Clinton County eateries inspected


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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:

• Arby’s, 1619 Rombach Ave., Wilmington, Oct. 11. Critical: Handwashing sink is dirty. Top of scale on prep sink is rusted. Top of scale on prep line is dirty with food debris. Inside edge of ice machine is dirty with pink residue. Ice chute of customer soda machine is extremely dirty. has build-up of black and pink residue inside. Cutting board on prep cooler is dirty, stained and has cuts in material.

Open Coke can stored on shelf above slicer and prep table. Gnats flying around prep table and ovens. In the drive-thru area there is wooden pressboard exposed on side of counter. Freezer door coming apart at the bottom of the door. Trays in walk-in cooler that are holding metal containers have food debris on them. Food debris on cart in front line area against the wall. Dust accumulation on ceiling and on back of computer screens over food prep areas. Front of prep coolers on the line are dirty and has splash on the front. The shelf that the microwaves sit on are dirty with food debris. Dust build-up on inside of hood unit. Trash on floor throughout facility. Hose at customer soda machine that is down in the indirect drain. Floor is dirty under the front cabinets. Trash and food on floor of walk-in cooler. Trash on floor of walk-in freezer. Cracked floor tiles in walk-in freezer. Wall in front prep line is dirty (beside cart holding buffalo sauce). Trash on floor under shelving unit beside ovens. Walls behind dry storage area are dirty. Food and trash on floor throughout the facility. Overall sanitation throughout facility needs to be improved. Facility needs to be cleaned.

Follow-up: Approx. Nov. 8.

• Champions in the Making, 333 Clinton St., Wilmington, Oct. 9. No food at facility except for milk. Refrigeration unit along back wall in unfinished/unpainted area.

• McDonald’s, 1272 Rombach Ave., Wilmington, Oct. 16. Complaint. Did not observe anyone with open sores. Spoke with manager regarding employees.

• Frisch’s, 1341 Rombach Ave., Wilmington, Oct. 16. Consultation. Stopped in regarding remodel (got contact info for project manager). Grill cook has unrestrained facial hair.

• Generations Pizzeria, 100 Lowes Drive, Wilmington, Oct. 10. Critical: Table-top can opener had debris/residues. Spray bottle missing common name label. Boneless wings 47°F, sour cream 48°F, chicken tender 42°F, chili 43°F, pepperoni 44°F (appetizer and entree prep coolers; items must be kept at 41°F or below).

Level 2/certified food protection manager unavailable. Probe thermometer unavailable (person in charge found probe thermometer in sauce cooler at end of inspection). Buckets of apple filling on floor in walk-in cooler. Pizza boxes in storage had dirt/debris (from brooms/dustpans?). Wooden 2×4 used as repair on entree prep cooler. Handle on reach-in freezer missing/damaged. Frost/ice accumulated on reach-in freezer/door does not close tightly. Coating peeling/rust visible on shelving in prep coolers. Microwave is not commercial and NSF (or similar) certified. Chlorine test strips unavailable. Quat test strips unavailable. Walls/drywall damaged in dry stock area. Fan covers in walk-in cooler have dust accumulations. Drywall dust(?)/drywall needs sealed at soda fountain line. Dust accumulated on HVAC vent (ceiling) above microwave. Shelves in walk-in cooler have rust/debris accumulation. Light shield missing on ceiling fixture above warewash machine.

Follow-up: Nov. 9.

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