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York County food inspections: One out of compliance with 13 findings

Ron Musselman
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 July 20 to July 28:

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Inspected July 28

Out Door Country Club, 1157 Detwiler Drive, Manchester Township

o The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.

o Food employee observed wearing single use gloves without a prior hand wash.

o Observed employee in the pool area pulling his mask down exposing a beard with no facial covering.

o Observed ice bucket at the pool store right side-up other than inverted to prevent dust and debris particles from falling into bucket.

o Observed multiple food items held in the bain marie across from grill with cold holding temperatures ranging from 47 degrees to 55 degrees.

o Observed (two) pizza stones at the pool in the in pizza oven to be cracked and no longer smooth and easily cleanable.

o Observed heavy accumulation of ice on the inside of the ice cream novelty case in the pool area.

o Chlorine chemical sanitizer residual detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 0 ppm, and not 50-100 ppm as required.

o Observed deflector shield of the machine in the dish area with pink and black matter build-up.

o Can opener, a food contact surface, was observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

o The handwash sink located in the bar area does not have water at a temperature of at least 100°F.

o Paper towel dispenser empty at the handwash sink in the bar area.

o Observed ceiling vent cover above ice machine to have a heavy accumulation of static dust.


Inspected July 27

Honey Run Golf & Country Club, Dover Township

Wisehaven Swimming Pool, Windsor Township

Inspected July 22

Dollar General, Lower Windsor Township

River House Restaurant, Lower Windsor Township

Rivertowne Restaurant, Wrightsville

Inspected July 21

The Heart of Sicily, Manchester Township

Red Land Beer & Soda Outlet, Fairview Township

Tucker & Co. Bakery, Dillsburg

Wellsville Fire Company, Wellsville

Westminster Place, Carroll Township

Inspected July 20

Aloha Snow, Springettsbury Township

Courtyard by Marriott, Springettsbury Township

The Best Wok, Hanover (Followup from July 16, when it was out of compliance)

Lazy Jim’s Jerky, Carroll Township

Lidl Store, Spring Garden Township

McDonald’s, Carroll Township

Prince Athletic Association, Spring Garden Township

Rutter’s, Shrewsbury

Towne Place Suites, Springettsbury Township

— Ron Musselman can be reached at or via Twitter at @ronmusselman8.