Restaurant inspections for March and April 2012

August 25, 2012

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

Bavarian Pretzel Bakery, 17301 Valley Mall Road — Three packages of Starbucks frappuccino coffees in glass bottles observed stored in employee restroom on filing cabinet; food products cannot be stored in restroom area; Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point plan (HACCP) must be submitted to the health department.

Byers Busy Corner, 1 S. Potomac St., Williamsport — Floor in men’s restroom must be smooth and easy to clean; covered trash can must be used in women’s restroom; HACCP plan needed.

Dairy Queen/Orange Julius, 17301 Valley Mall Road — Ice scoop observed touching ice in ice bin, scoop should be stored handle up or in separate container (corrected); paper towels must be available at front hand sink (corrected); thermometer must be used in walk-in cooler; can opener blade needs to be cleaned.

Sunrise Handi-Mart, 14036 National Pike, Clear Spring — Loose tile and damaged cove base observed in three-compartment sink area; unlabeled spray bottle observed (corrected), single-service items observed on floor; bare wood wall observed in storage room; must be smooth and easily cleanable.

Western Heights Middle School, 1300 Marshall St. — Condensation build-up observed on floor of walk-in freezer and small amount on ceiling by condenser box, no condensation observed on food products, kitchen manager reported that the freezer will be repaired to fix condensation during the summer; kitchen floor cracked and needs to be repaired so it is easy to clean, kitchen manager reported that the kitchen floor and dishwasher area will be repoured during the summer.

The following food service establishments were inspected in March and were found to have no violations: Boonsboro High School Band Boosters, 10 Campus Drive, Boonsboro; Boonsboro High School; Boonsboro Middle School; Hickory Elementary School, 11101 Hickory School Road, Williamsport; Sheetz, 100 E. Potomac St., Williamsport; Washington County Girls Softball League, 11112 Kemps Mill Road, Williamsport; Williamsport Pool concession stand, Byron Memorial Park; Williamsport High School; and Williamsport Moose Lodge 2462, 119 N. Conococheague St., Williamsport.

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

Conococheague Little League — Major League Field, Byron Memorial Park, Williamsport — * nacho cheese observed on hot hold at 110 degrees, should be held at 135 degrees or higher (corrected, cheese discarded).

Florida Avenue Vocational Center, 840 Florida Ave. — * two bags of Dole salad lettuce observed past use-by date of April 10 (corrected, both bags discarded); boxed potato cubes stored on walk-in freezer floor; boxed ham observed on floor of walk-in cooler; dishwasher needs servicing.

No. 1 Chinese Restaurant, 17608 Garland Groh Blvd. — * Chicken on grill line observed out of temperature at 78 degrees, chicken must be moved to cooler to rechill before use (corrected); * raw meat stored above lettuce and observed dripping into produce (corrected, lettuce thrown out); * no soap at kitchen hand sink, the only hand sink in the kitchen, employees not washing hands; * no soap in any hand sinks in restroom or kitchen area; grease trap observed with standing water (corrected); personal drinks stored above reach in refrigerator unit and food (corrected); no thermometers in sandwich prep units and there is condensation in the walk-in freezer; facility has no HACCP plan; food observed uncovered and stored on the floor; hood filters above grill line must be cleaned; improper trash receptacle under grill prep table; rice cooker rim and lid must be cleaned; bulk storage containers must be labeled and dated; scoop handles observed touching food product in bulk storage containers.

Southside Bowl, 17325 Virginia Ave. — * Eggs observed at 50 degrees in sandwich prep unit, door to unit does not close completely (corrected, eggs discarded); drink nozzles must be cleaned nightly (corrected); door knob to outside door missing (corrected, repaired during inspection); shakers and condiment containers need contents labeling (corrected); vents in women’s restroom must be cleaned.

Vince’s New York Pizza, 17520 Virginia Ave. — * Broccoli observed past expiration date of April 19 (corrected, broccoli was discarded); bowl of lemons stored in ice machine on top of potable ice used for drinks (corrected, lemons removed); spoons stored handle down in cups (corrected); condiment bottles in kitchen need label of contents; can opener blade must be cleaned (corrected), four boxes of food on floor of walk-in cooler (corrected); pitcher used as scoop observed in marinara sauce with handle touching food (corrected); chicken stored in grocery store bag (corrected, chicken was removed and transferred to storage pan for refrigeration); extension cords used in back room for freezer and second cord runs into wall of kitchen for freezer in prep area.

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

AC&T Mini Mart, 250 E. Main St., Hancock — Label incomplete in cold hold area; bulk container not labeled.

Auntie Anne’s, 17301 Valley Mall Road — Sanitizing solution in three-compartment sink observed weak at 100 parts per million solution, should be mixed as close to 200 parts per million as possible (corrected); sanitizer bucket observed at 50 parts per million, should be as close to 200 parts per million as possible (corrected).

Byers Stop N Go, 152 Burhans Blvd. — Back door by walk-in cooler needs weatherstripping; thermometers needed in some cold-hold units; water observed not running for ice cream scoops, must be replaced every four to six hours.

Cascade Elementary School, 14519 Pennersville Road, Cascade — Water observed dripping from condensation unit in walk-in cooler.

China King Restaurant, 339 W. Washington St. — Boxes of meat and poultry products observed on floor of walk-in freezer (corrected); bag of carrots observed on floor of walk-in cooler (corrected); back door screen must be resealed; kitchen hand sink obstructed (corrected).

Dominican Restaurant, 116 W. Franklin St. — Floor in storage area must be repaired; HAACP plan must be kept in facility for easy access for employees (corrected).

