Miami County health inspections

Information provided by Miami County Public Health.

April 6

• Piqua High School, One Indian Trail, Piqua: Standard/Critical Control Point Inspection.

Critical: At time of inspection, person-in-charge (PIC) discussed employees dunking their hands in “bleach water” between the dirty and clean sides of dishwashing. Hands were not being washed in between handling dirty dishes going into the dishwasher. Hands need to be washed between handling dirty dishes and handling clean dishes.

Corrected during inspection; critical: Observed cheeseburgers holding at 110 F. After informing PIC, the temperature of the units were raised. At end of inspection, cheeseburger temperature was 135 F.

At time of inspection, observed the following: 1. Wooden prep table that is no longer smooth and easily cleanable. 2. Wooden cabinets that are not sealed.

Critical: At time of inspection, both the front and back prep sinks had insufficient air gaps. Ensure air gaps of at least 2 inches on both prep sink drains.

Observed spray nozzle before dishwasher to be leaking from the pipe junction and have a cloth underneath to catch the drip. Repair.

Observed metal plate on wall where water fountain used to be to not be properly sealed. Reseal plate to wall so it is smooth and easily cleanable.

Comments: Workers cannot use a bleach and water bucket to clean hands between the dirty and clean sides of dish machine. Hands must be fully washed before moving from dirty to clean end of dishwashing.

Wooden prep table should not be used for prep-work. After informing PIC, they stated that the table is not used for prep anymore.

PIC stated that the kitchen is getting a full remodel in Summer of 2023. Please ensure communication with Miami County Public Health (MCPH) before and during the remodel to ensure proper equipment and physical facilities are installed.

Facility observed to be clean and tidy at time of inspection.

Air gaps insufficient on both prep sinks. Ensure air gaps of at least 2 inches on both sink drains.

• Subway, 15 S. Dorset Rd., Troy: Follow-Up Inspection.

No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

The following violation(s) have been corrected since the last inspection:

Backflow prevention – air gap – Insufficient air gap between the flood rim and the water supply inlet on the prep sink.

Comments: At time of follow up inspection, a sufficient air gap was observed on the prep sink.

• Dollar General #10163, 2525 W. Main St., Troy: Standard Inspection.

Critical; repeat: Did not require employee(s) to report symptoms, diagnosed illness by a health care provider, or high risk situations as specified in rule. At time of inspection, the PIC could not produce the employee illness reporting policy.

Repeat: RFE does not comply with Level One Certification requirements.

Comments: Facility was clean and orderly at time of inspection.

• Tipp City Eagles, 202 Main St., Tipp City: Standard Inspection.

Critical: Did not require employee(s) to report symptoms, diagnosed illness by a health care provider, or high risk situations as specified in rule. At time of inspection, the person in charge could not produce an employee illness reporting policy.

No written procedures for responding to vomiting or diarrheal events.

No towels or drying device at the handwashing sink(s). At time of inspection, paper towels were not stocked at the bar hand washing sink.

Corrected during inspection; critical; repeat: Food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation. Observed eggs being stored over ready to eat food. At time of inspection, the eggs were moved to the bottom shelf of the refrigerator.

Critical: Presence of live insects, rodents, and other pests. Observed mouse dropping behind the dish washer in the down stairs kitchen.

No sanitizer test kit available. At time of inspection, PIC could not produce test strips for the sanitizer solution.

Repeat: Non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean. Observed food debris in the bottom of the reach in cooler in the down stairs kitchen.

Repeat: Facility not maintained clean. Observed grease build up and food residue on the floors, walls, and ceiling of the kitchen down stairs.

Comments: A consultation will be scheduled in the future to discuss the equipment in the down stairs kitchen and the ice machine in the dinning area.

A follow up inspection will be done on or after 4/27/22 to discuss the following: Pest control plan and clean up of rodent droppings and employee illness reporting policy.

• Little Caesars, 1408 W. Main St., Troy: Standard/Process Review

Critical: Written procedures and plans are not maintained and implemented. Observed outdated and incorrect time as a public health control procedures within the facility. The PIC stated policies were not similar to the procedure implemented within the facility. Please update the procedures so that they comply with the Ohio Uniform Food Safety Code and the internal policies of the facility.

Critical: PIC unable to demonstrate knowledge by having no critical violations. Thoroughly discussed food safety procedures with the PIC. A copy of the food service inspection checklist was given and food safety handouts will be sent along with this report.

Facility does not have an employee with manager certification in food protection.

Critical; repeat: Employees are not informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health. An employee health policy was unable to be produced at the time of inspection. A copy will be sent along with this report.

Repeat: No written procedures for responding to vomiting or diarrheal events.

Corrected during inspection: Observed a gatorade bottle stored above RTE food product in the walk-in cooler. Upon informing the PIC, the bottle was removed voluntarily.

Critical: Handwashing sink not accessible. Observed a stack of lids on top of the hand-sink in the warewashing area. Instructed PIC that hand-sinks are to remain accessible at all times for convenient use.

