Restaurant inspections logo

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

Dollar General No. 13688, 560 S. Seventh St., Akron, May 18. No violations.

Christiana Fire Company, P.O. Box 46, Christiana, May 17. 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; corrected.

Jimmy John’s at the Shoppes at Manheim Pike, 1601 Manheim Pike, May 17. Food employee preparing food, not wearing a beard cover. Food equipment and utensils are not being properly washed and rinsed by food particles and grease coating of the sanitizer in the three-compartment sink.

Mom’s Store, 190 Cinder Road, New Providence, May 17. Food facility is using an approved nonpublic water system, but does not have current laboratory testing results for water potability.

PA College of Health Sciences Cafe, 850 Greenfield Road, Building 2, May 17. At Starbucks, a container of “coffee pure” tablets stored on top of the coffee maker. A container of raw beef sitting directly on top of raw chicken in the cooling unit.

Papa Sneaux XHT1392 MFF4, 955 N. State St., Ephrata, May 17. Food handler donning single-use gloves without a prior hand-washing.

Sarafaye Soft Pretzels MFF3, 542 Gibbons Road, Bird-in-Hand, May 17. No violations.

Spring Glen Fresh Foods Outlet, 314 Spring Glen Drive, Ephrata, May 17. No violations.

The Bar-B-Que Barn MFF3, 2395 Covered Bridge Drive, May 17. Food pans in the hand-wash sink indicating other uses than hand-washing; corrected.

Turkey Hill Minit Market No. 078, Village and Lampeter Road, Lampeter, May 17. Black, moist residue on self-serve soda unit nozzles; cleaned. Sticky residue under the beverage racks in the walk-in cooler. Static dust accumulation on the ceiling and condensing unit fan covers in the walk-in cooler.

Turkey Hill Minit Market No. 278, 703 E. Main St., Mount Joy, May 17. Several flies throughout the facility. Static dust on the fan guards of the walk-in cooler. An ingredient statement placard is not available at the customer self-service donut case. Litter and debris on the floor of the walk-in freezer.

Aloha Cafe Lititz MFF3, Lititz Spring Market, 24 N. Broad St., Lititz, opening, May 16. In-use utensils stored with food contact surfaces up rather than inverted.

Beiler’s Donut Trailer MFF3, 314 Millcreek Road, Bird-in-Hand, May 16. No violations.

Brass Eagle Restaurant & Bar, 5725 Lincoln East Highway, Gap, May 16. Dried residue on the underside of the milkshake blender unit; cleaned.

Dollar General No. 10036, 3515 Columbia Ave., May 16. No violations.

Manor Church, 530 Central Manor Road, May 16. No violations.

McCall’s Ferry Farm, Lititz Spring Market, 24 N. Broad St., Lititz, May 16. No violations.

McDonald’s No. 3255, 140 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, follow-up, May 16. Hand-wash sink in dishwashing room is not working and one in kitchen has low water pressure. Ground-in dirt on walk-in freezer floor.

Oola Bowls, 2084 Fruitville Pike, opening, May 16. No violations.

The Ephrata Cheese Shop, 120 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, May 16. Ceiling tile over candy display case is water stained and bowed.

Turkey Hill Minit Market No. 231, 1199 Prospect Road, Columbia, May 16. A box of pretzels stored directly on the floor in the walk-in freezer, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Aluminum pans for pizzas were stored greasy and not clean to sight and touch. The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view. There is a leak from beneath the “Chill Out” machine; the liquid has leaked into the two top drawers beneath the machine. Torn rubber door gaskets on the True double-door freezer and on the True reach-in freezer. Single-service, single-use articles (cups) stored in the food preparation area and in the back storage area directly on the floor, rather than 6 inches above the floor as required. Clean food equipment (pizza pans), on the storage rack, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air-drying (wet-nesting). The dumpster lids open at the time of this inspection. A gross amount of trash, debris, cigarette butts in the dumpster enclosure, creating a possible rodent harborage area.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7418, 4988 Lincoln Highway East, P.O. Box 432, Gap, May 16. Grease accumulation under two fryer units.

Weis Markets No. 049, 740 S. Broad St., Lititz, May 16. A frayed rubber spatula in bakery; discarded. Dust on top of seafood department knife holder. The hand-wash sink in the meat room was blocked by a cleaning machine and not accessible at all times for employee use. A maximum registering thermometer or thermolabels were not available for testing hot water sanitizing dishwasher to ensure a temperature of at least 180 F is reached on rinse cycle. Hot water sanitizing dishwasher did not reach a temperature of 180 F as determined by thermolabel. Service company called at time of inspection. Three-bay sink will be used until repair made. Some knives in meat room and deli department, food contact surfaces, were to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Dairy cooler floor needs a thorough cleaning. Food handler in deli wearing a watch.

