The Pennsylvania, Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a risk-based inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers.
Bella Luna, 235 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, June 21. A wood pizza paddle with splintered edges which is no longer a durable, easily cleanable surface. Can opener blade contained food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.
Fiddle Creek Dairy/CCHD No. 1084, 97 Loop Road, Quarryville, June 21. No violations.
Gran Sabor Latino, 120 N. Franklin St., June 21. Employee medicine container found on a shelf in the food prep area during the inspection. Food storage containers in the walk-in refrigerator and freezer are not labeled with the common name of the food and date stored. Floor tiles missing in front of the walk-in refrigerator. The floor is not durable, smooth, nonporous or nonabsorbent; repeat violation.
Latin American Deli & Grocery, 300 Coral St., June 21. No violations.
Li'l World of Angels Daycare Center LLC, 250 W. King St., June 21. Canned food stored directly on the floor in kitchen area, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in the food prep area freezer.
McDonald's Restaurant, 575 N. Franklin St., June 21. No violations.
McDonald's Restaurant, 635 Union St., June 21. No violations.
Queen Grocery & Deli, 332 1/2 S. Queen St., June 21. Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in the deli hot holding equipment.
Skyline Concessions, 245 Eden Road, June 21. No violations.
Turkey Hill Minit Market No. 212, 3535 Rothsville Road, Ephrata, June 21. Two pints of expired milk in cooler; removed from sale. The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.
Wild Wings Pizza & Things, 401 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, June 21. A sack of onions stored on the same shelf as chemicals. Deeply scored cutting board not resurfaced or discarded as required. Food handler not wearing a hair restraint. A knife found stored between insert of pizza bain-marie and a crevice of unit, which is not a location that can easily be cleaned and sanitized.
A & R Nissley Inc., 140 Vintage Drive, Bainbridge, June 20. An irreversible registering thermometer or thermal strips are not available for monitoring the surface temperature of food contact surfaces.
A’s Grocery & Deli, 63 Green St., opening, June 20. No violations.
Awash Ethiopian Cuisine LLC, 1027 Dillersville Road, June 20. Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in the back room black refrigerator.
Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster - Kitchen, 229 W. Lemon St., June 20. No violations.
Cafe Chocolate of Lititz, 40 E. Main St., Lititz, June 20. Ambient temperature of front display refrigerator measured 51 F, rather than 41 F or below. Do not store any temperature-control-for-safety foods in this unit until correct temperature is maintained. A section of wall in back room, to the left of the doorway, contains a hole and flaking paint and is no longer a smooth easily cleanable surface. Food stored unprotected under a dirty pipe wrapped in tattered material in the basement. Internal temperature of Key lime pie measured 46 F, rather than 41 F or less as required; discarded. Prepackaged teas and coffee do not contain weight on label.
Culinary Services by Chef Oliver, 241 W. Lemon St., June 20. No violations.
Dutch-Way Farm Market, 365 Route 41, Gap, follow-up, June 20. No violations.
Dutch-Way Farm Market Restaurant, 365 Route 41, Gap, opening, June 20. No violations.
Grape Leaf Cafe, 30 W. James St., opening, June 20. No violations.
Isabella’s Ice Cream, 110 E. Main St., Lititz, June 20. Food employee wearing a bracelet. Color chart on quat test strips has worn off, making it impossible to ensure correct sanitizer concentration. Prepackaged candy do not contain any labeling, i.e., name of manufacturer or distributor, address, ingredients from most to least, including subingredients, and weight. No sign or placard for bulk candy in jars indicating that ingredients are available upon request.
Nickle Mines Pool, 4915 White Oak Road, Paradise, June 20. Deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required.
The White House Market, 18 Cooperfield Circle, Lititz, change of owner, June 20. Food facility does not have available chlorine sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration.
Central Manor Bakery & Grille, 3667 Blue Rock Road, June 19. Boxes of potatoes stored directly on the floor in the baking room, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. The coating on the floor in the oven room chipping and no longer smooth and cleanable. Peeling paint/paper on the ceiling in the baking room. Packing tape on the hood and two fryer doors, making them not easily cleanable. Torn rubber door gaskets on the Leader cooling unit next to the flat grill. A food container and a spoon in the hand-wash sink in the baking room, indicating uses other than hand-washing. The hand-wash sink in the cooking area was blocked by a cart and not accessible at all times for employee use. Nine water-stained ceiling tiles in the hallway.
