The Pennsylvania, Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a risk-based inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers.
Helen’s Family Restaurant, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, follow-up, March 22. Some dirt and debris under kitchen equipment especially at floor/wall junction and under three-door refrigerator. Wet wiping cloth on bain-marie cutting board not being stored in sanitizer solution.
Longhorn Steakhouse, 993 Plaza Blvd., March 22. All nonfood contact surfaces are to be cleaned. There is an accumulation of dirt and grease under and around equipment; repeat violation. Sides of food fryer, a nonfood contact surface, is not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of grease. Air gap drain in the warewash area was clogged causing water to overflow onto floor. Outside grease waste unit and surrounding area is extremely dirty and in need of cleaning. Outside waste handling unit and storage area was extremely dirty and sticky, and contained trash on ground around containers.
Scheipe’s Food Stand (Bixler’s French Fries), 955 N. State St., Ephrata, March 22. No violations.
Starbuck’s Coffee, 441 Park City Center, March 22. No violations.
Subway, 1625 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, March 22. No violations.
Susie’s Fry Pies, 955 N. State Alley, Ephrata, March 22. No violations.
The Coner Cafe, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, March 22. An accumulation of grease on hood baffles.
The Vineyard at Grandview, 1489 Grandview Road, Mount Joy, March 22. No violations.
Thom’s Bread, 113A Butler Ave., March 22. Two spray bottles of an unknown liquid not labeled. Old food residue on the can opener blade. Flies in the back food-preparation area. Food and food equipment must be protected in the presence of flies. Food employee in the front and back food-preparation area preparing food, not wearing a beard cover; repeat violation of 2017, 2018 and 2019. The entire inner lid of the chest freezer being held together with packaging tape and no longer closes correctly; repeat violation of 2018. An open employee’s beverage container and a bottle (screw-cap variety) were in the back food-prep area. A tattered area of the loader belt, subjecting food to possible physical contamination. The plastic bread-pusher deeply scored and no longer easily cleanable. A hole in the floor just inside the plastic curtains where clean equipment is stored.
Anita’s on Walnut, 324 E. Walnut St., March 21. Food employee in food prep area, not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets, hats or beard covers; corrected on site. Clean vent at ceiling area and maintain.
Arby’s No. 8727, 1229 Lancaster Road, Manheim, March 21. Nonfood contact surfaces such as drying shelves not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. Clean food equipment and/or utensils stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air-drying (wet-nesting). Food employees in prep area not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets, hats or beard covers in way that completely controls all hair. Wet containers stored over food prep area, exposing food to contamination. Food containers stored on shelf were to have glue and food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Hand sinks not all cleaned at a frequency to prevent the buildup of residue.
Catering With Attitude, 768 Graystone Road, Manheim, March 21. Non-food contact surfaces of shelving and cabinets not cleaned at a frequency to preclude the accumulation of dirt and soil.
Donegal Masonic Hall Association, 710 Anderson Ferry Road, Mount Joy, March 21. No violations.
E town Noodles, 37 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, complaint, March 2. Ceiling in production and transport hallway are damaged from water leak with material falling to ground. Roof is leaking water in kitchen area, and is in need of repair. Black residue accumulations are present in areas where water is leaking; repeat violation.
Gap Auction, 5336 Kinzers Road, Kinzers, follow-up, March 21. No violations.
Ploy Thai Thai Kitchen, 486 Royer Drive, Suite 101, follow-up, March 21. Food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration of quaternary ammonia. Trash, broken pallets, milk crates, debris and garbage on the ground in the dumpster corral. The dumpster is shared by other facilities in the complex. The outside grease receptacle (shared by others in the complex) is filthy and a possible attractant to rodents. Employees are unable to properly wash their hand, the hot water for hand-washing is turned off at the hand-wash sink in the wait-station. Repair is scheduled. Plumbing system not maintained in good repair — the hot water leaking at the faucet of the hand-wash sink in the wait-station. Repair is scheduled. Scoop being stored in the ice cooler with handle touching the ice. In the wait-station, several children’s items, a child’s table, clothing, food, sleeping clothing and toys.
Smoker’s Butchering LLC, 12 Old Leacock Road, Ronks, opening, March 2. Food facility does not have available chlorine sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration.
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 50 N. Main St., Manheim, March 21. No violations.
The Meadows, 35 S. Willowdale Drive, March 21. One gallon of white milk being used for consumption with an expired sell-by date; discarded. Food facility does not have available chlorine sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration.