Welder’s Steak Shack MFF3, 76 S. Vintage Road, Paradise, May 16. No violations.

Welder's Steak Shack at Salisbury Park, 750 White Horse Road, Gap, change of owner, May 16. No violations.

Bruke International Grocery and Gift Shop, 145 Rohrerstown Road, May 15. A bag of coffee beans and a bag of farina stored directly on the floor in the customer area and in the back packaging area, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Prepackaged food: spices, herbs, coffee beans, fish, hocks and goat are not labeled properly with the name of product, ingredient statement, net weight and a distributed-by statement; repeat violation of 2018. Paper towel dispenser empty at the hand-wash sink in the restroom. Six water-stained ceiling tiles. A working container of glass cleaner was stored above single service articles in the packaging area.

Chef Muse, 347 N. Plum St., opening, May 15. No violations.

Family Fare Restaurant Inc., 5921 Main St., East Petersburg, May 15. Bags of potatoes stored directly on the floor in the back, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. The underside of the shelf above the stove is flaking material and poses possible physical contamination of food being prepared on the stove. Old food residue on the can opener blade. A black, slimy residue was on the deflector plate of the ice maker and up inside the ice maker. Employee personal items (DayQuil) were on a storage rack above condiment bottles, and not stored in dressing rooms or identified storage area as required. Tuna salad, 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; discarded.

Hunger-N-Thirst, 920 Landis Ave., May 15. Food utensils in the baking area and on the cook line stored in a container of water that is not maintained at 135 F. The lid of the cooler for the bakery area stored on the floor, which is not clean. Flaking material on the underside of the “shelf” over the stove. A brown residue on the fan guards and ceiling area of the bar walk-in cooler where some foods are stored. Unwrapped and unprotected single-use straws stored in the customer area at the bar.

IHOP No. 3405, 2319 Lincoln Highway, follow-up, May 15. Static dust accumulation on the walk-in cooler condensing unit fan covers. Water leaking from the drain line of a hand-wash sink.

Jimmy John’s, 35 N. Queen St., May 15. Food employee in food prep area not wearing proper beard cover.

Kurtz’s Concessions MFF3, 37 E. Franklin St., Ephrata, opening, May 15. Three-compartment sink needs sealing around the edges as well as counters.

La Cocina Restaurant, 111 E. King St., May 15. Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in the reach-in freezer unit containing seafood.

Las Animas Mexican Store, 1643A Lincoln East Highway, type 2 follow-up, May 15. No violations.

Mountville Youth Athletic Association, 350 W. Main St., P.O. Box 415, Mountville, May 15. Two bottles with an unknown liquid in them without labeling. Peeling paint on the ceiling above the fryers.

Neffsville Beer Mart, 2506 Lititz Pike, change of owner, May 15. No violations.

Scoops Ice Cream & Grille MFF3, 312 Primrose Ave., Mountville, May 15. No violations.

Son’s, 1991 Miller Road, East Petersburg, May 15. Working containers in the back and restroom, used for storing cleaners taken from bulk supplies, were not marked with the common name of the chemical. A working container of cleaner was stored above single-service articles (lids) on a rack in the back.

The Rib House MFF3, 87B Kinzer Road, Kinzers, May 15. Baked beans and collard greens, which were cooled, were only reheated to 110 F for hot holding, rather than 165 F for 15 seconds as required. Cooked vegetables were held at 110 F, rather than 135 F or above as required; discarded. Food facility does not have available chlorine sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration. 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 refrigerator, is not being datemarked.

Turkey Hill Minit Market No. 075, 1349 Millersville Pike, May 15. The hand-wash sink in the back was blocked by three bottles for returns, scissors and a bottle of sanitizer and not accessible at all times for employee use. Plumbing system not maintained in good repair — water leaking from beneath the hand-wash sink in the back. The floor in the customer area is extremely pitted and no longer smooth and easily cleanable.

Camp Andrews, 1226 Silver Springs Road, Holtwood, May 14. The ansul piping and light covers located above the flat top grill has an accumulation of static dust and grease. The hard plastic cover on the interior of the ice machine door is cracked and no longer cleanable.

Copper Cup, 7 W. 28th Division Highway, May 14. Prepackaged salads do not contain the net weight, facility name and address on labels nor is milk rather than dairy listed as an allergen. A sponge at the three-bay sink used to clean food contact surfaces. Hot water and not sanitizer is being used to clean off tables in facility. Food facility does not have available quaternary ammonia test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration.

