The latest food safety violations in Lebanon County

2 min readPosted July 21, 2019

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.

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China Wok

July 16 | 811 Bowman Street, Lebanon, PA 17046

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
Beef was held at 48°F, in the bain marie, rather than 41°F or below as required. Discarded beef. Adjusted the temperature of the unit.

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4 – 904.11 Kitchenware and Tableware, Preventing Contamination
Tableware for customer self-service is not displayed so that only handles are touched by consumers and employees.

5 – 501.115 Maintaining Refuse Areas and Enclosures
Area around the exterior grease collection drums is not clean.

3 – 302.11 Packaged and Unpackaged Food-Separation, Packaging & Segregation
Fried ready to eat noodles were being held in a cardboard carton. Discarded noodles.

Raw fish was stored above diced onions in one reach-in refrigerator. Discarded onions.

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VFW Post #23

July 16 | 718 Chestnut Street, Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 101.19 Materials for Surfaces that are Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
A rack for draining/drying clean equipment is pitted and rusted and no longer easily cleaned.

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United Family Restaurant

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
One under-counter refrigeration unit was at 56 °F, rather than 41°F or below as required. Items in unit were non-TCS foods and owner reported that the unit is to be removed.

5 – 501.113 Covering Receptacles
Outside dumpster lids were not closed.

Mini Golf Connect

July 17 | 1400 Maple St, Lebanon, PA 17046

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

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
Old unused equipment, specifically a refrigerator that is in very poor condition and a warmer stored in food prep area, should be removed from food facility.

2 – 301.12 Cleaning Procedure
Location of towel dispensor for the handwashing sink potentially permits water to drip from hands onto clean utensils.

The Important Thing

July 19 | 35 S. 9th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042

2 – 301.12 Cleaning Procedure
Location of towel dispenser for the handwashing sink potentially permits water to drip from hands onto single service articles. Relocated the single service articles.

3 – 602.11 Food Labels
Prepackaged bread is not labeled properly with the name of product, ingredient statement, net weight, distributed by statement, nutritional facts, and/or any “Big 8” allergen ingredients and / or the allergen warning statement.

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

Just Wing It

July 19 | 18 E Main Street, Annville, PA 17003

3 – 101.11 Safe, Unadulterated & Honestly Presented
Observed apparent fruit flies in the contents of one liquor bottle at the bar area. CORRECTED ON SITE

6 – 301.12 Hand Drying Provision
Observed the paper towel dispenser empty at the handwash sink in the kitchen. CORRECTED ON SITE

Bella Lebanon Pizza

Found to be out of compliance.

July 19 | 701 Lehman Street, Lebanon, PA 17046

6 – 301.11 Handwashing Cleanser, Availability
Soap was not available at the handwash sink in the food prep area.

No sign or poster posted at the handwash sink in the food prep area to remind food employees to wash their hands.

Paper towel dispenser not available at the handwash sink in the food prep area.

Comments

  1. Is there a way to find someone to check out the meals at Ceder Haven. I know people in there and the food is awful. these people need nutritious meals not grilled cheese 5,days in a row some burnt. They never give them fruit for weeks at a time. They have enough health issues food should not be one of them

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