Restaurant inspections

Inspections from the Piqua Health Department.

July 16

• Tasty Treat, 129 College St., Piqua —The vanilla ice cream machine was holding at 50 degrees. All TCS food must be below 41 degrees. Discard product and repair machine.

• Family Dollar Store, 633 W. High St., Piqua — There are significant signs of mice in facility. Secure building and increase level of sanitation. Pest control company being used. The three-door refrigerator was dirty and in need of cleaning. The ceiling is damaged from roof leaks. Repair. The floors need to be cleaned, especially under shelving and refrigerator.

June 25

• Subway, 1575 Covington Ave., Piqua — The three compartment sink is still leaking. Repair.

June 26

• Aldi Inc., 1243 E. Ash St., Piqua — Satisfactory at time of inspection.

• Dobo’s Delights, 417 N. Main St., Piqua — Satisfactory at time of inspection.

Inspections from the Miami County Public Health Department

July 9

• Clopay Building Products-Coachman Market C, 1400 W. Market St., Troy — Repeat: Floors, walls, and/or ceilings not smooth and easily cleanable. Observed water damaged ceiling tile above self-serve coffee and kiosk at the time of inspection. Repair or replace ceiling tile above service area.

• Clopay Building Products-FIP-Market C, 1400 W. Market St., Troy — Corrected During Inspection; Critical: Ready-to-eat, TCS food not properly discarded when required. Observed Gourmet Bistro Turkey Cobb with Bacon Salad with a date of 06-JUL-2020. Discussed TCS food items shall be either sold, consumed or discarded by manufacturer’s use by date. PIC voluntarily pulled at the time of inspection.

• Clopay Building Products-Harware-Market C, 1400 W. Market St., Troy — Corrected During Inspection; Critical: Ready-to-eat, TCS food not properly discarded when required. Observed Spinach Dijon Salad with a date of 04-JUL-2020. Discussed TCS food items shall either be sold, consumed or discarded by the manufacturer’s use by date. PIC voluntarily discarded at the time of inspection.

• Clopay Building Products-Shipping Market C, 1400 W. Market St., Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

• Clopay Corp. Receiving Operator-AVI Food Systems Inc. Vending, 1400 W. Market St., Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

• Improved Order of Redman, 103 1/2 E. Main St., Troy — Facility does not have an employee with manager certification in food protection. Facility must have an employee per shift that has a food handler safety certification.

• Clopay Corp. Fip Operator-AVI Food Systems Inc. Vending, 1400 W. Market St., Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

• Cold Stone Creamery, 1187 Experiment Farm Road, Troy — Corrected During Inspection; Critical: Food equipment surfaces not cleaned at required frequency. PIC stated that scoops for candy and mix in items changed daily. Required frequency is every 4 hours. Discussed with PIC and corrected at time of inspection.

Nonfood-contact surfaces not easily cleanable. Observed shelf underneath mixing counter not easily cleanable. Observed shelf in disrepair. Repair or replace shelf to be smooth and easily cleanable.

Observed unclean floors in walk-in freezer. Increase cleaning frequency to eliminate food residue and build up.

July 10

• The Wild Banana, 9525 E. Hasket Lane, Dayton — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

• Needler’s Fresh Market, 982 N. Market St., Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

• Clopay Corp. Troy Shipping Operator-AVI Food Systems Inc. Vending, 1400 W. Market St., Troy — Non-food contact surface(s) not cleaned at the required frequency. Interior of coffee vending machine observed with build-up at the time of inspection. Discussed ample and increased frequency of cleaning to preclude accumulation and build-up.

• Weldy’s Dairy Bar, 218 S. Miami Ave., Bradford — Repeat: No written procedures for responding to vomiting or diarrheal events on site at the time of inspection. Please visit miamicountyhealth.net for a copy to have on site in response to bodily fluid accidents.