Miss Calees Eats & Treats, 329 Main St., Landisville, May 1. Food utensils being stored in a bucket of chlorine bleach without allowing to air-dry prior to use. Coffee stored directly on the floor beneath the counter, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Peeling paint on the wall above the small cooling unit. The facility is scheduled to have stainless steel placed on the walls in the cooking area. Temperature-control-for-safety pies (banana cream, lemon meringue, peanut butter cream) were held at 50 F in the dessert display case, rather than 41 F or below as required. This unit has a fluctuating temperature of 38-51 F, however, the ambient temperature was 50 F. No temperature-control-for-safety food will be stored in this unit until it maintains a proper cold holding temperature of 41 F or below. Food facility is using chlorine bleach at an extremely high concentration of 400 ppm, not approved in the Code of Federal Regulations for food contact sanitizing at this level. Food employee (cook) eating at the cook line as evidenced by partially consumed food in on top of the chest freezer. Food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration of chlorine bleach in sanitzer buckets.

Mod Pizza, 1581 Fruitville Pike, Suite B4, complaint, May 14. No violations.

Molly’s Pub, 253 E. Chestnut St., May 14. Food employees performing active food prep in the food prep area not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets, hats, or beard covers; corrected on site.

Moravian Manor - Owl’s Nest Restaurant and Sippery, 600 W. Sixth St., Lititz, opening, May 14. 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. Service company called at time of inspection.

Pho Pasteur 3, 2204 Columbia Ave., complaint, May 14. No violations.

Rita’s Italian Ice/CCHD No. 942, 5351 Lincoln Highway, Suite 10, Gap, May 14. Interior of chest freezer must be cleaned. Water ice and cups were on bottom of chest.

Rita’s Water Ice/CCHD No. 886, 5351 Lincoln Highway, Suite 10, Gap, May 14. Clean the interior of the chest freezer. Hot water did not reach 100 F. Ensure heater is working properly. Replace if no longer able to heat water to minimum of 100 F. No Chester County certified food manager is charge of this truck. At least one person must become certified within 60 days.

Sadie’s Snack Bar, 472 Nobel Road, Kirkwood, May 14. No violations.

Speedway No. 06773, 1 E. 28th Division Highway, Lititz, follow-up, May 14. Rinse compartment of three-bay sink has a buildup of brown residue, indicating sinks are not being cleaned before use and throughout the day. Floors in facility, especially around donut prep station, under equipment contain an accumulation of food debris and need a through cleaning. The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view. Provide proof of certification to this to department by May 17 or have one person successfully complete an approved food safety course 90 days from this inspection report date. An accumulation of plastic milk cartons, wood from pallets and assorted junk in corral near dumpsters. Thermometer for taking internal temperature of foods is inaccurate by more than 2 F. Wrench not available to calibrate. The hand-wash sink located in donut prep station is being used for dumping liquids as evident by coffee in sink.

Subway, 245 Bloomfield Drive, Lititz, follow-up, May 14. No violations.

Turkey Hill Minit Market No. 035, 298 Main St., Landisville, May 14. No sign or poster posted at the hand-wash sink in the back to remind food employees to wash their hands. Old food splatter on the underside of the creamer machines and the iced coffee machine. The hand-wash sink in the back was blocked by a rake, broom, shovel and mop bucket and not accessible at all times for employee use. Boxes food stored directly on the floor in the walk-in cooler, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required.

Turkey Hill Minit Market No. 038, 265 W. State St., Quarryville, May 14. Paper towel dispenser empty at the hand-wash sink in the warewash/storage area. Soap was not available at the hand-wash sink in the warewash/storage area. The cold water valve on the faucet for the hand-wash sink is leaking and needs repaired.

Turkey Hill Minit Market No. 307, 2171 Columbia Ave., May 14. The food facility does not maintain Food Employee Certification records as required. Food employees are scheduled to attend a FEC course. Old food splatter on the underside of the creamer machine.

Valley Education Center, 21 Valley Road, May 14. No violations.

Walmart No. 5200, 2030 Fruitville Pike, complaint, May 14. No violations.

Dollar Tree No. 4563, 165 Rohrerstown Road, May 13. No violations.

Domi Mini Market, 72 S. Marshall St., May 13. Facility cooking in food prep area without any hood ventilation. Grill is to be removed. Clothes on the hand-wash sink, indicating uses other than hand washing; corrected on-site. Food employees in food prep area not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets, hats or beard covers; corrected on-site.

Duke on Liberty, 1002 N. Duke St., May 13. Light is not shielded or shatter-proof in the walk-in cooler. Black, moist residue on the ice machine deflector plate; cleaned. The bottom of the ice scoop holder had a moist residue accumulation and was not clean to sight and touch.

Friendly’s No. 7363, 1655 Columbia Ave., May 13. Milk was held at 48 F, in the service aisle cold table, rather than 41 F or below as required. The ambient temperature of this unit is 50 F. No temperature-control-for-safety foods are to be stored in this unit until it holds the proper cold holding temperature of 41 F. or below. Repair was on the premises prior to inspection ending. Old unused equipment stored in the attic, should be removed from food facility. Static dust on the exhaust fan above the mechanical dishwasher. Coving molding next to the fryer is broken and pulling away from the wall. Grease buildup and food residue behind the coving. Torn rubber door gaskets on the all cooling units. Coving molding is missing beneath the two-bowl sink in the dish washing area.

