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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Ideal Food Basket

September 13 | 640 N 7th St, Lebanon, PA 17046

6 – 301.11 Handwashing Cleanser, Availability
Paper towel dispenser empty at the handwash sink in the warewashing area.

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2 – 103.11(O) Person in Charge, Duties
The Person in Charge of this facility is not properly training employees in key responsibilities as evidenced by employees not being able to properly explain processes such as preparing sanitizer, using test strips, and properly dating food.

3 – 501.18 Ready-to-Eat, Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Dispostion
Soup, a potentially hazardous ready to eat food requiring datemarking, in the self-service cooler, was beyond the date-marking and requires discarding.

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2 – 401.11 Eating, Drinking or Using Tobacco
An open employee’s beverage container was observed in the food preparation area.

6 – 202.15 Outer Openings, Protected
North door to the outside, located in the storage area of the food facility is being propped open.

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Fresh Donuts Shop

September 13 | 1202 Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA 17042

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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 for large items, small items are being washed in the mechanical warewashing machine; the sanitizer pump was repaired on the machine.

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.

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Wal-Mart #2888

September 18 | 100 N Londonderry Sq, Palmyra, PA 17078

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4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Observed dust accumulation on fan guards & cooling units inside deli walk-in cooler.

5 – 501.113 Covering Receptacles
Buckets used for cheese/deli meat scraps in the deli, not in immediate use are not covered, attracting flies.

3 – 602.11 Food Labels
Observed prepackaged deli sliced cheese not labeled properly with the ingredient statement.Observed prepackaged deli sliced cheese not labeled properly with the ingredient statement.

4 – 602.11 Equipment Food Contact Surfaces and Utensils, Frequency
The last time the deli slicers were sanitized is unknown. CORRECTED ON SITE

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46.1201 (c) Posting of certificate
The food facility does not have the certificate for the certified food protection manager posted in public view.

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Observed evidence of insect activity (more than 10 live flies) in deli, bakery & prep room areas.

7 – 101.11 Identifying Information, Prominence-Original Containers
Observed quaternary ammonia sanitizer in a spray bottle marked chlorinated cleaner. CORRECTED ON SITE

Rutter’s Store #68

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September 18 | 798 W Main St, Annville, PA 17003

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
In the food preparation area, observed floor coating missing/cracking at various locations, not smooth & easily cleanable.

Palmyra Bowling

September 18 | 1218 E Main St, Palmyra, PA 17078

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

4 – 501.12 Cutting Surfaces
Observed multiple deeply scored cutting boards in the facility.

5 – 205.15 System Maintained in Good Repair
Plumbing system not maintained in good repair – observed drain leaking at the handwash sink in the main kitchen.

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

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