Clinton County restuarants inspected


WILMINGTON — The following information is obtained from the Clinton County Health Department and is compiled from inspection reports.

Violations are either critical or non-critical. Critical violations are more likely to contribute to food contamination, illness or an environmental health hazard, including inadequate cooking of food items or poor personal hygiene.

For a more detailed description of critical and non-critical violations, or to file a public health or food safety complaint about a restaurant, contact the Clinton County Health Department by calling 937-382-7221.

The following restaurants or food service establishments were inspected recently:

• Majestic Springs Golf Club, 1631 Todds Fork Road, Wilmington, October 1, standard. No violations noted.

• Mac D’s Pub, 1400 W. Locust St., Wilmington, September 30, standard. Raw chicken container stored above raw beef. Several items weren’t kept cold enough. Stored food items missing date marks. Bottle of orange juice had a sell by date of August 7 and had black residues on it; a supervisor discarded the item. Thermometers missing in coolers. Cutting boards stained, a light bulb wasn’t working and a fastener on the ice making machine was rusty. Food residues found on several surfaces, including soda nozzle holders and the meat slicer. Gap observed at back exit door. Ceiling light fixture not working. Wood ledge at three-sink compartment needs repainting. Wood trim below three-sink deteriorating. Trim missing below urinals in men’s restroom. Pump chemical bottle missing label in dish area.

• Mediterranean Restaurant, 53 E. Main St., Wilmington, September 30, standard. Sanitizer test strips unavailable. Warewash machine had 0 parts per million sanitizer solution. Container storing packages of tortillas in cooler had duct tape. Fans in the kitchen accumulated dust. Box of cups on floor in dry storage. Ceiling light fixture bulbs weren’t working, and trim was missing. Spray bottles containing chemicals were missing labels.

• Domino’s Pizza, 211 S. Broadway St., Blanchester, September 28, standard. Stickers observed on clean containers. Lights not working, a wall wasn’t smooth and easy to clean and space was observed at the bottom of an exit door.

• Tom’s Express, 7529 Fairground Road, Blanchester, September 28, complaint and follow up. Multiple violations were corrected since previous visit. Residues on inner shield of ice making machine. Ceiling lights above beverage/soft-serve area weren’t working; a person in charge said the lights were being repaired and replaced. Extra shelves were stored on premises; a person in charge said the shelves would be placed once painting was done. A complainant alleged that goods were stored and sold out of a non-working cooler. The person in charge said a cooler was being repaired and items in it were moved to other equipment or discarded. No related violation was found.

• Cherrybend Pheasant Farm, 2326 Cherrybend Road, Wilmington, September 30, standard. No violations noted.

• Champions in the Making Academy, 160 Park Drive, Wilmington, September 30, standard. Mouse droppings found in cabinet below three-compartment sink. Water leak observed under three-compartment sink and in the boys restroom. Ceiling light not working in girl’s restroom. Drywall needs repaired from hand sink replacement. Food supplies stored under the open drain of the prep sink.

Reach Nathan Kraatz at 937-382-2574, ext. 2510 or on Twitter @NathanKraatz.

By Nathan Kraatz

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