Funck’s Restaurant & Bar, 365 W. Main St., type 2 follow-up, May 13. Deeply scored cutting board on salad bain-marie and one individual one not resurfaced or discarded as required. Stored metal skillets contained food residue and rust and were not clean to sight and touch. An accumulation of grease and food residue on wire storage racks near dishwashing room.

HMS Host Bowmansville Travel Plaza, 1350 Reading Turnpike Bowmansville Road, Bowmansville, May 13. Several pieces of food and drink containers were held at 43-44 F, rather than 41 F or below as required. Various food containers and utensils on storage racks were to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Nonfood contact surfaces, such as drying shelves and storage units, were not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of grease, dirt and soil. Food employees in prep areas not wearing proper hair restraints, such as net or hats that completely control all hair.

Javateas at Ephrata Hospital, 175 Martin Ave., Ephrata, follow-up, May 13. No violations.

Landis Run Elementary, 25 Blue Streak Blvd., May 13. No violations.

Luciano’s Pizza Inc., 1274 Millersville Pike, May 13. Paper towel dispenser empty at the hand-wash sink in the men’s and women’s room. The laminate for the table top (used for staging) in the food preparation area is warped and cracked and no longer smooth and easily cleanable. Two exhaust baffles missing over the flat grill. Commercially processed, refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food (deli ham, turkey breast), located in the walk-in cooler and held more than 24 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened. Old burnt food debris behind the flat grill and fryer area. Static dust on the fan guards in the walk-in cooler. Static dust on the exhaust baffles over the flat grill and along the wall and wire fixtures. The hot water was turned off beneath the sink in the men’s room; repeat violation of 2018. The spigot for the three-compartment sink is cracked and leaks.

M & M Mini Market, 301 S. Ann St., May 13. Floors in the facility are not durable, smooth, nonporous or nonabsorbent; repeat violation. The food facility manager failed to post a valid food safety certificate for public view.

Manheim Township High School, P.O. Box 5134, May 13. No violations.

Manheim Township Middle School, 1555 School Road, May 13. No violations

Neff School, 21 Valley Road, May 13. No violations.

Red Lobster No. 0240, 2090 Lincoln Highway East, East Towne Centre, complaint, May 13. No violations.

Sunoco 40285H Turnpike Plaza, 1350 Reading Road, Bowmansville, May 13. No violations.

Turkey Hill Minit Market No. 041, 2787 Lincoln Highway East, May 13. An ingredient list is not available for consumer review at the self-serve donut case. No sign or poster posted at the hand-wash sink in the men’s restroom to remind food employees to wash their hands; corrected.

Turkey Hill Minit Markets No. 277, 5 Swamp Road, Morgantown, May 13. Assorted food was held at 43-51 F in center fresh case, rather than 41 F or below as required. Metal food containers on drying rack to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Ice dispenser at the soda station has the presence of mold inside.

IHOP No. 3405, 2319 Lincoln Highway, May 8. A moist residue on the bottom of the ice scoop holder; cleaned. The quat sanitizer level for the containers used to sanitize food contact surfaces was at 50 ppm and not at 150-400 ppm as was stated on the manufacturers label. The hand-wash sink on the right side of the cook line was blocked by a trash receptacle; corrected. Water leaking from the drain line of one hand-wash sink. Outside waste handling unit and storage area is extremely dirty and has a wet and stagnant accumulation. 15-20 winged-type insects on the clean stored cutting boards. Area cleaned and pest company notified. The person in charge is not performing the duties required by the Pennsylvania Food Code to actively manage food safety in this noncompliant facility. Static dust accumulation on the walk-in cooler condensing unit fan covers. The swinging plastic covered door is cracked and needs replaced or repaired. A working container of cleaning chemical in the warewash area that was not labeled with the common name; corrected. Food employee in cooking area wearing bracelets on arm. Food employees in cooking area not wearing beard covers. Facility has altered (cut) plastic lids for plastic food storage containers and pieces of loose lid material with the potential to contaminate food; discarded. Underside of large floor mixer and safety grate have excess dried food residue accumulation. No sign or poster posted at the two hand-wash sinks in the cooking area to remind food employees to wash their hands. Ice accumulation on walk-in cooler and freezer condensing units and water and ice accumulation on the floors in both units.

Fulton Theatre Company, 12 N. Prince St., May 7. Food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration. Loose rubber door gasket on the ice machine.

House of Pizza, 2419 Willow Street Pike, P.O. Box 296, Willow Street, May 7. Exterior door leading to downstairs storage area is not light tight and does not prevent the entry of insects or rodents.