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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.

Boas Fundraising, 1500 Wilson Ave., April 19. No violations.

Dunkin Donuts, 1838 Fruitville Pike, April 19. An open employee's beverage container (screw-cap variety) was above the bain-marie. Boxes of food stored directly on the floor in the walk-in cooler and boxes of tea and coffee stored on the floor, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. A gross amount of a black-and-tan slimy residue up inside the ice maker and a pink slime on the ice deflector plate. This unit shall be placed out of service and not used until it is cleaned and sanitized. Old food residue on three metal racks for donuts and a cupcake tray, all stored as clean. The quaternary ammonia concentration in the sanitizing solution of the sanitizer bucket was 0 ppm, rather than 200 ppm as stated on the manufacturers use directions. A working container of sanitizer was stored above and on the same shelf with food (streusel topping) on the storage rack in the back. The hand-wash sink in the front service area is blocked by a coffee pot and a large plastic container being stored on top. The hand-wash sink in the front service area is being used as a food preparation sink as evidenced by ice, coffee spoon and a rag in the sink. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. Single-service, single-use articles (lids and food cartons) stored in the back directly on the floor, and not 6 inches above the floor.

Just Wing It Manheim, 31 S. Main St., Manheim, opening, April 19. No violations.

Sushi By Jay at Weis Markets No. 79, 331 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, April 19. Food employee donning single-use gloves without a prior hand-wash.

Taj Mahal, 2080 Bennett Ave., follow-up, April 19. No violations.

Weis Markets No. 079, 331 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, April 19. Cleaned and sanitized utensils located in the seafood department are stored with food contact surfaces exposed to hand contact when retrieved by food employees. An accumulation of dirt and food debris in bakery near dishwasher at floor/wall junction. Food facility has an original CFM certificate posted, but the location is not conspicuous for public viewing. An accumulation of trash noted around compactor. Deli: Displayed pizzas unprotected in the presence of a fly. Time in lieu of temperature is being used to control pizza, a time/temperature-control-for-safety food, without written documentation to verify disposition of food. Seafood department: The quaternary ammonia concentration in the sanitizing solution of the three-bay warewash sink was 500 ppm, rather than 150-400 ppm as stated on the manufacturers use directions. Bakery: Noted hardened icing on bucket opener. Cement floor near produce cooler is broken and no longer a smooth, easily cleanable surface. Deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required in produce and seafood departments. Dried meat residue and blood on exterior of labeling machine in meat room.

D& B'Z Foods, 5836 Strasburg Road, Gap, April 18. No violations.

Grand China, 1509 Oregon Pike, April 18. The quaternary ammonia test strips are faded and are no longer reactive to the sanitizer. Old food debris and grease buildup beneath the small stove and on the racks at the back of the wok area. The area beneath the barbecue oven and the charbroiler, nonfood contact surfaces, not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. Old food residue on three colanders, four cleavers and a peeler, all stored as clean. Flour, used for coating duck, is not being sifted every four hours or refrigerated as required.

Jacks, 50 Woodcorner Road, Lititz, opening, April 18. Refrigerator is operating at 55 F, rather than 41 F or below. Do not use this unit until correct temperature can be maintained.

Javateas at Ephrata Hospital, 175 Martin Ave., Ephrata, April 18. Food employee lifted up garbage pail lid with gloved hand; prompting was needed for her to wash hands and don a new pair of gloves before returning to food prep. An employee chewing in stand. Ambient temperature of small refrigerator located below telephone measured 56 F, rather than 41 F or less. Do not store any time/temperature-control-for-safety foods in this unit until the correct temperature can be maintained. Internal temperature of cheeses measured 47 F to 52 F, rather than 41 F or less as required; discarded.

Kog Hill Winery, 105 Twin County Road, Morgantown, April 18. No violations.

Olive Garden, 910 Plaza Blvd., complaint, April 18. Food facility inspection indicated evidence of insect activity in the facility. The facility is working with a pest control program.

WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, 169 Martin Ave., Ephrata, April 18. Internal temperature of roast beef, ham and turkey in sandwich bain-marie measured 44-45 F, rather than 41 F or less as required; discarded. Internal temperature of creamy Caesar, blue cheese and ranch salad dressings measured 56 F and above; discarded. Lemon sponge pie, found on counter, kept at room temperature, rather than refrigerated at 41 F or less as indicated by manufacturer; discarded. An accumulation of food debris on walk-in cooler floor.

