Cup of urine on shelf at sink: Lancaster County restaurant inspections, May 24, 2024 | Lancaster County Restaurant Inspections

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a risk-based inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers.

Cafe 301, 120 N. Duke St., Lancaster, nonroutine special event, May 19. Pass. No violations.

El Taconazo, 146 S. Prince St., Lancaster, May 19. Pass. No violations.

Farm Show Milkshakes, 120 N. Duke St., Lancaster, May 19. Pass. No violations.

Walk-o-taco, 120 N. Duke St., Lancaster, May 19. Pass. No violations.

Free From Kitchen LLC, 1722 Bainbridge Road, Elizabethtown, May 17. Pass. No violations.

Mom-n-pop Cafe & Wellness Shop, 955 N. State St., A-1b, Ephrata, May 17. Fail. The person in charge did not demonstrate adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. Preparation occurred while there was no hot and cold running water to wash hands. Cigarettes, cigarette butts, ashtray found on the three-bay sink during the inspection. Food-contact items being washed at home off-site and not in the approved facility using the three-step wash, rinse, sanitizing procedures. Three-bay sink with buildup of filth and cigarette butts and food residue and not cleaned before use and frequently throughout the day. The hand-wash sink in the prep area does not have continuously flowing water at a temperature of at least 100 F. No flowing water at all; pump is broken. The hand-wash sink in the prep area was blocked by assorted items and not accessible at all times for employee use. The water pump is malfunctioning and not able to supply hot and cold running water to the hand-wash sink and three-bay sink. Cup of urine on shelf at three-bay sink. Note that there was no functioning hand-wash sink. Waste was taken out to the waste tank for disposal. Soap was not available at the hand-wash sink in the prep area. The hand-wash sink in the prep area does not have single-use towels, continuous towels or air-drying device. No sign or poster posted at the hand-wash sink in the prep area to remind food employees to wash their hands. Dog on the premise of the food facility in the prep area; removed.

Route 41 Diner, 42 Route 41, Gap, Type 2 follow-up, May 17. Pass. No violations.

Taco Bell No. 040062, 1340 Columbia Ave., Lancaster, complaint, May 17. Pass. No violations.

Conrad’s Butcher Shop and Deli, 14 Blue Rock Road, Millersville, May 16. Pass. Accumulation of static dust on air return vents in main production area. Old food residue in the hand-wash sink indicating uses other than hand-washing. Women’s toilet room to not be provided with a covered waste receptacle for sanitary napkins.

Good Good Coffee Cart, mobile food facility Type 3, 20 S. Conestoga Drive, Akron, May 16. Pass. No violations.

Hen House Grilling & BBQ, mobile food facility Type 4, 317 Ridge Ave., New Holland, May 16. Pass. No violations.

La Calenita Colombian Food, 1989 Cloverleaf Road, Mount Joy, opening, May 16. Pass. Facility does not have written procedures for employees to follow when responding to an event involving vomitus or fecal matter discharge onto surfaces within the facility. No sign or poster posted at the hand-wash sink to remind food employees to wash their hands.

Raney Cellars Brewing Co. LLC, 11 Manor Ave., Millersville, May 16. Pass. Food facility does not have available unexpired sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration of the low-temperature dishwasher.

Shake Shack 1428 Lancaster, 1100 Christopher Place, Lancaster, May 16. Pass. Food employees preparing food not wearing a beard cover. Working containers of cleaner stored above food equipment on the storage rack.

Subway, 240 Manor Ave., Millersville, May 16. Pass. Food employee in production area not wearing proper beard cover. The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.

Traveling J’s, mobile food facility Type 3, 1469A Lancaster St., Manheim, May 16. Pass. No violations.

Wasabi Japanese Restaurant, 2600 Willow St., Pike, Suite 313, Willow Street, May 16. Fail. The person in charge did not demonstrate adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection. Food employees eating in main production area as evidenced by partially consumed food on top shelf of cooking battery. A food employee was touching the inside of a container filled with fried rice. Multiple food items in the walk-in cooler and bain-marie stored open with no covering; previous violation, May 25, 2023. Main kitchen and sushi: several food ingredient storage containers throughout the food preparation area, walk-in cooler and bain-marie are not labeled with the common name of the foods/ingredients; previous violation, May 25, 2023. In-use knife between table tables and bulk plastic wrap, an area not easily cleanable and sanitized; corrected. Bulk food containers with dispensing utensils in the food and not with handle above the top of the food and the container. Wet-wiping cloths throughout the kitchen, sushi bar and soda service area not being stored in sanitizer solution; previous violation, May 25, 2023. Shrimp held at 44.2 F in the stir-fry bain-marie for an undetermined amount of time rather than 41 F or below as required; corrected. Raw shell eggs held at 57 F in the cooking battery area rather than 41 F or below as required; corrected. Shredded wok vegetables held at 60 F in the main cooking battery area rather than 41 F or below as required; corrected. Deeply scored cutting board at center bain-marie not resurfaced or discarded as required. Food employee storing clean food equipment while wet and not allowing time for draining and/or air-drying. Screen door in the back receiving area of the food facility with a gap along the top and handle side that does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents and other animals. Sushi: working container of glass cleaner was stored on the same shelf with food and food equipment in sushi prep area; corrected; previous violation, May 25, 2023.

