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.

Turkey Hill Minit Market #08

April 18, 2022 | 298 W. Lincoln Ave., Myerstown, PA 17067

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Assorted food containers 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 containers were cracked, split and not easily cleaned. Voluntarily discarded.

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).

Swatara Coffee Company

April 20, 2022 | 104 W. Main Street, Annville, PA

4 – 501.114 Mechanical or Manual Warewashing Equipment, Chemical Sanitization
The quaternary ammonia concentration in the sanitizing solution of the 3-bay warewash sink was approximately 0 ppm, rather than 150 – 400 ppm as stated on the manufacturers use directions. At the time of the inspection, the wall mounted sanitizer dispenser did not appear to be releasing sanitizer as designed. The person in charge was present during the inspection and agreed to manually mix batches of sanitizer until the dispenser is repaired. CORRECTED

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 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Ice cube tray within the ice machine had a light tan biofilm-like residue at the top of the tray.

Marco’s Pizza

April 20, 2022 | 748 Locust Street, Lebanon, PA 17042

46.1201 (a) Statutory requirement.
A PDA Food Employee Certification is displayed for the owner, but the certification posted has been expired for more than one year. Owner posted an updated Certificate.

4 – 201.11 Equipment & Utensils-Durability & Strength
Observed two plastic spatulas that were deteriorated and had some broken pieces. Discarded.

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

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures-Methods
Breakers in the panel boxes are not labeled as required by Code and there is one open junction box in the basement.

7 – 102.11 Common Name-Working Containers
Working containers (spray bottles) in rear prep area, used for storing chemicals, cleaners taken from bulk supplies, were not marked with the common name of the chemical. Corrected.

Rita’s Italian Ice #223

April 21, 2022 | 640 E. Penn Avenue, Cleona, PA 17042

2 – 402.11 Effectiveness-Hair Restraints
Food employees observed not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets or hats. Visors do not cover all hair or ponytails.

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