FOOD INSPECTIONS: 5 York County establishments out of compliance
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 inspected May 13-26.
OUT OF COMPLIANCE
China One, 805 Baltimore St., Hanover, 13 violations
Action: Violations included the person in charge did not have adequate knowledge of food safety; food employees were not wearing proper hair restraints; pre-cooked food (egg/shrimp/pork rolls) was stored inside of cardboard boxes; food ingredient storage containers, in the rear stock area, were not labeled with the common name of the food; plastic bowls were being used as scoops to remove food items; egg/pork/shrimp rolls were stored inside of cardboard boxes inside of refrigerator unit; food was held at 46-48 degrees in the refrigerator unit rather than 41°degrees or lower; thermometers were not available or readily accessible; the cooking/prep area refrigerator was 46-48 degrees instead of 41 degrees or lower; sides of fryers on cooks line had an accumulation of encrusted grease and food residue, debris on non-food contact surfaces; flooring underneath fryers, non-food contact surfaces, not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt, grease and soil; rear delivery screen door of the food facility had a gap (bottom area sweep coming apart) and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals and rear screen door to the outside did not self-close and/or was being propped open; and hood vent, suppression lines and all areas over-top of stove/wok/fryer area was heavily soiled with black drippage, grease and static dust accumulation.
McDonalds, 1448 Baltimore St., Hanover, 6 violations
Action: Violations included the person in charge did not have adequate knowledge of food safety; the underside of the soda dispenser in the drive-thru area was soiled with a slimy bacteria-like substance around the ice dispensing area; the underside area of customer self-serve soda dispenser was extremely soiled with black encrusted bacteria-like material in-between and around areas of caps/fittings; coffee equipment (espresso unit) in front area had an accumulation of hard encrusted food residue on non-food contact surfaces; the entire floor area around the drive-thru (pick-up side) was dirty with large amounts of trash, food and dirt debris, the flooring inside of the walk-in cooler and underneath the freezer and grill on cook's line was not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil, and numerous floor drains underneath ice machine, 3-compartment sink, sandwich prep and front drive thru areas; the plumbing system wasnot maintained in good repair, the 3-compartment sink was leaking at the bottom of the PVC piping; and several ceiling vents were soiled with static dust build-up and in need of cleaning.
McDonalds, 534 Shrewsbury Commons, Shrewsbury, 11 violations
Action: Violations included the person in charge did not have adequate knowledge of food safety; cookies served to consumers in case without sneeze guards or other effective protection; time in lieu of temperature being used (condiments/cheeses) to control ready-to-eat potentially hazardous foods without written procedures or documentation to verify disposition of food; deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required; clean food equipment, utensils, pans and other misc items, located in the rear of food facility, having old food residue on and around areas and was not clean to sight and touch, microwaves and bread toaster, a food contact surface, was observed to have old encrusted food residue and droppings and was not clean to sight and touch, and the underside soda spout of the customer soda dispenser, located in drive-thru area, was soiled with a black bacteria like slimy residue forming all around the underside area of the soda spout; fryers, located in salad prep area and drive thru, had a large accumulation of grease, dirt and old food residue, debris on non-food contact surfaces; the floor drain located in cook/ prep line was soiled with food, black soot and dirt debris, the rear-area (bun storage/tanks/walk-in) flooring was soiled with dirt, trash and food debris, and the entire rear prep/cooks line non-food contact surfaces and equipment were not cleaned at a frequency to preclude a large accumulation of dust, food splash, food debris, dirt and soil; clean food equipment and/or utensils in rear warewashing area were stored uncovered or not inverted and clean food equipment and/or utensils in rear warewashing area were stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting); the plumbing system was not maintained in good repair as the rear hand-washing sink was leaking at the underside drainage area; the exhaust vent for the ceiling ventilation system (AC/Heat) located in rear dry stock area had no cover and could potentially contaminate food and equipment; and the area underneath customer self-serve soda dispenser was extremely dirty with large liquid and sticky residue and the bottom area of wall located in dry stock area, had a hole or was broken and in need of repair.
