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.

Palmyra Area High School

February 14, 2024 | 1125 Park Dr, Palmyra, PA 17078

No violations found.

Northside ES

February 14, 2024 | 301 E Spruce St, Palmyra, PA 17078

No violations found.

Mill 72 Bake Shop And Cafe MFF3

February 14, 2024 | 1784 Quentin Rd, Lebanon, PA 17042

No violations found.

Wet Your Whistle

February 16, 2024 | 1136 Federal St, Lebanon, PA 17042

5 – 502.11 Frequency-Removal
The trash can in the toilet room is not being emptied frequently enough. Corrected.

7 – 102.11 Common Name-Working Containers
One spray bottle, a working container used for storing chemicals/cleaners taken from bulk supplies, was not marked with the common name of the chemical.

VFW Post #23

February 16, 2024 | 718 Chestnut St, Lebanon, PA 17042

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

Little Caesars

February 16, 2024 | 720 Quentin Rd, Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 602.13 Non-food Contact Surfaces
Cardboard is being used to cover the lower level of several prep tables. Cardboard cannot be properly cleaned; if cardboard is going to be used to cover areas that accumulate grease or debris, the cardboard should be changed frequently as it becomes soiled. One stainless prep table has a plastic covering that is very deteriorated and cannot be properly cleaned. The plastic covering should be removed, and the table should be properly cleaned. Several non-food contact surfaces are not being cleaned at a frequency to preclude the accumulation of dirt and soil; specifically, the door to the employee toilet room is not clean, and the surface is difficult to clean; the fan covers in the walk-in cooler need to be cleaned.

5 – 502.11 Frequency-Removal
The trash can in the employee toilet room is not being emptied frequently enough, as evidenced by the fact that it is completely full before noon.

Bella Pizza Of Richland

February 16, 2024 | 21 E Main St, Richland, PA 17087

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

9th Ward Café

February 16, 2024 | 210 E Weidman St, Lebanon, PA 17046

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

4 Way Corner

February 16, 2024 | 601 Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 602.13 Non-food Contact Surfaces
Cardboard trays supplied by the snack vendors show evidence of grease and not being changed frequently enough.

5 – 501.115 Maintaining Refuse Areas and Enclosures
Outside trash storage area has an assortment of rubbish in the area. These items should be removed, and the area should remain free from rubbish.

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments, and Fixtures-Methods
The bottom of the door frame at the rear of the store is deteriorated and needs to be repaired. The other parts of the door frame need protective coating.

Turkey Hill #188

February 19, 2024 | 1201 Maple St, Lebanon, PA 17046

6 – 501.114 Maintaining Premises, Unnecessary Items and Litter
Frequency of cleaning under shelves in the walk-in cooler is inadequate, as evidenced by debris and spills on the floor.

North China

February 19, 2024 | 720-1 Jonestown Rd, Lebanon, PA 17046

2 – 301.15 Where to Wash
A food employee was observed washing their hands at the prep sink rather than the designated handwash sink.

4 – 101.11 Characteristics-Materials for Construction and Repair
Observed two plastic bus tubs in poor condition. One was broken and another was deteriorated and unable to be properly cleaned. Removed from service.

4 – 201.11 Equipment and Utensils-Durability and Strength
Deli containers, an item that is intended for single use, were being used as scoops in meat and dry rice instead of a durable scoop with a handle. Discarded.

5 – 202.12 Handwashing Sinks, Installation
The cold water for the handwashing sink is not functioning. This needs to be corrected immediately.

6 – 303.11 Intensity-Lighting
The light intensity in the small room by the walk-in cooler is inadequate.

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments, and Fixtures-Methods
There is a very small roof leak in the rear of the room by the walk-in cooler.

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Potential rodent harborage areas on the exterior of the building perimeter were observed in the rear area due to rubbish and leaves along the building.

7 – 102.11 Common Name-Working Containers
One spray bottle, a working container used for storing chemicals/cleaners taken from bulk supplies, was not marked with the common name of the chemical.

Latin American Supermarket

Found to be out of compliance.

February 19, 2024 | 429 N 9th St, Lebanon, PA 17046

3 – 101.11 Safe, Unadulterated, and Honestly Presented
Deteriorated carrots with a date of Jan. 25 were for sale in the produce area. Discarded.

3 – 304.12 In-Use Utensils, Between-Use Storage
Scoop for the ice machine is stored on the machine instead of being stored in a manner to prevent contamination. Removed. Utensils that are for cleaning large food equipment are not properly identified to differentiate them from equipment used for cleaning the floor.

3 – 305.11 Food Storage, Preventing Contamination from the Premises
The three fan covers on the ceiling of the meat-cutting room are extremely dirty and in need of cleaning.

4 – 101.11 Characteristics-Materials for Construction and Repair
Observed a wooden piece of furniture that was intended for changing a baby being used as a shelf for supplies in the meat area. Observed another shelf/cart that is extremely rusted. Several cardboard boxes are being used for storing ingredients and other items in the meat room/meat and deli area. Cardboard cannot be cleaned, and if it is going to be used, it should be changed frequently.

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

4 – 602.13 Non-food Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces were not cleaned at a frequency to preclude the accumulation of dirt and soil; specifically, food debris was observed under the slicer, on the floor behind the slicer prep table, and on the cords for the slicer and other equipment. Paper and foil covering on the shelves of the produce section has deteriorated and cannot be properly cleaned.

6 – 501.11 Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments, and Fixtures-Methods
One glass door on the meat display cases is broken and covered with cardboard. The cove molding in the deli/meat display case area has deteriorated and is falling off of the wall. The material along the floor/wall junction behind the prep table with the meat grinder is also in poor condition.

Brother’s Food Max Lebanon LLC

February 19, 2024 | 940 Church St, Lebanon, PA 17046

3 – 302.12 Food Storage Containers Identified with Common Name of Food
Garlic for sale in the produce section is not labeled with the name of the item or with dates. This is a repeat item.

3 – 304.12 In-Use Utensils, Between-Use Storage
Scoop for ice machine is stored on top of the ice machine instead of being stored in a manner to prevent contamination.

3 – 501.17 Ready-to-Eat, Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Date Marking
Several items that were made on Friday, Feb. 16 had stickers from a previous date.

4 – 602.13 Non-food Contact Surfaces
The fan covers in the dairy walk-in cooler have an accumulation of dust and debris and are not being cleaned frequently enough. The interior of a cabinet used for ingredients and equipment in the kitchen has old food debris and other items that should be removed. Two containers had food debris in the bottom of them. These items were cleaned immediately.

6 – 501.114 Maintaining Premises, Unnecessary Items and Litter
The perimeter of the produce cutting room has a significant amount of debris and items that should be removed particularly under the produce prep table.

12th Street Quick Stop Food Mart

February 19, 2024 | 135 S 12th St, Lebanon, PA 17042

No violations found.

Shay’s Bakery

February 22, 2024 | 132 E Main St, Palmyra, PA 17078

3 – 306.11 Food Display-Protecting Contamination by Consumers
Observed consumer self-service display of bread without sneeze guards or other effective protection.

Rite Aid #245

February 23, 2024 | 2 Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA 17042

No violations found.

John’s Mini Mart Inc.

February 23, 2024 | 337 Walnut St, Lebanon, PA 17042

No violations found.

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