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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Save a Lot Food Stores

March 14 | 611 N. 12th St., Lebanon, PA 17046

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

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

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
The fan covers on the dairy walk-in cooler evaporator have a slight amount of built up residue.

5 – 501.16 Storage Areas, Rooms and Receptacles, Capacity and Availability
Food facility does not have enough indoor waste receptacles convenient to each area of the facility where refuse is generated; specifically no trash can by the handsink in the meat room.

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6 – 501.114 Maintaining Premises, Unnecessary Items and Litter
Trash can by produce department handsink is not being emptied frequently enough as evidenced by trash overflowing onto the floor.

North China

March 14 | 720-1 Jonestown Rd., Lebanon, PA 17046

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6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Potential rodent harborage areas on the exterior of the building perimeter observed due to some debris being stored near the back door.

4 – 501.11 Good Repair & Proper Adjustment-Equipment
Taped rubber door gaskets observed on the bottom of the bain marie cooling unit.

4 – 502.13 Single-Service & Single-Use Articles, Use Limitations
Facility is using single-used deli containers as scoops in dry ingredient containers rather than durable scoops with handles. Corrected.

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

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

6 – 501.114 Maintaining Premises, Unnecessary Items and Litter
An obsolete oven in the rear of the prep area should be removed from the facility.

5 – 501.15 Outside Receptacles
Dumpster lid was open. Corrected.

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4 – 101.11 Characteristics – Materials for Construction and Repair
The lower level of one prep table is rusted and can no longer be cleaned.

One bus tub was cracked. Discarded.

Kreiser Mini Market

March 16 | 122 Race Horse Dr., Jonestown, PA 17038

4 – 302.1 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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3 – 302.11 Packaged and Unpackaged Food-Separation, Packaging & Segregation
Observed raw eggs stored next in and above ready to eat foods in walk-in cooler and refrigeration unit in kitchen service area.

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
The following surfaces are not clean to sight and touch: Drink shelving in walk-in cooler has residue build-up, hood filters have static dust and grease accumulations and unused potato slicer has old food and residue accumulations.

6 – 201.11 Floors, Walls, & Ceilings-Cleanability
Tile floors in kitchen area are damaged, exposing raw wood.

3 – 305.13 Vended Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Original Container
Observed creamer stored in single-use drink containers for consumer self-service, not in the original container. These containers are not cleanable.

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3 – 305.11 Food Storage, Preventing Contamination from the Premises
Employee personal food items over facility foods in reach-in refrigerator.

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
Observed butter held at room temperature for an undetermined amount of time.

4 – 101.19 Materials for Surfaces that are Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
The following surfaces are not cleanable due to damage or wear: Counter tops in kitchen and ware washing room are damaged. Hole in metal wall behind fry station.

A Plus Quick Mart

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March 17 | 1201 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 204.112 Design & Functionality of Temperature Measuring Devices
Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in one small refrigerator used for storing milk/cream equipment.

6 – 501.114 Maintaining Premises, Unnecessary Items and Litter
Small amount of debris on the floor under the shelves in the walk-in cooler.

Family Dollar Store #4041

March 19 | 306 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17042

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Potential rodent harborage areas inside the food facility observed in the facility due to one rodent dropping found on a food shelf.

6 – 501.114 Maintaining Premises, Unnecessary Items and Litter
Management needs to ensure that electrical panels in the back room storage areas are properly labeled and not blocked by excess stock.

3 – 302.11 Packaged and Unpackaged Food-Separation, Packaging & Segregation
Bacon was stored over RTE food in one cooler. Corrected.


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