Latest food safety violations from restaurant inspections in Lebanon County

Here are the most recent food safety violations in Lebanon County, as documented by Pennsylvania’s Department of Agriculture.

Inspections are taken as a “snapshot” of the day and time, and should not necessarily be taken as overall indicators of an establishment’s cleanliness. Violations are often corrected prior to the inspector leaving the site. Restaurants were found to be in compliance unless otherwise noted.

Arby’s Restaurant #7700

Found to be out of compliance.

November 1, 2022 | 91 N Londonderry Sq, Palmyra, PA 17078

4 – 501.114 Mechanical or Manual Warewashing Equipment, Chemical Sanitization
Chlorine chemical sanitizer residual detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 0 ppm, and not 50-100 ppm as required.

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Multiple non-food contact surfaces throughout the facility (counters, ledges, equipment handles, wall at ware-washing area, walk-in cooler storage racks) not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

5 – 205.15 System Maintained in Good Repair
Plumbing system not maintained in good repair – observed water leaking from faucet when handles tuned off at the backroom hand wash sink.

6 – 201.11 Floors, Walls, & Ceilings-Cleanability
Flooring tiles are missing or damaged. Cove molding tiles are missing, damaged and or repaired with expandable foam adhesive creating non easily cleanable surfaces.

2 – 402.11 Effectiveness-Hair Restraints
Food employee observed in kitchen with a beard, not wearing proper hair restraints, such as a beard cover.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Slicer (back room), a food contact surface, was observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

6 – 301.12 Hand Drying Provision
Paper towel dispenser empty at the hand wash sink in the dishwashing area.

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Food facility inspection indicates evidence of insect activity around floor drains.

2 – 103.11 (A-P) Person in Charge, Duties
The PERSON IN CHARGE is not ensuring the following: -EMPLOYEES are properly SANITIZING cleaned multiuse EQUIPMENT and UTENSILS before they are reused, through routine monitoring of solution temperature and exposure time for chemical concentration, pH, temperature, and exposure time for chemical SANITIZING.

6 – 501.12 Cleaning, Frequency and Restrictions
Floors throughout the facility are extremely dirty (food debris, grease and residue) and in need of cleaning.

7 – 207.11 Restriction and Storage, Medicines
Food employee personal use medicine was observed on shelf above food bagging area.

4 – 601.11(B-C) Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils
Observed fryers & warmer bin with encrusted grease and soil accumulations.

4 – 903.11 (A-B)(D) Equipment, Utensils and Linens, Storing
Observed temperature probes used in the ovens for roast beef cooking, stored in direct contact to a wall not clean and sanitized.

The Franklin House Tavern

Found to be out of compliance.

November 2, 2022 | 101 N Market St, Schaefferstown, PA 17088

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces, such as shelving, not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

4 – 903.11 (A-B)(D) Equipment, Utensils and Linens, Storing
Observed clean food equipment and/or utensils in dish area, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting).

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Assorted food containers on drying shelf were observed to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Ice machine not cleaned at a frequency to prevent the presence of mold.

Quesa Dee’as

Found to be out of compliance.

November 3, 2022 | 708 Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA 17042

3 – 304.14 Wiping Cloths, Use Limitations
Wet wiping cloths were stored in a container in the utility sink in the service area. The PIC said the container contained sanitzer solution, but when tested the concentration was inadequate. (Note: this could have been caused by the fact that water was slowly running from the faucet into the container.)

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
The frame of the reach in refrigerator, a non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil. Other non-food contact items such shelves and the TV remote control are not clean.

3 – 305.11 Food Storage, Preventing Contamination from the Premises
Observed a drain plunger on a shelf with food equipment. Was also observed on 4/27/22.

6 – 501.114 Maintaining Premises, Unnecessary Items and Litter
Frequency of cleaning behind the Bain Marie is inadequate as evidenced by debris on the floor behind it. Cleaned.

