Restaurant inspections for January and February 2012

June 30, 2012

The following food service establishments were inspected by the Washington County Health Department in January and found to have critical violations that needed to be corrected immediately:

CiCi’s Pizza, 1580 Wesel Blvd. — * items in salad bar refrigerator found to have temperatures of 50 degrees (corrected, items stored in the refrigerator less than two hours were removed and rechilled and items in the refrigerator more than two hours were discarded); splash guard must be installed at hand sink by pizza cutting table; wall behind dough table must be smooth and easy to clean; Artic Air freezer must be cleaned inside and on lid edges; can opener must be cleaned; broken floor tiles by pizza table and dishwashing area must be repaired; base coving must be replaced by three-compartment sink; containers observed in potable ice in ice machine; scoop needed for ice machine; copy of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point plan (HACCP) needed.

Kmart, 1713 Massey Blvd. — * four-pack of Pediasure vanilla milkshakes with December 2011 expiration date observed on display shelf in baby aisle (corrected, item discarded); must use thermometers in refrigerators and freezers at store front.

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

Corsi’s Market, 601 W. Washington St. — freeze pops must be stored off floor; floor behind display case must be repaired.

CVS Pharmacy, 34. Cannon Ave. — must use thermometers in beverage air freezer, cold drink display cooler containing lunchmeat and milk cooler.

Dollar General, 22945 Jefferson Blvd., Smithsburg — must clean bottom of milk refrigerator.

Dollar General, 1117 Maryland Ave. — must provide paper towels in men’s employee restroom and soap in men’s restroom (corrected).

Downsville General Store, 8638 Downsville Pike, Williamsport — must clean hood filter; must clean fryer table; must replace light in hood.

Fuji Chinese Cuisine & Sushi, 11205 John F. Kennedy Drive — must repair three-compartment sink; hand sink blocked (corrected); must clean floor on cooking line; must keep wipe cloths in sanitizer bucket; food product must be stored off floor of walk-in; top of dish machine must be cleaned; must clean general kitchen area.

Mount Aetna Camp and Retreat, 21905 Mount Aetna Road — product must be stored off floor of walk-in freezer.

R&B Crafts & Baked Goods, Hagerstown City Market — hand sink obstructed (corrected).

Ravenwood Lutheran Village, 1183 Luther Drive — pressure in dishwasher too high; must clean fire-suppression system under exhaust hood.

Rocky’s Pizza, 11351 Robinwood Drive — must use hood filters; must maintain adequate air gap on three-compartment sink drains; HACCP plan needed.

Rocky’s New York Pizza, 22032 Jefferson Blvd., Smithsburg — HACCP plan needed.

Safron Bakery, 11205 John F. Kennedy Drive — must repair exhaust cover in walk-in freezer; missing ceiling panels over ovens; must clean soda nozzles.

Toppings Pizza, 11205 John F. Kennedy Drive — hand sink blocked (corrected); uncovered product in freezer (corrected); pizza boxes must be stored off floor (corrected); can opener must be cleaned (corrected).

Universal Spirits, 33 E. Franklin St. — condensation buildup in ice cream freezer; hand towels used in employee restroom instead of paper towels.

Vince’s Pizza, 9 S. Main St., Smithsburg — must replace ceiling panels; must replace floor tile.

Western Maryland Sportsman’s Club, 6504 Dam No. 4 Road, Sharpsburg — must use thermometers in small freezer and reach-in refrigerator (corrected); condensation buildup on door of small walk-in freezer; HACCP plan needed.

Western Sizzlin’, 17567 York Road — must clean ceiling vent in employee restroom; must regrout tile floor in dishwashing area.

Yellow House, 8005 Old National Pike, Boonsboro — thermometers must be installed in all units; tiles must be repaired behind bar and other areas; HACCP plan needed.

