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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 inspected Sept. 14-20.

OUT OF COMPLIANCE

Regular inspections:

Hanover Railside, 241 Railroad St., Hanover, 6 violations

Action: Violations included employee personal items stored on same shelf as food prep items; various foods stored in walk-in cooler with no covering; door handle broken for walk-in freezer; mixer observed with food residue; black substance observed on deflector plate in ice machine; slicer observed with food residue; food spillage observed on stove tops; and hood filters observed with accumulation of grease.

Field House Etters, 895 Old Trail Road, Newberry Township, 13 violations

Action: Violations included bleach stored above food and equipment; food employees observed without proper hair restraints; severely dented can of pineapples observed in dry storage area; french fries stored in walk-in freezer with no covering; storage racks observed with rust; accumulation of ice build-up in walk-in freezer; can opener blade observed with food residue; inside of microwave observed with food residue; behind and under fryer not cleaned frequently enough; accumulation of black mold-like residue observed in reach-in cooler; walk-in freezer floor not cleaned frequently enough; clean drinking glasses stored in wet manner; exterior door has gap; ceiling tiles observed missing or with water damage; and accumulation of static dust on fan guards.

Note: This is the second time this restaurant has been ruled out of compliance since Sept. 2015.

IN COMPLIANCE

Other-than-regular inspections:

New ownership:

Jankap's, 4 S. Water St., Spring Grove

Follow-ups:

Brothers Pizza, 140 Newberry Pkwy., Newberry Township

Complaints:

John Wright Restaurant, 235 N. Front St., Wrightsville

IN COMPLIANCE

Regular inspections:

Matthews Close Out, 12 Baltimore St., Hanover

Stewartstown Presbyterian Churhc, 14 College Ave., Stewartstown

Taylor Haus Family Restaurant, 19158 Barrens Road, Stewartstown

All Saints Episcopal Church, 890 McCosh Road, Hanover

Anstine's Sweet Stop, 35 N. Main St., Red Lion

Arooga's Grille House and Sports Bar, 375 Eisenhower Dr., Hanover

China One, 805 Baltimore St., Hanover

Family Dollar, 1025 Mount Rose Ave.

Fishing Creek Elementary School, 510 Fishing Creek Road, Lewisberry

J & A Shoppette, 3100 York Haven Road, Manchester

Northern Elementary School, 657 S. Baltimore St., Dillsburg

Northern Middle School, 650 S. Baltimore St., Dillsburg

South Mountain Elementary, 711 S. Mountain Road, Dillsburg

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 129 Charles St., Hanover

Staubs Landing Restaurant and Pub, 612 Frederick St., Hanover

Turkey Hill Minit Market, 536 Baltimore St., Hanover

Walgreens, 2101 S. Queen St.

Community of Christ, 2286 New Park Road, New Park

Deggeller Popcorn, 334 Carlisle Ave.

Fawn Elementary School, 504 Main St., Fawn Grove

Friendship Elementary School, 3457 Sticks Road, Glen Rock

Maple Lawn Farms, 2885 New Park Road, New Park

Santillo's Watering Hole, 334 Carlisle Ave.

Shrewsbury Elementary School, 331 S. Main St., Shrewsbury

Stewartstown Elementary School, 17945 Barrens Road, Stewartstown

Weis Markets, 693 Lombard St., Red Lion

Adesa Pa, 30 Industrial Road

Deggeller Candy Tower, 334 Carlisle Ave.

Deggeller Dough, 334 Carlisle Ave.

Deggeller Slushie, 334 Carlisle Ave.

Fliehman's Ice Cream, 334 Carlisle Ave.

Hanover Beverage Outlet, 1307 Baltimore St., Hanover

Merlin's Coffee, 10 S. Franklin St., Hanover

Red Land Senior High School, 560 Fishing Creek Road, Lewisberry

Republican Club, 255 W. Chestnut St., Hanover

Rite Aid, 105 Old York Road, New Cumberland

Schenk's Amusement Icee, 334 Carlisle Ave.

Winner's Circle Lounge, 5 E. Walnut St., Hanover

Baresville Elementary School, 135 Sanford Ave., Hanover

Conewago Township Elementary School, 1189 W. Elm Ave., Hanover

KFC/Taco Bell, 450 Shrewsbury Commons, Shrewsbury

Little People, 3340 Grandview Road, Hanover

Mason Dixon, 18166 Susquehanna Trail, New Freedom

Mason Dixon Family Restaurant, 3 Old Farm Lane, Shrewsbury

Nikola's Cafe, 551 S. Main St., Shrewsbury

West Manheim Little People, 71 Fairview Dr., Hanover

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