The state Department of Agriculture conducts annual inspections of food-serving businesses to ensure public safety and safe food-handling practices. Schools are inspected twice per year, according to the Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratories.

Whether an establishment is considered compliant or non-compliant is the discretion of the inspector. There are, however, several violations for which inspectors should automatically consider establishments non-compliant. Called "critical violations," they include food temperature issues, issues with chemicals and how they're handled, and employee hygiene.

Depending on the severity of the situation, inspectors and their supervisors could file citations or close an establishment.

Below is a list of establishments listed as out-of-compliance for inspections conducted Aug. 7 - Aug. 13.

OUT OF COMPLIANCE

Kissho Sushi Inc, 970 S. George St., York

Action: Violations included a lack of verification records for food and equipment; not enough information on site showing that raw or partially cooked, ready-to-eat fish is not adequately frozen to destroy parasites; not enough information to show plastic wrap on bamboo sushi rolling mat is being changed every four hours as required.

Comment: A manager could not be reached.

Valley Tavern, 1 Cherry St., Seven Valleys


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Action: Violations included chlorine chemical sanitizer residue detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the dishwasher; conveyor belt on the glass washer was not functioning properly.

Comment: An owner could not be reached.

YoFresh Yogurt Cafe, 112 Newberry Parkway, Etters

Action: Violations included frozen dessert machines have failing bacteria results each month since February 2014; insect-control device (fly strip) located in the dishwashing area has potential to contaminate food, equipment and/or utensils.

Comment: A manager could not be reached.

IN COMPLIANCE

American Legion Post #605, 57 W. Main St., Dallastown

Amici's Pizza Restaurant, 913 Broad St., Delta

Brothers Pizza, 140 Newberry Parkway, Etters

Camp Cann-Edi-On, 870 Sheepbridge Road, York Haven

Chipotle Mexican Grill, 32 Wilson Ave., Hanover

Darrenkamp's, 10 Newberry Commons, Etters

Fisher's BBQ, 33 Parlett Road, Airville

Giant, 2415 E. Market St., York

Haven Hotel, 22 N. Front St., York Haven

Hissho Sushi at Giant, 2415 E. Market St., York

Hong Kong Buffet, 128 Newberry Parkway, Etters

Little Ceasars, 805 Baltimore St., Hanover

Marcello's Pizza, 3149 Cape Horn Road, Red Lion

Subway, 35 E. Broadway St., Red Lion

Subway, 31 W. Hanover St., Suite 4, Spring Grove