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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Zig’s Bakery & Deli LLC

February 7 | 35 S. 8th St. (Market), Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 203.12 Accuracy of Temperature Measuring Devices for Ambient Air and Water
Ambient air temperature measuring device for ensuring proper food storage in one display case, is not accurate to +/- 3°F. The reading on it at the time of the inspection and the readings recorded first thing in the morning are 46°F, however the temperatures of food in the unit measured 40.5°F and 41°F.

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Pizza Hut #23010

February 7 | 732 E. Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17042

2 – 402.11 Effectiveness-Hair Restraints
Food employees observed in prep area, not wearing the proper hair restraints in such a way that all hair is covered.

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3 – 305.14 Food Preparation
Exposed food preparation observed at conveyor oven under dirty ventilation ducts, and subject to potential contamination.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Assorted food contact items on drying shelf were observed to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch.

4 – 101.11 Characteristics – Materials for Construction and Repair
Plastic food container found with splits and cracks.

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4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces, such as shelving, not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

4 – 903.11 (A-B)(D) Equipment, Utensils and Linens, Storing
Observed clean food equipment and/or utensils in dish area, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting).

Lebanon Middle School Cafeteria

February 7 | 350 N. Eighth St., Lebanon, PA 17046

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4 – 203.12 Accuracy of Temperature Measuring Devices for Ambient Air and Water
Ambient air temperature measuring device for ensuring proper food storage in one refrigerator was not accurate to +/- 3°F. New thermometer was put in service and the inaccurate one was discarded.

Bella Lebanon Pizza

February 7 | 701 Lehman St., Lebanon, PA 17046

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4 – 702.11 Before Use After Cleaning
Observed that the chemical sanitizer system to be used on equipment and utensils after washing and rinsing them, and prior to use is not working and evidently not being used.

4 – 501.114 Mechanical or Manual Warewashing Equipment, Chemical Sanitization
Sanitizer strength for one container of silverware was incorrect.

Staples #0257

February 11 | 1820 Quentin Rd., Lebanon, PA 17042

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

Franz’s Tavern

February 11 | 1400 S. 5th Ave., Lebanon, PA 17042

3 – 302.11 Packaged and Unpackaged Food-Separation, Packaging & Segregation
Shell eggs stored over ready to eat food in walk in cooler.

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

3 – 305.14 Food Preparation
Food exposed to dripping grease at the grill area.

3 – 501.16(A1) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Hot Holding
Cooked onions held at 115°F on the stove, rather than 135°F or above as required.

4 – 501.11 Good Repair & Proper Adjustment-Equipment
Interior surface of freezer chest is cracked, broken and exposes food to the insulation.

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Bella Pizza of Richland

February 12 | 21 E. Main St., Richland, PA 17087

6 – 303.11 Intensity-Lighting
The light intensity in the food preparation area is not at least 50 foot candles

A Plus 40211H

Found to be out of compliance.

February 12 | 2 W. Main St., Annville, PA 17003

5 – 202.12 Handwashing Sinks, Installation
The handwash sink located in the mens room does not have water at a temperature of at least 100°F.

3 – 101.11 Safe, Unadulterated & Honestly Presented
Observed 5 containers of milk offered for sale past the expiration date.

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
Reach in display cooler at fountain soda unit has numerous products held at 61F for undetermined period of time.

Weis Market #148

February 14 | 1651 E. Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces on overhead structure not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

2 – 402.11 Effectiveness-Hair Restraints
Food employee observed not wearing hair restraint so that all hair was covered.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Meat grinder observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

Walmart Supercenter #2023

February 14 | 1355 E. Lehman St., Lebanon, PA 17046

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Evidence of mice (droppings) on floor and shelving in lawn and garden area.

3 – 305.14 Food Preparation
Exposed food preparation observed in bakery area under dirty ventilation ducts, and subject to potential contamination.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Assorted food containers observed on the drying shelf had food residue and were not clean to sight and touch.

4 – 903.11 (A-B)(D) Equipment, Utensils and Linens, Storing
Observed clean food equipment and/or utensils in drying area, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting).

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