Ray's El Mariachi Restaurant, 103 S. Main St., Spring Grove, 8 violations
Action: Violations included the person in charge failed in their duties as evident by this non compliant inspection; food (masa and hot sauces) being stored inside the same cabinet and next to tools, screws and nails; soiled pots and pans being stored inside the mop sink prior to ware washing due to lack of drainboards on the three basin sink or suitable utility cart in the ware washing area (corrected on the spot); equipment was not maintained in good repair or proper adjustment: a reach-in refrigerator behind the customer service counter had an internal temperature of 60 degrees instead of 41 degrees or lower, there was a broken and unused reach-in refrigerator in the kitchen area, there was a frozen liquid condensate leak inside the walk-in freezer, and a refrigerated bain marie unit was operating at 50 degrees instead of 41 degrees or lower; Vaseline Petroleum Jelly (which states on the label to call a poison control center if swallowed) was being used as a lubricant on the mixing shaft of the floor food mixer in the kitchen area; previously cooked sliced potatoes were stored at room temperature 80 degrees (disposed of approximately 2 pounds of potatoes, value undetermined), the reach-in refrigerator behind the customer service counter was operating at 60 degrees instead of 41 degrees or lower (4 pounds of sour cream was disposed of, valued at $10), the bain marie unit was operating at 52 degrees (approximately 4 pounds of chopped ham, chopped sausage, sliced tomatoes and sliced cheese were disposed of, valued at $10); the mixing shaft of the electric food mixer was heavily lubricated with Vaseline Petroleum Jelly; and a broken screened door being used to ventilate the kitchen had a screen that was torn and only attached to the upper half of the door.
OUT OF COMPLIANCE
China Wok, 35 N. Main St., Jacobus, 1 violation
Action: Violation included the owner's wife feeding an infant child (approximately 5 months old) behind the customer service counter, the owner's daughter was in the kitchen-food preparation areas and the person in charge failed in duties and responsibilities in that the owner's toddler and infant children were not restricted to short supervised visits. The owner's daughter (approximately 3 years old) was playing in the dining room with all the dining chairs turned over on the floor.
Other than regular inspections
Cheddar's Casual Cafe, 1540 Toronita St.
Chuck E Cheese, 2801 E. Market St.
El Serrano, 3410 E. Market St.
Grand Buffet, 1109 Carlisle Road
Infinito's Pizza Buffet, 2144 S. Queen St.
New China Family Restaurant, 565 S. Main St., Shrewsbury
Cape Horn Restaurant, 601 Lombard Road, Red Lion
Cracker Barrel, 13600 Wolfe Road, New Freedom
Genova's, 2530 W. Market St.
Paradise Pizza Express Mobile, 4265 Susquehanna Trail North
Subway, 3415 Rosstown Road, Wellsville
La Cucina, 1413 Baltimore St., Hanover
Noodles & Co., 2108 S. Queen St.
Panera Bread, 2108 S. Queen St.
Willy's Q Shack, 1067 Roosevelt Ave.
Big Grill, 1070 New Bridgeville Road, Red Lion
Brogue General Store, 2230 Delta Road, Brogue
Dollar Tree, 814 Shrewsbury Commons Ave., Shrewsbury
Ebay, 1070 New Bridgeville Road, Red Lion
Emmanuel U.M. Church, 2185 Windsor Road, Windsor
Firehouse Pit Beef & Grill, 70 Brook Meadow Circle, Shrewsbury
Flinchbaugh's Orchard & Farm Market, 110 Ducktown Road
Flips BBQ, 2130 Freysville Road
Frosty Llama, 862 Route 15 North, Dillsburg
Fry Trailer, 1070 New Bridgeville Road, Red Lion
Giant Food, 1200 W. Market St.
G's Conessions, Brenda's, 1070 New Bridgeville Road, Red Lion
G's Pizza No. 1-5, 879 Zimmerman Road, Red Lion
J & M Catering, 3200 Rossville Road, Rossville
Jean's Funnel Cake No. 1-4, 270 Husson Road, Felton
Kentucky Fried Chicken, 190 Memory Lane
Lyndon Diner, 1353 Kenneth Road
Mason Dixon Family Restaurant, 3 Old Farm Lane, Shrewsbury
New Bridgeville Memorial Fire Co., 2870 Furnace Road
Qdoba Mexican Grill, 303 Arsenal Road
Olive Garden, 1340 Kenneth Road
Paddy's Seafood, 29 E. Main St., Dallastown
Razorbacks Softball, 901 Vander Ave., York City
Rite Aid, 818 Route 15 North, Dillsburg
Royal Farms, 3120 Carlisle Road, Dover
Sams Smoke House Shop & Mini Mart, 9 Center Square, Hanover
Smith Bros. Garage, 238 N. Main St., Shrewsbury
Summers, 23 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Stewartstown
Wendy's, 459 Eisenhower Drive, Hanover
YMCA, 500 George St., Hanover