The latest food safety violations in Lebanon County

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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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Three J’s

July 25 | 901 E Main Street, Suite 1A, Palmyra, PA 17078

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
Skim Milk & half/half was was held at 67 deg F & 51 °F, for an unknown period of time in carafes sitting on self-service counter, rather than 45°F or below as required.

4 – 302.13 Temperature Measuring Devices, Manual & Mechanical Warewashing
Observed the facility does not have a recording thermometer or strips to monitor the water temperature of the mechanical dishwasher.

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Lisa’s By the Pool

July 25 | 1121 Park Drive, Palmyra, PA 17078

4 – 501.12 Cutting Surfaces
Observed deeply scored cutting board at baine marie unit.

American Legion Post #831

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July 29 | 155 Palmyra Road, PO Box 93, Campbelltown, PA 17010

4 – 601.11(B-C) Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils
Observed fryers with encrusted grease accumulation and food residue on non-food contact surfaces.

3 – 101.11 Safe, Unadulterated & Honestly Presented
Observed less than five fruit flies in the content of one liquor bottle (vermouth). CORRECTED ON SITE

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Observed the interior of the ice machine, at the bar, with black & pink residue and was not clean to sight and touch. CORRECTED ON SITE

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Panaderia y Reposteria Ceballos

July 30 | 381 N. 9th Street, Lebanon, PA 17046

4 – 202.16 Nonfood Contact Surfaces
Cardboard is being used under equipment and on shelves; cardboard is not a durable, cleanable surface.

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

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6 – 301.11 Handwashing Cleanser, Availability
No sign or poster posted at the handwash sink in the two toilet area to remind food employees to wash their hands.

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

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil; specifically items stored on a shelf by the exhaust fan over the 3-compartment sink.

4 – 703.11 Hot Water and Chemicals-Methods
Observed chemical sanitizer being used on equipment and utensils in the wrong sequence. Instead of “wash, rinse, sanitize,” the sanitzer was being used in the 2nd compartment of the 3-compartment sink.

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Fresh Donuts Shop

Found to be out of compliance.

July 30 | 1202 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA 17042

3 – 305.11 Food Storage, Preventing Contamination from the Premises
Observed some dry ingredients and pails of ingredients stored directly on the floor in food prep area, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required.

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4 – 202.16 Nonfood Contact Surfaces
The inside of the microwave has rusted surfaces that are not cleanable.

Cardboard that is very dirty is being used to line numerous shelves; cardboard is not a durable, cleanable surface.

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

4 – 501.112 Mechanical Warewashing Equipment, Hot Water Sanitation Temperatures
The water temperature for the mechanical warewashing equipment is 105°F instead of 165°F. The components on the machine for adding detergent and/or sanitizer are no longer working.

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
Unused equipment and numerous items that are not necessary for the operation are stored in food prep and food dispensing areas; these items are prohibiting adequate cleaning and should be removed from food facility.

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4 – 903.11 (A-B)(D) Equipment, Utensils and Linens, Storing
A tray full of clean food utensils on a shelf in the food prep area was very dirty and also contained non-food items.

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

2 – 301.14 When to Wash
Food Employee observed donning single use gloves without a prior hand wash.

3 – 304.15(A) Gloves, Use Limitation
Observed that single-use gloves are being saved after use so that they can be reused.

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces throughout the facility are not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil; specifically, the condensor fan covers inside a reach-in freezer, the floor of the inside of a reach-in freezer, walls, doors, light switches, shelves under prep tables and service areas and a tray used to hold clean coffee mugs.

4 – 702.11 Before Use After Cleaning
Observed no chemical sanitizer being used on equipment and utensils after washing and rinsing them, and prior to use.

5 – 203.11 Handwashing Sinks-Numbers and Capacities
The food facility does not have a handwash sink that allows convenient use by employees in the food dispensing area.

5 – 205.11 Using a Handwashing Sink-Operation and Maintenance
A hose used for spraying equipment was connected to the faucet of the handwashing sink, indicating uses other than handwashing and making the handwash sink inaccessible for washing hands.

6 – 202.15 Outer Openings, Protected
Exterior door located in the area of the food facility has a small gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals.

Rite Aid #11020

July 31 | 415 S 9th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042

6 – 301.11 Handwashing Cleanser, Availability
No sign or poster posted at the handwash sink in the men’s room to remind food employees to wash their hands.

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
Broken equipment and pallets stored in the fenced dumpster area outside the food facility needs removed.

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Potential rodent harborage areas on the exterior of the building perimeter observed around the dumpster area due to old decaying leaves, weeds and trash scattered behind the dumpsters.

Hisso Sushi at Giant

August 1 | 835 Bowman Street, Lebanon, PA 17046

6 – 301.11 Handwashing Cleanser, Availability
Paper towel dispenser empty at both handwash sinks in the sushi area. Corrected.

3 – 305.11 Food Storage, Preventing Contamination from the Premises
Facility is to take steps that will prevent the contamination of food; the storage shelving to be used for sushi ingredients and supplies is not appropriate for the amount and number of items stored in three locations – the walk-in cooler, the walk-in freezer and dry ingredient storage area.

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