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Food service location inspections from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31

Restaurants are inspected throughout the year by state and local agents. Inspection reports are submitted to the state and can be viewed by the public at https://www.pafoodsafety.state.pa.us/web/inspection/publicinspectionsearch.aspx

Mercer County

COMPADRES GRILL

Date of report: 10/29/19

Town: Greenville

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed flats of raw eggs and bags of raw chicken stored above ready-to-eat foods in the walk-in cooler. Food items rearranged in cooler during inspection) 2. (Entire kitchen floor needed cleaning to remove accumulated filth, debris and grime; thick dust accumulation observed on the drop ceiling tracks and tiles, surrounding all six ceiling vents, throughout the dining areas) 3. (Mechanical warewashing equipment had a thick buildup of grime observed inside) 4. (Observed one (1) spray bottle of 'Lysol' brand all purpose cleaner and three (3) spray bottles of 'Citrusafe' grill cleaner stored on the wall-mounted shelf, directly above the back room food prep table and slicer area).

LAKEVIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Date of report: 10/29/19

Town: Stoneboro

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Walk-in freezer evaporation units not conveying condensate water to drains. Frozen condensate accumulating on the back of the units / piping and then falling onto bakery pans lining the top storage shelving. Food Service Director stated the walk-in freezer was serviced prior to the start of this school year, however, the issue has worsened as the surrounding ceiling and walls now have a very thick accumulation of frozen condensate) 2. (Plumbing system not maintained in good repair - observed rapid leaking from the three-compartment sink's central basin drain trap area) 3. (Metal stem thermometers observed being stored in a sanitizing solution in between uses. Thermometers removed from solution storage for cleaning and allowance to air dry after discussion)

LAKEVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL

Date of report: 10/29/19

Town: Stoneboro

Compliant: Yes

Violations: None

OAKVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Date of report: 10/29/19

Town: Stoneboro

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Food employee observed in food serving line area, wearing a watch. As per discussion, except for a plain ring such as a wedding band, while preparing food, food employees may not wear jewelry including medical information jewelry on their arms and hands)

CHINA MAX

Date of report: 10/28/19

Town: Grove City

Compliant: No

Violations: 1. (Observed rapid spraying water from behind the wok bottom-side, in the grill-line area, as employees are standing in an approximate 1/4 inch of water, while cooking. The water is pooling throughout the area and slowly draining in the central floor drain as it accumulates. Equipment is not in good repair, creates a dangerous environment, is promoting insect breeding areas with a moist environment) 2. (Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. The following areas in need of a detailed cleaning: - Entire floor throughout the food prep, warewashing, and stock areas, to remove the thick accumulation of food debris, residue, and grime. - Grill line area floor, to remove the pooled water from under equipment and along the wall / floor junctures. - Walls throughout the warewashing and food prep areas, to remove the food splash and dry food residue. - The door to the right of the grill line area (service counter entry area), to remove the very thick accumulation of old food residue and grease, especially around the handle area which employees touch. - All food prep and warewashing equipment exteriors, to remove the accumulated grease and food residue. According to the pest control company, the three-compartment sink area is a primary focus for treatment) 3. (Food facility inspection indicates evidence of insect activity in grill line, food prep, and warewash areas. Observed three live and numerous dead – approximately 20 – cockroach-like insects throughout the above-mentioned areas. The facility had a third-party pest control company employee on-site during the inspection (Northwoods Pest Control), treating the facility. I spoke with them and confirmed that there has been an on-going issue / treatment of this location for an approximate month. The invoice left with the facility states they were treated for German cockroaches and fruit flies via controlled chemical spray. Facility to continue on-going treatment and eradicate the pest infestation issue completely) 4. (Soap was not available at the handwash sink in the food prep area)

