Latest food inspections: 2 out of compliance
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. 27- March 5.
OUT OF COMPLIANCE
Astoria Diner, 1900 W. Market St., 14 violations
Action: Violations included employee changed tasks without proper hand washing; equipment observed with accumulation of dust, dirt and food residue; plumbing system not maintained in good repair; various flooring cracked; rear exits have gaps; pan of stagnant liquid observed in kitchen; wet wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer solution; food not being date marked; raw beef stored uncovered; and no water available at hand wash sink in kitchen.
York Buffet, 2965 Concord Road, 21 violations
Action: Violations included seafood held at improper temperature; hand wash sink inaccessible near walk-in cooler; floors extremely dirty and dusty; build-up of black, slimy residue in floor drains; wet wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer solution; cooking equipment observed with encrusted grease and soil accumulation; clean pans stored in wet manner; facility not removing dead or trapped pests; flooring cracked; rear door being propped open; employee's open beverage container observed in food prep area; bowls used as scoops; beef and pork improperly thawing; and numerous dead roach-like insects observed in sushi area, under wok table and behind water heater.
Note: This is the second time this facility has been ruled out of compliance since April 2017.
Bella Boo Bakery, 210 Chestnut St., Hanover
Dairy Queen, 1740 Roosevelt Ave.
Yawa Market, 156 W. Market St.
Balla Cloiche Vineyards, 14110 Clark Road, Stewartstown
Bakers Family Restaurant, 515 U.S. Route 15 N., Dillsburg
Casa D'Oria Pizza, 246 Hellam St., Wrightsville
Shultz's Delicatessen, 918 Carlisle St., Hanover
Ruby Tuesday, 255 St. Charles Way
Culhane's Steak House, 1 Laurel Road, New Cumberland
A Plus, 313 S. Route 15, Dillsburg
Memory Lane Pizza, 162 Memory Lane
Rita's, 466 Shrewsbury Commons Ave., Shrewsbury
Hanover Middle School, 300 Keafy Ave., Hanover
Hanover Senior High School, 403 Moul Ave., Hanover
Larry J. Macaluso Elementary School, 1195 Windsor Road, Red Lion
Papa John's, 1083 Carlisle St., Hanover
Rita's, 617 Lombard Road, Red Lion
Windsor Manor Elementary School, 2110 Windsor Road, Windsor
Friendship Elementary School, 3457 Sticks Road, Glen Rock
Mickey's Wholesale Pizza, 120 North St.
Shrewsbury Elementary School, 331 S. Main St., Shrewsbury
YMCA, 500 George St., Hanover
Aldi, 905 Loucks Road
Bethlehem Baptist Church, 474 S. Pershing Ave.
Central York Middle School, 1950 N. Hills Road
East York Elementary School, 701 Erlen Dr.
Locust Grove Elementary School, 3620 E. Prospect Road
North Hills Elementary School, 1330 N. Hills Road
Northeastern Middle School, 4855 Board Road, Manchester
Northeastern Senior High School, 300 High St., Manchester
Northern Elementary School, 657 S. Baltimore St., Dillsburg
Paradise Pizza Express, 4265 N. Susquehanna Trail
Rutter's, 1450 Mt. Zion Road
South Central York County Senior Center, 150 E. Main St., New Freedom
Speedway, 3311 N. George St., Emigsville
Stony Brook Elementary School, 250 Silver Spur Dr.
Tasteful Occasions, 150 Main St., New Freedom
York City Mart, 428 N. George St.
Yorkshire Elementary School, 295 Mills Dr.
Arby's, 409 Loucks Road
Cedar Valley Pizzeria, 2560 New Park Road, New Park
Giant, 130 Old York Road, New Cumberland
GNC, 2069 Springwood Road
Hardee's, 820 E. Main St., Dallastown
Jumbo Chinese Restaurant, 1550 Kenneth Road
Roma's Pizza and Restaurant, 2 E. Main St., Dallastown
Westgate Restaurant and Lounge, 1550 Kenneth Road