Repeat: Floor and wall junctures not properly coved or closed/tight-fitting. Observed areas not properly sealed and coved to protect premises from potential pest harborage in back storage area. Please seal tightly and routinely inspect areas to ensure properly sealed and tight-fitting to floor/wall junctures.

July 13

• Papa John’s, 779 W. Market St., Troy — Critical: Employees are not informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health. At time of inspection, a signed copy of the employee illness reporting document was not made available. Have each employee read and sign this document.

Critical: Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, TCS foods not properly date marked. Observed sausage, salami, bacon and olives all date marked for 8 days total. Date marking can only be for 7 days. Day 1 is the day of prep.

Outer opening not protected. Observed a gap between the back door and the ground. Light was observed to be coming in from outside.

No sanitizer test kit available. At time of inspection, PIC did not have sanitizer test strips available.

Non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean. Observed build up of food debris in the bottom trays of the conveyor oven. Increase cleaning frequency of ovens.

Critical: No air gap or approved backflow prevention device on the plumbing system. Observed prep sink without an air gap to prevent back siphonage.

Facility not maintained clean. Observed walls and floors to be unclean in the area housing the 3 compartment and prep sinks. Increase cleaning frequency of floors and walls.

Ventilation system not maintained. Observed dust build up in hood ventilation system.

• Marco’s Pizza, 1102 W. Main St., Troy — Corrected During Inspection; Critical: PIC unable to demonstrate knowledge by having no critical violations. Critical violations include date marking errors. Date marking was fixed at time of inspection. PIC did not know proper cooking temperatures at time of inspection

Corrected During Inspection; Critical: Ready-to-eat, TCS food not properly discarded when required. Observed food date marked for July 12, on July 13. PIC corrected at time of inspection.

Facility not maintained clean. Observed walls not clean to sight or touch behind 3 compartment sink. Observed food residue on wall behind 3 compartment sink.Increase cleaning frequency.

Facility not maintained clean. Observed buildup in drain pipe from pop machine as well as floor drain underneath pop machine. In same location, buildup was observed on the floor surrounding the drain.

• Wendy’s, 1300 Archer Drive, Troy — Critical: PIC did not ensure employees are proplerly maintaining temperatures of TCS foods during hot and cold storage. Observed main cold hold prep line opposite the drive thru side holding well above 41F. Employees are not properly monitoring Time/Temperature Controlled for Safety (TCS) food temperatures.

No written procedures for responding to vomiting or diarrheal events. Manager could not locate bodily fluid clean-up procedures at the time of inspection. Facility should have access to procedures in response to a boldily fluid accident during hours of operation.

Corrected During Inspection: Utensils and equipment contacting non-TCS foods not cleaned at requried frequency. Observed utensil used for cookie case on front counter with a build-up of food debris at the time of inspection. Discussed utensils being used to contact non-TCS food items shall be cleaned at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of debris. Manager pulled and put utensil at 3-comp during inspection.

Corrected During Inspection; Critical: Improper cooling of TCS food. Observed gravy in the walk-in cooler at a temperature of 75 degrees F. According to Manager, the gravy had been cooling since around 10 am. Discussed time/temperature controlled for safety food shall be cooled from 135F to 70F within 2 hours and from 70 to 41 or below within an additional 4 hours, not to exceed 6 total hours. Manager voluntarily discarded gravy at the time of inspection.

Corrected During Inspection; Critical: TCS foods not being cold held at the proper temperature. Observed several TCS items in the cold hold prep table opposite the drive-thru side holding between 46 degrees F and 52 degrees F. Discussed TCS foods shall be held at 41F or below to prevent potential growth of bacteria. Manager voluntarily discarded TCS products holding in the temperature danger zone at the time of inspection.

Improper method for cooling TCS foods. Observed gravy in deep food containers completely covered in walk-in cooler. Discussed proper cooling methods such as using an ice bath, putting food items in shall pans, and keeping items slightly vented/uncovered to facilitate proper cooling methods of TCS food items.