Wheatland Middle School, 919 Hamilton Park Drive, March 21. Static dust above the oven on the stone column and conduits. An accumulation of static dust on the filter on top of the walk-in cooler. The food facility does not have a hand-wash sink located in the food prep area. No sign or poster posted at the hand-wash sink in the restroom to remind food employees to wash their hands. Webbing at the ceiling/wall juncture and above the exit doors in the lunchroom.
Appalachian Brewing Co., 55 N. Water St., Lititz, follow-up, March 20. Food facility has a reminder statement on the menu for foods that are/or could be served raw or undercooked to the consumer; however, does not clearly disclose which foods the reminder statement applies to.
Aromas del Sur, 548 S. State St., Ephrata, March 20. Soap was not available at the hand-wash sink in the kitchen. An accumulation of food debris on walk-in cooler floor. Heavy accumulation of dust on walk-in cooler fan guard cover.
Everest International Grocery, Gifts & Jewelry, 1621 Columbia Ave., March 20. The dumpster lids left open at the time of this inspection. Clutter, old plastic crates, broken pallets and debris in back of the facility. Prepackaged assorted vegetables, smoked kini fish, and tilapia are not labeled properly with the name of product, net weight and distributed-by statement. Potatoes and onions stored directly on the floor in the aisles and on stairway to the downstairs storage area, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required.
Flory Distributing Co., 725 S. Broad St., Lititz, March 20. Beer stored under missing ceiling tiles, especially where insulation is loose.
Hambright Elementary School, 3000 Charlestown Road, March 20. Deeply scored cutting boards (purple board) not resurfaced or discarded as required. A buildup of salt on the floor behind the water softener in the dishwashing room. Static dust on the wall behind the dish racks in the dishwashing room.
Bird-in-Hand Fire Company, 313 Enterprise Road, P.O. Box 250, Bird-in-Hand, March 20. No violations.
Lancaster Lodge No. 299, 132 N. Water St., March 20. Potentially hazardous ready-to-eat food prepared in the food facility and held for more than 48 hours, located in the reach-in, is not being datemarked.
Manor Middle School, 2950 Charlestown Road, March 20. Deeply scored cutting boards (green board) not resurfaced or discarded as required. The drain cover in the dishwashing room is broken in the middle and does not prevent from solid items falling into and becoming lodged in the drain pipe. Insect webbing in the upper and lower corners of the dishwashing room. Webbing also around the window blinds in the dishwashing room.
Rawlinsville Fire Company Auxiliary, 33 Martic Heights Drive, P.O. Box 1, Holtwood, March 20. No violations.
Red Lobster No. 0240, 69 E. Town Mall, complaint, March 20. No violations.
Reiff’s Farm Market, 2902 Rothsville Road, Ephrata, March 20. No violations.
Residence Inn Lancaster, 1450 Harrisburg Pike, opening, March 20. No violations.
Resurrection School, 501 E. Orange St., March 20. No violations.
The Goodie Shoppe, 302 W. Chestnut St., March 20. No violations.
The Village Cafe, 3614 Old Philadelphia Pike, Gordonville, March 20. A portable fan attached to ceiling opening with grease accumulation. Deli meats, a refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food, located in the refrigerator and held more than 24 hours, are not being marked with the date it was opened/sliced. Tuna salad, a refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food, was datemarked by the facility, but was beyond the seven-day use-by date and required discarding. Facility using tabletop fryer unit and not located under a ventilation hood.
Weis Markets No. 17R, Red Rose Commons, 1700A Fruitville Pike, March 20. No violations.
Dough and Co., 46 N. Prince St., March 19. No violations.
Excelsior, 125 E. King St., March 19. No violations.
Lancaster Cigar LLC, 25 W. King St., March 19. No violations.
Mountville Elementary School, 120 College Ave., Mountville, March 19. No violations.
Mountville Family Restaurant, 350 Highland Drive, Mountville, change of owners, March 19. No violations.
Okinii Sushi, 157 Rohrerstown Road, March 19. Old food residue and grease splatter on the backsplash of the wok area. A brown, liquid residue on the air-exhaust vent over the three-compartment sink.
Penn Square Grill at Marriott, 25 S. Queen St., March 19. No violations.
Rita’s Ice Store 10882, 6 N. Prince St., March 19. No violations.
St. Mary’s Church, 32 W. Vine St., March 19. No violations.
Tellus 360, 24 E. King St., March 19. No violations.
Toriborealis Pictures and Goods, 705 Graystone Road, Building 4, Manheim, follow-up, March 19. Food employees not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets, hats or beard covers.
Village Farm Market, 1520 Division Highway, Ephrata, March 19. The hand-wash sink is being used for multipurposes — an attachment for filling drinking glasses. Labels on packaged onion pretzels and Dad’s Homemade Croutons do not contain all ingredients.
