FOOD INSPECTIONS: 1 York County establishment out of compliance
- Alexanders Family Restaurant, in W. Manchester Twp, reported with 20 violations.
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 June 22-28.
OUT OF COMPLIANCE
Alexander's Family Restaurant, 840 Carlisle Road, West Manchester Township, 20 violations
Action: Violations included working containers of glass cleaner stored on same shelf as jelly packs; employee's open beverage container observed in hand washing sink area; raw shell eggs stored over ready-to-eat foods in walk-in cooler; storage containers improperly labeled; tongs observed hanging from cart handle; wet wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer solution; cole slaw not being date marked; numerous bus pans filled with dirty dishes stored directly on floor in warewashing area; towels being used to absorb liquid in bottom of under-counter refrigerator; soda gun holster observed with heavy accumulation of black and brown mold-like residue; interior ceiling of microwave observed with food residue; pans in kitchen area observed with encrusted grease and soil accumulation; non-food contact surfaces not cleaned frequently enough; no hand wash sink in bar area or food prep area; old food residue observed in hand wash sink; dirty mop water bucket emptied into pre-rinse sink; ceiling tile missing in the potato room; mops not being hung to air dry; purse and other personal belongings hanging on and with potatoes; and more than a dozen common house flies observed in food prep room.
Sunoco, 3167 Susquehanna Trail
Menges Mills Market, 5995 Colonial Valley Road, Spring Grove
Pub on the Trail, 3594 N. Susquehanna Trail
Home 2 Suites, 212 Pauline Dr.
Karen's Bake House, 380 W. Market St.
Emingee's Fastnachts and Coffee, 5309 Lincoln Hwy W., Thomasville
Grace United Methodist Church, 473 Plank Road, Shrewsbury
Myer's Salads, 34 W. Philadelphia St.
Rutter's, 2125 Susquehanna N. Trail
The Copper Crust Company, 34 W. Philadelphia St.
Thunder Ridge Vineyards, 932 Hill Top S. Dr., Spring Grove
Twin Pine Farm, 201 Memory Lane
3 Hogs BBQ, 50 N. Forney Ave., Hanover
Camp Cann-Edi-On, 870 Sheepbridge Road, York Haven
Dollar General, 4300 N. George St., Manchester
Manchester Cafe, 4302 N. George St., Manchester
Pleasant Hill Fire Company, 2941 Baltimore Pike, Hanover
Snyder's. 201 Memory Lane
Three Son's Market Stand, 201 Memory Lane
York Fish and Oyster Company, 201 Memory Lane
Mom's Bean Pie, 380 W. Market St.
Robert L. Godfrey, 380 W. Market St.
Wildside Foods, 5801 N. Salem Church Road, Dover
4-H Club, 771 Stoverstown Road
Miller's Barbecue, 555 Country Club Road
Penn York Investment, 745 New School Lane, Dallastown
Rutter's. 309 Seven Valleys Road
September House, 1251 W. King St.