6 – 501.15 Cleaning Maintenance Tools, Preventing Contamination
The floor mop is stored in the utility sink in the service area, with potential to contaminate food equipment and utensils; specifically a wiping cloth and stainless steel scrub pads.

3 – 101.11 Safe, Unadulterated & Honestly Presented
A large container of chile verde was observed in the reach-in refrigerator with mold covering the top and is adulterated. Discarded.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Two wisks and a slotted spoon, food contact surfaces, were observed to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch.

Clean silverware and the bottom of a clean silverware container, food contact surfaces, were observed to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Cleaned.

The interior of dry ingredient bins, a food contact surface, was observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

The Filling Station

Found to be out of compliance.

November 3, 2022 | 320 W Main St, Palmyra, PA 17078

7 – 301.11 Separation-Storage and Display, Stock and Retail Sale
Observed sanitizer bucket being stored on counter above stored food equipment. Observed ice machine sanitizer chemical stored on top of the ice machine.

Observed non-commercial insect spray stored on shelf in the mechanical dishwasher room.

2 – 102.11(A-C1)(C4-16) Person in Charge, Demonstration
The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.

3 – 302.12 Food Storage Containers Identified with Common Name of Food
Ingredient storage containers in the bakery, are not labeled with the common name of the food.

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
The following non-food contact surfaces are not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dust and debris: – ceiling tiles in the baking area observed to have flour accumulation. – floors along the wall in the dry storage area had a dust and dirt accumulation.

2 – 301.12 Cleaning Procedure
Food Employee did not follow proper handwashing procedure. Food employee did not wash hands for adequate amount of time of at least 20 seconds.

2 – 501.11 Clean-up of vomiting and diarrheal events
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.

3 – 603.11 Consumption of Animal Foods that are Raw, Undercooked, or Not Otherwise Processed to Eliminate Pathogens
Eggs are served raw or undercooked to the customer’s request; however, a written consumer advisory (on the daily special menu) is not provided to the consumer.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
BAKERY – Floor mixer & counter mixer were observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Food facility inspection indicates evidence of rodents activity (more than 10 droppings) in various locations in the bakery & laundry room areas.

Turkey Hill Minit Market 3122

November 4, 2022 | 66 W Main St, Campbelltown, PA 17010

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
Several snack foods on the bottom shelf of the open display case were held at 43°F, rather than 41°F or below as required. After checking the temperatures of products throughout the unit, it was determined that there were multiple cooling vents being blocked by overstock resulting in an insufficient amount of cold air flowing over the items to maintain proper cooling. The affected items were voluntarily removed and the manager will realign the products to improve ventilation.

Speedway #06766

November 4, 2022 | 2949 Horseshoe Pike, Campbelltown, PA 17010

4 – 601.11(B-C) Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils
Observed drink dispensing equipment with food residue on non-food contact surfaces.

5 – 205.15 System Maintained in Good Repair
Hot water heater at drink station sink not operating.

Seyfert’s Corn Maze

November 4, 2022 | 1800 E King St, Lebanon, PA 17042

No violations found.

Hauz O’Hoagies

November 4, 2022 | 2838 Horseshoe Pike, Campbelltown, PA 17010

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

Bell & Evans Plant 3

November 4, 2022 | 520 Chestnut Hill Road, Fredericksburg, PA 17026

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Assorted containers on the storage shelf were observed to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch.

Bell & Evans Employee Cafeteria Rte 22

November 4, 2022 | 2929 William Penn Highway, Fredericksburg, PA 17026

No violations found.

World War Memorial Association

November 7, 2022 | 975 E Main St, Palmyra, PA 17078

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Assorted containers were observed on the storage shelf to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch.

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces such as shelves and equipment not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

Palmyra VFW Memorial Post 6417

November 7, 2022 | 232 E Main St, Palmyra, PA 17078

6 – 501.112 Removing Dead or Trapped Birds, Insects, Rodents and other Pests
Food facility is not removing dead or trapped pests from control devices frequently, as evidenced by observed old mouse in pest control device in the back area.