Alycia Benner Concessions – Turkey Tent at Mountville Carnival, temporary food service Type 4, 350 Main St., Mountville, opening, May 15. Pass. No violations.

Brick House Coffee and Kitchen, 53 Refton Road, Refton, May 15. Pass. No violations.

Ce-Ce’s Lemonade at Mountville Carnival, temporary food service Type 3, 350 W. Main St., Mountville, opening, May 15. Pass. Food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration of chlorine bleach. Single-service, single-use articles (cups and lids) stored beneath tables area directly on the ground and not 6 inches above the floor. Outdoor area of food facility in processing location is dirt/grass and not a material to prevent dust and mud.

Conestoga Area Community Pool, 49 Kendig Road, Conestoga, opening, May 15. Pass. No violations.

Fuego Latino, mobile food facility Type 4, 900 E. High St., Elizabethtown, May 15. Pass. Deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required. Paper towel dispenser empty at the hand-wash sink.

Golden Wall Restaurant, 2600 Willow Street Pike, Suite 304, Willow Street, May 15. Pass. Rice, sugar and flour storage containers in the main production area not labeled with the common name of the food; corrected. Food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration of Steramine tablets.

Good Eat & Catering, 398 N. Locust St., Elizabethtown, May 15. Pass. No violations.

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, 781 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, follow-up, May 15. Pass. Loose rubber door gaskets on the bain-marie cooling unit. Deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required.

Lancaster Travel Plaza & Subway, 2622 Lincoln Highway East, Ronks, complaint, May 15. Pass. No violations.

Pizzeria Milano, 2056 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster, change of owner, May 15. Fail. Employee preparing food wearing a wristwatch. Employee preparing food not wearing proper hair restraints. Facility does not have written procedures for employees to follow when responding to an event involving vomitus or fecal matter discharge onto surfaces within the facility. Raw beef stored above cups of sauces in the sandwich cooling unit. Commercially processed, refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature-control-for-safety food (bologna, salami) in the walk-in cooler held more than 24 hours not being marked with the date it was opened. Prepackaged foods (baklava, tiramisu and rice pudding) are not labeled properly with the name of product, ingredient statement and a distributed-by statement. Prepackaged foods (baklava, tiramisu and rice pudding) are not labeled to clearly indicate any “Big 9” allergen ingredients and/or the allergen warning statement. The fume hood was missing at the time of the inspection, subjecting food being prepared on the flat grill to possible drip contamination. The hand-wash sink for employees in the back of the facility is not convenient and easily accessible, as evidenced by the lack of proper hand-washing by employees. The food facility does not have a hand-wash sink in the front food prep area. The facility has 30 days to install a hand-wash sink in the front food preparation area. Plumbing system not maintained in good repair: water leaking at the drainpipe of the hand-wash sink in the back.

Snowfox-Weis No. 133, 2600 Willow Street Pike, Willow Street, May 15. Pass. No violations.

The Donut Guys, mobile food facility Type X, 900 High St., Marietta, May 15. Pass. Food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration. No sign or poster posted at the hand-wash sink to remind food employees to wash their hands.

Weis Markets No. 133, 2600 Willow Street Pike, Willow Street, May 15. Pass. Deli department: chicken breading mix bulk storage container is not labeled with the common name of the food; corrected. Produce department: quaternary ammonia concentration in the sanitizing solution of the three-bay warewash sink was over 400 ppm, rather than 150-200 ppm as stated on the manufacturer’s use directions. Meat department: accumulation of static dust in and around the housing of the condenser box in walk-in cooler; corrected. Dairy department: accumulation of static dust on the fan grates of the condenser in the walk-in cooler.

What’s For Supper at Mountville Carnival, temporary food service Type 4, 2271 Coach Light Lane, Lancaster, opening, May 15. Pass. No violations.

951 BBQ ZSK 1884/Commissary, temporary food service Type 3, 1909 Cloverleaf Road, Mount Joy, opening, May 14. Pass. No violations.

Avid Hotel Lancaster East, 2151 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, May 14. Pass. No violations.

BJ’s Restaurant, 925 Plaza Blvd., Lancaster, May 14. Fail. Nonfood contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

Bonefish Grill LLC, 970 Plaza Blvd., Lancaster, follow-up, May 14. Pass. No violations.

Cocalico Tavern, 1015 Reading Road, Stevens, May 14. Pass. No violations.

Dollar General No. 13688, 560 S. Seventh St., Akron, May 14. Pass. No violations.

Dominos Pizza No. 4086, 903 Nissley Road, Lancaster, May 14. Pass. Employee eating food as evidenced by partially consumed food in the preparation area on a table. Food employee preparing pizza not wearing a beard cover. Food facility does not employ a certified food employee as required. Facility has 90 days to enroll an employee in a state-recognized food safety course. Dish rag in the hand-wash sink indicating uses other than hand-washing. A working container of sanitizer was stored on a table-top with food and food equipment. Raid Ant Spray on a shelf in the back.

