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Slimy residue, old food splatter: Lancaster County restaurant inspections – pennlive.com

Slimy residue, old food splatter: Lancaster County restaurant inspections – pennlive.com

The following Lancaster County restaurants were found to have violated Pennsylvania’s health and safety regulations during inspections between Nov. 1-7.

Inspections are overseen by the Department of Agriculture. The department notes that in many cases violations are corrected by the restaurant before inspectors leave.

AUNT JENNIE’S 41 DINER

42 Route 41, Gap

Date: Nov. 6, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Stuffing, a refrigerated, ready-to-eat time temperature control for safety food , was date-marked by the facility, but was beyond the seven day use or sell by date and requires discarding. Discarded

–Observed several stained ceiling tiles in the kitchen area.

–Plumbing system not maintained in good repair – observed drain pipe leaking at the hand-wash sink.

FRESH START COFFEE

955 N. State St., Ephrata

Date: Nov. 6, 2020

Type: Opening

Compliance: In

Violations:

–The hand-washing sink set-up is a button type that needs to be kept continually pressed. This does not allow for both hands to be washed at the same time.

GREENFIELD RESTAURANT

595 Greenfield Road, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 6, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–An irreversible registering thermometer or thermal labels are not available for monitoring the temperature of the mechanical dishwasher. The mechanical dishwasher was checked with the inspector’s thermometer and is working at optimum temperature.

–Observed a slimy residue on the deflector plate of the ice maker.

–The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.

–An open employee’s beverage container was observed on a shelf in the dish washing room.

–Food employee (the owner) observed preparing food, not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets or hats.

–Observed a bag of potatoes stored directly on the floor in the storage area, rather than six inches off of the floor as required.

–Observed a grease build-up inside and beneath the fryers.

–Observed a working container of cleaner stored on a shelf with pots.

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD

750 Greenfield Road, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 6, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed old food splatter on the underside of the table-model mixer.

REBEL HIVE MEADERY

955 N. Reading Road, Ephrata

Date: Nov. 6, 2020

Type: Opening

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Hand-washing sink available however, it does not produce hot water.

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REDNER’S WAREHOUSE MKT #88

423 N. Reading Road, Ephrata

Date: Nov. 6, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Puddles of standing water observed in meat room.

–In produce room, one stored knife was not clean to sight and touch.

–Quat sanitizer in three bay sink in several departments, is being tested in hot water and not 65F – 75F as stated on the manufacturer’s directions.

–In bakery, deeply scored cutting board not resurfaced or discarded as required.

SUBWAY

2102 Spring Valley Road, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 6, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed old bread residue on the top and underside of the rubber, black forms for bread.

–Observed a residue build-up inside the drain near the three compartment sink.

YOUR PLACE #10

2133 Lincoln Highway E Lancaster

Date: Nov. 6, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Torn rubber door gaskets observed on the under counter double door cooling unit.

–Moist residue observed on the ice machine deflector plate. Cleaned.

BURGER KING #13226

2600 Willow Street Pike North, Willow Street

Date: Nov. 5, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed dried food residue accumulation on the underside of the french fry hot holding unit.

–Plumbing system not maintained in good repair – observed drain pipe leaking at the hand-wash sink located in the pot and pan area.

DOMINO’S PIZZA

1575 S. Market St., Elizabethtown

Date: Nov. 5, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.

–Spray bottle of blue liquid in chemical storage observed with no common name label.

–Food employee observed in cook-line area, wearing bracelet / watch / ring on hands or arms.

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WAFFLE HOUSE #1450

2499 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 5, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: Out

Violations:

–Cleanliness of Hands-Food employees could not follow proper hand-washing procedures at the hand wash sink in the, food prep area, due to no hot water at the sink.

–Torn rubber door gaskets observed on the glass door refrigerator and the single door refrigerator located at the cooking line.

–Outside waste handling unit had drain plug removed.

–A spray bottle filled with sanitizer is not labeled with the common name. Corrected.

–Observed rusty metal bolts used to secure the ice machine deflector plate with the potential to contaminate the ice.

–The hand-wash sink located in the food prep area does not have water at a temperature of at least 100F.

–The Person-In Charge is not performing the duties as required by the PA Food Code to actively manage food safety in this non-compliant facility.

–The hot water used for sanitizing in the mechanical ware-washing machine did not reach 165 F for stationary rack.Facility using disposable items and hand-washing utensils.

#HOMEGOODIES

336 Locust St., Columbia

Date: Nov. 4, 2020

Type: Opening

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Food facility does not employ a certified food employee as required. The food facility has 90 days to attend a state recognized food safety course.

–No sign or poster posted at the hand-wash sink in the food preparation area to remind food employees to wash their hands.

JAVATEAS AT EPHRATA HOSPITAL

175 Martin Ave., Ephrata

Date: Nov. 4, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed deeply scored cutting board not resurfaced or discarded as required.

DUNKIN DONUTS – RESTAURANT

1242 Lititz Pike, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed water leaking from a pipe beneath the “sanitizing” bowl of the three compartment sink. Observed water leaking from a large pipe in the basement.

–Food employee observed preparing food, not wearing a beard cover.

–Observed water in an unlabeled squirt bottle on the table with food equipment.

–The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.

–Observed where bagels are stored under dirty ventilation ducts and subject to potential contamination.

–Torn rubber door gaskets observed on the reach-in freezer.

–Observed a milky substance in the hand-wash sink in the front service area.

–Observed a jar of coffee machine cleaner tablets stored on top of the coffee machine.

–Food employees observed preparing food and washing dishes, wearing bracelets.

LA BORIMEX

1623 East Division Highway, Ephrata

Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed wet wiping cloth in kitchen not stored in sanitizer between use as required.