Corrected During Inspection: Hot and cold holding equipment thermometer was missing, located incorrectly, or not easily readable. No ambient thermometer in undercounter cold hold unit for monitoring temperatures observed at the time of inspection. Discussed thermometer shall be equipped in the warmest part of unit to properly monitor temperatures of TCS products. Manager placed thermometer in unit at time of inspection.

Equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted. Cold hold table not properly adjusted to hold products at appropriate temperature. Manager placed work order during inspection to have unit serviced.

No sanitizer test kit available. No test strips able to be provided for testing of sanitizing solution at the time of inspection. Facility shall have corresponding test strips for sanitzing solution (QUAT) in order to adequately test the concentration to ensure proper cleaning and disinfection of food contact surfaces of equipment/utensils is occuring within the food service operation.

Non-food contact surface(s) not cleaned at the required frequency. Observed severe build-up on shelving units in the walk-in cooler and freezer at the time of inspection. Non-food contact surfaces shall be cleaned as often as necessary to prevent a build-up and be clean to sight and touch.

Critical: No air gap or approved backflow prevention device on the plumbing system. No backflows observed on bunn coffee machines. Backflow preventer device (ASSE 1022) shall be equipped on any and all drink beverage machines hooked to municipal water to protect supply from potential back siphonage.

Floor and wall junctures not properly coved or closed and/or floor drains not provided. Observed tile area on the exterior of the walk-in cooler on both sides and tile behind the ice machine not properly closed/sealed. Discussed properly sealing cove finish to facilitate adequate cleaning and to prevent pest harborage conditions within the food service operation.

Facility not maintained clean. Observed grease build-up underneath and behind fryers, debris behind ice machine, food underneath shelving units in walk-in freezer and walk-in cooler, debris underneath front counter and drive-thru areas, and underneath and behind plumbing fixtures of 3-compartment sink and food preparation sink (floors and walls). Discussed facility shall be cleaned more frequently to prevent excessive build-up of food debris, dirst and other residues.

Physical facilities not maintained in good repair. Observed grout in drive thru area, specifically underneath pop machine, severely breaking down, holding water and other debris. Discussed grout shall be repaired or replaced (re-grouted) when it begins to break down and hold water and excessive food debris.

• Chipotle Mexican Grill, 1934 W. Main St., Troy — Corrected During Inspection: Utensils and equipment contacting non-TCS foods not cleaned at requried frequency. Observed dispensing units on beverage machine when removing nozzles with a build-up of a black residue. PIC had employee remove and properly clean and sanitize at the time of inspection.

July 14

• Casey’s General Store, 1981 Donn Davis Way, Tipp City — Repeat: Handwashing sink water below 100°F. Discussed with PIC, he has placed a work order to fix mixing valve. Water was below 100, increase temperature to come up to code.

Equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted. Observed in both walk-in freezers that condensing units were iced over. Observed ice build up preventing freezer doors from closing properly. Remove ice and repair freezer unit to eliminate ice build up.

Facility not maintained clean. Observed food debris build up on floors and base boards throughout kitchen. Increase cleaning frequency to eliminate food build up.

• 2 Lunas LLC, 12 S. Tippecanoe Drive, Tipp City — Facility does not have an employee with manager certification in food protection. No certified individual with Manager’s certification in Food Protection. Manager stated he is working to schedule and take test being offered in Spanish.

Critical: Employees are not informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health. No employee health policy on-site. Discussed employees shall be informed in a verifiable manner their means of reporting conditions pertaining to their health.

No written procedures for responding to vomiting or diarrheal events. No bodily fluid procedures kept on-site. Discussed facility shall have procedures in response to potential bodily fluid accidents to prevent potential contamination of facility and food items if an accident were to occur.

Corrected During Inspection; Critical; Repeat: Food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation. Observed raw fish above RTE food items such as chicken tenders and potato wedge fries in reach-in pepsi cooler. Discussed proper storage order to prevent potential cross contamination. PIC restructured storage of reach-in pepsi cooler at the time of inspection to correct improper storage order.