West Willow Produce, 801 Millwood Road, Willow Street, opening, April 18. No violations.

White Horse Fire Company No. 1, 111 White Horse Road, Gap, April 18. No violations.

Windmill Family Restaurant, 2838 Main St., Morgantown, April 18. Several containers of date-marked refrigerated food in the walk in cooler were beyond the seven-day use- or sell-by date and required discarding. Clean food equipment and/or utensils in dishwash area, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air-drying (wet-nesting). Litter and debris under and around equipment. Nonfood contact surfaces, such as handles, pulls and shelving, not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. Old unused equipment stored in attic and basement areas should be removed from food facility. Exposed food preparation in prep area under dirty fume hood, and subject to potential contamination. Store food processors and containers not thoroughly cleaned after use. Women's toilet room is not provided with a covered waste receptacle for sanitary napkins. The light intensity in the food preparation area is not at least 50-foot candles.

Adamstown Beverage, 2994 N. Reading Road, Adamstown, April 17. No violations.

Buehrle Alternative Educational School, 426 E.. Clay St., April 17. No violations.

Dairy Queen No. 14828, 1935 Columbia Ave., April 17. Employee using a cup to scoop ice from the ice bin rather than a scoop, subjecting ice to possible contamination from bare hand touching surrounding ice. Cups instead of scoops being used in the bulk food items: pecans. Old milk splatter inside the blizzard machine. Spillage inside the door gaskets of the soft-serve machine in the front area. Old milk splatter on the underside of the milk dispenser and on the wall beneath the milk dispenser. Clean utensils (spoons and scoops) stored in a container in the front service area that was not clean to sight and touch. The hand-wash sink in the food preparation area is slow to drain. Five cartons of Orange Julius thawing in standing water in the three-compartment sink, which is not an approved thawing method. The cabinet floor beneath the sink near the drive-thru has signs of water damage and is no longer smooth and easily cleanable.

Dough Heads Waffles LLC, 2328 Wood St., opening, April 17. No labels on food products stored in freezer. No labels on bottle in prep cooler or food product near the grill. Drip tray dirty to sight and touch inside grill area. Lights are not shielded or shatter-proof.

Dutch Meadows, 694 Country Meadows Lane, Paradise, April 17. No violations.

Edward Hand Middle School, 431 S. Ann St., April 17. No violations.

Flower & Home Market, 196 Broad St., Blue Ball, April 17. No violations.

Fresh View Cafe at Abbci, 2100 Harrisburg Pike, April 17. Batteries and canned heat fuel stored on the same table as food items; removed.

Gas Plus Store, 2990 N. Reading Road, Adamstown, April 17. No violations.

George Washington Elementary School, 545 S. Ann St., April 17. No violations.

Golden Corral, 2291 Lincoln East Highway, complaint, April 17. No violations.

Issei Noodle, 44 N. Queen St., April 17. No violations.

Landisville Intermediate Center, 330 Mumma Drive, Landisville, April 17. The inner side of the lid of the clothes washer is rusted and is no longer smooth and easily cleanable.

Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, 455 S. Duke St., April 17. The certified employee certificate was not displayed for public view.

Penn Cinema, Buildings A & B, 541 Airport Road, Lititz, April 17. Food facility has an original certificate posted, but the location is not conspicuous for public viewing. Soap was not available at the hand-wash sink in Building B family bathroom and men's room.

Rockvale Diner, 35 S. Willowdale Drive, April 17. The person in charge is not performing the duties as required by the PA Food Code to actively manage food safety in this noncompliant facility; repeat from 2016 and 2017. Grease accumulation on the exterior surface of the fryer unit. Clean dish racks stored on the floor in warewash area. Outside trash dumpster had lids open. Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food (soup and chili) prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the walk-in cooler, is not being datemarked. Exposed Styrofoam insulation on the interior surface of the walk-in freezer door. An open employee's beverage container was on the table located on the cooking line. Food employee eating from a plate of food at the food prep table in the kitchen area. The smooth, white finish on the interior of two microwave ovens is worn off, and the surface is no longer smooth and cleanable. Dried residue on the spinner arm of the milkshake blender. Dried food residue accumulation on the food slicer. Dark, moist residue on the deflector plate of the ice machine. Food residue in the hand-wash sink located near the cooking line. Cleaning chemicals stored on the same table next to food items. Food employees in food prep area, not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets or hats. A food employee was touching bacon — a ready-to-eat food — with bare hands. Bulk food ingredient storage containers are not labeled with the common name of the food. Food utensil (ice-cream scoop) stored in a container of water which is not maintained at 135 F. Food stored directly on the floor in the walk-in freezer, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required.

