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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Porch & Pantry

June 5, 2020 | 106 Chautauqua Dr., Mount Gretna, PA 17064

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
Assorted food in upright refrigerator was held at 54°F, in the prep area, rather than 41°F or below as required. Assorted food in baine marie was held at 46°F, in the prep area, rather than 41°F or below as required.

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Mount Gretna Pizzeria

June 5, 2020 | Rt. 117 & Timber Rd., Mount Gretna, PA 17064

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, located in the prep area, and held more than 24 hours, is not being marked with the date it was opened.

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
Food in upright cooler was held at 43°F, in the prep area, rather than 41°F or below as required. Assorted food in baine maire was held at 41-45°F, in the prep area, rather than 41°F or below as required.

Jigger Shop

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June 5, 2020 | 202 Gettysburg Ave., Mount Gretna, PA 17064

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Area around soda valves were observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

Turkey Hill Minit Market #045

June 9, 2020 | 2 E. Main St., Annville, PA 17003

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

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Food facility inspection indicates evidence of insect activity in restroom and dry stock areas. Observed 10 small winged insects in restroom and immediate area.

46.1201 (a) Statutory requirement
A Food Employee Certification is displayed, but the individual is no longer employed at this retail food facility.

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Dela-Ches Fishing Association

June 9, 2020 | 5450 Elizabethtown Rd., Palmyra, PA 17078

4 – 302.13 Temperature Measuring Devices, Manual & Mechanical Warewashing
Facility does not have irreversible registering temperature indicator-required for hot water sanitizing mechanical ware washing ( for measuring the utensil surface temperature ).

Weaver’s Produce

June 10, 2020 | 790 E. Kercher Ave., Myerstown, PA 17067

3 – 602.11 Food Labels
Prepackaged baked items not labeled properly with the name of product, ingredient statement, net weight, and the contact information of the producer.

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Turkey Hill #70

June 10, 2020 | 102 S. 8th St., Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 101.19 Materials for Surfaces that are Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Four reach-in display coolers have shelves that are rusted and can no longer be properly cleaned.

4 – 502.11(B) Food Temperature Measuring Devices Calibrated
A probe thermometer for ensuring proper food temperatures was not calibrated and/or functioning properly. The thermoeter in question was a dial thermometer. The employees were shown how to check the thermometer for accuracy and how to calibrate the thermometer.

3 – 305.11 Food Storage, Preventing Contamination from the Premises
Observed various food items, such as hot pockets, stored directly on the floor in walk-in freezer area, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. The facility does not have adequate space or shelving to properly store the amount of product that came in with the delivery.

4 – 302.14 Sanitizing Solutions, Testing Devices
Sanitizer test strips to determine sanitizer concentration are available, but two employees did not know about them or how to use them. Manager provided training at the end of the inspection.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
The area above the soda fountain nozzles, a food contact surface, was observed to have slight residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

5 – 501.17 Toilet Room Receptacle, Covered
Toilet room is not provided with a covered waste receptacle for sanitary napkins.

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
Junction box in the walk-in cooler above the door to the freezer has openings that need to be covered.

Palmyra Bowling

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June 10, 2020 | 1218 E. Main St., Palmyra, PA 17078

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

4 Way Corner

June 10, 2020 | 601 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17042

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
A junction box in the walk-in cooler is not covered; the wires are protruding and the conduit is not secured. Wall in the area by the mop sink faucet, has a hole, or is broken and in need of repair.

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

Turkey Hill Minit Market #106

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June 11, 2020 | 500 Jonestown Rd., Jonestown, PA 17038

6 – 201.11 Floors, Walls, & Ceilings-Cleanability
Wall at rear area man door is severely damaged with residue accumulations.

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

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

Pizza Town II

June 11, 2020 | 2 Micro Dr., Jonestown, PA 17038

4 – 202.11 Food-Contact Surfaces-Cleanability
Cover for bulk sauce container in the walk in cooler is damaged and not easily cleanable.

4 – 501.11 Good Repair & Proper Adjustment-Equipment
Door gaskets on refrigeration equipment are torn and damaged.

Hutter’s Store

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June 11, 2020 | 470 Jonestown Rd., Jonestown, PA 17038

5 – 205.11 Using a Handwashing Sink-Operation and Maintenance
Hand wash sink at front prep area is blocked by empty cartons and bottles. Sink does not have single use towels or hand wash reminder signage.

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. Facility does not have sanitizer available.

Dollar Tree #3071

June 11, 2020 | 1201 Quentin Rd., Lebanon, PA 17042

6 – 501.12 Cleaning, Frequency and Restrictions
Food debris and litter under and around displays and pallets and storage items.

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