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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 March 6-12.

OUT OF COMPLIANCE

Regular inspections:

Ginmiya, 2524 Eastern Blvd., 17 violations

Action: Violations included bowl being used as scoop; case of avocados stored directly on floor; wet wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer solution; mops not being hung to air dry; cutting blade observed with food residue; ice machine deflector plate observed with black mold-like residue; water turned off at hand wash sink in kitchen; paper towel dispenser empty at hand wash sink; ceiling tiles observed with water damage; raw chicken stored above soup; dish racks not clean; and floor around soda machine cracked.

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

First Wok, 180 Leader Heights Road, 18 violations

Action: Violations included food employee wearing bracelet; food employees eating in cook line area; raw chicken stored above ready-to-eat foods; bowls used as scoops; cases of meat stored directly on floor; facility is reusing plastic vinegar bottles to store food; cutting blade observed with food residue; no covered trash can available in employee restroom; screening torn on rear exit door; ceiling tile water stained; floor extremely dirty and dusty; and employee's personal medications stored on shelf with food and containers in waitstaff station.

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

Kennie's Market, 440 N. Main St., Spring Grove, 14 violations

Action: Violations included deli cook using towel hanging from pocket to wipe hands; potato salad displayed for sale past sell-by date; raw ground beef stored above beef strips and pork; food held at improper temperature; pickled eggs and beets improperly date marked; heavy accumulation of food debris and spillage observed inside display cases; plumbing system not maintained in good repair; no covered trash can available in women's restroom; and container of hand sanitizer stored on bulk ice machine.

IN COMPLIANCE

Other-than-regular inspections:

Follow-ups:

Home Association of VFW Post No. 2493, 195 S. Main St., Mount Wolf

No. 1 Szechuan, 639 Lombard Road, Red Lion

Miller's Retail Market, 496 Indian Rock Dam Road

Buon Appetito Ristorante, 6147 York Road, Spring Grove

Dunkin Donuts, 2270 E. Market St.

A Plus, 2161 S. Queen St.

Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill, 1301 Kenneth Road

Thirsty's Quick Stop, 2914 E. Market St.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe, 3013 E. Market St.

Walmart, 1800 Loucks Road

Complaints:

Northeastern Senior High School, 300 High St., Manchester

New ownership:

Panda Asian Cafe, 120 E. Chestnut St., Hanover

IN COMPLIANCE

Regular inspections:

Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 140 Leader Heights Road

JVP Inc, 1012 Baltimore St., Hanover

Rutter's, 1400 Baltimore St., Hanover

Bobcat Creamery, 117 S. Main St., Manchester

Conewago Elementary School, 570 Copenhaffer Road

Susquehanna Speedway, 690 York Road, York Haven

York Haven Elementary School, 360 Cassel Road, York Haven

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

Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12, 4880 N. Sherman St., Mount Wolf

Mount Wolf Early Learning Center, Sixth and Maple streets, Mount Wolf

South York Cinema, 217 Pauline Dr.

Soaring Heights Elementary School, 4880 N. Sherman St. Ext., Mount Wolf

Spring Forge Intermediate School, 100 S. Hartman St., Manchester

Union Fire Co., 201 York St., Manchester

Wrightsville Sunoco, 802 Hellam St., Wrightsville

Janina's Fine Desserts, 176 Leader Heights Road

North Hopewell-Winterstown Elementary School, 12165 Winterstown Road, Red Lion

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 2666 Furnace Road, Felton

Subway, 180 Leader Heights Road

Dillsburg Elementary School, 202 S. Chestnut St., Dillsburg

Little Everett's Carry Out BBQ, 711 W. Elm Ave., Hanover

Northern Middle School, 650 S. Baltimore St., Dillsburg

Papa John's, 3000 E. Market St.

Treat Shop, 1155 Carlisle St., Hanover

UPMC Pinnacle Hanover, 300 Highland Ave., Hanover

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