Village Pizza, 201 E. State St., Quarryville, complaint, March 19. An open employee’s beverage container was in the pizza prep area, a food preparation area; corrected. Food employees not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets or hats. Facility does not have sanitizer available to sanitize food contact surfaces such as cutting boards and prep tables every four hours as required. Pizza boxes stored directly on the floor and not 6 inches above floor as required. Deli meats, a refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food, located in the walk-in cooler and held more than 24 hours, are not being marked with the date it was sliced/opened; repeat. Bread proofer has debris residue in the bottom of unit. Oil/water accumulation in the bottom of the pizza bain-marie unit. Facility does not employ a certified food employee. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. New food facility in operation more than 90 days and has not employed a certified food employee as required. Working containers, used for storing cleaning type chemicals and sanitizers taken from bulk supplies, were not marked with the common name of the chemical; corrected.
Wendy’s No. 6444, 1075 S. State St., Ephrata, complaint, March 19. No violations.
Barshinger/Life Science Cafe, 600 College Ave., Building 8, March 18. No violations.
Blue Line Cafe, 563 Old Main Drive, Building 11, March 18. Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in the milk refrigerator; corrected on-site.
Donegal High School, 915 Anderson Ferry Road, Mount Joy, March 18. No violations.
Hometown Kitchen, 18 Furnace Road, Quarryville, March 18. Food facility does not have available chlorine sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration of the low-temperature dishwasher. Chlorine chemical sanitizer residual detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low-temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 0 ppm, and not 50-100 ppm as required.
Lancaster Arts Hotel, 300 Harrisburg Ave., March 18. No violations.
Lancaster Brewing Tap Room, 2323 Lincoln Highway East, March 18. Dried food residue on the food slicer; cleaned. Food residue on the handles and the splash guards of the hand-wash sink in the kitchen area. Loose door hinges on the triple door bain-marie unit. Mechanical warewashing equipment with buildup of dried food residue and not cleaned before use. The person in charge is not performing the duties as required by the Pennsylvania Food Code to actively manage food safety. Bacon stored with ground beef in a stainless steel pan located in the walk-in cooler; corrected. Moist residue accumulation obstructing the drain opening of the drain line on the soda gun holster in the bar area. Food utensils stored in a box constructed of bare wood. Several working containers of cleaning and sanitizing type chemicals in all areas of the facility not labeled with the common name of the chemical. Ribs, a refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time temperature control for safety food in the walk-in cooler, was datemarked by the facility, but was beyond the seven-day use-by date and requires discarding; discarded. Containers of paint stored next to single-use items; corrected.
Nickel Mine Health Foods, 2123 Mine Road, Paradise, change of owners, March 18. No violations.
Parma Pizza and Grill, 301 Main St., Landisville, March 18. A residue buildup in both hand-wash sinks. Meatballs and hot dogs, a refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food in the sandwich unit cooler and the walk-in cooler, were datemarked by the facility but were beyond the seven-day use- or sell-by date and require discarding. The formica coating of the table near the hand-wash sink in the front area is broken off and has exposed raw wood. A strip of raw wood, which is not cleanable, is being used as an edger above the hand-wash sink in the front service area. Wall beneath hand-wash sink in the front service area has a hole and is broken and in need of repair. Ceiling tiles missing above the pizza-making unit, and needs to be replaced. Hobart mixer bearing or gear box is dripping lubricant on the food-contact surface (mixing bowl). Peeling paint on the wall around the hand-wash sink in the front service area.
Steinman College Center - Pandinis, 600 College Ave., Building 63, March 18. No violations.
Subs and 6 Packs, 2645 Columbia Ave., March 18. The wall behind the freezers is broken, cracked and flaking in some areas and no longer smooth and easily cleanable. Raw wood, which is absorbent and not easily cleanable, covering a wall behind the shelving for single-service items. Static dust on the exhaust system above the flat grill.
Subway No. 45971, 35 S. Willowdale Drive, Suite 322A, March 18. Three half-pints of white milk offered for sale with expired date; discarded.
Taylor Chip Cookie, 220 N. Mulberry St., Apt. 1, March 18. No violations.
Parma Pizza & Grill, 132 W. Market St., Marietta, follow-up, March 14. Clean food equipment stored inside a dirty soda crate in the back. The hand-wash sink in the back was blocked by two large pizza dough trays and not accessible at all times for employee use. Plumbing system not maintained in good repair — the hand-wash sink in the back leaking from the pipe beneath the bowl.