The latest food safety violations in Lebanon County

5 min read1,735 views and 11 shares Posted October 12, 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.

Advertisement

Bella Lebanon Pizza

Found to be out of compliance.

October 4 | 701 Lehman St, Lebanon, PA 17046

Advertisement

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

3 – 501.17 Ready-to-Eat, Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Date Marking
Cooked ground beef, potentially hazardous ready-to-eat food prepared in the food facility and held for more than 48 hours, located in the walk-in cooler, is not being date marked.

Advertisement

2 – 401.11 Eating, Drinking or Using Tobacco
An open employee’s open soft drink beverage container was observed shoved down into the ice bin.

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Potential rodent harborage areas on the exterior of the building perimeter observed in rear area due to trash, leaves, skids and other debris.

Advertisement

4 – 101.19 Materials for Surfaces that are Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Shelves throughout the facility are lined with cardboard. These shelves have non-food contact surfaces exposed to splash, spillage, or other food soiling; cardboard in not a cleanable impervious surface.

Shelves in a reach-in refrigerator and the walk-in cooler are rusted and deteriorating.

3 – 305.11 Food Storage, Preventing Contamination from the Premises
A dirty bucket of stagnant water that had been catching a leak in the walk-in cooler was observed on the top shelf of the cooler. Removed.

Observed cartons of soda mix stored directly on the floor in basement area, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required.

Advertisement

3 – 304.12 In-Use Utensils, Between Use Storage
Scoop being stored in the ice machine with handle buried beneath the ice.

Food dispensing utensil in a container of peppers observed stored in the food and the handle was in the food.

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
Holes in the floor around water lines are not sealed, a downspout by the rear door does not direct water away from the building, breakers are not identified in two panel boxes and one panel box has an open slot.

Two toilets stored in the rear area outside the food facility need to be removed.

Advertisement

3 – 603.11 Consumption of Animal Foods that are Raw, Undercooked, or Not Otherwise Processed to Eliminate Pathogens
Food facility has a reminder statement on the menu for foods that are / or could be served raw or undercooked to the consumer; however, does not clearly disclose which foods the reminder statement applies to.

3 – 305.14 Food Preparation
Personal items are stored on a shelf above the food prep area.

Advertisement

6 – 202.15 Outer Openings, Protected
Rear door located in the storage area of the food facility has a large gap all across the bottom and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals.

3 – 101.11 Safe, Unadulterated & Honestly Presented
A cardboard box full of garlic sauce containers was very moldy and sitting on the top shelf of the walk-in cooler (discarded). A piece of cardboard used for lining a shelf in the walk-in cooler is very moldy. Walls of the walk-in cooler, particularly behind the evaporator, are moldy.

3 – 302.11 Packaged and Unpackaged Food-Separation, Packaging & Segregation
Raw chicken was stored above RTE items in the walk-in cooler.

Mannino’s Pizza

Advertisement

October 7 | 230 E Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 903.11 (A-B)(D) Equipment, Utensils and Linens, Storing
Pieces of equipment in one area are stored in a cardboard box instead of a cleanable container.

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.

3 – 305.14 Food Preparation
Personal items are stored on shelves above food preparation areas; specifically prescription and OTC medicines and a cup with small metal parts in it.

Advertisement

4 – 302.14 Sanitizing Solutions, Testing Devices
Facility does not have the correct type of sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine sanitizer concentration.

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
Cracked light cover in prep area.

China Moon

October 7 | 457 W Penn Ave, Cleona, PA 17042

Advertisement

5 – 205.15 Inspector Comments
Plumbing system not maintained in good repair – observed faucet at food preparation sink leaking water when turned off & drain pipe leaking at the handwash sink located in the kitchen.

6 – 501.14 Cleaning Ventilation Systems, Nuisance and Discharge Prohibition
Intake & exhaust air duct needs cleaned, observed dust accumulation on surfaces.

4 – 202.11 Food-Contact Surfaces-Cleanability
Observed used cardboard egg trays being used to absorb grease from fried food which is not a cleanable surface.

Redner’s Warehouse Market #86

October 8 | 2975 Route 22, Fredericksburg, PA 17026

6 – 301.14 Handwashing Signage
No sign or poster posted at the handwash sinks in the deli & bakery to remind food employees to wash their hands. CORRECTED

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

Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. Observed heavy grease accumulation on wall, ceiling & gas lines located next to the the hood canopy.

Biaggio’s

October 8 | 1021 Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA 17042

3 – 307.11 Miscellaneous Sources of Contamination
Broken light cover over the food prep area.

4 – 101.11 Characteristics – Materials for Construction and Repair
Gasket around refrigerator door on bottom of bain marie is torn.

2 – 301.14 When to Wash
Food Employee observed changing tasks that may have contaminated hands without a proper handwash in-between.

3 – 501.14 Cooling
According to the process described by employee, food is not cooled from 135°F to 70°F within 2 hours after removing from hot holding equipment.

Mama Juana

October 9 | 39 N 9th St, Lebanon, PA 17046

3 – 304.12 In-Use Utensils, Between Use Storage
Scoop being stored in the ice machine with handle partially buried beneath the ice.

4 – 903.11 (A)(C) Single-Service & Single-Use Articles, Storing
Observed clean food equipment, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting).

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
The list of breakers in one electrical panel is missing; breakers in two panel boxes need to be accurately identified.

ChinaWok

October 9 | 811 Bowman St, Lebanon, PA 17046

3 – 304.14 Wiping Cloths, Use Limitations
Observed wet wiping cloths in prep area, being stored in sanitizer solution that was not at the required concentration. Corrected.

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
The shelf of one refrigeration unit, a non-food contact surface, is not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
The breakers in the electrical panel are not accurately identified.

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
Flour being used for dredging raw chicken throughout the day was held at room temperature, in the prep area, rather than 41°F or below as required.

Minced garlic/oil was held at 60°F, in the prep area, rather than 41°F or below as required.

4 – 502.13 Single-Service & Single-Use Articles, Use Limitations
Food facility is reusing disposable gloves, which are intended to be a single-service or single-use article.

6 – 501.12 Cleaning, Frequency and Restrictions
Frequency of cleaning overheads in the storage area is inadequate as evidenced by an accumulation of dust and webbing.

Greek Town Pizza

October 11 | 542 Walnut St, Lebanon, PA 17042

3 – 304.12 In-Use Utensils, Between Use Storage
Observed a food dispensing utensil in a container of food with the handle in the food. Corrected.

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Potential rodent harborage areas on the exterior of the building perimeter observed in dumpster area due to debris. Corrected.

6 – 501.114 Maintaining Premises, Unnecessary Items and Litter
The basement storage area, where food containers are stored, is not cleaned at a frequency to prevent the accumulation of rubbish and other debris.

More Stories