 W. Grant St., Oct. 2. No violations.

The German Deli, 2 W. Grant St., Oct. 2. No violations.

Veterans Home Association of Mountville, 48 E. Main St., Mountville, Oct. 2. No violations.

Aura Espresso Room, 44 N. Queen St., Oct. 1. No violations.

Best China Wok, 825 E. Chestnut St., Oct. 1. Walls of the hood in the food prep area, a non-food contact surface, are not cleaned at a frequency to preclude grease from running down walls. All non-food contact surfaces in the facility food area are not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of food and grease. Non-food contact surfaces in the buffet area are in need of cleaning. Front door to the outside, located in the eating area of the food facility, is being propped open. The back door of the food facility has a gap and missing screen and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents and other animals. The handwash sink in the food prep area does not have single-use towels, continuous towels or an air-drying device.

Central Manor Elementary School, 3717 Blue Rock Road, Washington Boro, Oct. 1. No violations.

Chesterbrook Academy, 132 North Pointe Blvd., Oct. 1. Single-service, single-use articles (vinyl gloves) stored in the storage area directly on the floor, and not 6 inches above the floor. Mops are not being hung to air-dry. Thermometer or thermal strips are not available for checking the temperature of the mechanical dishwasher. Hardened food splatter up inside the interior of the microwave. The drain beneath the double-bowl sink is rusting and peeling paint and is no longer smooth and cleanable.

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Services Inc., 1290 Prospect Road, Columbia, Oct. 1. A section of the ceiling in the storage room is damaged by water. The drywall is flaking and no longer easily cleanable. Old food residue inside and on the backs of large metal pans.

Eastern Palace, 2206 Columbia Ave., Oct. 1. Assorted foods stored directly on the floor in the walk-in freezer, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Men’s restroom does not have a self-closing door. Employee personal items (allergy medication, lotions, supplements, phones and keys) were in the food preparation area and not stored in dressing rooms or an identified storage area as required. Clean dish racks stored on the floor in dish-washing area. The handwash sink in the back food preparation area was blocked by containers of frozen food and was not accessible at all times for employee use. Women’s restroom is not provided with a covered waste receptacle for sanitary napkins. Refrigerated ready-to-eat, time/temperature- control-for-safety foods prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the walk-in cooler, are not being date-marked.

George’s at Kendig Square, 2600 N. Willow Street Pike, Willow Street, Oct. 1. The person in charge is not performing the duties as required by the Pennsylvania Food Code to actively manage food safety; repeat violation. A food employee was washing their hands at the three-compartment sink rather than the designated handwash sink. Food employees were touching sandwiches, a ready-to-eat food, with bare hands. Several raw animal foods (pork, chicken and ground beef) were stored above ready-to-eat foods in the walk-in cooler. Food ingredient storage containers in the dry storage area are not labeled with the common name of the food. Refrigerated ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety foods prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the walk-in cooler, are not being date-marked. Temperature-measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in bain-marie unit. Food facility does not have available quat sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration of the three-compartment sink.

Hamilton Park Church, 1210 Maple Ave., Oct. 1. The restroom is not provided with a covered waste receptacle for sanitary napkins. Missing floor tiles in the corner near the reach-in cooler.

Lancaster Mennonite School, 393 Long Lane, New Danville, Oct. 1. No violations.

Letort Elementary School, 561 Letort Road, Washington Boro, Oct. 1. Food employee in food prep area was not wearing a proper hair restraint.

Rite Aid No. 11034, 2600 Willow Street Pike, Willow Street, Oct. 1. No violations.

Golden Gate Chinese Restaurant, 2100 Spring Valley Road, follow-up, Sept. 28. No violations.

Royal Farms No.\!q 260, 206 Rohrerstown Road, Sept. 28. These food containers had old food residue, were greasy and not clean to sight and touch: plastic food containers, hot-holding containers and metal food containers. The dump sink for coffee was leaking at the “elbow” pipe. Silicone spray was being stored above potatoes in the back storage area. Boxes of food stored directly on the floor in the walk-in cooler and the walk-in freezer, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Static dust on some light fixtures and ceiling tiles above the food preparation area. Four packages of macaroni and cheese were thawing in standing water in the three-compartment sink, which is not an approved thawing method. Hood system is not adequate to remove heat and/or grease, as evidenced by condensate and/or grease collecting on the hood edge around the fryers.

