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Latest food inspections: Lee's Diner passes, 5 others don't
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 Feb. 20-26.
OUT OF COMPLIANCE
Aroma Buffet and Grill, 2801 E. Market St., 10 violations
Action: Violations included sanitizer detected at improper levels; employees rinsing towels in hand wash sink; plumbing system not maintained in good repair; door to outside being propped open; person in charge answered incorrectly to food safety questions; soda nozzles observed with black mold-like residue; and clean dish racks stored directly on floor.
Dunkin Donuts, 2270 E. Market St., 12 violations
Action: Violations included employee's open beverage container observed in food prep area; original food certificate not posted in public view; walls and ceiling observed with static dust; mops not being hung to air dry; cups used as dispensing tools; bucket of donut glaze stored directly on floor; and a long string of slimy mold-like substance observed hanging from inside sink drain.
Baker's Family Restaurant, 515 U.S. Route 15 N., Dillsburg, 10 violations
Action: Violations included wet wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer; open beverage containers observed in dishwasher area; black residue observed on interior ceiling of ice machine; no paper towels available at hand wash sink in employee restroom; spray bottles no labeled; and soap not available at hand wash sink in employee restroom.
Note: This is the third time this restaurant has been ruled out of compliance since February 2016.
Walmart, 1800 Loucks Road, 22 violations
Action: Violations included employee not wearing proper hair restraint in deli area; buckets of standing liquid observed in cleaning supply area; mops not being hung to air dry; floor extremely dirty and sticky; sanitizer stored above food equipment; several half gallons of milk for sale had expired; plumbing system not maintained in good repair; employee's open beverage container observed in deli area; paper towel dispenser empty at hand wash sink in bakery; ceiling tile missing in bakery; and small weevil-like insects observed in and around oil spillage in oil vat area.
Home Association of VFW Post No. 2493, 195 S. Main St., Mount Wolf, 13 violations
Action: Violations included raw beef stored on top of ready-to-eat foods; dried food splatter observed on upper interior of microwave; dried blood spillage observed behind shelving; clean dish racks stored on top of open waste receptacle; clean pans stored directly on floor; wet wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer; food not being date marked; and employees observed without proper hair restraints.
Lee's Diner, 4320 W. Market St.
Rutter's, 725 Arsenal Road
General Robert C. Lee's Spring Grove Hotel, 128 S. Main St., Spring Grove
Kimmy's Cafe, 106 Mill St., Fawn Grove
Good Guys Chicken and Fries, 1649 Broadway St., Hanover
Arooga's Grille House and Sports Bar, 1211 Haines Road
Burger King, 2400 Mount Rose Ave.
Gate Four Tavern, 1204 W. Market St.
Central Mart, 1200 Mount Rose Ave.
A Plus, 3167 Susquehanna Trail
The Copper Crust Company, 966 S. George St.
Dairyland Family Restaurant, 5 Dairyland Square, Red Lion
Kennard-Dale High School, 393 Main St., Fawn Grove
Natural Choices, 2241 Industrial Hwy.
Red Lion Tavern, 27 N. Main St., Red Lion
South Eastern Middle School, 375 Main St., Fawn Grove
Bird-in-Hand Bulk Foods, 12025 Susquehanna Trail, Glen Rock
Dover Township Community Building, 3700 Davidsburg Road, Dover
Glick's Produce, 120125 Susquehanna Trail, Glen Rock
Jimmy Jax, 505 Carlisle Road, Dover
Moonlight Cafe, 4140 Carlisle Road, Dover
Paradise Elementary School, 6923 Lincoln Hwy., Thomasville
Rite Aid, 818 Route 15 N., Dillsburg
Shiloh Beverage Outlet, 2010 Carlisle Road
South Mountain Elementary, 711 S. Mountain Road, Dillsburg
St. Rose of Lima School, 115 N. Biesecker Road, Thomasville
The Dairy Barn, 12025 Susquehanna Trail
Wickey, 2131 S. Queen St.
Arby's, 891 N. U.S. Route 15, Dillsburg
Mellie's Makery, 197 Shoe House Road
Rutter's, 1590 Kenneth Road
Starbucks, 1450 Baltimore St., Hanover
Applebee's, 101 Northern Way
Edible Arrangements, 2300 E. Market St.
Mexitaly, 2440 E. Market St.
Parma Pizza and Grill, 905 Grantley Road
Wellsville Elementary School, 1060 Zeigler Road, Wellsville
Wellsville Farms, 3425 Rosstown Road, Wellsville
Buon Appetito Ristorante, 6147 York Road, Spring Grove
Fairview Elementary School, 480 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland
First United Methodist Church, 200 Frederick St., Hanover
First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Middle St., Hanover
Hardee's, 500 N. Main St., Spring Grove
Hillside Cafe, 589 Salem Road, Newberry Township
McDonald's, 898 U.S. Route 15 N., Dillsburg
Speedway, 710 Limekiln Road, New Cumberland
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 127 York St., Hanover