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, Nov. 14. Follow-up. Critical: Handwashing sink is dirty. Top of seal on prep sink is rusted. Inside edge of ice machine is dirty with pink residue. Ice chute at customer soda machine is dirty. Cutting boards on prep coolers are dirty, stained and have cuts in material.

In the drive-thru area, there is wooden pressboard exposed on side of counter. Trays in walk-in cooler that are holding metal containers have food debris on them. There is food debris on cart in the front line area. Dust accumulation over the front prep tables. Shelf that microwave sits on is dirty. Floor is dirty under front cabinets. Trash and food on floor of walk-in cooler. Cracked floor tile in walk-in cooler, Trash on floor of walk-in freezer. Wall in front prep line area is dirty. Trash on floor under shelving unit beside ovens. Food and trash on floor throughout the facility. Overall sanitation needs to improve. Note: All violations noted today were repeat violations from inspection on Oct. 11.

Follow-up: Approx. Dec. 12.

• KFC, 127 E. Main St., Wilmington, Nov. 14. Complaint. Received complaint that (an employee) took trash out of trash can and into the kitchen and waited on customer, and she did not wash hands and handed customer a cup. Customer denied cup and manager then waited on customer. (Employee) went into the kitchen and made for customer without washing hands. Also a complaint that about a month ago someone found teeth (a partial) on counter and employee picked them up and yelled that they found the teeth, and that employee never washed hands. Spoke to manager on duty regarding complaint. Also discussed complaint, handwashing and glove procedures. Suggested re-training on handwashing.

• Wilmington Bowling Center, 2667 SR 22/3, Wilmington, Nov. 8. Follow-up. Five previous violations corrected. Gnats observed at soda guns and drains. Person in charge to continue to increase cleaning frequency. Suggest weather stripping (or similar) to add to exit door to completely seal.

• Caesar Creek Main Kitchen, 7763 SR 73 W, Wilmington, Nov. 10. Critical: Marinara dated Oct. 6 to Oct. 10. Cheese not dated. Chili dated Oct. 7 to Oct. 12. Cutting board on prep cooler stained and cut.

Facility needs to be licensed as Class 4 because of reheating procedures. Employee beverage on counter.

Follow-up: Approx. Dec. 10.

• Clinton-Massie Elementary, 238 Lebanon Road, Clarksville, Nov. 8. Everything looks good at this time.

• Clinton-Massie Middle School, 2556 Lebanon Road, Clarksville, Nov. 8. No violations at this time. Thank you!

• Clinton-Massie High School, 2556 Lebanon Road, Nov. 8. Critical: Ham chunks in cooler dated Oct. 23, has exceeded 7-day hold time. Sausage gravy in pan of cold water defrosting. Defrosting has to be done under cold continuously running water. Inside ledge of ice machine is dirty.

Follow-up: Approx. Dec. 8.

• Connie’s Country Market, 7763 SR 73 W, Wilmington, Nov. 10. All foods must be dated and marked once package has been opened.

• Caesar Creek Ice Cream, 7763 SR 73 W, Wilmington, Nov. 10. Critical: Milk shake machine was dirty with ice cream residue. Were water well dips inspected by plumbing inspector? Not air-gapped.

Follow-up: Approx. Dec. 10.

• Caesar Creek Pizza & Subs, 7763 SR 73 W, Wilmington, Nov. 10. Critical: Nacho cheese in warmer machine was 108°F.

Employee beverage on prep table with no lid. Starbuck’s cooler does not have thermometer. There were dead insects/roaches along back wall of booth. Employees with facial hair and no beard nets.

Follow-up: Approx. Dec. 10.

• Alma’s Amish Cheese Barn, 7810 SR 73 W, Wilmington, Nov. 10. All products, once opened, need to be dated.

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