Here are the most recent food safety violations in Lebanon County, as documented by Pennsylvania’s Department of Agriculture.

Inspections are taken as a “snapshot” of the day and time, and should not necessarily be taken as overall indicators of an establishment’s cleanliness. Violations are often corrected prior to the inspector leaving the site. Restaurants were found to be in compliance unless otherwise noted.

Turkey Hill #70

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March 15, 2019 | 102 S. 8th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 302.12 Food Temperature Measuring Devices Provided
Thermometers for ensuring proper temperatures of food are not available or readily accessible.

6 – 501.16 Drying Mops
Mops are not being hung to air dry. Corrected.

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3 – 305.11 Food Storage, Preventing Contamination from the Premises
Observed snacks on shelves stored less than six inches off the floor, in the retail area, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required.

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil; specifically observed heavy build-up of frost on the sides of the frozen novelty freezer which was not clean to sight.

Southwest Elementary School

March 15, 2019 | 1500 Woodland St, Lebanon, PA 17042

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5 – 501.17 Toilet Room Receptacle, Covered
Women’s toilet room is not provided with a covered waste receptacle for sanitary napkins.

6 – 301.14 Handwashing Signage
No sign or poster posted at the handwash sink in the employee/staff restrooms to remind food employees to wash their hands.

6 – 501.16 Drying Mops
Mops are not being hung to air dry.

Dragon Garden Restaurant

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Type 2 followup

March 15, 2019 | 535 Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA 17042

6 – 501.16 Drying Mops
Mops are not being hung to air dry.

Vista Express

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March 18, 2019 | 440 E. Lincoln Ave, Myerstown, PA 17067

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

3 – 305.14 Food Preparation
Exposed food preparation observed in rear area under dirty ventilation ducts, and subject to potential contamination.

Turkey Hill #42

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March 18, 2019 | 716 E. Lehman St, Lebanon, PA 17046

46.1201 (a) Statutory requirement.
A PDA Food Employee Certification is displayed, but the individual is no longer employed by the food establishment.

Food facility has lost its certified supervisory employee; new manager in place 2 months has not acquired certification as required.

6 – 301.11 Handwashing Cleanser, Availability
Paper towel dispenser and soap dispenser were empty or not functioning at the handwash sink in the back room area.

2 – 301.15 Where to Wash
A Food Employee was observed washing their hands at the 3-bay sink rather than the designated handwash sink.

5 – 205.11 Using a Handwashing Sink-Operation and Maintenance
The handwash sink in the back room was partially blocked by wet floor signs and not conveniently accessible at all times for employee use.

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6 – 501.114 Maintaining Premises, Unnecessary Items and Litter
Walk-in freezer floor observed to be littered with trash including some frozen food items that have fallen onto the floor.

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The Gin Mill

March 18, 2019 | 324 E. Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA 17042

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
A small container of shrimp held at 47.8 °F, in the bottom of the bain marie , rather than 41°F or below as required. Shrimp were discarded.

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4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil; specifically, shelves in the walk-in cooler and two sets of shelves in the food prep area – one set of shelves has shelf liners that are deteriorating. Debris from these shelves could potentially drop on food on a lower shelf.

Speedway #06768

March 18, 2019 | 302 E. Evergreen Road, Lebanon, PA 17042

2 – 402.11 Effectiveness-Hair Restraints
Food employee observed in prep area, not wearing proper hair restraints, such as a net or hat.

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4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Ice chute, not cleaned at a frequency to prevent the presence of mold; containers on storage shelf in prep area observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Center

March 19, 2019 | 2596 Cornwall Road, Cornwall, PA 17016

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces (door gaskets on Mantiwok refrigerator) not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

Miner’s Pub

March 19, 2019 | 201 Iron Valley Rd, Cornwall, PA 17016

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces (walk-in cooler shelves, areas under cooking equipment) not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

4 – 601.11(B-C) Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils
Observed cooking equipment with encrusted grease and soil accumulation.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
The ice deflector plate inside the ice machine was observed to have black residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

Maennerchor

March 19, 2019 | 301 E. Mifflin St, Lebanon, PA 17046

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
The interior of the ice machine, a food contact surface, was observed to have residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

Lebanon Valley YMCA

March 19, 2019 | 201 N. 7th St, Lebanon, PA 17046

4 – 904.11 Single-Service & Single-Use Articles, Preventing Contamination
Customer self-service single-use tableware is not displayed in a manner so that only the handles are touched by customers.