Ross Elementary School, 840 N. Queen St., April 17. No violations.

St. Anne School Cafeteria, 929 N. Duke St., April 17. Food facility operator failed to post an original, valid PA Food Employee Certification in a location conspicuous to the consumer.

Sukho Thai Restaurant, 398 Harrisburg Ave., April 17. No violations.

The Lucky Dog, 1942 Columbia Ave., April 17. Employee eating on the food preparation table. Food employees preparing food, not wearing a beard cover. Food tongs stored on the oven door subject to contamination from pants. Chorizo and cabbage, refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety foods in the walk-in cooler, were datemarked by the facility, but were beyond the seven-day use- or sell-by date and require discarding. Endcaps are missing from the lights above the dishwashing area. A heavy accumulation of grease buildup on the floor behind the fryers.

Villa Nova Restaurant & Bar No. 2, 2833 Columbia Ave., April 17. Five pizza cutters and two metal pie spatulas with old food residue were not clean to sight and touch. An unknown liquid in a spray bottle was not labeled with the contents. Food employees preparing food, not wearing a beard cover.

Vito's Roma Pizza Inc., 54 E. Main St., Lititz, April 17. Wooden pizza paddle contains jagged edges and is no longer a durable, easily cleanable surface. Can opener blade, a food contact surface, was to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch. In pizza bain-marie, raw wood being used to prop up pizza crates, rather than a material that is smooth and easily cleanable.

Wharton Elementary School, 705 N. Mary St., April 17. No violations.

Wickersham Elementary School, 401 N. Reservoir St., April 17. No violations.

Bountiful Harvest, 2110 Horseshoe Road, April 16. The hot water used for sanitizing in the mechanical warewashing machine did not reach 180 F; corrected.

Burrowes Elementary School, 1001 E. Orange St., April 16. No violations.

Byers Butterflake Bakery, 44 W. Main St., Leola, April 16. A sack of flour stored directly on the floor, rather than 6 inches above. Hardened batter on scale.

Carter Macrae Elementary School, 251 S. Prince St., April 16. A working container of chemical cleaner was stored above ready-to-eat food in the storage area; corrected on-site.

Centerville Elementary School, 901 Centerville Road, April 16. The back wall of the storage room is cracked and chipping paint. The bottom of the same wall has efflorescence powder accumulation. A large accumulation of ice buildup on the bottom of the condenser cooling unit in the walk-in freezer.

Centerville Middle School, 865 Centerville Road, April 16. No violations.

Cheema Farms, 2965 Lebanon Road, Manheim, April 16. Soap was not available at the hand-wash sink in the prep area. The hand-wash sink in the prep area does not have single use towels, continuous towels or air-drying device. The light intensity in the food preparation areas is not at least 50-foot candles. The hand-wash sink is not properly connected to the drain line via a “p” trap. Three-bay sink with buildup of filth and mineral residue and not cleaned before use or frequently throughout the day.

Conestoga Valley High School, 2110 Horseshoe Road, April 16. The hot water used for sanitizing in the mechanical warewashing machine did not reach 180 F; corrected.

Danda Farms, 603 Lititz Road, Manheim, April 16. No violations.

