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Recent Food Service Safety Inspections in Greater Elizabethtown

The Pennsylvania, Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a risk-based inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers. Following are recent local inspection reports.

Hennigan’s, 1990 W. Main St., Mount Joy, complaint, Dec. 12. Food employees preparing food not wearing beard covers. A half-gallon of milk beyond the sell-by date of 12/10/18 on this day, Dec. 12. Duct tape, not cleanable, being used to cover a portion of the inner side of the door to the walk-in cooler. Refrigerated ready-to-eat,time/temperature- control-for-safety food (several foods) prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the walk-in cooler, are not being date-marked. Commercially processed refrigerated, readyto- eat, time/temperature-control- for-safety food (several foods), located in the reach-in cooler, and heldmore than 24 hours, are not being marked with the date it was opened. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledgeof food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. An extreme amount of old food debris and grease build-up beneath the fryers and on the wall behind the char broiler. Clean cutting boards being stored on top of cardboard, which is not cleanable, rather than a smooth, sanitized surface. Clean food equipment in the back on a shelf,stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting). Clean food utensils being stored beneath dirty pipes in the cooking area. Clean food tongs touching an unclean wall in the cooking area. Food employee changing tasks that may have contaminated hands without a proper hand-wash between. Employee touching handles with gloved hands and reaching into a bag of salad to dispense onto plates. Bowls rather than scoops being used in bulk food product. Fish that were not removed from reduced-oxygen packaging after thawing as indicated on the packaging. An accumulation of tan and black slime on the deflector plate of the ice machine and black mold on the inner sides of the ice machine. Residue on the blade of the ham slicer. Coats, jackets and shoes stored above single-service items (cups) and hanging on food racks presenting possible contamination. A bottle of chlorine bleach being stored on a table with spices.

Weis Markets No. 080, 1629 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, Dec. 10. Trash receptacle outside the food facility not in immediate use is not covered properly. Potential rodent harborage areas on the exterior of the building perimeter in southeast corner due to accumulation of leaves. Paper towel dispenser empty at the hand-wash sink in the meat prep room.

Bron’s Deli, 34 W. Market St., Marietta, Dec. 7. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. Raw pork being stored directly over cooked ham in the walk-in cooler. Raw beef stored directly above cooked ham in the walk-in cooler. Raw shell eggs being stored over readyto- eat food in the customer self-service reach-in cooler. Raw beef sitting directly on top of cole slaw in the walkin cooler. The faucet of the three-compartment sink is too short and cannot fill the end bowls. The wall in the back kitchen is chipped and peeling paint and no longer smooth and easily cleanable. Several water-stained, bulging ceiling tiles in the storage room. The stained tiles are evidence of roof and wall leaking rain water confirmed by the facility. Commercially processed refrigerated, ready-to- eat, time/temperature-control- for-safety food (all deli meat (burgers, cooked eggs), located in the front display counter, and held more than 24 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened. Refrigerated ready- to-eat, time/temperature-control for- safety food (tuna salad, ham salad, pasta salad) prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the front display case, is not being date marked. The floor/wall juncture in the back kitchen is not covered and closed to 1/32 inch. Cigarettes, cigarette butts and ashtray found in the restroom during the inspection. Water leaking from beneath the faucet assembly of the dump sink in the back food preparation area. The hand-wash sink in the back kitchen cannot drain completely, the bowl is tipped downward and does not drain.

Etown Noodles, 37 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, complaint, Dec. 7. Facility added food prep area without the addition of a required hand-wash sink. The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. Facility person in charge failed to notify department of existing eminent health hazard. Facility failed to notify department of ownership change over two months prior to this inspection. Deceased insects on floors and equipment throughout facility. Roof is leaking water in kitchen area, and is in need of repair. Black residue accumulations are present in areas where water is leaking. Food facility inspection indicates evidence of insect activity in all areas. Four live roachlike insects at all life stages on rice cooker, menu and floor area. 50 deceased roachlike insects throughout facility.

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