Old food residue, ’rodenticides’ in the kitchen: Cumberland County restaurant inspections

The following Cumberland County restaurants were found to have violated Pennsylvania’s health and safety regulations during inspections between Aug. 9-15.

Inspections are overseen by the Department of Agriculture. The department notes that in many cases violations are corrected by the restaurant before inspectors leave.

GREAT WALL CHINESE RESTAURANT

900 Cavalry Road, Carlisle

Date: Aug. 14, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed in-use knives stored between table edges, an area not easily cleanable and sanitized.

–Observed dried food residue on the interior surface of the microwave.

MARCELLO’S PIZZA (GRANDSTAND) @ CARLISLE CAR SHOW

1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle

Date: Aug. 14, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Time in lieu of temperature being used in the food facility to control ready-to-eat potentially hazardous foods (pizzas sitting out at room temperature) without written procedures or documentation to verify disposition of food.

–Food facility does not have available chlorine sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration.

–No paper towels available at the hand-wash sink.

AMERICAN LEGION POST #223

100 E. Dykeman Road, Shippensburg

Date: Aug. 13, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Scoop being stored in the ice machine with handle touching and/or buried beneath the ice.

–The deflector plate, in the ice machine, a food contact surface, was observed to have a build up of black residue and was not clean to sight and touch.

CARPE DIEM

401 Market St., New Cumberland

Date: Aug. 13, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed fan covers in walk-in cooler, Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.

–Observed rodenticides in the kitchen area, not labeled by the manufacturer as approved for use in a food facility. Rodenticide placed by the pest control operator on glue traps under the equipment in the kitchen area, a label violation for rodenticides. Was removed and discarded at the time of the inspection. Phone number of the pest control operator was provided to the inspector, who has attempted to contact the pest control operator.

SWEETFROG

40 Noble Blvd., Carlisle

Date: Aug. 13, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Food facility does not have chlorine sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate Sterisheen sanitizer concentration.

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BEST WESTERN, CARLISLE

1155 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle

Date: Aug. 11, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–There must be a splash guard between the hand-wash sink and three-bay sink to prevent contamination from hand-washing.

–Food facility does not have available sanitizer test strips or test kit to determine appropriate sanitizer concentration.

CUMBERLAND DRIVE-IN

715 Centerville Road, Newville

Date: Aug. 11, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Grease, dust, and drip on suppression lines in hood system.

–Fryer baskets had grease and old food debris not cleaned from previous use. Corrected on-site.

DAVINCI ITALIAN EATERY INC.

6617 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg

Date: Aug. 11, 2020

Type: Regular

Compliance: In

Violations:

–Observed, exterior of Hobart Floor Mixer, Non-food contact surfaces not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and

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