July 28, 2008

County Restaurant Inspections

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

The following inspection reports were completed in July.

American Legion Post No. 662, 35 S. Hoover Ave., New Holland, July 21. White substance on kitchen can opener blade. Some rust on the ice machine deflector plate. Eggs are cooked to order; however, there is no consumer advisory posted.

Bloomfield Square Italian Restaurant, 3140 Lititz Pike, Lititz, July 17. Dried food debris on slicer blade and housing. Internal temperature of bleu cheese and ranch salad dressings kept in ice that was partially melted measured 48 F and 50 F. Internal temperature of tuna and chicken salad on bain marie for three hours measured 50 F. Partition needed to the left of the kitchen handsink. Wait station cutting boards are heavily scored and need to be either resurfaced or replaced. Exterior of grinder needs cleaning. Floor underneath shelves in walk-in cooler need to be cleaned. Vent hole near dishwasher needs to be covered with a durable, easily cleanable material. Light bulbs near kitchen prep sink are neither shielded nor coated.

Burger King No. 1514, 5300 Main St., East Petersburg, July 22. Tomato slicer has a slight accumulation of food residue on the food contact surfaces. Rear outer opening in the food facility does not protect against the entry of insects and rodents. Static dust on air vents.

Cloister Restaurant, 607 W. Main St., Ephrata, July 18. Complaint- based inspection could not be verified. No violations.

Darrenkamp's Food Market, 191 Ridgeview Road, Elizabethtown, July 21. No sign or poster at the handwash sink in the to go area to remind food employees to wash their hands. The handwash sink in the meat prep area was blocked by utensils and not accessible at all times for employee use. The soda nozzles had a slight accumulation of food residue on the food contact surfaces. Marinade was out of date in seafood area. Moist wiping cloths on counters and not stored in sanitizing solution. Single-service items not inverted or covered. Cutting boards had deep scratches and scoring.

Domino's Pizza, 108 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, July 18. The person in charge did not demonstrate adequate knowledge of the food code. Test strips fell in water, new ones are needed.

Elizabethtown/Hershey KOA, 1980 Turnpike Road, Elizabethtown, July 22. No violations.

Giant Food No. 117, 10 Newport Road, Leola, July 21. No consumer advisory posted in either meat or seafood departments. A live fly in deli and bakery. Food must be kept covered and food equipment and utensils cleaned and sanititzed before using if flies are present. Food handlers in bakery and meat department wearing watches. Metal pans stacked wet on drain board in produce department. Garbage cans found with lids on in all departments. Unless waste receptacles are not in continuous use, lids must be kept off during operation. Static dust accumulation on meat walk-in refrigerator's fan guard covers.

Greco's Italian Ices & Homemade Ice Cream, 49 N. Broad St., Lititz, July 16. No violations.

Green Hills Farm Discount Grocery, 615 E. Newport Road, Lititz, July 16. Complaint-based inspection. Fly strips hanging over deli slicers. Employees must sanitize cutting boards and food contact surfaces before using each time until problem is abated. Complaint partially verified.

Hershey Conewago Campground, 1590 Hershey Road, Elizabethtown, July 17. Refrigerator does not have an internal thermometer.

Hess Mart No. 38423, 1500 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, July 22. No violations.

Oregon Dairy Country Restaurant, 2900 Oregon Pike, Brownstown, July 18. Line sink in main kitchen is being used for multiple purposes. Restaurant manager states that it is being used for the disposal of liquids. A handwashing facility may not be used for purposes other than handwashing. Food debris in a stored pan in kitchen. In-use utensils found stored in standing water. Metal pans found stacked wet in main kitchen. Floor coating worn off in several places exposing cement in meat room. Hood baffles in main kitchen need cleaning.

Rice & Noodles, 1238 Lititz Pike, July 22. Slight residue on the interior of the ice machine. Food and single-service items not stored at least six inches above the floor. Single-service items not covered or inverted. Static dust on fans in cooler.

Turkey Hill No. 103, 2395 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, July 22. Handwash sink is blocked by mop bucket and broom. Large accumulations of pink and white residue buildup on ice dispenser at soda fountain. Food facility is using an approved non-public water system but does not have current laboratory testing results for water potability. Facility does not have a probe-type thermometer to monitor internal cooking or holding temperatures. Mop not inverted or hung up to dry properly.

Turkey Hill No. 235, 998 N. Hanover St., Elizabethtown, July 22. Four breakfast sandwiches held at 122 F. Unit was turned all the way down. Facility does not have a probe-type thermometer to monitor internal cooking or holding temperatures. Food stored on floor in walk-in coolers and dry storage. Pink and black residue buildup on soda fountain unit.

Two Cousins Pizza, 808 E. Main St., New Holland, July 21. Black residue on ice bin deflector plate. Quaternary ammonia sanitizer in three-compartment sink measured 100 ppm. Mayonnaise, tomato slices, ham, turkey and tuna in bain marie had internal temperatures ranging from 46 F to 71 F. Several flies in establishment. Sanitize food contact surfaces before using and keep all food covered until under control. Foodhandlers not wearing hair restraints. Tables are preset with silverware; however, food contact surfaces are exposed. Bain marie cutting board contains grooves and holes. Toilet in men's room needs to be cleaned.

Weis Markets No. 049, 740 S. Broad St., Lititz, July 16. Some bags of wilted lettuce on salad rack. Dried food debris on stored knife at salad bar station. Some rust and a purple liquid on can opener blade that was not in use. Internal temperature of potentially hazardous foods on salad bar measured from 43 F to 55 F. Salad bar refrigeration unit is not maintaining food at 41 F or below. No consumer advisory posted at either the meat or seafood counters. At least a half inch opening on bottom right side of general dock door. A food worker in meat room wearing a band on wrist. Follow-up inspection conducted July 22 showed that all previous violations had been corrected.

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