McDonald’s – Maple Street

November 7, 2022 | 1202 Maple St, Lebanon, PA 17046

No violations found.

Jonestown/Hershey NE KOA

November 7, 2022 | 11 Lickdale Road, Jonestown, PA 17038

3 – 501.16(A2)(B) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding
Assorted food was held at 44 °F, in the walk in cooler, rather than 41°F or below as required. The only food in the cooler at the time of inspection was milk (45°F acceptable) and shredded cheese that has to be 41°F or below as required. It will be voluntarily discarded. The refrigeration unit will be evaluated and serviced as needed, and the results emailed to the inspector.

6 – 501.12 Cleaning, Frequency and Restrictions
Litter and debris under and around equipment and shelving.

4 – 204.11 Ventilation Hood System, Drip Prevention
Fume hood edges and fire suppression heads not wiped down allowing for potential contamination during cooking.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Assorted containers were observed to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Meat slicer not thoroughly cleaned after use.

Ice machines not cleaned at a frequency to prevent the presence of mold.

6 – 501.111 Controlling Pests
Mouse droppings observed in multiple locations upstairs and downstairs in the facility indicating rodent activity.

Angelo’s

November 7, 2022 | 1032 S 5th Ave, Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces, such as shelving, not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

Price Rite #408

November 8, 2022 | 2231 Lebanon Valley Mall, Lebanon, PA 17042

No violations found.

Patches Family Creamery

November 8, 2022 | 201 Fonderwhite Road, Lebanon, PA 17042

No violations found.

Mick’s All American Pub

November 8, 2022 | 105 Springwood Dr, Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Assorted food containers and utensils were observed to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. PREVIOUS VIOLATION 5/3/2022

4 – 602.13 Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Non-food contact surfaces, such as shelving, not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

4 – 903.11 (A-B)(D) Equipment, Utensils and Linens, Storing
Observed clean food equipment and/or utensils in the dish and prep areas, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting). PREVIOUS VIOLATION 5/3/2022

American Legion Post #831

November 8, 2022 | 155 Palmyra Road, Palmyra, PA 17078

4 – 101.11 Characteristics – Materials for Construction and Repair
Plastic food containers are cracked and not able to be properly cleaned. Removed for disposal.

4 – 204.11 Ventilation Hood System, Drip Prevention
Mesh filters being used on fume hood, allowing grease to drip onto food during preparation.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Ice machine by kitchen not cleaned at a frequency to prevent the presence of mold.

The Aegean Table

November 9, 2022 | 849 Oak St, Lebanon, PA 17042

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
One container of food lids was observed to have a small amount of debris in it. Corrected.

Sydney Roasting Co.

November 9, 2022 | 720 Quentin Rd, Lebanon, PA 17042

3 – 501.18 Ready-to-Eat, Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Dispostion
One item was past the expiration date. Discarded.

6 – 501.16 Drying Mops
Mops are not being hung to air dry.

5 – 205.11 Using a Handwashing Sink-Operation and Maintenance
Food utensils observed in the handwash sink, indicating uses other than handwashing. Removed.

Palmyra Bowling

November 9, 2022 | 1218 Main St, Palmyra, PA 17078

2 – 402.11 Effectiveness-Hair Restraints
Food employees observed in prep area, not wearing proper hair restraints, such as nets, hats, or beard covers.

4 – 601.11(A) Equipment, Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces and Utensils
Assorted food containers on the drying shelves were observed to have food residue and were not clean to sight and touch. Items were removed and washed again.

4 – 903.11 (A-B)(D) Equipment, Utensils and Linens, Storing
Observed clean food equipment and/or utensils in area, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting).

Gary’s Bar

November 9, 2022 | 8 W Main St, Palmyra, PA 17078

Divas Have to Eat

November 10, 2022 | 35 S 8th St, Lebanon, PA 17042

No violations found.


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The latest food safety violations in Lebanon County