Miami County restaurant inspections

Information provided by Miami County Public Health.

Feb. 10

• Hartzell Propeller, 1 Propeller Place, Piqua: Standard Inspection.

No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Comments: Vending operation satisfactory at the time of inspection. No violations noted.

• Harrison’s, 106 E. Main St., Tipp City: Follow-Up Inspection.

No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

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

Controlling pests: Presence of live insects, rodents, and other pests. Observed rodent droppings on the floor throughout the basement.

PIC: Demonstration of Knowledge-No Critical Violations: PIC unable to demonstrate knowledge by having no critical violations.

Comments: Photos of rodent dropping removed from the floor in the basement were provided. A copy of the last pest control invoice were also provided. Based on this, an on-site re-inspection to check on this critical violation did not occur.

Feb. 15

• Y’All’s Country Club, 196 N. High St., Covington: Standard Inspection.

No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Comments: Facility observed to be clean at time of inspection.

No food prep was observed at time of inspection.

No violations observed at time of inspection.

• T-B’s Place and Patio, 118 E. Main St., Bradford: Standard Inspection.

Corrected during inspection; critical: At time of inspection, PIC unable to demonstrate proper knowledge of wash, rinse, and sanitize proceedures. Informed PIC of proper proceedures and importance of each step for maintaining food safety.

Repeat: Facility does not have an employee with manager certification in food protection. Obtain manager certification in food protection. Ensure certification is on-site and accessible during inspection.

No soap at handwashing sink located next to stand-up cooler and door to back storage area..

Corrected during inspection; critical; repeat: Observed dented mushroom can stored on rack next to other cans in good condition. Upon informing PIC, the can was pulled to be disposed.

Corrected during inspection; critical; repeat: Observed raw bacon positioned above ready to eat hotdogs. Upon informing PIC, hotdogs were moved to the rack above the raw bacon.

Corrected during inspection; critical: Wall-mounted french fry cutter observed to have accumulated food debris. Upon informing PIC, the cutter was placed in the 3-bay sink for washing.

Corrected during inspection; critical; repeat: Observed an excess of refrigerated, ready-to-eat, TCS foods not properly date marked. Items were date marked for dates in excess of seven (7) days. Upon informing PIC of proper date marking proceedures, items were marked correctly with seven (7) day date marking (with the date they were opened being day one (1)).

Corrected during inspection; critical: At time of inspection, working containers of sanitizer were not labeled with the common name of the sanitizer. Upon informing PIC, the bottles were labeled appropriately.

Repeat: Back door has large gaps showing sunlight underneath. This opening leaves the facility open to pest infiltration. Replace the door sweep so there is no gap underneath the outside doors in the facility.

No sanitizer test kit or testing strips available at time of inspection.

Repeat: At time of inspection, FSO did not have a person in charge on site with the person in charge certification in food protection.

Comments: Informed PIC of importance of food safety knowledge and certification while working at a food facility.

• Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar, 2313 W. Main St., Troy: Follow-Up Inspection.

Critical; repeat: Equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean. Observed mold-like substance in ice machine on right side inside of the storage compartment at time of inspection. Informed PIC and they stated they will clean it and send photos once completed.

Repeat: Equipment and utensils are not being air dried. Observed several food containers and utensils being put away and stored wet (wet-nesting). Ensure cleaned and sanitized dishware is being put away once fully and completely air-dried.

Repeat: Nonfood-contact surfaces not easily cleanable. Observed storage rack to have build up and rust at time of inspection. This rack was holding clean storage bins and utensils. Surface is no longer smooth and easily cleanable. Recommend resurfacing or replacement.

Repeat: Cutting blocks or boards cannot be effectively cleaned and sanitized. Prep table cutting boards observed to have discoloration and marring. Recommend resurfacing or replacement.

Repeat: Equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted. Grill prep and salad prep cooler observed pooling water in the bottom interior of these units. Repair the equipment such that they are maintained in good repair and proper adjustment.

Repeat: Non-food contact surface(s) not cleaned at the required frequency. Non-food contact surfaces throughout observed unclean to sight and touch with debris and residue build-up. The interior of the prep coolers were observed with condensation build-up. Clean to sight and touch.

Repeat: Non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean. Observed debris on top of dish washer. Recommend cleaning to avoid debris falling onto clean equipment and/or utensils.

Repeat: Facility not maintained clean. Entire facility in need of a deep and thorough cleaning. Floors, walls and ceilings observed with debris and thick residue type build-up. Enhance the frequency of cleaning throughout.

Repeat: Floors, walls, and/or ceilings not smooth and easily cleanable. Observed ceiling tiles to be discolored and in poor repair throughout kitchen area. Also observed walls in disrepair and some holes throughout the kitchen area. Recommend repair or replacement so that floors, walls, and ceilings are maintained as smooth and easily cleanable throughout the facility.

Feb. 16

• Troy Fish & Game, 2618 Lefevre 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:

Time/temperature controlled for safety food – cold holding: At time of inspection, observed TCS foods in the walk-in cooler holding at 45 F. PIC reached out to company for servicing of the cooler as soon as possible.

Comments: Cooler temperature observed below 40 F at time of reinspection.

Discussed time marking procedures with PIC and gave him temperature log sheets for checking cooler/freezer temperatures throughout the day per the facility’s request.

Feb. 17

• A & R Troy LLC, 2 N. Market St., Troy: Follow-Up Inspection.

Repeat: At time of inspection, observed several dry goods containers that were not labeled in the take out prep kitchen. Informed PIC that containers should be labeled so they are easily identifiable.

Repeat: Observed presence of dead pests stuck to ceiling tiles above bar area.

Repeat: In the clean storage area, lids were observed being stored in a container with food and dust debris build-up. Remove the lids and clean and sanitize the container. Reclean and resanitize the lids.

Repeat: In the clean storage area, food storage containers, while wet, were observed stored on top of each other (wet nesting). Ensure containers, utensils, etc. are completely dried prior to storing.

Repeat: Beneath the kitchen chemical warewashing machine, water was observed leaking from the pipes. To prevent the pooling of water, repair or replace the dishmachine plumbing.

Repeat: The floor under and kitchen dishmachine was observed with pooling water and grease build-up. Ensure the pooling water is removed along with the grease.

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

Cleanliness of equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils: Observed the following equipment/utensils stored dirty: 1. Slicer blades with food debris located in take out prep area. Upon informing PIC, slicer blades were taken back for cleaning. 2. Waring immersion blender with food debris on blades located in take out prep area. Pictures needed to confirm blender is cleaned. 3. Ice machine located in take out area with mold-like build-up inside. PIC to send pictures once ice machine is cleaned.

• VFW Pleasant Hill, 7578 Fenner Rd., Pleasant Hill: Follow-Up Inspection.

Repeat: Re-use of single-service or single-use articles. Observed re-use of single service containers for storage of olives and applesauce.

Repeat: Equipment not approved by a recognized testing agency. Various pieces of equipment observed in the establishment that are not commercial grade.

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

Controlling pests: Presence of live insects, rodents, and other pests. Observed a considerable amount of gnats in the restroom as well as the bar area. After informing the PIC, they stated that they would get with their pest control company to treat for gnats.

Comments: This follow-up is in regard to the gnat presence observed at the inspection on 2/1/2022.

At the time of inspection, the gnat presence was severely reduced in both the bar area and the rest-rooms. Please keep up the routine cleaning and prevention of standing water to eliminate potential harborage sites for pests.