Clinton County eateries inspected – Wilmington News Journal
The following information was obtained from the Clinton County Health Department and is compiled from inspection reports.
Violations are 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 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 .
• Subway, 2855-B SR 73 South, Wilmington. July 30. Critical: Condensate from walk-in cooler drips into large black container on top shelf. Water on the floor to the front of the walk-in cooler (2nd offense.) The ham and salami in the walk-in cooler were both 47°F. Unit has a large buildup on the back wall and water dripping on the floor. (2nd notice.)
Employee does not wear a hairband. (2nd notice.) Walk-in cooler dripping water. Prep sink dripping water. Frontline prep cooler has large ice accumulation and dripping water on the floor. (2nd post.) Broken/chipped tile in the floor for soda boxes. Wall behind 3-compartment sink is dirty. (2nd notice.)
Five previous violations have been corrected. Thank you!
Continuation: approx. 13 Aug.
• Gold Star Chili, 942 Cherry St., Blancchester. July 29. Thermometer is missing in lower cabinet cooler. Foods kept out of the original packaging should be identified with a generic name label (sugar, crushed biscuits, flavors, etc.). Food processors did not wear hair or beard cuffs. Door seal damaged on base cabinet cooler. Dust collected on the ceiling above the service line (middle section) and the ice maker. Light (1) does not work in walk-in cooler.
• Tin cap, 59 W. Sugartree St., Wilmington. July 30. None of the refrigeration units had thermometers in the units. New patio bar with 3 compartment sink, ice maker, keg cooler, grill, individual burner grill – none of these equipment or facilities are approved. Will email a new plan approval package to be submitted and approved. All new pipes should be inspected. Plumbing must be performed under license by a licensed plumber. Call the plumber. Also had tent set up on the street to serve food. All food must be served within the facility (walls/gates) to be covered by approved licenses. Food moved inside to patio. If you want to serve food in the future, you can buy a permit (temporarily) for outside the facility.
Next: Call for an appointment.
• Elks Lodge #2222, 113 Wright St., Blanchester. July 29. Lighting in ceiling fixtures in non-functioning kitchen. Food protection manager certification not available. Keep hairnets, hats, etc. available to use during food preparation. Complete the terms of the employee health agreement with employees who handle food.
• Cowan Lake State Park Commissioner, 1756 Osborn Road, Wilmington. July 30. Criticism: Raw egg cartons and raw bacon wraps stored over ready-to-eat cheese. Person In Charge corrected.
Boxes of trays and cups stored on the floor. Food processors wear bracelets. Jewelry is limited to regular wedding ring bands and/or medical alert devices.
• Brown’s Distributors, 100 E. Main St., Martinsville. July 29. Critical: Work container with sanitizing solution used for wiping unlabeled cloths to identify chemical. corrected.
Thermometer is missing in warming cabinet (checkout).
• China Dragon, 103 E. Main St., Blancchester. July 29. Foil and cardboard near fryer has grease build-up. If you use it, change more often.
• Venice Wine Co., 64 W. Main St., Suite 1, Wilmington. July 30. Everything looks good.
• Alkermes, Olinger Circle 265, Wilmington. July 30. Everything looks good!
• Alkermes Micro Market, Olinger Circle 265, Wilmington. July 30. Everything looks good.