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 and violations/comments include:

• Wilmington College Dining Hall, Pyle Center 1272, Wilmington, Aug. 29. Critical: Temperature violations found: Pancake batter in dispenser 69°F; in grab and go cooler yogurt parfait 55°F, chocolate pudding 55°F; and sausage, egg and cheese muffin 49°F; in Gatorade cooler, pasta salad 46°F. Grab and go coolers had temperature of 51°F to 56°F. (Must be 41°F or below.) In the reach-in Gatorade cooler these items were not labeled/dated: pasta salad, cherry tomatoes, broccoli, mushrooms, carrots, cucumbers, cut lettuce, spinach and shredded cheese. Containers of product in iced coffee dispenser and soy milk dispensers were not dated. Veggie burgers in reach-in by grill were not dated. Sun-dried tomatoes not dated in cook’s cooler. Inside of the soda ice chute by the soy milk was dirty.

Inside of the milk cooler had milk spillage and mildew around the door. Milk dispenser on the breakfast line has cracked area on the door. Continental prep cooler in the Community Grill, the top of cooler is coming apart. Top of sanitizer is dirty. Hot hold unit not working in Community Grill. Dust over dish return on wall. Cracked lid on the pasta salad and on the Heath bar pieces. Two cutting boards in the kitchen had deep cuts on them. Inside of microwave by grab and go area was dirty and microwave in bakery area was dirty.

Follow-up: Approx. Sept. 29.

• Engine House Pizza, 134 Main St., New Vienna, Aug. 30. Follow-up. Violations corrected: 2.4, 3.4, 4.4, 4.5, 4.8, 5.4, 6.1. Thank you! Residential non-NSF equipment in facility; equipment must be commercial. Water in bottom of pizza prep make line. Ice accumulated in bottom of Frigidaire upright freezer. Seal is damaged and has been taped with duct tape on side-by-side unit. Light fixture in kitchen nonworking. Walls throughout kitchen have chipped paint. Ceiling has water damage and staining throughout kitchen. Flooring has chipped paint near soda bib storage and floor needs leveled/properly seated.

Follow-up: Approx. Sept. 30.

• Wilmington Middle School, 275 Thorne Ave., Wilmington, Aug. 25. Follow-up. Walk-in freezer door has been replaced. Light covers must be installed on light prior to food being put back in freezer.

Follow-up: 30 days.

• La Bamba of Clinton County, 961 S. South St., Wilmington, Aug. 30. No one is Class II food safety certified in facility. Floors were dirty throughout the facility. Floor dirty behind soda boxes alongside of walk-in. Lots of nonworking equipment.

Critical: Person in charge does not know internal temperatures, cooling requirements. Cook in facility does not know proper cooling procedures. Meatballs in walk-in cooler and prep cooler not dated. Outdated products in walk-in cooler — slaw 8/18, marinara 8/21, wings 8/21.

Follow-up: Approx. Sept. 30.

• Champions in the Making, 333 Clinton St., Wilmington, Aug. 30. Everything looks good!

• Autumn Years Nursing Center, 580 E. Washington St., Sabina, Aug. 29. Follow-up #2. Air gap visible on ice machine. Plumbing work has been done but not inspected.

• Continental Manor Nursing & Rehab, 820 E. Center St., Blanchester, Aug. 29. Follow-up. All previous violations have been corrected. Thank you.

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