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Restaurant inspections for September 2006

October 22, 2006

The following food service establishments were inspected by the Washington County Health Department in September and found to have sanitation violations that must be corrected within 30 days:

Sheetz, 20723 National Pike, Boonsboro - missing light bulb covers must be replaced.

Camp MaryMac, 16951 Sprecher Road, Williamsport - thermometers needed in all refrigeration units; choking poster and hazard plan must be displayed.

North/South Band Boosters, School Stadium, Maryland Avenue, Hagerstown - three-compartment sink needed in lower concession stand; chemical test strips must be provided.

Deer Park Lodge, 21614 National Pike, Boonsboro - must defrost freezer; choking poster must be displayed; keg area and beer cooler must have thermometers.

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The following food service establishments had no violations in September: Boonsboro High School, 10 Campus Ave.; Boonsboro Middle School, 1 J.H. Wade Drive; Boonsboro Elementary School, 5 Campus Ave.; Greenbrier Elementary School, 21222 San Mar Road, Boonsboro; Sharpsburg Elementary School, 17525 Shepherdstown Pike.

How it works

Each month, The Herald-Mail publishes the findings of initial food establishment inspections by the Washington County Health Department. Food service facilities are inspected on a regular basis to make sure they are following the regulations that govern such establishments.

Inspectors also conduct follow-up inspections and monitoring inspections, and investigate complaints and food-borne outbreaks.

Potentially hazardous food means any food rich in protein that will support the rapid growth and reproduction of food-borne disease microorganisms.

Inspections are conducted at restaurants, nursing homes, schools, grocery stores and other places that serve food, including those that only are temporary such as fairs and carnivals.

Critical violations such as contaminated or spoiled food, improper temperatures of foods, improper cooking or no running water must be corrected immediately. Those items are marked with *.

Other violations must be corrected within 30 days. Follow-up inspections will be conducted as needed.

Those violations corrected on day of inspection are indicated as (corrected).

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