El Palenque Bar and Restaurant, 204 E. Franklin St. — Paper towels needed in dispenser (corrected).

El Ranchero, 1580 Wesel Blvd. — Hand sink on grill line blocked (corrected); splash guard needed on hand sink by steam table; no paper towels at bar area hand sink (corrected); ice scoops stored handle down in bar ice sink (corrected).

Fox’s Pizza Den, 264 Pennsylvania Ave., Hancock — Hand sink obstructed (corrected).

Friendly Pub, 231 W. Franklin St. — Thermometers needed in some refrigerator units (corrected); ice scoop in ice bin situated handle down and touching potable ice (corrected).

Green Turtle, 12818A Shank Farm Way — Must remove lime build-up on dishwasher; must store ice scoop in bucket; must keep chicken covered in freezer; must use thermometer in low boy refrigerator; carts observed broken.

G.T. Handi Mart, 25313 Military Road, Cascade — Light shields missing throughout prep area; door to outside must self-close tight.

Highland View Academy, 10100 Academy Drive — Floor under fryer must be cleaned and floor between oven and grill must be cleaned; frozen condensation build-up on pipe leading to condenser box in walk-in freezer; wash temperature in dishwasher too low.

Hillside Station, 19110 Keep Tryst Road, Knoxville  — Hand sink in customer restroom must be cleaned; floor of customer restroom must be cleaned; covered trash can needed in unisex restroom; bottom sweep on door of walk-in cooler must be repaired or replaced; chemical test strips for chlorine needed; paper towels needed in customer restroom.

Hoffman’s Market, 13225 Cearfoss Pike — Thermometers needed in all cold-hold units (corrected).

Maugansville Elementary School, 18023 Maguansville Road, Maugansville — Ceiling vent in dry storage room must be cleaned; hand sink by service line not providing continuos flow of hot water.

Maugansville Goodwill Volunteer Fire Co., 13730 Maugansville Road, Maugansville — Ceiling above walk-in refrigerator must be resealed; lighting in walk-in refrigerator less than 30 foot-candles; thermometers needed in all cold-hold units, HACCP plan needed.

Maugansville Little League, 13725 Maugansville Road, Maugansville — Must clean microwave.

Outback Steakhouse, 240 Railway Lane — Hot water turned off in prep area, faucet leaking; condensation in walk-in freezer; sanitizer buckets observed at 100 parts per million, should be at 200 parts per million; hand sinks blocked in bar area.

Potomac Heights Elementary School, 301 E. Magnolia Ave. — Must repair caulking on dish machine; unit attached to dishwasher causing lime build-up.

Sakura Japanese Restaurant, 102 Railway Lane — HACCP plan not in compliance; general cleaning needed in cook stations; back screen door had significant air gap; products observed stored on floor of walk-in cooler.

Sitar of India, 110 Railway Lane — Grocery bags being used in meat cooler to store meat products, must use commercial-grade food bags.

Sharpsburg Amoco, 139 E. Main St., Sharpsburg — Must keep lid down on Dumpster.

Smithsburg Little Sluggers, 22 N. Main St., Smithsburg — Must seal blocks under ice machine; must repair holes in restroom walls; must install sweep on bottom of outside door.

Subway, 12813 Shank Farm Way — Must repair openings in outside door; must ensure drain pipes by three-compartment sink have an adequate air gap; inadequate lighting in walk-in freezer.

Subway, 17612 Garland Groh Blvd. — No paper towels or hot water at kitchen prep hand sink; product observed stored on office floor (corrected); must repair leak under kitchen hand sink; chemicals observed stored above onions (corrected); counter must be resealed; must repair leaking hot water valve on hand sink in women’s restroom.

Third Base Tavern, 35 N. Conococheague St., Williamsport — Hand sink blocked in food prep area (corrected); covered trash can needed in women’s restroom.

Valley Little League, 20926 Twin Spring Drive, Chewsville — Test strips must be used.

Washington County Technical High School, 50 Oak Ridge Drive — Holes must be repaired in ceiling of dry storage room; ventilation covers missing on fume hoods in main kitchen prep area.

Webster B. Harrison Post 26, 240 E. Main St., Hancock — Must clean fire-suppression system under exhaust hood; hand sink out of order in back storage room.

The following food service establishments were inspected by the Washington County Health Department in April and were found to have no violations: AC&T — Boonsboro Exxon, 725 N. Main St., Boonsboro; Bonnie’s at the Red Byrd, 19409 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville; Boonsboro Elementary School; Brown’s Tropical Treats, mobile unit, Hagerstown; Cool Ice Baby, 17301 Valley Mall Road; Desert Rose Cafe & Catering, 42 N. Conococheague St., Williamsport; Green Haven Farms, 17725 Lappans Road, Fairplay; Hagerstown Fairgrounds Softball Association, 431 N. Cleveland Ave.; Hancock Antique Mall, 266 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Hancock; Hancock Little League concession, Resley Road, Kirkwood Park, Hancock; Marshall Street School, 1350 Marshall St.; Monkey Joes of Hagerstown, 1113 Maryland Ave.; Nikko Japanese Steak & Seafood, 1580 Wesel Blvd.; Pleasant Valley Elementary School, 1707 Rohrersville Road, Knoxville; Sav-A-Lot, 1161 Maryland Ave.; Sharpsburg Elementary School; Sharpsburg Little League, High Street, Sharpsburg; Springfield Middle School, 334 Sunset Ave., Williamsport; Valley Mall Stadium 16, 17301 Valley Mall Road; West End Little League concessions, 155 Park Ave., Hellane Park; and Williamsport Elementary School.

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