BFS FOODS CONVENIENCE STORE

Date of report: 10/24/19

Town: Grove City

Compliant: No

Violations: 1. (The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection) 2. (Observed a thick accumulation of dust on the framework and blade guards of all three condenser units, between both the store and Little Caesars walk-in coolers. A repeat violation from last year's routine inspection; Food storage shelving rack, immediately to the left of the Little Caesars walk-in cooler, in need of cleaning to remove the accumulated food scraps and static dust. No uncovered food observed to be stored on shelving; Wall-mounted shelving, above the Little Caesar bread-stick prep area, in need of cleaning, to remove the accumulated food debris, oil, and salt) 3. (Food facility inspection indicates rodent activity in the Little Caesars warewashing areas, as evident by a dead mouse-like rodent observed on top of the grease trap lid, under the three-compartment sink) 4. (The store reach-in ice cream freezer in need of defrosting, to remove the thick accumulation of frozen condensate on the interior; Observed a thick accumulation of frozen condensate on the store walk-in cooler's left-side condenser unit, surrounding the drain line area. Service as needed) 5. (Observed two mops stored in the store side utility sink basin, rather than hung to air dry as required) 6. (Plumbing system not maintained in good repair - observed a very thick accumulation of grease and debris surrounding the grease-trap area, under the Little Caesar's three-compartment sink, indicating a recent back-up. As per discussion, the leaking from the grease-trap is sewage. Facility to clean the area and service the grease-trap immediately as needed)

DOLLAR GENERAL

Date of report: 10/24/2019

Town: Grove City

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Facility to conduct a detailed general cleaning of the entire sales floor and stock areas, prior to operations. At current, facility has a lot of debris and litter generated throughout due to product display and stocking)

DUNKIN DONUTS 

Date of report: 10/24/19

Town: Grove City

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed two bowl scrapers hanging in the warewash area, are not in good repair or condition. Scrapers are well-worn, degraded with notches, and heavily stained. PIC stated these scrapers were used to stir iced coffee and have since replaced stirring the coffee with a metal slotted spoon) 2. (Observed one bag of ice stored directly on the floor in the walk-in freezer, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. PIC removed the bag to shelf storage upon discovery) 3. (Observed thick accumulation of food debris and carbon in the door tracks and hinges of both (two) convection ovens. Showed PIC what needs cleaned)

KRAVE

Date of report: 10/18/19

Town: Grove City

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed a thick build-up of residue on the interior floor of the back area walk-in cooler) 2. (Warewash area table / wall junctures observed to have degraded and mold stained caulking near the spray wand area) 3. (Plumbing system not maintained in good repair - observed rapid leaking from basin pipe connection of the handwash sink, in prep area directly next to entry doors) 4. (Several areas of floor in which grout is degraded or missing from tile, in the warewash area)

MARGARITA KING 

Date of report: 10/16/19

Town: Mercer

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (A majority of the frozen condensate has been removed from the walk-in freezer condenser unit and floor below, however, the frozen condensate is starting to accumulate again. There is a small block of frozen condensate formed on the piping and a thin layer on the floor directly below. Condenser unit in need of adjustment / repair. Repeat violation from previous inspection) 2. (Plumbing system not maintained in good repair - observed rapid leaking from the water supply line, below the low-temp dishmachine. Piping visibly oxidized — stained blue and green) — Facility installed PEX piping, replacing all of the older pipes, except for the piping below the machine, which is leaking. Most leaking observed when the dishmachine switches to the final rinse phase. Showed PIC with flashlight. Repeat violation from previous inspection)

REYNOLDS VFW POST 7599

Date of report: 10/18/19

Town: Greenville

Compliant: Yes

Violations: None

VEADO'S MINI MARKET 

Date of report: 10/17/19

Town: Greenville

Compliant: Yes

Violations: None

VFW POST 6345

Date of report: 10/17/19

Town: Mercer

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Several raw animal foods were stored above ready to eat foods in the kitchen refrigerator. Proper food storage handout provided and reviewed with PIC. Corrected during the inspection)

EMMETT'S ORCHARD

Date of report: 10/15/19

Town: Grove City

Compliant: Yes

Violations: None

PAP PAP'S SMOKEHOUSE

Date of report: 10/15/19

Town: Greenville

Compliant: Yes

Violations: None

SHANNON'S KANDY KITCHEN

Date of report: 10/10/19

Town: Mercer

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. Observed scale build-up and debris below the preparation and handwash sink handles. Cleaning initiated during the inspection)