Chesapeake Crab Connection, 2834 Columbia Ave., June 19. Raw shell eggs stored above dressings in the walk-in cooler. Water leaking from a pipe beneath the three-compartment sink. Ready-to-eat foods (crab salad, pasta salad, cooked crabs, cooked shrimp) are not protected from condensation collecting on the bottom of condensate trays in the front display case.
Chick-Fil-A, 1579 Fruitville Pike, June 19. No violations.
Dimarias Pizza, 759 E. Main St., Mount Joy, complaint, June 19. Food employees involved in food preparation, not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets or hats. A food employee and the owner who is also a certified food manager was touching sandwich rolls — a ready-to-eat food — with bare hands. Food employee donning single-use gloves without a prior hand-washing.
Fox Chase Golf Club, 300 Stevens Road, Stevens, June 19. An accumulation of burnt food noted in kitchen oven. In-use utensils found stored in hot quat sanitizer in The Den and a container of sanitizer at the bar, rather than maintained in water at 135 F or above or on a clean surface. A sack of onions stored directly on the floor in walk-in cooler rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. 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. A residue in front counter soda nozzles and heads. Ceiling tiles missing in basement dry storage and need replacement. Hot water sanitizing dishwasher gauge indicated a temperature of only 130 F on rinse cycle, while thermolabel proved it to be 180 F. Service company called at time of inspection. An accumulation of food debris around and under line equipment, especially at the floor/wall junction. Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of hot water sanitizing dishwasher, i.e., thermolabel or maximum registrating thermometer, is not available. Service company called at time of inspection. Deeply scored green cutting board not resurfaced or discarded as required.
Lickity Split No. 2, 62 Hiester Ave., New Holland, June 19. No violations.
Lickity Split No. 3, 62 Hiester Ave., New Holland, June 19. No violations.
Pizza Box, 20 Route 41, Gap, June 19. Shelves under the prep tables lined with cardboard and cloth towels, which are not nonabsorbent and not an approved material. The underside of the large floor mixer had a sticky residue accumulation.
Rita's Italian Water Ice, 5351 Lincoln Highway East, Suite 10, Gap, June 19. The food facility does not maintain food employee certification records as required. The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.
Sheetz No. 236, 1158 River Road, Marietta, June 19. Static dust on the air-intake vents above the espresso machine. There is no placard or ingredient statement available for customer viewing for the donuts in the self-service display case. Loose tape on the inside of the hood above the fryers.
Two Cousins Pizza and Italian Ristorante, 1215 N. Reading Road, Stevens, June 19. Gloved food employee touched hat and needed prompting to wash hands and change gloves. Wooden pizza paddle has uneven edges and is no longer smooth and easily cleanable. Ambient temperature of pizza bain-marie measured 54 F, rather than 41 F or less. Do not keep any temperature-control-for-safety food in this unit until corrected; service company called at time of inspection. Food facility does not have available chlorine sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration. A fly strip hanging in close proximity to pizza prep table.
Uncle Jerry's Kettle Corn, 945 Girl Scout Road, Stevens, June 19. No violations.
Dollar Tree No.4412, 783 E. Main St., Mount Joy, June 18. Grime in the hand-wash sink in the ladies room. Rodent droppings in the back, right-hand side of the warehouse.
El Cubano, 33 Ranck Ave., opening, June 18. No violations.
Kentucky Fried Chicken, 275 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, June 18. Food facility does not employ a certified food employee as required. Facility operator has 90 days from this inspection date to have at least one person successfully complete an approved certified food manager course. Post certificate in full public view when received. Doors throughout facility are sticky as well as front counter. Counter behind soda machine contains dirt and pieces of Styrofoam. In three-bay sink, food equipment and utensils are not being thoroughly rinsed as evident by soap bubbles and black specks in sanitizer solution. Recycling dumpster is overfilled and impossible to close enabling potential rodent harborage. An excessive amount of static dust in ceiling vent ducts and on grids near front hand-wash sink. Rubber gasket on walk-in freezer door is falling off and needs replacement. Walk-in cooler near back door is unable to maintain a temperature of 41 F or less and needs repair. Automatic shut-off mechanism in ice machine is not working, resulting in ice overfilling bin and falling onto floor. Outside waste handling unit and storage area was extremely dirty, sticky and attracting insects. Food debris, leaves, mud and trash are strewn around dumpster pad. Floors throughout facility including bathrooms and walk-ins are extremely sticky and wet. An accumulation of dirt noted under storage room shelves.
