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Latest food inspections: 5 out of compliance

David Weissman
York Dispatch

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 Dec. 5-18.


Regular inspections:

Arooga's Grille House and Sports Bar, 375 Eisenhower Dr., Hanover, 10 violations

Action: Violations included meat observed in cooler without covering; food residue and splatter in microwave; old drink residue observed beneath Pepsi machines; clean utensils stored in a wet manner; plumbing system not maintained in good repair; exit door observed with gap; excessive amounts of brown slime-like residue observed inside several drains; static dust accumulation inside cooler; and mops not being hung to air dry.

Note: This is the second time this restaurant has been ruled out of compliance since April 2017.

Dunkin Donuts, 391 Eisenhower Dr., Hanover, 7 violations

Action: Violations included employee's open beverage container observed in prep area; no procedure for employees to follow when responding to event involving vomit or fecal matter discharge; food stored with no covering; food held at improper temperature; and old food residue observed in hand wash sink.

Note: This is the third time this restaurant has been ruled out of compliance since July 2017.

Wrightsville Steam Fire Engine Hose Company, 125 S. Second St., Wrightsville, 6 violations

Action: Violations included two cups filled with water and cigarette butts observed on counter next to stove; food contact surfaces not clean; chemical cleaning agent not properly labeled; and cleaning agent stored in same container with open box of disposable gloves.

New Lucky Seven, 8 Dairyland Square, Red Lion, 12 violations

Action: Violations included person in charge told inspector that some food prep bowls are used 3-4 days without washing or sanitizing; raw chicken and shrimp stored over ready-to-eat food in walk-in refrigerator; improper thawing of frozen shrimp; empty cardboard barrel used as table to hold rice cooker; lids covering food encrusted with heavy, tacky, greasy residue; accumulation of food debris observed on cutting blade; dried food splatter throughout microwave; wet wiping cloths observed in various locations in kitchen; clean utensils stored inside soiled containers; and children's vitamins stored in food prep areas.

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

Other-than-regular inspections:


Lee's Diner, 4320 W. Market St., 26 violations

Action: Violations included person in charge answered incorrectly to food safety questions; person in charge did not wash hands for adequate amount of time (at least 20 seconds); person in charge wearing watch in kitchen area; severely dented can of spaghetti sauce observed in kitchen; meat stored with no covering; open bag of raw chicken and package of beef patties stored in pooled blood-like liquid; wet wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer solution; various breads and meats stored directly on floor; tea bags stored directly on floor in a wet, unclean area of facility; food held at improper temperature; food not being date marked; soup kept in refrigerator past sell-by date; food residue observed on area around soda machine nozzles; upper interior of ice machine observed with yellow, crusty, slimy build-up; food certificate not posted in public view; waste receptacle filthy and encrusted with old food and liquid spillage; lights not shielded or shatter proof over ice cream cooler; window open in basement office; and working container of WD 40 stored on same shelf with food.

Note: This is the facility's third consecutive inspection ruled out of compliance and 14th time ruled out of compliance since April 2016.


Other-than-regular inspections:


Chick-fil-A, 14665 Mt. Airy Road, Shrewsbury

China One, 805 Baltimore St., Hanover


East Lincoln Lanes, 5761 Lincoln Hwy.

Snyder's, 1350 York St., Hanover

A Plus, 3167 Susquehanna Trail

New ownership:

La Famiglia, 4790 W. Market St.

Sadhra Enterprises, 870 Delta Road, Red Lion

Guliani's Pizza and Sub, 1154 W. Elm Ave., Hanover


Regular inspections:

Bon Air Country Club, 2287 Club House Road, Glen Rock

Children's Home of York, 1298 N. George St.

Foursquare Gospel Church, 518 Wilson Ave., Hanover

Glen Rock Mill Inn, 50 Water St., Glen Rock

McDonald's, 60 Arsenal Road

Penn National, 351 Loucks Road

Subway, 10 Wilson Ave., Hanover

Wehrly's Auction Service, 4067 Snyder Road, Glen Rock

Kennedy's Kitchen, 125 Chestnut Grove Road, Dillsburg

Dollar General, 820 Baltimore St., Hanover

Giant, 801 Baltimore St., Hanover

Larry J. Macaluso Elementary School, 1195 Windsor Road, Red Lion

Nittany Pizza, 2073 Springwood Road

Vault Pizza and Deli, 1125 Edgar St.

Walmart Supercenter, 698 Shrewsbury Commons Ave., Shrewsbury

Windsor Manor Elementary School, 2110 Windsor Road, Windsor

Big Lots, 1150 Carlisle St., Hanover

Fortune Garden, 760 W. Broadway, Red Lion

Girls Center, 77 Shoehouse Road

Jillybeans Sweet Shop, 115 Locust St., Wrightsville

Lu Hibachi Buffet Grill, 496 Eisenhower Dr., Hanover

McDonald's, 897 W. Broadway, Red Lion

Rite Aid, 301 Eisenhower Dr., Hanover

Alternative Rehabilitation Communities, 225 E. Canal Road

Conewago Elementary School, 570 Copenhaffer Road

Dover Area Intermediate School, 4500 Intermediate Ave., Dover

Moon Dancer Vineyards and Winery, 1282 Klines Run Road, Wrightsville

North Salem Elementary School, 5161 N. Salem Church Road, Dover

Pakha's Thai House Restaurant, 3 U.S. Route 15 S., Dillsburg

Rite Aid, 577 S. Main St., Shrewsbury

Rose Fire Company, 200 E. Main St., New Freedom

VFW Post No. 6771, 22 Franklin St., Dillsburg

VFW Post No. 7012, 123 W. Main St., New Freedom

Community of Christ, 2286 New Park Road, New Park

Eureka Fire Company, 82 N. Main St., Stewartstown

L and K's The Dawg Pound, 835 Tenby Court

The Pentecostals of York, 3920 Farm Dr.

Red Lion Area Junior High School, 200 Country Club Road, Red Lion

Red Lion Area Senior High School, 200 Horace Mann Ave., Red Lion

River Rock Academy, 220 Country Club Road, Red Lion

Rutter's, 14 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Stewartstown

Rutter's, 69 W. Main St., Fawn Grove