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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. 12-18.

OUT OF COMPLIANCE

Regular inspections:

C-Town/M&M Grocery, 139 N. Duke St., York City, 7 violations

Action: Violations included food not being date marked; container of sanitizer stored above or on same shelf as food; expired lunch meats and baby food; raw chicken displayed next to raw beef; handwash sink doesn't reach proper temperature; and deli slicer observed dirty with different meats and cheeses.

IN COMPLIANCE

Other-than-regular inspections:

Openings:

Miller Catering and Concessions, 334 Carlisle Road

Miranda's Catering, 334 Carlisle Road

New ownership:

Santillo's Watering Hole, 334 Carlisle Road

IN COMPLIANCE

Regular inspections:

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

Codorus Snack Bar, 1066 Blooming Grove Road, Hanover

McDonald's, 534 Shrewsbury Commons, Shrewsbury

Po's Bookstore, 25 S. George St.

Red Lion Area Ambulance Association, 312 Horace Mann Ave., Red Lion

Schenk's Amusement Icee, 334 Carlisle Road

Weis Markets, 693 Lombard St., Red Lion

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