Corrected During Inspection; Critical; Repeat: Food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation. Observed raw chicken in walk-in cooler stored directly on top of raw beef. Discussed raw chicken shall be stored below beef to prevent cross-contamination from occuring. PIC corrected at the time of inspection.

Critical: Quaternary ammonium sanitizing solution at incorrect temperature, concentration, and/or water hardness. Observed Eco-lab sanitize dispensing unit testing at 10 ppm at the time of inspection. PIC contacted Eco-lab to service. For the time being, facility will have to manually make sanitizing solution and use QUAT test strips to test before use.

Corrected During Inspection: Utensils and equipment contacting non-TCS foods not cleaned at requried frequency. Observed nozzles on both pop machines as well as nozzles to iced tea dispensers with a build-up and needing cleaned at the time of inspection. Discussed dispensing units/nozzles contacting non-TCS foods shall be cleaned as often as necessary to prevent a build-up. PIC removed and washed, rinsed, sanitized and air-dried at the time of inspection.

Corrected During Inspection; Critical; Repeat: Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, TCS foods not properly date marked. Observed cooked steak and chorizo in the walk-in cooler without proper date marks. Discussed date marking procedures with PIC at the time of inspection. Both items dated with date of preparation at the time of inspection.

Corrected During Inspection: TCS foods not properly thawed. Observed ROP fish in pepsi cooler thawing in original ROP packaging environment. Discussed ROP products shall be opened prior to thawing. PIC instructed food employee to slit packaging to continue thawing under refrigeration.

No sanitizer test kit available. No bleach test strips available for low temp dish machine. Obtain bleach test strips to adequately test concentration of sanitizing solution.

• Meijer Gas Station, 1990 W. Main St., Troy — Equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted. Observed condensation tray leaking onto floor from open cold sandwich case. Equipment should not be leaking.

Critical: Insufficient air gap between the flood rim and the water supply inlet. Observed no air gap on soda machine and ice bin. Drains are sitting in flood rim. Discussed with PIC that there must be at least a 2” air gap.

• Dad’s Carry Out, 249 Union St., Troy — Corrected During Inspection; Critical: Ready-to-eat, TCS food not properly discarded when required. Observed olives held past the 7 days date marked for. PIC discarded at time of inspection.

July 15

• Dollar General Store, 9063 S. State Route 201, Tipp City — Hot and cold holding equipment thermometer was missing, located incorrectly, or not easily readable. Observed thermometers missing in reach in coolers.

Non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean. Observed a thick layer of milk spill residue on the bottom shelves of both coolers holding milk.

• True North Shell, 1298 S. Dorset Road, Troy — Critical: Quaternary ammonium sanitizing solution at incorrect temperature, concentration, and/or water hardness. Observed sanitizer at less than 200 ppm. Dispensing machine not functioning properly.

Critical: Equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean. Observed mold growth in ice shoot of pop machine. Facility did not have records indicating the last time the ice machine was taken apart, cleaned and sanitized.

Non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean. Observed food residue and build up inside the customer use microwave.

• Buffalo Jack’s, 137 S. High St., Covington — Facility does not have an employee with manager certification in food protection. No Manager’s certification in Food Protection provided and on-site at the time of inspection. New Manager stated one employee is certified but certificate is not on file. New Manager also stated she is working to become level 2, Manager certified.

Critical: Employees are not informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health. Observed employee health policy on file that was unsigned by employees and also out of date, not including all 13 reportable illnesses in the state of Ohio.

No written procedures for responding to vomiting or diarrheal events. Bodily fluid clean-up procedures shall be kept on-site in response to bodily fluid accidents for proper cleaning and disinfection of potential contamination during such events.