Lapp Valley Farm Trailer, 244 Mentzer Road, New Holland, June 18. No violations.
McDonald's No. 7641, 1788 Columbia Ave., Columbia, June 18. Food employee scooping fries, wearing a bracelet. The outside dumpster lid being propped open. Two half-pints of 1% low-fat milk and five half-pints of fat-free chocolate milk, being offered for sale, were beyond the sell-by date. Burritos, cheese and eggs were held at 70 F, in the reach-in cooler, rather than 41 F or below as required. This unit was unplugged, all product was disposed. The chlorine concentration in the sanitizing buckets was 0 ppm, rather than 50-100 ppm as required. The lemon wedger, the tray for hash browns, the ice maker, all food contact surfaces, were to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Many flies throughout the facility. Old food residue and grease on the “bump-bar.”
Mel’s Stable (M.H. Funds), 834 Wallace Road, New Holland, June 18. Commercially processed, refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food, located in the refrigerator and held more than 24 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened.
Metro Express No. 6, 1669 Old Philadelphia Pike, June 18. Cooked chicken wings were not datemarked with the day they were prepared; corrected. Ceiling tiles missing and insulation and rafters exposed. An open employee’s beverage container and cigarettes were on a food prep table; discarded.
New Holland Coffee MFF3, 832 W. Main St., New Holland, opening, June 18. No violations.
Red Robin, 2350 Lincoln Highway East, complaint, June 18. Dried grease buildup in the floor drain by the large grease holding tank.
Salunga Village Restaurant, 188 W. Main St., Salunga, June 18. Electrical tape being used to repair a torn screen in the kitchen window. The upper interior of the microwave rusting and chipping paint, posing physical contamination of food; repeat violation of 2018. Mildew and mold on the inner sides of the Traulsen reach-in cooler in the back of the facility; repeat violation of 2018. Single-service, single-use articles (straws and lids) stored under a shelf in the front service area directly on the floor, and not 6 inches above the floor. Raw wood, which is not nonabsorbent or cleanable, as the coving molding at the floor — wall juncture in the men’s room. The chest freezer lid is repaired with electrical tape, not cleanable. The back of the reach-in cooler is completely rusted through and no longer smooth and easily cleanable. Torn rubber door gaskets on the Traulsen reach-in cooling unit. The double-door cooling unit in the food preparation area is leaking water from the back of the unit into a hole in the floor. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. Soups and chili in the reach-in cooler stored open with no covering. A black residue inside the ice maker. Nonfood contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. All points of contact; handles, doors, cabinets, drawers, are all tacky and sticky to touch. Ceiling tile missing in the men's room, and need to be replaced. An open employee's beverage container was on top of the bain-marie. The faucet at the three-compartment sink has a continuous leak. A hole in the floor in the kitchen beneath the wheel of the cooling unit. A hole at the floor wall juncture beneath the dishwasher. A wooden ceiling in the back food storage area with large holes from water leaking. The wood has rotted and is black with mildew; repeat violation of 2017. Several cracked and broken floor tiles in the food preparation area and in the back storage area. The entire back storage area is made of wood and is not smooth and easily cleanable. A bottle of dish detergent being stored on the same shelf with food.
Weaver Nut Sweets & Snacks, 1925 W. Main St., Ephrata, June 18. Food debris under storage room shelves near side door. There is no sign or poster at bulk chocolate counter indicating that ingredients are available upon request. No weight on The Lollipop Shop popcorn bags. There is no labeling on any of the following: specialty items, including Fiesta candy, fruit and nut trays and individual whole wheat bars. Facility has chlorine test strips designed for swimming pools rather than food service.
Arch Street Center, 629 N. Market St., June 17. No violations.
Bube's Brewery, 102 N. Market St., Mount Joy, follow-up, July 17. No violations.
C-Town Mini Market, 451 E. King St., June 17. The paper towel dispenser and the soap dispenser at the meat department hand-wash station were empty. Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in the deli hot holding equipment; repeat violation. A dirty pot was in the hand-wash sink, indicating uses other than hand-washing; repeat violation and corrected on-site.
Conestoga Township Community Pool, 49 Kendig Road, Conestoga, June 17. Static dust on grease hood vent filters and on the fire suppression heads for the grease hood.