Funck's Restaurant & Bar, 365 W. Main St., Leola, April 16. Gloved food employee wiping face making contact with side of glove. Many of the stored cast-iron pans are rusted and are no longer smooth, easily cleanable surfaces. Metal ice scoops found to be corroded and are no longer contain, smooth, easily cleanable surfaces. The interior of pan used to scoop raw chicken wings is extremely rusted and no longer a smooth, easily cleanable surface; discarded. Extremely scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required. Bain-marie cutting boards are in very poor condition and may no longer be used until they are resurfaced. In bain-marie, Swiss cheese and cheddar cheese had internal temperatures of 46-54 F and blue cheese dressing and sour cream, 44-46 F; discarded. Thermometers are not being calibrated, as person in charge is unfamiliar with how to do either freezing point or boiling point method. An accumulation of grease and food debris under fryer and line kitchen equipment. In walk-in freezer, ground in dirt and food debris in grooves of metal floor. Floor fan in dishwashing room contains an accumulation of static dust and dirt. 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. Stacked cast-iron pans on storage shelf contained rust colored water and were not clean to sight and touch. A pan used to scoop chicken wings to place in fryer was heavily rusted and not clean to sight and touch; discarded. Found dried residue on can opener blade which was not clean to sight and touch. Sun Fire oven cavity contained a copious amount of grease and burnt food debris. Ice scoops were being stored in a dirty, plastic container between use. Soda machine heads and nozzles in both the outdoor bar and kitchen were not clean to sight and touch. Food facility has an original certificate posted, but the location is not conspicuous for public viewing. Wall under low-temp dishwasher is deteriorating with holes and peeling paint and needs repair. Ceiling tiles over low-temp dishwasher contain rust, peeling coating and are in need of repair. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. A wiping cloth on bain-marie, used to clean food contact surfaces not being stored in sanitizer solution. Employees were using a dirty cloth to wipe cutting board at bain-marie. At the indoor bar, clean drinking glasses are being stored in close proximity to a sink use for dumping liquids with the potential to contaminate them from splash. Clean food cast-iron pans in storage room stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air-drying (wet-nesting). Oven racks propped up against equipment making contact with the floor. Food dumpster lid is missing and no longer protects against the entry of insects, rodents, birds, etc. Dirty mops stored in dirty mop water rather than cleaned and hung to air-dry.

Hamilton Elementary School, 1300 Wabank Road, April 16. No violations.

Lafayette Elementary School, 1000 St. Joseph Street, April 16. No violations.

Mangat Mini Mart, 44 E. Liberty St., April 16. Commercially processed, ready-to-eat food, located in the reach-in and held more than 48 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened. Deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required. Paper towel dispenser empty at the hand-wash sink in the food prep area; corrected on-site. Wall located in the three-bowl sink area is in need of repair.

Mom's House, 415 S. Queen St., April 16. No violations.

Olde Mill Restaurant, 9 Queen Road, Intercourse, follow-up, April 16. No violations.

Price Elementary School, 615 Fairview Ave., April 16. No violations.

Rutter's No. 34, 370 W. Main St., Leola, April 16. In Soap dispenser in women’s restroom is not working at left sink. An accumulation of trash and leaves on the dumpster pad. Dirt and debris in storage room under shelving. Food employee's nails are long and not trimmed as required by the PA Food Code.

St. James Episcopal Church, 119 N. Duke St., April 16. No violations.

Subway No. 10440, 1 N. Main St., Manheim, April 16. Ice machine not cleaned at a frequency to prevent the presence of mold. Food employees in prep area, not wearing restraints, such as nets or hats in a way that completely restrains all hair.

Today's Pizza, 931 E. Main St., Mount Joy, April 16. Commercially processed, refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food (bologna and turkey breast), located in the walk-in cooler and held more than 24 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened. The back door located of the food facility has a gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents and other animals. The screen door has holes in it and no longer protects against insects. Time in lieu of temperature being used in the food facility to control ready-to-eat potentially hazardous foods (pizza, garlic knots) without written procedures or documentation to verify disposition of food. Torn rubber door gaskets on the True reach-in freezer. Glass cleaner and sanitizers stored with single-service items (coffee filters) and packets of sugar beneath the hand-wash sink in the wait station. Food facility has an original certificate posted, but the location is not conspicuous for public viewing. Broken tiles at the base of the wall across from the three-compartment sink. Broken tiles are being repaired with electrical tape on a corner in the back of the facility. Food employees involved in food preparation wearing a bracelet and a watch.

Turkey Hill Minit Market No. 080, 320 E. Main St., Mountville, April 16. A pint of whole milk with a sell-by date of April 13 being offered for sale. Water leaking near the slushie machine creating standing water beneath the machine and out in the customer area. Torn rubber door gaskets on the walk-in cooler. Soap was not available at the hand-wash sink in the back. An accumulation of old food splatter on the upper interior inside the microwave. No sign or poster posted at the hand-wash sink in the back to remind food employees to wash their hands.