Corrected During Inspection; Critical: Food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation. Observed raw pork being thawed and stored above RTE foods such as ham and cooked beef in the walk-in cooler. Also observed raw fish being stored below raw pork in the walk-in cooler. Discussed storage order to prevent potential contamination. Storage order issues corrected at the time of inspection.

Corrected During Inspection; Critical; Repeat: TCS foods not being cold held at the proper temperature. Observed cold holding island (both sides) holding food products in the temperature danger zone (46-53F). Discussed cold holding requirements to prevent potential bacterial growth. Items prepped for the day were moved to the walk-in holding 34 degrees F at the time of inspection. Other items that were not prepped for the day voluntarily discarded at the time of inspection.

Corrected During Inspection; Critical: Ready-to-eat, TCS food not properly discarded when required. Observed cooked beef with a date of 6/26 and buffalo chili dated 7-1 in the walk-in cooler. Discussed TCS date marked products shall either be sold, consumed or discarded by the 7th day to prevent growth. Items pulled and voluntarily discarded at the time of inspection.

Repeat: Inadequate equipment available for cooling, heating or holding food. The reach-in prep cooler adjacent to the hot holding unit as well as the side closest to the kitchen entrance was observed holding food between 46 F and 53F. Repair or replace. Cease use of the unit until it is repaired or replaced and the ambient air temperature is holding products 41F or below.

Corrected During Inspection: TCS foods not properly thawed. Observed tilapia thawing under running water greater than 70F. Cook tempered water to ensure fish was being thawed in cold running water less than 70 degrees. Running water re-tempted at 68F at the time of inspection.

Corrected During Inspection: Working food containers not properly labeled. Observed unknown product in walk-in cooler without a label. Manager was unsure what the product was exactly. Manager asked cook and product was properly labeled with common name at the time of inspection.

Outer opening not protected. Back delivery door and front entrance door with inadequate door sweeps allowing sunlight to enter below the base of the door and the door frame. Manager has new door sweeps ordered and just needs to install to prevent outer openings from being unprotected from pest entry.

Repeat: Equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted. In the walk-in freezer, ice build-up was observed on the floor and shelving directly underneath condensing unit. De-ice to prevent a build-up. Cold holding island also observed in disrepair as items were not holding proper temperature at the time of inspection. Manager to contact Barga’s to service unit. Cease use of unit until properly holding TCS food items 41F or below. If cold hold prep unit can no longer hold temperature, then facility must look into replacing this unit.

No sanitizer test kit available. No quat test strips available for QUAT sanitizing solution. Obtain test strips for corresponding sanitizing solution to adequately test concentration.

Repeat: Physical facilities not maintained in good repair. Repair broken floor tiles and cove base tiles as well as ceiling in upstairs storage area.

Repeat: Facility not maintained clean. Observed a build-up of dust, dirt and other debris/residues in mop room on floors and walls behind/underneath the bag-in-the-box, in both walk-in units and behind the grill line in the kitchen. Physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to prevent a build-up and preclude accumulation.

Floor and wall junctures not properly coved or closed and/or floor drains not provided. Observed severals areas throughout the facility such as outside the walk-in cooler, underneath the drainboard in the warewashing area, behind 2-door reach-in freezer unit, and underneath the food prep sink with cove base tiles either missing, damaged, or jutting up or out from the wall/floor junctures and cove base finish. Repair, replace, or adequately seal so closed and tight-fitting to facilitate adequate cleaning and to prevent areas for harborage for pests.

Floors, walls, and/or ceilings not smooth and easily cleanable. Observed missing ceiling tiles in mop room. Please replace so ceiling is smooth and easily cleanable.

Unnecessary or nonfunctional items and /or litter on premises. Upstairs area still remains cluttered. Remove unnecessary items from the premises and organize upstairs area by time frame from previous consultation report.

Existing physical facilities and equipment constitute a public health hazard. Cold holding unit for storing time/temperature controlled for safety foods repeatedly not holding appropriate temperature on multiple standard inspections. Repair or replace unit to ensure a public health hazard in no longer being constituted.