Rutter’s No. 40, Route 441 and Bank Street, Marietta, Sept. 28. Torn rubber door gaskets on the walk-in cooler. Static dust on the air vents in the customer area. Grime and dirt around the handwash sink in the front area. Clean dish racks stored on the floor in the dish-washing area.

A Plus, 1136 Harrisburg Pike, Sept. 27. Packets of coffee and coffee filters being stored beneath plumbing of the sink in the outside customer area. Single-service, single-use articles (cups and lids) being stored in the storage area near the three-compartment sink directly on the floor, and not 6 inches above the floor as required. Boxes of food stored directly on the floor in the walk-in freezer, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. A working container of degreaser was stored above single-service articles in the storage area near the three-compartment sink. Dish detergent, antifreeze, shampoo and allergy medicine stored above and next to food in the back storage area and on the small rack in the customer area.

Dollar General No. 16233, 2001 Lancaster Pike, Peach Bottom, Sept. 27. The rear service door has a gap at the bottom and does not prevent the entry of insects or rodents. An uncovered trash can of refuse stored outside the food facility and not in the closed waste handling units. Outside waste handling unit had drain plug removed.

Lampeter Fire Company No. 1, 851 Village Road, Lampeter, Sept. 27. No violations.

MYAA VFW Snack Bar, Spruce Road, Mountville, Sept. 27. No violations.

Panera Bread No. 710, 2092 Fruitville Pike, Sept. 27. No violations.

Papa John’s - Slap Dough Pizza, Ephrata Fair, Ephrata, Sept. 27. No violations.

Pasquale’s Pizza V, 399 Nottingham Road, Suite 2, Quarryville, Sept. 27. Screen torn on screen door and does not protect against the entry of insects and rodents. Cardboard used to line food equipment storage shelf, which is not nonabsorbent and cleanable. Food facility does not employ a certified food employee as required. Food employee in food prep area was wearing a bracelet. Food employees not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets or hats. A case of frozen chicken thawing on the floor. Raw beef stored on top of a tray of portion cups filled with salad dressings in the bain-marie; corrected. Dried food residue on the blade of the can opener. The food facility does not employ a certified food employee, therefore a certificate is not posted in public view. Outside waste handling unit had drain plug removed. End caps for plastic fluorescent light protective covers are missing.

Salem United Church of Christ, 2312 Marietta Ave, Sept. 27. Old food splatter on the upper interior of the microwave. Single-service, single-use articles (cups, lids and plates) stored in back storage room directly on the floor, and not 6 inches above the floor.

Sirro’s Italian Ice & Concessions TFS 4, Ephrata Fair, Ephrata, opening, Sept. 27. Handle of scooper found resting on top of cookie dough ice cream, making contact. Jalapeno Poppers had internal temperature of 116 F, rather than 135 F or above as required. Cutting boards are deeply scored, stained and need to be resurfaced or replaced. Food-contact surfaces and food are not being protected from contamination in the presence of flies.

Smoketown Elementary School, 2426 Old Philadelphia Pike, Sept. 27. No violations.

Springville Foods, 5450 Friendship Lane, Kinzers, follow-up, Sept. 27. Packaged deli meats and cheeses do not have ingredient and subingredient labels on packages; repeat violation.

The Onion Shack, Ephrata Fair, Ephrata, Sept. 27. In-use tongs stored on dirty cardboard. No chlorine sanitizer in ware-washing basin - measured 0 ppm. Hand-washing station not set up.

Comfort Inn Lancaster County, 3903 Abel Drive, Columbia, Sept. 25. Ready-to-eat apples are displayed and not protected from contamination with a sign advising consumers to wash fruit prior to consumption. Food facility does not employ a certified food employee as required. The facility has 30 days to enroll an employee in a state-recognized food safety course. The handwash sink in the food preparation area is being used as a food preparation sink, as evidenced by in-use pitchers, a spatula and whisk in the sink. The bottom of the cabinet beneath the handwash sink has eroded and is broken and no longer smooth and cleanable.