Down on the Farm Creamery, 509 May Post Office Road, Strasburg, May 14. Pass. A food employee was touching waffle cones — a ready-to-eat food — with bare hands; corrected. Boxes of food stored directly on the floor in area rather than 6 inches off the floor as required; corrected. Ice machine had buildup of black/white residue on interior walls.

Dunkin, 580 Centerville Road, Lancaster, May 14. Pass. No violations.

Elimar’s Bar & Grill, 2309 Columbia Ave., Lancaster, May 14. Pass. Tuna vacuum packed and received frozen in the reach-in cooler completely thawed and still in original packaging. Facility has thermal labels for the mechanical dishwasher at the bar; however, they are for 180 F rather than 160 F for a stationary rack. Old food residue on the inner rim of the slicer. Unwrapped and unprotected single-use straws stored in the customer area. The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view. The hand-wash sink in the kitchen was blocked by a trash can and a roll of food wrap stored in the sink and not accessible at all times for employee use. Dumpster lids open when not in use. Paper towel dispenser empty at the hand-wash sink in the bar area. Extreme clutter in some of the rooms in the basement.

English Bros, 62 Hershey Road, Elizabethtown, May 14. Pass. Food facility to not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration; previous violation, April 7, 2022.

Grocery Outlet, 2108 Spring Valley Road, Lancaster, May 14. Pass. No violations.

Jon & Maria’s LLC, 30 W. James St., Lancaster, May 14. Pass. No violations.

M&S Deli Grocery Inc., 567 S. Lime St., Lancaster, May 14. Pass. No violations.

Out of the Park, 2270 N. Reading Road, Denver, May 14. Pass. No violations.

Proudly Serves Starbucks, 25 S. Queen St., Lancaster, May 14. Fail. Nonfood contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

Taste & Toast, 1909 Cloverleaf Road, Mount Joy, opening, May 14. Pass. No violations.

Tipsy Boar BBQ XLZ 7767/Commissary, temporary food facility Type 3, 1205 Lancaster St., Manheim, opening, May 14. Pass. Food facility to not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration. The food facility does not have the original certificate for the certified food employee posted in public view.

B&A Grocery Deli, 101 Pearl St., Lancaster, May 13. Fail. Potentially hazardous, ready-to-eat food prepared in the food facility and held for more than 48 hours in the reach-in refrigerator is not being date-marked.

Blue Stone Bakery, mobile food facility Type 1, 1218 Loop Road, Columbia, May 13. Pass. No violations.

College Treats, 145 College Ave., Lancaster, May 13. Fail. Commercially processed, ready-to-eat food, in the bain-marie and held more than 48 hours is not being marked with the date it was opened.

Columbo’s Pizza, 1226 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, May 13. Pass. Brown residue on the plastic deflector plate of the ice maker.

Comfort Inn and Suites, 2343 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, May 13. Pass. No violations.

CVS/Pharmacy No. 1672, 1575 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, May 13. Pass. Broken and missing ceiling tiles in the dry storage area that need to be replaced. Mops not being hung to air-dry.

Papa John’s, 1314 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, May 13. Pass. No violations.

Stonehouse Cafe, 2415 W. Main St., Ephrata, May 13. Pass. Food employee donning single-use gloves without a prior hand-washing. Condensate drip trays/lines 0f the upright refrigerator and the drawer refrigeration cases are not sloped to allow for proper drainage of condensation. condensation runs onto the floor in the walking area. Drawer refrigerator does not completely seal. Assorted line equipment, in prep area, with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, debris on nonfood contact surfaces. Nonfood contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. Plumbing system not maintained in good repair: dish washer leaking at the drain sump. Evidence of leaking drain at hand-wash sink in coffee area (water stains and rag wrapped around pipe). Heavy accumulation of old food, grease and debris under and around equipment in rear prep area.

Sunoco Columbia, 1000 Columbia Ave., Lancaster, May 13. Pass. Food facility is offering for sale: Tiger Bites Delta 8 distributed by Blaze Inc., Los Angeles, Calif.; Rainbow Rings Delta 8, Green Skull Kratom Extract gummies distributed by Nuway Brands LLC, Dover, Del., contain an unapproved additive as specified in 21 CFR 170-180 relating to food additives. Such products are under U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulation and at which time CBD is not recognizable as a safe substance to be added to food. Assorted prepackaged cheese, seven dozen eggs, and four sandwiches were held at 62 F, in the small cooling unit, rather than 41 F or below as required. The ambient temperature of this unit is 60 F. Temperature-control-for-safety foods are not permitted to be stored in this unit until is maintains a cold-holding temperature of 41 F or below. Old food residue on the hot dog tongs and tong holder at the roller grill. Food facility has a Serve Safe certificate displayed; however, a duplicate copy of the certificate appears in another facility. The food facility has 30 days to enroll a person in a state-recognized food safety course. Frying pans, lids and utensils in the hand-wash sink, indicating uses other than hand-washing.

Village Farm Market, 1520 Division Highway, Ephrata, May 13. Pass. Clean food equipment and/or utensils in prep area, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air-drying (wet-nesting); removed for cleaning.

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