The following food service establishments were inspected by the Washington County Health Department in February and found to have critical violations that needed to be corrected immediately:

Clear Spring Country Diner, 11843 National Pike, Clear Spring — * Pepsi unit was at 62 degrees, but must be kept at 41 degrees or below (corrected; pickles and whipped cream were discarded); must install screen on stove exhaust fan opening; must remove ice buildup in freezer; bare wood shelving observed in storage building; must repair walls on outside storage building.

Hagerstown Elks No. 378, 11063 Robinwood Drive — * freezer condensation on diced potatoes (corrected, discarded); thermometers needed in all units; must clean bar units; must clean fan grills in all units.

Windy Hill Restaurant, 13120 Clear Spring Road, Clear Spring — * cold-hold products such as milk, half and half, salad dressing and butter at too high of a temperature (corrected); no thermometers in refrigerators or freezer; chicken, pie and potatoes uncovered in freezer and walk-in (corrected); cardboard on floor and shelf and aluminum foil on equipment, shelves and wall behind hood system; damaged ceiling tiles throughout restaurant; personal drinks and other items in food preparation area; must clean floors under shelving; food debris behind cook line wall; wipe cloths out of sanitizer; must clean can opener (corrected); ham stored next to bleach (corrected); must clean top of dish machine.

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

Clear Spring Elementary School, 12627 Broadfording Road, Clear Spring — rinse temperature on dish machine at 135 degrees (temperature must be at least 180 degrees), school officials were advised to increase wash and rinse temperatures and to use a three compartment sink to wash, rinse and sanitize until machine is repaired.

McDonald’s, Valley Mall, 17301 Valley Mall Road — must have hot water at hand sink by service door (corrected), hand sink blocked by a stack of plastic prep gloves (corrected); condensation buildup in overhead freezer by grill line touching uncovered hamburger patties (corrected); must repair base coving by service door; must repair hole in ceiling by service door.

New China Wok, 1553 Potomac Ave. — must seal back door; must seal ceiling tiles in soda storage room; must move food items from furnace room to dry storage room across the hall; must label and date bulk storage containers and sauce bottles; must clean behind fry/grease trap; must clean condensation off lids on ice cream and scallop freezers; must clean where grease is dripping on fryer station.

Sheetz, 12404 Lager Drive — sanitizer in dishwasher was 150 parts per million chlorine (sanitizer required to be 50 parts per million); personal drinks observed at hand sink and above product in walk-in cooler (corrected).

Shula’s Grill & Crab House, 11205 John F. Kennedy Drive — air gap insufficient at three-compartment sink and dish machine drain lines; chlorine was at 200 parts per million on dishwasher (must be 50 parts per million); must store wipe cloths in sanitizer (corrected); must replace two lights in hood; must correct gap under outside door.

Village at Robinwood, 19800 Tranquility Circle — must clean air exhaust on grill.

The following food service establishments had no violations in January and February:

Blue Martin Farm, Hagerstown City Market; Conococheague Elementary School, 12408 Learning Lane; Country Home and Health Care, 22421 Jefferson Blvd., Smithsburg; D&S and Sons, Hagerstown City Market; Deb’s Delights, Hagerstown City Market; Dollar General, 17143 Virginia Ave.; Dorothy Jones, Hagerstown City Market; Family Dollar, 1051 Maryland Ave.; Greek Girl’s Cookies, Hagerstown City Market; Green Haven Farm, Hagerstown City Market; Hugs n’ Cookies, Hagerstown City Market; Inn BoonsBoro, 1 N. Main St., Boonsboro; J&C Deli Market, 901 Concord St.; Jeff and Debi’s Grill, Hagerstown City Market; M&J Candies, Hagerstown City Market; Smithsburg Market, 48 S. Main St., Smithsburg; Stop Buy & See, Hagerstown City Market; The Corner Shoppe, Hagerstown City Market; View Street Kountry Kitchen, Hagerstown City Market; Weller’s Service and Lube Center, 12828 Clear Spring Road, Clear Spring; and Wolfe’s Den, 6 W. Water St., Smithsburg

How it works

The Herald-Mail periodically 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.

Location of establishments is Hagerstown unless otherwise noted.

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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