Francesco's Pizza, 30 S. Main St., Manheim, change of owner, June 17. Food facility is using caulking at a glued joint of sink drain line to repair the plumbing system, which is not an approved material. Nonfood contact surfaces, such as shelves, handles and pulls, not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. A food employee was washing their hands at the dishwashing sink rather than the designated hand-wash sink. Three-bay sink and hand-wash sink drains slowly, indicating blockages in the drain line.
George Street Cafe, 304 N. George St., Millersville, June 17. Tomato soup, 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; discarded.
Grocery Outlet, 2108 Spring Valley Road, change of owner, June 17. Webbing at the ceiling — wall juncture in the receiving room.
Knight & Day Diner, 3140 Lititz Pike, Lititz, June 17. Internal temperatures of two raw pieces of cod fish measured in the 50 Fs, rather than 41 F or below; discarded. One ragged edge rubber spatula, which is no durable longer durable; discarded. Deeply scored green cutting board not resurfaced or discarded as required. Noted some bowed, water-stained ceiling tiles. 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. Grease buildup in fryer cabinet. Some static dust on portable fan guard cover located in kitchen.
Kountry Korner Drive-in, 610 W. Route 897, Reinholds, June 17. Assorted food was held at 45-50 F, in the bain-marie, rather than 41 F or below as required.
Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital LLC, 333 Harrisburg Ave., June 17. No violations.
Laser Dome, 2050 Auction Road, Manheim, June 17. No violations.
Lions Club Snack Bar, 314 N. Prince St., rear, Millersville, June 17. Food employees not wearing hair restraints such as hats or hair nets. Boxes of chips and other snack items stored directly on the floor. Food facility does not have available quat sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration of the three-compartment sink; repeat violation. Black, moist residue on soda unit nozzles. Paper towels not available at the hand-wash sink; corrected.
Long John Silvers No. 31503, 1403 Manheim Pike, June 17. Clean food equipment and/or utensils on the storage rack in the back stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air-drying (wet-nesting). Food employee (manager) involved in food preparation not wearing a beard cover. Thermometers are stored in sanitizer rather than an empty container or on a clean sanitized surface.
Meadow View Greenhouse and Produce, 6697 Elizabethtown Road, Manheim, June 17. No violations.
Muddy Run Park Food Store, 172 Bethesda Road West, Holtwood, June 17. No violations.
Muddy Run Snack Bar, 172 Bethesda Road West, Holtwood, June 17. No violations.
Omni Dining Service LLC, 750 E. King St., June 17. Food facility inspection indicates evidence of insect activity in the warewash area. The facility is working with a pest control program; repeat violation. Coffee pots, a food dispensing utensil, was being stored on the same shelf as heating chemicals. Food stored directly on the floor in walk-in refrigerator, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Outside door located in the food prep area of the food facility has a gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals; repeat violation.
Parkview Hotel, 25 N. Broad St., Lititz, June 17. An accumulation of static dust on ceiling vent in food prep room. No sign or poster posted at the hand-wash sink in the men’s room to remind food employees to wash their hands.
Passenger, 7 W. King St., June 17. No violations.
Rice & Noodles, 1238 Lititz Pike, June 17. Torn rubber door gaskets on the two double-door cooling units. Old food residue on the inner rim of the meat slicer. Food employee involved in food preparation, not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets or hats. Chlorine chemical sanitizer residual detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low-temperature sanitizing dishwasher was less than 10 ppm, and not 50-100 ppm as required. A call for repair was made at the time of this inspection.
Salvation Army, 131 S. Queen St., June 17. No violations.
Sheetz No. 544, 1790 Millersville Pike, Millersville, June 17. One pint of milk offered for sale with expired sell-by date; discarded. Black, moist residue on the walk-in cooler condensing unit plastic drain line.
Stargazers Wine Shop, 26 E. Main St., Lititz, June 17. No violations.
Todays Taste Cafe, 2100 W. Harrisburg Pike, June 17. No violations.
Waltz Vineyards, 1599 Old Line Road, Manhiem, June 17. No violations.
Waltz Vineyards Wine Shop, 32 E. Main St., Lititz, June 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. Unit was primed at time of inspection and is in working order. The designated hand-wash sink is also being used to wash off bottlecaps.
Zest!, 30 E. Main St., Lititz, June 17. No violations.