Critical; repeat: Handwashing sink is being used for purposes other than handwashing. Observed the hand sink adjacent to the pizza racks being used as a dump sink. Instructed PIC that hand-sinks are to be used for no other purpose than hand washing.

Critical; repeat: Equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean. Observed food residue accumulations on the following equipment and utensils: 1. Tongs 2. Can opener blade 3. Dough mixer 4. Dough straightener 5. Dough rounder This is not an all inclusive list. Various food contact surfaces were observed unclean to sight and touch.

Corrected during inspection; critical; repeat: Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, TCS foods not properly date marked. Observed sliced ham and calzone sauce in the walk-in cooler without a date mark. Upon informing the PIC, the both food products were date marked properly.

No written procedures for time as a public health control. Incorrect time as a public health control procedures were observed in the facility. Update as necessary.

Critical: Improper use of time as a public health control (4 hours). Observed pizza stored on racks not adequately time marked. PIC stated that pizzas are timed on the racks for 1 hour using a timer attached to the racks. The timers were not on at the time of inspection. PIC stated that the pizzas had been recently prepared and thus, the timers were started. Additionally, parmesan cheese was observed not time marked.

Corrected during inspection; critical: Improper storage of poisonous or toxic materials. Observed chemicals stored above clean utensils in the dish area. Upon informing the PIC, the chemicals were moved to an appropriate storage area.

Critical; repeat: Observed mouse droppings in the storage room adjacent to the restrooms; observed gnats and ants present under the grease trap cover. PIC stated that they have regular pest control treatments and will send the invoice of the pest control treatment to MCPH once completed.

Equipment and utensils are not being air dried. Observed food containers and utensils stored without being fully air dried (wet nesting). Ensure all equipment and utensils are fully air dried before storing.

Repeat: Observed single-use pizza boxes stored on the pizza prep table with utensils on top. Single-use items shall be stored in a clean, dry location where they are not exposed to splash, dust, or other contamination. Also observed clean food lids stored in a dirty container.

Fixed equipment not properly sealed or spaced for cleaning. Observed the 3-compartment sink improperly sealed to the wall. Reseal with caulking so that it is easily cleanable.

Repeat: Nonfood-contact surfaces not easily cleanable. Observed pizza rack covers ripped and in overall poor condition. Repair or replace so that it is smooth and easily cleanable.

Corrected during inspection; critical: Food contact surfaces not easily cleanable. Observed multiple food containers broken and/or cracked. Upon informing the PIC, the containers were voluntarily discarded.

Equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted. Observed ice build-up in the reach-in freezer. Service so that functionality does not worsen.

Warewashing equipment and/or components not cleaned at required frequency. Observed a thick layer of grime on the 3-compartment sink. Ensure a cleaning frequency adequate to preclude such accumulations is implemented in the facility.

Repeat: Non-food contact surface(s) not cleaned at the required frequency. Observed food residue and grime build-up on various non-food contact surfaces throughout the facility; including, but not limited to: 1. Storage racks 2. Shelving 3. Oven/dough racks 4. Oven conveyor belt Implement a cleaning schedule adequate to preclude such accumulations.

Water treatment device or backflow preventer not inspected/serviced with documentation as required. Observed the backflow prevention device with the last inspection occurring more than 1 year prior. Backflow preventers shall be inspected annually. Schedule for service.

Repeat: Plumbing system not properly maintained or repaired. Observed the 3-compartment sink leaking water. Repair.

Unnecessary or nonfunctional items on premises. Observed storage room adjacent to the restrooms filled to the ceiling with unused equipment and other items. Remove unnecessary items so that easy access to the storage room is maintained.

Physical facilities not maintained in good repair. Observed the following in disrepair: 1. Paper towel dispenser adjacent to pizza racks 2. Restroom door 3. Grease trap lid Repair.

Repeat: Facility not maintained clean. Observed food debris and residue throughout the facility on floors, walls, and ceilings. Implement an adequate cleaning schedule.

Unapproved cleaning method for floors. Observed a broom and dust pan being used to clean the floors. Floors shall be cleaned using dustless methods to prevent contamination.

Ventilation system not maintained. Observed ventilation throughout the facility with dust and grime build-up.

Repeat: RFE does not comply with Level One Certification requirements.

Comments: At the time of inspection, mouse droppings were observed in the storage room adjacent to the restroom; please use wet cleaning methods to dispose of the droppings. Additionally, gnats and ants were present underneath the grease trap cover.

Due to the facility’s state of uncleanliness, a re-inspection will occur on or after 4/13/2022 to check for cleanliness of food contact surfaces and treatment of pests. Another re-inspection will occur on or after 5/9/2022 to assess the state of repairs and overall cleaning progress of the facility itself.

Attached to this report will be various documents and handouts pertinent to food safety and foodborne illness prevention. These will also be brought to the re-inspection.

Lastly, the PIC stated that the prep-sink is no longer used to wash produce. Implement signage which designates a specific use for the prep sink.