Wood County Health Department conducts inspections

The Wood County Heatlh Department conducted inspections in Bowling Green, Northwood and Perrysburg during the last week of November.

The following inspections were done Nov. 21.

During a complaint inspection, Pub 1910, 101 Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Bowling Green, had two critical offenses, which were temperature-controlled foods not being cold held at the proper temperature; and ready-to-eat, temperature-controlled food not properly discarded when required. Both were corrected during inspection.

A complaint was received Nov.16 that food was being handled without gloves.

The inspector observed food handlers actively using gloves in the kitchen.

During a follow-up inspection, A&R Perrysburg LLC, 1210 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg, had three non-critical offenses, which were equipment and utensils are not being air dried prior to stacking/storing for use; non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean; and facility not maintained clean.

The following inspections were done Nov. 22.

During a complaint inspection, Pagliai’s Pizza Inc., 945 S. Main St., Bowling Green, had two critical and four non-critical offenses.

The complaint, received Nov. 16, was that an employee had emptied sweeper contents into a trash can near the pizza bar.

The inspector discussed the complaint with the person in charge, who stated they have discussed the issue with the employee and alternative trash cans, away from food service and prep areas. Also discussed was the addition of a barrier at the end of the pizza bar, since there is a trash can immediately next to the buffet line, to prevent potential contamination of foods.

Critical were improper cooling of temperature-controlled food; and temperature-controlled foods not being hot held at the proper temperature. Both were corrected during inspection.

Non-critical were non-food contact surfaces not easily cleanable (repeat); irreversible registering temperature indicator not readily accessible for hot water mechanical warewashing operations; no sanitizer test kit available for quaternary sanitizing solution; and physical facilities not maintained in good repair (repeat).

Domino’s, 2801 Woodville Road, Northwood, had one critical and three non-critical offenses.

Critical was quaternary ammonium sanitizing solution at incorrect temperature, concentration, and/or water hardness.

Non-critical were equipment and utensils are not being air dried; physical facilities not maintained in good repair (repeat); and unnecessary or nonfunctional items and/or litter on premises (repeat).

During a complaint inspection, Home 2 Suites by Hilton, 1630 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green, had one critical and six non-critical offenses.

A complaint was received Nov. 21 that an employee had cut his hand while doing the dishes three weeks ago and was made to work with a bleeding hand.

The inspector discussed proper procedures to prevent contamination of food products and foodservice items if an employee is injured on the job. The person in charge stated the cut was not brought to his attention at the time that it had happened. He said that if an employee is found to be bleeding, all surfaces potentially contaminated by blood are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. Gloves were available for employees to wear over bandaged hands and while working with food products.

The critical violation was food-contact surfaces of utensils at buffet line are unclean. It was corrected during inspection.

Non-critical were facility does not have an employee with manager certification in food protection (repeat); no soap at handwashing sink (corrected during inspection); no towels or drying device at the handwashing sink (corrected during inspection); improper storage of food items; raw fruit and/or vegetables not washed or washed improperly (repeat); and food service organization did not have a person in charge per shift with the person in charge certification in food protection (repeat).

Elsie’s Kitchen, 2596 Woodville Road, Northwood, had one critical and two non-critical offenses.

Critical was food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation. It was corrected during inspection.

Non-critical were packaged foods improperly stored or displayed in direct contact with ice and/or water; and floors, walls, and/or ceilings not smooth and easily cleanable.

The following inspections were done Nov. 23.

During a follow-up inspection, Pizza Hut, 1099 S. Main St., Bowling Green, had six non-critical offenses, which were outer opening not protected; equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted; sanitizer not available in the retail food establishment; non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean; facility not maintained clean; and floors, walls, and/or ceilings not smooth and easily cleanable.

The following inspections were done Nov. 28.

Kenwood Elementary, 710 Kenwood Ave., Bowling Green, had two critical offenses and one non-critical offense.

Critical were equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean (corrected during inspection); and evidence of the presence of live insects, rodents, and other pests. (Rodent droppings observed in dry storage room.)

Non-critical was floors, walls, and/or ceilings not smooth and easily cleanable (repeat).

Owens Community College – Fireside Grill, 30335 Oregon Road, Perrysburg, had one non-critical offense, which was no sanitizer test kit available.

3 Cheers 2nd Edition LLC, 104 S. Main St., Walbridge, had one non-critical offense, which was non-food contact surface(s) not cleaned at the required frequency.

The following inspections were done Nov. 29.

Speedway, 1650 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green, had three non-critical offenses, which were outer opening not protected (contacted during inspection); non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean (repeat); and facility not maintained clean (repeat).

Circle K, 1602 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green, had two critical and five non-critical violations.

Critical were employees are not informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health; and missing and/or incomplete allergen declaration(s) (repeat).

Non-critical were utensils and equipment contacting non-temperature-controlled foods not cleaned at required frequency; improper storage of single-use/single-service foodservice items (repeat); no-food contact surfaces not easily cleanable (repeat); physical facilities not maintained in good repair (repeat); and floors, walls, and/or ceilings not smooth and easily cleanable.

Buffalo Wild Wings, 1550 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green, had three critical and one non-critical offenses.

Critical were food employee(s) did not wash hands when required; ready-to-eat, temperature-controlled food not properly discarded when required (corrected during inspection); and improper storage of poisonous or toxic materials (corrected under inspection).

Non-critical was non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean (repeat).

Starbucks Coffee, Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Bowling Green, had one critical and two non-critical offenses.

Critical was equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean.

Non-critical were handwashing sink water below 100°F; and non-food contact surfaces not easily cleanable (repeat).

Second Floor Kitchen, 806 Ridge St., Bowling Green, had three non-critical offenses, which were in-use utensils improperly stored; non-food contact surfaces not easily cleanable (repeat); and non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean (repeat).

Falcon Nest Food Court, Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Bowling Green, had two critical and six non-critical violations.

Critical were person in charge unable to demonstrate knowledge of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points; and temperature-controlled foods not being cold held at the proper temperature.

Non-critical were temperature-controlled foods not properly thawed; in-use utensils improperly stored (corrected during inspection); improper storage of cleaned equipment, utensils, and laundered linens; non-food contact surfaces not easily cleanable (repeat); non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean (repeat); and facility not maintained clean (repeat).

Jimmy John’s, 10081 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg, had two critical and one non-critical offenses.

Critical were quaternary ammonium sanitizing solution at incorrect temperature, concentration, and/or water hardness; and equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean. Both were corrected during inspection.

Non-critical was equipment and utensils are not being air dried. It was corrected during inspection.

Zero violations were found at Speedway, 3402 Woodville Road, Northwood; Crim Elementary, 1020 Scott Hamilton Ave., Bowling Green; BP Woodville, 3808 Woodville Road, Northwood; Wood County Committee on Aging – BG, 140 S. Grove St., Bowling Green; Falcon’s Nest Market, Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Bowling Green; and Danny’s Café, 600 S. Dixie Hwy., Rossford.