SHEETZ #136

Date of report: 10/10/19

Town: Mercer

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed a thick accumulation of dust and old dry food debris on the exterior top of the low-temp dishmachine. An employee cleaned the dishmachine upon discovery) 2. (Observed hot dogs on the hot dog roller in food prep area, where it is subject to splash from the overhead wall-mounted shelving brackets that have a thick accumulation of dust. The hot dog roller does not have a lid or cover. Corrected during the inspection with the cleaning of the brackets) 3. (Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. Observed a very thick accumulation of dust on the wall-mounted shelving brackets, directly above the hot dog roller, in food prep area. Food prep table with roller moved out and area cleaned during the inspection)

DAIRY QUEEN #16166

Date of report: 10/9/19

Town: Greenville

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed 11 missing and/or broken wall tiles, between the two walk-in freezer exterior doors. Not in good repair or easily cleanable. A repeat violation from last year's routine inspection) 2. (Observed a mild accumulation of static dust and mildew on the walk-in cooler interior ceiling and surrounding entrance door frame areas. In need of a detailed cleaning; Wall area behind the flat iron griddle press observed to be soiled with a thick grease accumulation)

HILLVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Date of report: 10/7/19

Town: Grove City

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed consumer self-service display of pre-plated pizza, in flip-lid pizza boxes, without sneeze guards or other effective protection. As per discussion, the packaging does not effectively protect the food from potential contamination, since all food is exposed when the students open the box to grab a plate)

MOOSE LODGE #276

Date of report: 10/7/19

Town: Greenville

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed food debris and grime accumulation on the exterior top of the high-temp dishmachine) 2. (Manual warewashing equipment, three-compartment sink, observed with a thick build-up of filth and food residue in the central basin drain strainer and not cleaned after last use; frequently throughout the day) 3. (Observed a thick accumulation of grease and food debris under the deep fryers and along the right wall / floor junctures; An accumulation of dust observed on the two ceiling grates & surrounding tiles and on the ceiling tiles above the commercial oven)

NANCY'S WEST MIDDLESEX TAVERN

Date of report: 10/3/19

Town: West Middlesex

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Cooking equipment exteriors in need of cleaning, to remove the accumulated grease / splash. Showed Owner what needs addressed)

OAK TREE GOLF CLUB

Date of report: 10/3/19

Town: West Middlesex

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed pooling condensate, grime, and old food debris under warewash area garbage disposal, dishmachine, and tables) 2. (Plumbing system not maintained in good repair - observed rapid condensate dripping from the insinkerator garbage disposal water supply line)

PARK INN BY RADISSON

Date of report: 10/3/19

Town: West Middlesex

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed condensate dripping from the underside of the tap cooler, in bar area, directly across from the steps. Condensate pooling on floor below) 2. (Pop dispenser 'Pepsi' brand nozzle, a food contact surface, was observed to have congealed food residue and was not clean to sight and touch) 3. (Thick build-up of grime, food splash, residue, and debris observed on the floor, dishmachine legs, and surrounding wall areas below dish equipment. In need of a detailed cleaning; Observed a thick accumulation of static dust on the backside of all six ceiling mounted televisions, hung in the center of the bar)

WEST MIDDLESEX JR.-SR. HIGH SCHOOL

Date of report: 10/3/19

Town: West Middlesex

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed six plastic dish racks, in the warewashing area, to be worn and brittle. Not maintained in a state of repair) 2. (Observed a slight accumulation of dust and moisture staining on seven ceiling tiles, surrounding the ventilation duct, directly above the kitchen central prep tables; Observed the caulking for the of the wall & scullery spray wand area juncture to be in disrepair; stained with black mold / residue)

DOLLAR GENERAL #17753

Date of report: 10/1/19

Town: Jackson Center

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed the 'Cold Drinks' and 'Fresh Foods' cold-hold units to be in need of cleaning, to remove the encrusted milk residue / spillage from the bottom of the interior units)

GROVE CITY AREA HIGH SCHOOL

Date of report: 10/1/19

Town: Grove City

Compliant: Yes

Violations: 1. (Observed black mold forming on the door gaskets of both 'Traulsen' brand silver reach-in coolers, in the kitchen, one on each side of the lunch line areas) 2. (Observed a fan on the top chemical storage rack, in dish room, covered in dust. The power cord hanging from the drop ceiling also observed to have an accumulation of dust. In need of a detailed cleaning)

HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Date of report: 10/1/19

Town: Grove City

Compliant: Yes

Violations: None

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