The state's Department of Agriculture conducts yearly inspections of food-serving establishments 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 compliant and out-of-compliance for inspections conducted Feb. 19-26.

OUT OF COMPLIANCE

American Legion Post No. 543, 23 E. Broadway, Red Lion.

Action: Violations included stained and soiled disposable towels with food debris underneath the kitchen microwave; equipment not maintained in good repair or proper adjustment; chlorine chemical sanitizer residue detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the dishwasher; mold-like growth inside the soda gun holster behind the bar; a large hole in the wall directly above the urinal in the men's restroom; heavy accumulation of static dust on drop ceiling panels, lighting panels and duct covers on the ceiling in the kitchen.


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Comment: Manager Harold Dunlap said violations have been corrected and the Legion is now in compliance.

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Fujihana Steakhouse, 935 Loucks Road, York.

Action: Violations included several raw animal foods stored above ready-to-eat foods in the walk-in cooler; food utensils in the kitchen area were stored in a container of water which was not maintained at 135 degrees; ice scoop handle was buried beneath the ice; wet wiping cloths were not stored in sanitizer solution; employees were not testing bleach sanitizer; manual can opener-a food contact surface-contained food residue and was not clean to sight and touch; microwave was dirty to sight and touch; non-food contact surfaces were not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil; outside of ice machine dirty to sight and touch; single-service utensils located in kitchen area were stored among food contact surfaces with the food or lip area exposed to hand contact when retrieved by food employees; plumbing system was not maintained in good repair; kitchen door to the outside of the restaurant was being propped open; no sign was posted at the handwash sink to remind food employees to wash their hands; the handwash sink does not have single use towels, continuous towels or an air-drying device; restaurant does not provide lockers or storage for food employees' personal clothing and possessions.

Comment: A manager could not be reached for comment.

IN COMPLIANCE

Alfredo's Pizza II, 435 Eisenhower Drive, Hanover.

Arby's, 1340 S. Baltimore St., Hanover.

Auntie Anne's, 2899 Whiteford Road, York.

Big Fat Daddy's, 300 Shady Lane, Manchester.

Bistro (The), 183 Leaders Heights Road, York.

Central York Middle School, 1950 North Hills Road, York.

Cheddar's Casual Café, 1540 Toronita St., York.

Children's Home of York, 1298 N. George St., York.

Chili's, 370 Eisenhower Drive, Hanover.

Christ Lutheran Child Development Center, 126 W. Main St., Dallastown.

Dallastown Area Middle School, 700 New School Lane, Dallastown.

New Salem Subway, 330 N. Main St., York New Salem.

YORK CITY

Ana's Daycare, 33 S. Belvidere, 2nd floor. Score: 98

B&D Grocery, 668 W. Princess St. Score: 99

Brewers Outlet, 409 E. Philadelphia St. Score: 100

Caesars Wings and Pizza, 1127 Roosevelt Ave. Score: 96

Campbell's Cake & Candy Supply, 305 S. Richland Ave. Score: 100

CVS, 165 S. Richland Ave. Score: 100

Gem Candy & Novelty, 1141 E. Princess St. Score: 100

Hooters of York, 703 Loucks Road. Score: 97

Lee's Food Market, 564 N. Pershing Ave. Score: 98

Lincoln Edison Charter School, 559 W. King St. Score: 98

McKinley Elementary School, 600 Manor St. Score: 99

Raemis Corporate Catering, 29 S. Duke St. Score: 97

Rod's Corner Store, 161 E. Philadelphia St. Score: 95

Union Prescription Center, 100 N. Broad St. Score: 100

White Rose Bar & Grill, 48 N. Beaver St. Score: 100