Miami County health inspections


•Information provided by Miami County Public Health.

April 11

• Laura’s Country Diner, 6 W. Pike St., Laura: Follow-Up Inspection.

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

Repeat: Physical facilities not maintained in good repair. Observed cracked flooring near the walk-in cooler. Repair so that the floor is easily cleanable.

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

Scheduling inspection and service for a water system device – Water treatment device or backflow preventer not inspected/serviced with documentation as required. PIC unable to produce verification of backflow service upon inspection.

Comments: At the time of re-inspection, Person-In-Charge (PIC) stated that after contacting a local plumber, it was discovered that the village of Laura handles backflow prevention and thus, Laura’s Country Diner is not in need of a backflow on the main water line.

• Leaf & Vine, 108 W. Main St., Troy: Follow-Up Inspection.

Critical; repeat: Insufficient air gap between the flood rim and the water supply inlet on the prep sink. Ensure that the prep sink has a 2-4 inch air gap.

Comments: Discussed with the owner that a licensed plumber will be fixing the air gap on the prep sink by then end of April.

• Kids Learning Place & Head Start, 1849 Town Park Dr., Troy: Standard Inspection.

No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Comments: The kitchen was not operating at time of inspection due to spring break.

Facility was clean and orderly.

• Circle K #4705341, 3519 S. Co. Rd. 25A, Troy: Follow-Up Inspection.

Critical; repeat: Observed written procedures, as developed by the retail food establishment, not being maintained and implemented: Management was unclear and could not specify if the hot holding Temperature/Time Controlled for Safety foods were being held hot or being time marked as a public health control.

Critical; repeat: Circle K’s employee verifiable illness reporting policy was missing many diagnosed illnesses (ex. Entamoeba Histolytica, Campylobacter, Vibrio Cholerae, Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora) in the diagnosed by a health care provider section. The license holder is not ensuring employees are being informed on their responsibility to report all of diagnosed illnesses set forward from the Ohio Uniform Food Safety code.


At time of reinspection, the time/temperature controlled for safety and employee illness policy listing the 13 illness and verifiable, were not corrected.

Miami County Public Health is reaching out to Circle K Corporate to ensure the following:

• Procedures on time/temperature controlled for safety foods procedures are clear on what method of public heath control they are using

• Circle K employee illness policy reflects the 13 illnesses listed in Ohio Uniform Food Safety Code 3717-1-02.1(A)(2) and is verifiable at time of inspection

• Family Dollar #22220, 930 W. Main St., Tipp City: Standard Inspection.

Critical; repeat: At time of inspection, verifiable employee illness policy was not present. Gave PIC an example policy to use while on-site.

Repeat: No bodily fluid clean up procedure available at time of inspection. Example procedure is attached to this report email.

Corrected during inspection; critical: Observed raw bacon stored over the top of raw shelled eggs. After informing PIC, eggs were moved so bacon was not over the top of them.

Repeat: At time of inspection, observed the door sweep in the back storage area to have a significant gap on the left side. Replace door sweep. PIC stated a work order was completed for this, but was insufficient.

Repeat: At time of inspection, observed ceiling tiles with severe staining in the back storage area, and minor staining in the retail area. Observed packaged ceiling tiles in back storage area. PIC stated they are waiting on their maintenance man to install them. Replace stained ceiling tiles.

At time of inspection, FSO did not have a person in charge per shift with the person in charge certification in food protection.

Comments: Gave PIC employee illness policy to post and ensure employees sign.

According to PIC, roofing leaks have been occurring and the building owner has not yet fixed them. Did not observe any active roofing leaks at time of inspection. Ensure any roofing leaks that may occur or are occurring are fixed immediately.

At time of inspection, no Level 1 Person-in-Charge certified individual on site for the facility. Obtain Level 1 Person-in-Charge food safety certification for at least 1 employee per shift.

April 12

• Aldi Inc (Ohio) #60, 1243 E. Ash St., Piqua: Standard Inspection.

RFE does not comply with Level One Certification requirements.

Comments: At time of inspection, a level one person in charge certified individual was not present. Ensure a level one certified individual is on site during each shift.

• Buffalo Wings & Rings, 989 E. Ash St., Piqua: Follow-Up Inspection.

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

Critical; repeat: Presence of live insects, rodents, and other pests. At time of reinspection, gnats were observed around the water heater.

Plumbing system not properly maintained or repaired. At time of reinspection, the hot water heater was observed leaking fluid.

Repeat: FSO did not have a person in charge per shift with the person in charge certification in food protection.

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

PIC: duties – ensure employees are proplery sanitizing cleaned equipment and utensils – PIC not ensuring employees are properly sanitizing equipment and utensils and monitoring of sanitizer parameters. At time of inspection, person in charge (PIC) did not know how to test the dishwashers chemical concentration.

Comments: During the reinspection, the dish washer was tested and observed to be working correctly.

The hot water heater was observed leaking fluid and causing standing water around the three bay sink. Gnats were also observed in the dish area.

Please understand that if the following conditions are not met, presence of live and dead pests will not be eliminated:

Prevention and sanitation can be divided into four main categories: Exclusion; Elimination of water; Elimination of food, and; Elimination of harborage.

Ensure that equipment is repaired, water is removed and the physical facilities are kept clean to reduce presence of pest. Continue working with a license pest control company to treat the gnat presence. A pest control handout will be emailed to the facility along with this report.

At time of reinspection, a lack of food safety knowledge was observed. Food safety hand outs will be attached in an email along with this report. The facility must get all managers a level one person in charge certification within 30 days. At least one manager must obtain the level two food safety manager certification within 60 days.

MCPH will be contacting the general manager of the facility to schedule a consultation with the environmental health food program manager to train the managers on food safety.

A follow up inspection will occur on or after 4/25/22 to inspect the presence of pest.

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