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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West Side Pizza Pub & Grill

August 21 | 494 W. Lincoln Ave. Myerstown, PA 17067

6 – 202.14 Toilet Rooms, Enclosed
Toilet rooms do not have a self-closing door.

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August 21 | 9 E. Main St., Annville, PA 17003

2 – 402.11 Effectiveness-Hair Restraints
One food employee observed preparing sandwiches without wearing a proper hair restraint.

46.1201 (a) Statutory requirement.
Food facility does not employ a certified food protection manager as required.

46.1201 (c) Posting of certificate
The food facility does not have the certificate for the certified food protection manager posted in public view. REPEAT VIOLATION 2016, 2017, 2018

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6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
Tile flooring is damaged, missing and repaired with tape at 3 compartment sink area and front counter area.

Quentin Tavern

August 21 | 81 Main Street, Quentin, PA 17083

4 – 903.11 (A-B)(D) Equipment, Utensils and Linens, Storing
Cleaned knives and containers exposed to over-spray from dish sink.

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Penn Jersey Food Mart

August 21 | 480 N 5th Street, Lebanon, PA 17046

5 – 501.113 Covering Receptacles
Outdoor dumpster lid was not closed.

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

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5 – 202.12 Handwashing Sinks, Installation
Handwashing sink in the employee restroom is not equipped with a mixing valve or combination faucet.

6 – 302.11 Toilet Tissue, Availability
Toilet tissue is not provided at the employee toilet.

6 – 301.11 Handwashing Cleanser, Availability
Paper towel dispenser empty at the handwash sink in the employee toilet room.

Soap dispenser was not working at the handwash sink in the employee toilet room.

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Potential rodent harborage area on the exterior of the building perimeter observed around the dumpster area due to trash and weeds.

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3 – 302.11 Packaged and Unpackaged Food-Separation, Packaging & Segregation
Bacon was stored above raw RTE food in the cooler.

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
A fan near the front of the store is not being cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

The interior of the chest-type ice cream novelty freezer a non-food contact surface is not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of frost and spillage.

Penn Jersey

August 21 | 705 Lehman Street, Lebanon, PA 17046

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3 – 501.17 Ready-to-Eat, Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Date Marking
Commercially processed ready to eat food (deli meats), located in the deli cooler, and held more than 48 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened.

6 – 301.11 Handwashing Cleanser, Availability
Paper towel dispensers were empty at the handwash sink in the warewashing area and in the employee toilet room.

6 – 501.16 Drying Mops
Mop is sitting in very dirty water in the mop bucket and not being hung to air dry.

3 – 307.11 Miscellaneous Sources of Contamination
One spray bottle was not labeled. Corrected.

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4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces around the flat-top and exhaust hood are not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dust and webbing.

Non-food contact surfaces (the 3-compartment sink and a small white utility sink) are not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

Mount Gretna Craft Brewery

August 26 | 2701 Horseshoe Pike, Palmyra, PA 17078

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
Multiple types (dairy, cut tomatoes, sauces) of time temperature control safety (TCS) foods were held at 70 & 59 * °F, in the pizza baine marie refrigerator & True refrigerator, rather than 41°F or below as required for an unknown period of time. CORRECTED

3 – 305.11 Food Storage, Preventing Contamination from the Premises
Observed containers of food stored directly on the floor in the walk-in cooler, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required.

4 – 903.11 (A-B)(D) Equipment, Utensils and Linens, Storing
Observed dish racks stored on the floor in mechanical dishwasher area.

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces (shelves & counters in the kitchen) not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

Dunkin Donuts #342

August 26 | 100 N Londonderry Square, Palmyra, PA 17078

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces (at the donut prep area – floor under equipment, shelves, microwave stand) not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

4 – 501.11 Good Repair & Proper Adjustment-Equipment
Loose/torn door gaskets observed on Delfield refrigerator.

5 – 205.11 Using a Handwashing Sink-Operation and Maintenance
The handwash sink in the prep room was blocked by a cart and not accessible at all times for employee use. CORRECTED

Hutter’s Gas & Shop

August 27 | 1041 Maple St, Lebanon, PA 17046

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
The temperature of one display case was outside of the acceptable range. Sandwiches were 50.5°F. Items were discarded.

46.1201 (a) Statutory requirement.
A PDA Food Employee Certification is required, but the individual is no longer employed by the food establishment. Facility has 90 days to obtain a certified employee.

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
The sides of several display shelves in the walk-in cooler, non-food contact surfaces, are not being cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

Wendy’s #6456

August 28 | 2 Everest Lane, Jonestown, PA 17038

4 – 501.11 Good Repair & Proper Adjustment-Equipment
Observed broken door handle on walk-in freezer, not allowing it to close tightly.

Funck’s Restaurant

August 28 | 1805 N State Rte 934, Annville, PA 17003

3 – 501.17 Ready-to-Eat, Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Date Marking
Commercially processed refrigerated, ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety food (non-exempt cheese & deli meat), located in the walk-in cooler & refrigerators, held more than 24 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened.

4 – 501.11 Good Repair & Proper Adjustment-Equipment
Loose/torn door gaskets observed on the Trauslen upright & dessert refrigerators.

3 – 501.13 Thawing Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food
Observed previously frozen, reduced oxygen packaged (ROP) fish not being removed from the ROP environment before thawing under refrigeration.

Funck’s Mini Mart

August 28 | 1805 N State Rte 934, Annville, PA 17003

3 – 501.17 Ready-to-Eat, Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Date Marking
Commercially processed refrigerated, ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety food (non-exempt cheese & deli meats), located in the baine marie unit, and held more than 24 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened.

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