FOOD INSPECTIONS: 2 establishments out of compliance
Mouse droppings and dried blood among violations reported at two York County food establishments.
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 November 4-10.
OUT OF COMPLIANCE
M.O.M.S. Restaurant, 1039 Baltimore St., Hanover, 15 violations
Action: Violations included certificate not posted in nonconspicuous public location; food employees not wearing proper hair restraints; boxes of salt, sugar, oats, corn meal, wax paper and foil sheets observed with water damage in dry storage area; ceiling tiles in dry storage area fallen due to water leak; missing ceiling tiles in kitchen area; beef improperly reheated; ground sausage observed thawing in standing water; door to walk-in freezer damaged; chlorine chemical sanitizer solution lower level than required; dried food residue observed inside microwaves; accumulation of old food debris in refrigerator and freezer; clean utensils in kitchen uncovered or not inverted; broken or missing tiles observed near walk-in cooler; several drain fly-like insects observed near mop sink; and several mouse-like droppings observed around walls of dry storage area.
No one at the establishment could be reached for comment.
Country Boy Meats, 201 Memory Lane, 4 violations
Action: Violations included masking tape used as repair material for broken glass on display cases; exposed rust and chipped paint observed on white meat trays in display case; peeling paint inside meat cases on sides; clean utensils inside drawers not actually clean; meat blade observed with food residue; old dried food and blood observed inside display cases; excessive dust observed on lights above display cases; outside of meat cases observed unclean; and wall directly behind butcher block cutting board observed unclean.
An employee at the establishment did not wish to comment on the violations.
Overbrook Cafe, 40 Overbrook Avenue
Big Apple Bagels, 586 Shrewsbury Commons, Shrewsbury
The Vault Pizza and Grill, 1986-1990 Carlisle Road, Dover
Darrenkamp's, 10 Newberry Commons, Newberry Township
Wendy's, 75 E. Forrest Avenue, Shrewsbury
Viet Thai, 2535 E. Market St.
All About Brownies, 201 Memory Lane
Ethel's BBQ and Catering, 1649 Broadway St., Hanover
Subway, 655 Town Center Drive
San Marcos Restaurant, 14 W. Chestnut St., Hanover
Treat Shop, 1155 Carlisle St., Hanover
American Legion Post, 57 W. Main St., Dallastown
Dallastown Area Middle School, 700 New School Lane, Dallastown
Jim and Nena's Pizza, 2755 W. Market St.
Providence Divine Cakes and Pastries, 2515 S. Queen St.
Rutter's, 725 Arsenal Road
New Freedom Rail Trail Cafe, 117 N. Front St., New Freedom
Paesano's Pizza, 1 W. Main St., New Freedom
Artisans and Oak, 1649 Broadway St., Hanover
Christ Lutheran Child Development Center, 126 W. Main St., Dallastown
Miller's Retail Market, 496 Indian Rock Dam Road
China Wok, 300 Bailey Drive, Stewartstown
Humanities Building at York College, 439 Country Club Road
Indian Rock Elementary School, 1500 Indian Rock Dam Road
Messina's Pizza, 63 N. Main St., Stewartstown
Rutter's, 35 N. Main St., Jacobus
Rutter's, 910 S. Richland Avenue
Sheetz, 1841 Baltimore Pike, Hanover
Wal-Mart Supercenter, 1881 Baltimore Pike, Hanover