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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, employee hygiene and issues with chemicals and how they're handled.

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

Below is a list of establishments that were recently inspected.

OUT OF COMPLIANCE

March 31-April 1

All In One Stop, 303 N. Baltimore St., Dillsburg, 6 violations

Action: Violations included a working chemical container was stored above and on the same shelf with equipment; the person in charge did not demonstrate adequate knowledge of the food code; two half gallons of milk were for sale with an expired date; commercially processed, ready-to-eat food, located in the reach-in refrigerator, was held for more than 24 hours without a discard date; the hot-water knob on the hand-wash sink was broken and did not have water at a temperature of at least 100 degrees; and old unused equipment, which should be removed from the facility, was in the storage area.

Rutter's, 899 Route 15 North, Dillsburg, 6 violations

Action: Violations included oil and transmission fluid were stored with and over food in the back room; three employee were observed in the back room with drinks without lids; the self-serve ice chute was not clean to sight and touch and old stickers were on clean pans; one food handler was not wearing a beard restraint; most of the nonfood contact surfaces in the deli area were not clean to sight and touch and an accumulation of static dust was on the walk-in fan covers; and there were bags of trash on the ground in the dumpster area.

Update: Rutter's passed its follow-up inspection on April 6 (see In Compliance list below).

Sbarros Italian Eatery, 2899 Whiteford Road, York, 16 violations

Action: Violations included raw eggs were stored over lettuce in the walk-in; pizza sauce was held at 59 degrees above the bain-marie (hot-water container) instead of 41 degrees or below; sanitizer test strips or a test kit were not available to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration levels; a can opener and soda nozzles had food residue and were not clean to sight and touch; soap was not available at all three hand sinks; the walk-in cooler did not have adequate lighting; the person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety; the manager was not wearing a hair restraint while handling food; time in lieu of temperature was used to control ready-to-eat, time-and-temperature controlled foods without written procedures or documentation; blue film packaging material, which is not cleanable, was still on the top of the ice machine; the bain-marie was not working; thermometers were not calibrated to within +/-2 degrees; a large pool of water was the floor by the ice machine; old dirty mop water was in the bucket, apparently from the previous day; mops were not being hung to air dry; and the facility did not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.

April 2-8

Summit Family Restaurant, 670 Yorktown Road, Lewisberry, 9 violations

Action: Violations included the person in charge did not demonstrate adequate knowledge of the state food code; an employee was seen donning single-use gloves without a prior hand wash; employees in the cooking area were not wearing proper hair restraints; potentially hazardous, ready-to-eat food prepared in the facility and placed in the walk-in cooler was not date marked; an employee was seen touching toast, a ready-to-eat food, with bare hands; raw chicken was stored above beef gravy in the walk-in cooler; wet wiping cloths were in the prep area instead of being stored in sanitizer solution; employees were completing multiple tasks -- cracking eggs and handling toast, handling dirty then clean dishes -- without changing gloves; and a container used for storing clean utensils had a small accumulation of food residue at the bottom.

New China, 170 Newberry Commons, Etters, 14 violations

Action: Violations included the person in charge did not demonstrate adequate knowledge of the state food code; employees were seen changing tasks that may have contaminated hands without a proper handwash in-between: taking money at the register and then touching food equipment in the food prep area, the cook completed different tasks in several areas without washing hands; employees in prep area were not wearing proper hair restraints; shrimp and pork were thawing at room temperature on the counter, which is not an approved thawing method; a working container of WD40 was stored on the same shelf with food, equipment, and/or single service articles in the prep area; cigarettes were found on the shelving of the prep table; wet wiping cloths were in the prep area instead of being stored in sanitizer solution; ceiling tiles and air vents have an accumulation of grease residue; no sanitizer was available (made) to properly store the wet wiping cloths; the handwash sink in the women's restroom area did not have water at a temperature of at least 100 degrees; the waste receptacle for disposable paper towels was not provided at the handwashing sink in the employees restroom area; gaskets on refrigeration units (walk-in and bain marie) had a large accumulation of black residue; several areas under the shelving in the dry storage area had an accumulation of old food and dirt; wall and baseboard in the back areas (sink and dry storage) are damaged and not a smooth, easily cleanable surface; missing and damaged ceiling tiles need to be replaced; and old unused equipment stored in the facility should be removed.

USA & I Pizza, 176 Newberry Commons, Etters, 12 violations

Action: Violations included the person in charge did not demonstrate adequate knowledge of the state food code; personal-use medicines wee stored on shelving in the dry storage area and not kept in separate, labeled and covered containers; employees in the prep area were not wearing proper hair restraints; commercially processed, ready-to-eat food in the walk-in cooler was not being date marked; an employee in prep area was wearing bracelet/watch/ring on hands or arms; an employee was touching a bread roll, a ready-to-eat food, with bare hands; food ingredient storage containers are not labeled with the common name of the food; wet wiping cloths were in the prep area, not being stored in sanitizer solution; a small accumulation of black residue was inside the ice machinel the quaternary ammonia concentration in the sanitizing solution of the wiping cloth bucket was not properly mixed as stated on the manufacturer's use directions; the handwash sink located in the women's restroom area did not have water at a temperature of at least 100 degrees; and the paper towel dispenser was empty at the handwash sink in the prep area.

IN COMPLIANCE

April 2-8

Aloha Snow, 3410 E, Market St.

Canadochly Elementary School, 100 Abel Road, East Prospect

Cool Creek Golf Club, 300 Cool Creek Road, Wrightsville

CS Convience Store, 50 Main St., Glen Rock

Dollar General, 1238 W. Market St.

Domino's Pizza, 350 S. Richland Ave.

Dunkin' Donuts, 1312 N. George St., North York

East Express, 2300 E. Market St.

El Ranchito Market, 227 High St., Hanover (follow-up inspection)

Family Dollar, 110 Old York Road, New Cumberland

Felton Fire Co., 61 Main St.

Fire Side, 115 Old York Road, New Cumberland

Glen Rock Pizzeria, 144 Manchester St., Glen Rock

Goodwill Fire Co., 2318 S. Queen St.

Grand Buffet, 1109 Carlisle Road

Honey Run Golf & Country Club, 3131 S. Salem Church Road

Imperial Gourmet, 227 Pauline Drive

John's Pizza Shop, 247 Pauline Drive

Marcello's Pizza, 17 Cinema Drive

Ollie's Bargain Outlet, 1081 Haines Road

Original Pizza, 113 Old York Road, New Cumberland

PR's, 2350 N. George St.

Quick Six West, 1510 W. Market St.

Rutter's, 899 Route 15 North, Dillsburg (follow-up inspection)

Rutter's, 201 Cool Springs Road, Wrightsville

Snow Barn, 125 Lightner Road

Something Wicked Brewing, 34 Broadway, Hanover

Taco Bell, 2054 S. Queen St.

Tapenade Bistro Inc., 2509 S. Queen St.

Texas Roadhouse, 1510 Mount Zion Road

The Broken Cookie, 1649 Broadway, Hanover

Turkey Hill, 4001 Carlisle Road, Dover

Weis Markets, 2400 E. Market St. (follow-up inspection)

Wrightsville Sunoco, 802 Hellam St.

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