FOOD INSPECTIONS: 2 out of compliance

David Weissman

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 March 21-27.


Regular inspections:

Aki Japanese Restaurant, 1150 Carlisle St., Hanover, 11 violations

Action: Violations included containers of cleaning solution not properly marked; wet wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer solution; deeply scored and discolored cutting boards; sanitizer solution at improper level; underside of refrigeration handles observed with encrusted food residue; stove observed with large accumulation of grease and dust; clean dish racks stored on floor; clean food equipment stored in wet manner; large accumulation of ice on floor around fan in walk-in freezer; floor underneath cook line extremely dirty; and entire hood system observed extremely soiled with black soot and encrusted grease.

Note: This is the third time this restaurant has been ruled out of compliance since March 2016.

Village Green Family Restaurant, 2300 E. Market St., 18 violations

Action: Violations included ready-to-eat foods not being date marked; person in charge answered inaccurately to food safety questions; buckets of chlorine cleaner stored on same shelf as food; raw egg shells stored over ready-to-eat foods; tongs hanging from stove piping; wet wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer solution; potatoes, chili and meat sauce held at improper temperature; time used in lieu of temperature to control ready-to-eat foods; sanitizer at improper level; food residue and crust build-up observed in nozzles of cappuccino machine; food residue observed on can opener; old food residue observed on milk shake machine; heavy dust build-up observed outside hood vent system; sticky residue observed underneath juice and soda machines; cardboard being used as shelving; hand wash sink being used as food prep area; floors in kitchen cracked; doors in rear have gaps; no sign at hand wash sink reminding employees to wash hands; ceiling tiles missing throughout facility; and mops not being hung to air dry.

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


Other-than-regular inspections:


Arby's, 2810 E. Market St.

Continental Food Services Kitchen, 1604 W. King St.


Stone Grille and Taphouse, 204 St. Charles Way

Ginmiya, 2524 Eastern Blvd.

John's Diner, 146 Sheraton Dr., New Cumberland

No. 1 Szechuan, 639 Lombard St., Red Lion

Round the Clock Diner, 222 Arsenal Road

Olive Garden, 10 Wilson Dr., Hanover

Buon Appetito Ristorante, 6147 York Road, Spring Grove

New ownership:

Infinito's Buffet, 1500 N. George St.


Regular inspections:

Bubba D's Pizza and Wings, 2230 S. Queen St.

Byers Butterflake Bakery, 208 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Cool Creek Golf Club, 300 Cool Creek Road, Wrightsville

Corner Stable, 2575 S. Queen St.

Harners Bakery, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

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

Hughes Deli, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Paradise Elementary School, 6923 Lincoln W. Hwy., Thomasville

Rutters, 201 Cool Springs Road, Wrightsville

Shiloh Family Restaurant, 2071 Carlisle St.

Sunoco, 802 Hellam St., Wrightsville

Pretzel Lady, 208 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

An Early Elegance, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Aunt Bee's Candies, 208 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Country Kitchen Candy, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Dave and Martha Tuckey Fruit, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Golden Dragon, 200 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Hughes Meat, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Hughes Snack Bar, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

K & K Coffee, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Kevin Tuckey, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Marburg Estate Winery, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

McGregor's Garden, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Wayne Nells, 210 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

Alert Fire Company No. 1, P.O. Box 136, Emigsville

Crossroads Middle School, 535 Fishing Creek Road, Lewisberry

Himes Family Concessions, 5289 Twilight Lane

Kona Ice, 227 Scotch Pine Road, Dillsburg

Monaghan Township Fire Company, 245 W. Siddonsburg Road, Dillsburg

Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, 2500 E. Market St.

Subway, 3415 Rosstown Road, Wellsville

Tai Pei, 830 N. Route 15, Dillsburg

Canadochly Elementary School, 100 Abel Road, East Prospect

Famous Hot Weiner, 2179 York Crossing Dr.

Gyro X-Press, 55 Memory Lane

King Chef, 1938 W. Market St.

Marcello's Pizza, 500 Hellam St., Wrightsville

Paradise Pizza Express, 4265 N. Susquehanna Trail

Reliance Fire Company, 1341 W. Market St.

St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, 25 N. Adams St.

York County School of Technology, 2179 S. Queen St.

York New Salem Fire Hall, 65 E. George St., New Salem

York Township Elementary School, 2500 S. Queen St.

American Legion Post No. 14, 201 Carlisle St., Hanover

Half Nuts Popcorn, 450 S. Front St., Wrightsville

Tacos Y Tortas Mexican Restaurant, 43 E. Walnut St., Hanover

Top it Off Frozen Yogurt, 1452 Baltimore St., Hanover

Waterway Bar and Grill, 220 W. Philadelphia St.

Covenant Maravian Church, 901 Cape Horn Road

Domino's Pizza, 625 W. Elm Ave., Hanover

Franklin House Tavern, 300 N. Franklin St., Hanover

GNC, 2069 Springwood Road

Taco Bell, 1090 Carlisle St., Hanover

Union Fire and Hose Company No. 1, 30 E. Canal St., Dover

The Village at Sprenkle Drive, 1802 Folkemer Circle

Yorkshire Elementary School, 295 Mills Dr.