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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Laugh Lounge & Restaurant

August 21, 2020 | 40 N. 7th St., Lebanon, PA 17046

3 – 501.16(A1) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Hot Holding
Beans were held at 125°F and sauce was held at 105°F, in the prep area, rather than 135°F or above as required.

5 – 501.15 Outside Receptacles
One lid of the outside trash dumpster was open. Corrected.

3 – 302.11 Packaged and Unpackaged Food-Separation, Packaging & Segregation
Raw chicken was stored above RTE food. Corrected.

4 – 302.14 Sanitizing Solutions, Testing Devices
Food Employee is not using available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine sanitizer concentration.

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

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Taste Of Sicily

August 25, 2020 | 132 E. Main St., Palmyra, PA 17078

2 – 402.11 Effectiveness-Hair Restraints
Food employees observed in prep areas not wearing proper hair restraints.

3 – 302.11 Packaged and Unpackaged Food-Separation, Packaging & Segregation
Raw meats are stored over ready to eat items in the reach in cooler in rear prep area.

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August 25, 2020 | 2949 Horseshoe Pike, Campbelltown, PA 17010

46.1201 (a) Statutory requirement
A Food Employee Certification is displayed, but the individual is no longer employed at this retail food facility. Current facility manager has completed course but has not printed certificate.

Panaderia y Reposteria Ceballos

August 25, 2020 | 381 N. 9th St., Lebanon, PA 17046

4 – 302.12 Food Temperature Measuring Devices Provided
Thermometers for ensuring proper temperatures of food are not available or readily accessible.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
A food pan used for holding food utensils, a food contact surface, was observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

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

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
Electrical wires for a fan above the 3-compartment sink are connected with wire nuts that are not inside of a junction box. Old unused equipment stored in food prep area, should be removed from food facility.

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Potential rodent harborage areas on the exterior of the building perimeter observed in rear area due to rubbish (auto parts, construction material and skids) on the property.

3 – 501.17 Ready-to-Eat, Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Date Marking
Potentially hazardous ready-to-eat food repackaged by the food facility, was datemarked 8/11/20 and was beyond seven days.

4 – 302.14 Sanitizing Solutions, Testing Devices
Food Employee is not using available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine sanitizer concentration.

4 – 903.11 (A-B)(D) Equipment, Utensils and Linens, Storing
Observed clean food equipment and/or utensils in prep area, stored uncovered or not inverted. Corrected.

4 – 501.114 Mechanical or Manual Warewashing Equipment, Chemical Sanitization
The sanitizer solution is not being dispensed.

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Hutter’s Gas & Shop

August 27, 2020 | 1041 Maple St., Lebanon, PA 17046

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
The interior of the ice machine, a food contact surface, was observed to have slight amount of residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Potential rodent harborage areas on the exterior of the building perimeter observed around the east side of the building due to obsolete equipment being stored in a fenced enclosure and due to high weeds and rubbish around the rear of the property near the garbage dumpster. There are also weeds in the front of the building.

Tony’s Roma Pizzeria

August 28, 2020 | 52 W. Main St., Myerstown, PA 17067

2 – 402.11 Effectiveness-Hair Restraints
Food employee observed in prep area, not wearing proper hair restraints such as net or hat.

46.1201 (a) Statutory requirement
Food Facility has a certified food employee, but a certified food employee was not available during all hours of operation, as evidenced by an inability to talk with the certified food employee during this inspection.

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