–A pot of chicken on stove had internal temperature of 101F rather than 135F or above.

–A pot of uncooked rice was observed in close proximity to the kitchen hand-washing sink.

–The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.

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THE NEW CLOISTER RESTAURANT

607 W. Main St., Ephrata

Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Type: Change of Owner

Compliance: In

Violations:

–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.

–Mop sink is not available for cleaning floors in facility. Operator will install in basement.

–Gap observed on bottom of side kitchen door enabling vector entrance.

GIANT FOOD STORE 6567

35 Friendly Drive, Quarryville

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Dairy dept.-observed one half gallon of white milk offered for sale with expired “sell by date”. Removed.

–Bakery dept.- observed dried food residue on the underside and on the safety guard of the large floor mixer.cleaned.

–Meat dept. – observed dried residue accumulation on the interior surfaces of the meat grinder. Cleaned.

ONION’S CAFÉ

340 N. Queen St., Lancaster

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: Out

Violations:

–Potentially hazardous ready-to-eat food prepared in the food facility and held for more than 48 hours, located in the reach-in refrigeration unit, is not being date marked.

–Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in bain-marie.

–Onions stored directly on the floor, rather than six inches off of the floor as required.

ROSA ROSA CAFE

1040 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed clean dish racks stored on the floor beneath the dishwasher.

–An open employee’s beverage container (twist-cap variety) was observed on a food preparation table in the back.

–Observed old-food residue on the can opener blade.

–Marinara sauce and meatballs were held at 114 and 119F, on the steam table, rather than 135F or above as required.

–Time in lieu of temperature being used in the food facility to control ready-to-eat potentially hazardous foods (pizzas) without written procedures or documentation to verify disposition of food.

UPMC PINNACLE LITITZ

1500 Highlands Drive, Lititz

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Internal temperatures of TCS salad dressings at front counter measured 46F – 51F. Voluntarily discarded.

–Bottom shelf under cutting board racks needs cleaning.

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WEIS MARKETS #138

1400 Stoney Battery Road, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Deli department – observed a cutting board stored behind the faucet which is not a sanitary area.

–Observed boxes of food stored directly on the floor in the walk-in freezer in the warehouse area, rather than six inches off of the floor as required.

–Assorted deli meat, salads, and tomatoes, were held at 47F, in the sandwich unit, rather than 41F or below as required. This unit has an ambient temperature of 57 F. TCS foods are not permitted to be stored in this unit until it is maintaining a cold hold temperature of 41 F or colder.

–Deli department – using quaternary sanitizer at an extremely high concentration of 500ppm, not approved in the code of federal regulations for food contact sanitizing at this level.

–A pack of hotdogs, a refrigerated, ready-to-eat time temperature control for safety food in the pizza unit, was date-marked by the facility, but was beyond the seven day use or sell by date and requires discarding.

–Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in the sandwich unit.

–Bakery department – the hand-wash sink was blocked by a large cart.

–Ladies room – observed a leak at the hand-wash sink coming from the hot-water side of the sink.

–Seafood department – observed water coming out of the top of the small, above ground grease trap when sinks are emptied.

–Produce department – observed several working containers of hand sanitizer above the food preparation table.

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The following establishments had no violations

CONOCO/GAP TRUCK STOP

54 Rt 41 Gap

Date: Nov. 6, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

LAMPETER CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN

1900 Lampeter Road, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 6, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

RIJUICE

2 W Grant St., Lancaster

Date: Nov. 6, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

LAURA THE COOKIE LADY

30 E Main St., Ephrata

Date: Nov. 5, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

MEL’S STABLE (M.H. FUNDS)

834 Wallace Road, New Holland

Date: Nov. 5, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

NISSLLEY VINEYARDS WINE SHOP & TASTING ROOM

301 Stanley K Tanger Blvd., Lancaster

Date: Nov. 5, 2020

Type: Opening

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

SAVE-A-LOT FOOD STORES # 209

222 S Queen St., Lancaster

Date: Nov. 5, 2020

Type: Follow-up

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

LA QUINTA INN AND SUITES

25 Eastbrook Road, Ronks

Date: Nov. 4, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

PARADISE EL SCH

20 N Belmont Road, Paradise

Date: Nov. 4, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

RESURRECTION SCHOOL

501 E Orange St., Lancaster

Date: Nov. 4, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

ROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

840 N Queen St., Lancaster

Date: Nov. 4, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

STARBUCKS COFFEE #52279

101 N Queen St., Lancaster

Date: Nov. 4, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

STRASBURG PIZZA

520 Historic Drive, Strasburg

Date: Nov. 4, 2020

Type: Complaint

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

SUBWAY #22565

240 Manor Ave., Millersville

Date: Nov. 4, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

WEAVER MARKETS

2610 N Reading Road, Denver

Date: Nov. 4, 2020

Type: Complaint

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

LANCASTER MENNONITE HS

2176 Lincoln Hwy, East Lancaster

Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

NITRAUER SCH

811 Ashbourne Ave., Lancaster

Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

SCHAEFFER SCH

875 Pleasure Road, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

SMOKETOWN EL SCH

2426 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

BRECHT SCH

1250 Lititz Pike, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

BURGER KING #4084

1408 Lititz Pike, Lancaster

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Follow-up

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

J & B HOTEL

26 E State St., Quarryville

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

KREIDERS MARKET INC

2396 Kirkwood Pike, Kirkwood

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

RANEY CELLARS BREWING COMPANY LLC

11 Manor Ave., Millersville

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH

119 N Duke St., Lancaster

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

WOODLAND NATURAL FOODS

232 Hartman Bridge Road, Ronks

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

None found

Published at Sat, 28 Nov 2020 12:30:00 +0000

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