Food PNS

Found to be out of compliance.

March 20, 2019 | 640 N. 7th Street, Lebanon, PA 17046

2 – 102.11(A-C1)(C4-16) Person in Charge, Demonstration
The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection; specifically pertaining to properly maintaining all areas of the facility, proper cleaning and sanitizing of equipment, proper storage, and a system for properly monitoring temperatures.

3 – 302.11 Packaged and Unpackaged Food-Separation, Packaging & Segregation
Raw chicken was stored above raw pork in the meat display case. corrected

3 – 304.12 In-Use Utensils, Between Use Storage
An knife in the meat cutting room was stored next to a cleaning utensil and a knife in the walk-in cooler was stored on a rusty surface that was not clean to sight or touch.

3 – 305.11 Food Storage, Preventing Contamination from the Premises
Observed a case of raw shell eggs stored directly on the floor in meat department walk-in cooler, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required.

4 – 101.16 Sponges, Use Limitations
Sponges observed in several areas being used to clean food contact surfaces.

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil; specifically edges of equipment, lower levels of prep tables, exterior of meat grinder, shelves and door handles.

5 – 202.12 Handwashing Sinks, Installation
The handwash sinks located in the employee men’s and women’s restrooms do not have water at a temperature of at least 100°F.

6 – 303.11 Intensity-Lighting
Lighting in the meat department walk-in cooler is not adequate to provide for proper cleaning.

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
Old unused equipment stored in meat cutting area, should be removed from food facility.

46.1201 (a) Statutory requirement.
Facility does have a certified employee, however this employee is not the PIC for all areas of the facility. Managers have 90 days to obtain certification, but plan to attend the ServSafe® Food Safety Manager course in April and have certification within 30 days.

Food facility operator failed to post an original, valid PDA Food Employee Certification in a location conspicuous to the consumer.

6 – 301.11 Handwashing Cleanser, Availability
Paper towel dispenser empty at the handwash sink in the meat cutting room and the deli equipment washing area.

6 – 501.15 Cleaning Maintenance Tools, Preventing Contamination
Cleaning method observed in the meat department has the potential to contaminate equipment.

Dust pan and brush stored in walk-in cooler next to the meat grinder, with potential to contaminate food equipment and utensils.

6 – 501.16 Drying Mops
Mops are not being hung to air dry.

6 – 501.17 Absorbent Materials on Floors, Use Limitation
Observed cardboard, an absorbent material, being used on food facility floors.

4 – 204.112 Design & Functionality of Temperature Measuring Devices
Temperature measuring devices for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in refrigeration equipment.

4 – 301.12 (A-C) Manual Warewashing, Sink Compartment Requirements
Meat cutting room does not have a three-compartment sink for manual warewashing. Owner plans to immediately utilize an alternate location/method for washing, rinsing and sanitizing in this department and then install a three-compartment sink within 90 days.

4 – 302.14 Sanitizing Solutions, Testing Devices
Meat department does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
A slicer and a mechanical meat tenderizing machine, both food contact surfaces, were observed to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch.

4 – 703.11 Hot Water and Chemicals-Methods
Observed no chemical sanitizer being used on equipment and utensils in the meat department after washing and rinsing them, and prior to use.

5 – 501.16 Storage Areas, Rooms and Receptacles, Capacity and Availability
Food facility does not have enough indoor waste receptacles convenient to each area of the facility where refuse is generated.

6 – 202.15 Outer Openings, Protected
Receiving dock door located in the meat department and trash dock door each have large gaps along the bottom that do not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals.

6 – 501.12 Cleaning, Frequency and Restrictions
Floors in the walk-in cooler of the meat department are not being cleaned at a frequency required.

3 – 304.14 Wiping Cloths, Use Limitations
Observed wiping cloths in extremely unclean condition in meat cutting area.

3 – 501.18 Ready-to-Eat, Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Disposition
Empanadas, a potentially hazardous ready to eat food requiring date marking, in the meat walk-in cooler area, was not date marked.

4 – 903.11 (A)(C) Single-Service & Single-Use Articles, Storing
Observed food tray packages, single-service, single-use articles stored in the meat department area directly on the floor, and not 6 inches above the floor.

5 – 401.11 Capacity & Drainage
The handwashing sinks in the women’s room are not draining properly.

6 – 501.114 Maintaining Premises, Unnecessary Items and Litter
Unnecessary litter was observed on the floor of the walk-in cooler of the meat department.

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