Turkey Hill Minit Market 170, 460 S. Duke St., April 16. No violations.

Village Pizza, 201 E. State St., Quarryville, type 2 follow-up, April 16. Rear entrance door propped open at the time of inspection; corrected. Torn rubber door gaskets on bain-marie unit.

Almaz Ethiopian Restaurant, 6030 Lemon St., East Petersburg, opening, April 16. No violations.

CVS Pharmacy No. 5721, 440 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, April 15. Two containers of baby formula for sale that were beyond the expiration date.

Dollar General No. 3968, 2846 Main St., Suite 12, Morgantown, April 15. No violations.

Dottie’s Snack Bar, 425 Fourth St., P.O. Box 185, Quarryville, April 15. 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.

East Petersburg Elementary School, 5700 Lemon St, East Petersburg, April 15. The bleach dispenser on the clothes washer is chipping paint and rusting and no longer smooth and easily cleanable.

Gus's Keystone Family Restaurant at Ephrata, 3687 Rothsville Road, Ephrata, April 15. Time in lieu of temperature being used in the food facility to control time/temperature-control-for-safety foods without documentation to verify disposition of food. Food employee donning single-use gloves without a prior hand-wash. Deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required. Dumpster pad contains trash. Next to dessert refrigerator, knives and spatulas found stored at room temperature water, rather than at 135 F or above or on a clean surface or another approved in-use utensil storage method. Exterior and interior of line equipment needs cleaning.

Hartz Natural Food, 211 Twin Country Road, Morgantown, April 15. Live cats on the premise of the food facility in the rear storage area. Prepackaged bulk food is not labeled properly with the name of product, ingredient statement, net weight, distributed-by statement and/or nutritional facts. Scoops and cutting boards are not being cleaned in a three-bay sink.

Israel's Chicken-MFF3, 1635A Georgetown Road, Christiana, April 15. No violations,

Las Animas Mexican Store, 1643A Lincoln Highway East, April 15. The person in charge is not performing the duties as required by the PA Food Code to actively manage food safety in this facility. Facility has freshly wrapped beef and has no “Safe Handling” instructions on the package. Facility cannot properly clean cutting utensils due to sink not installed in the facility. A gap at the bottom of the exterior rear door and does not prevent the entry of insects or rodents.

Little Caesars, 1111 S. State St., Ephrata, change of owner, April 15. Floor in bathroom is dirty and needs a cleaning. The hand-wash sink in the near the office was blocked by a couple of large cartons filled with equipment and not accessible at all times for employee use. The quaternary ammonia concentration in the sanitizing solution of the three-bay warewash sink was 50 ppm, rather than 200 ppm as stated on the manufacturers use directions.

Plaza Mexico Restaurant, 1651 Lincoln Highway East, follow-up, April 15. Food residue in the hand-wash sink in the food prep area; corrected and repeat violation.

Roo, 223 W. Walnut St., April 15. No violations.

The Sandwich Factory II, 2520 Lititz Pike, April 15. Food employee donning single-use gloves without a prior hand-wash. A food employee was touching sandwich rolls — a ready-to-eat food — with bare hands. The hot water for hand-washing was turned off at the hand-wash sink in the bar area. Old food residue on the inner rim of the meat slicer. Paper towel dispenser empty at the hand-wash sink in the bar area.

Swift Middle School/Clermont Elementary School, 1866 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, April 15. No violations.

Turkey Hill No. 324, 168 Toddy Drive, East Earl, change owner, April 1. Return air vents over fume hood have foam insulation that is friable with the potential to fall into food.

Udder Bliss Creamery, 189 Ridgeview Road, No. 2, Elizabethtown, change of owner, April 15. No violations.

Uncle Leroy's, 260 Gap Road, Ronks, April 15. Single-service, single-use articles stored directly on the floor, and not 6 inches above the floor.

Village Greens Golf Inc., 1444 Village Road, Strasburg, April 15. No violations.

Wok & Roll Ephrata, 363 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, April 15. Food facility has provided metal pans for cooling; however, they are 6 inches deep rather than three inches shallow pans.