Wood County Health Department conducts inspections

Wood County Health Department inspectors spent a week in Perrysburg, Rossford and Bowling Green.

The following inspection was done Dec. 12.

During a complaint inspection, Arby’s, 7553 Arbor Drive, Perrysburg, had two non-critical offenses, which were handwashing sink water below 100°F; and physical facilities not maintained in good repair (repeat).

The health department received a complaint Dec. 9 that a customer got chicken that was rancid, and the food isn’t hot when it is served.

The inspector spoke with the manager, who said the chicken is received frozen and remains in the freezer until it is ready to be cooked in the fryer. Chicken and other food items were not observed out of temperature or sitting outside of hot and cold holding.

The following inspections were done Dec. 13.

During a complaint inspection, Kazmaiers Five Star Market, 127 E. Second St., Perrysburg, had three critical and nine non-critical violations.

A customer on Dec. 12 filed a complaint that the bacon from the retail cooler was warm.

The owner stated the retail cooler that holds raw bacon went down and product did get above 41F. Unit was fixed, and ambient air observed at 33F, and bacon observed at 38F/39F. The inspector advised management to move product immediately when coolers are not holding at proper temperature. Temperature-controlled food shall not be sold if observed above 41F.

Critical offenses were improper bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat foods; equipment and utensils contacting temperature-controlled food not cleaned every 24 hours; and refrigerated, ready-to-eat, temperature-controlled foods not properly date marked.

Non-critical were outer opening not protected (repeat); improper storage of food items (repeat); food employees wearing jewelry on arms or hands during food preparation; in-use utensils improperly stored; non-food contact surfaces not easily cleanable; two-compartment sink used improperly for warewashing; cooking equipment or pan surfaces unclean (repeat); physical facilities not maintained in good repair (repeat); and no protective shielding on lights (repeat).

During a complaint inspection, Dollar General Store, 110 W. South Boundary St., Perrysburg, had three non-critical offenses, which were outer opening not protected; improper storage of food items; and facility not maintained clean (repeat).

A complainant on Dec. 13 reported there were mice in the store and products in the aisles.

The inspector spoke to the manager of store at time of inspection. She was unaware of any mice issue. Ecolab services facility and pest traps were observed but no mice or mice droppings were observed. Facility is cluttered and flooring needs a deep cleaning, specifically around the perimeter and fixed shelving units.

Maddie & Bella LLC, 117 Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg, had one critical and one non-critical offense.

Critical was temperature-controlled foods not being cold held at the proper temperature. It was corrected during inspection.

Non-critical was areas designated for employees to eat drink shall be located so that food, equipment, linens, single service articles and single use articles are protected from contamination. It was corrected during inspection.

The following inspections were done Dec. 15.

During a follow-up inspection, Little Caesars Pizza, 1068 N. Main St., Bowling Green, had one non-critical offense, which was physical facilities not maintained in good repair.

Speedway, 145 Indiana Ave., Perrysburg, had two critical and three non-critical offenses.

Critical was employees are not informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health; and equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean (repeat, corrected during inspection).

Non-critical were facility does not have an employee with manager certification in food protection (repeat); inadequate equipment available for cooling, heating or holding food; and non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean.

The Manor of Perrysburg, 250 Manor Drive, had two non-critical offenses, which were equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted; and non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean (repeat).

Bass Pro Shop, 10000 Bass Pro Blvd., Rossford, had one non-critical offense, which was unnecessary or nonfunctional items and /or litter on premises (repeat).

Circle K, 26480 N. Dixie Hwy., Perrysburg, had two critical and two non-critical offenses.

Critical were quaternary ammonium sanitizing solution at incorrect temperature, concentration, and/or water hardness (repeat, corrected during inspection); and backflow cap at mop sink observed broken.

Non-critical were bulk food for customer self-service not properly labeled; and non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean (repeat).

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano, 1320 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg, had four critical and six non-critical violations.

Critical were employees are not informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health; handwashing sink not accessible (corrected during inspection); temperature-controlled foods not being cold held at the proper temperature (repeat); and ready-to-eat, temperature-controlled food not properly discarded when required (corrected during inspection).

Non-critical were employee eating, drinking, or using tobacco in non-designated area (corrected during inspection); equipment and utensils are not being air dried prior to stacking (repeat); non-food contact surfaces not easily cleanable; equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted; non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean (repeat); and facility not maintained clean.

Wendy’s, 1003 Buck Road, Rossford, had two critical and three non-critical offenses.

Critical were food employee(s) did not wash hands when required; and temperature-controlled foods not being hot held at the proper temperature (repeat). Both were corrected during inspection.

Non-critical were food employee(s) not wearing a hair restraint (corrected during inspection); non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean (repeat); and facility not maintained clean (repeat).

Perrysburgers, 220 Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg, had one critical and five non-critical violations.

Critical was handwashing sink not accessible. It was corrected during inspection.

Non-critical were improper storage of food items; food employees wearing jewelry on arms or hands during food preparation (repeat, corrected during inspection); food employee(s) not wearing a hair restraint (repeat); non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean; and areas designated for employees to eat, drink shall be located so that food, equipment, linens, single service articles and single use articles are protected from contamination (corrected during inspection).

The following inspections were done Dec. 16.

Penn Station East Coast Subs, 10015 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg, had three critical and four non-critical violations.

Critical were handwashing sink is being used for purposes other than handwashing; temperature-controlled foods not being cold held at the proper temperature; and improper storage of poisonous or toxic materials (repeat). All were corrected during inspection.

Non-critical were food employee(s) not wearing a hair restraint; non-food contact surfaces constructed of unapproved materials (repeat); non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean; and facility not maintained clean (repeat).

Papa Moose’s Donuts, 165 Superior St., Rossford, had two critical offenses, which were the license holder did not demonstrate achieved sanitization while using a solution other than chlorine, quaternary ammonium or iodine; and temperature-controlled foods not being cold held at the proper temperature. Both were corrected during inspection.

Zero violations were found at Kingston Care Center of Perrysburg LLC, 345 E. Boundary St.; What The Fried Rice, 2509 Oregon Road, Northwood; Costco Wholesale, 26400 N. Dixie Hwy., Perrysburg; and the Bard’s Coffee, 120 Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg.