Health inspections


Restaurant inspections are performed in the county by Miami County Public Health, except in Piqua, which has its own health department. Miami County Public Health can be reached at (937) 573-3500, by email at info@miamicountyhealth.net or on the website at www.miamicountyhealth.net.

From Piqua Health Department:

Dec. 5

Bob Evans, 999 E. Ash St., Piqua. Observed bags of salsa/sausage stored above top of prep unit above 41 degrees at 55 degrees. Keep all TCS foods below 41 degrees at all times to prevent bacterial growth. Items discarded. Provide thermometer for prep unit and upright refrigerator so its temperature can be monitored. The following items need to be cleaned: microwave, metal stem thermometer, floor sinks, one-hall area by front steam table.

Waffle House, 1232 E. Ash St., Piqua. Observed container of lettuce without dates. All ready to eat TCS foods must be marked with date opened or made. Discard any remaining items after seven days. Observed pumpkin pie thawing on counter at room temperature. Do not that items at room temperature. Thaw in refrigerator. The egg mixer is only being washed once every seven hours. This item must be washed, rinsed and sanitized every four hours of continual use. The following items need cleaned: metal stem thermometer, utensils, shelving in storeroom and walk in freezer. Damaged wall by three-compartment sink – repair.

Dec. 6

Piqua High School, 1 Indian Trail, Piqua. Satisfactory at time of inspection.

Speedway, 900 Scott Drive, Piqua. The cabinet under the front dump sink and the fans in the walk-in cooler need to be cleaned.

311 Drafthouse, 311 N. Main St., Piqua. Observed food employee return from break and not wash hands before beginning to work. Must wash hands after returning from breaks. Observed bulk containers of food without labels. All food items not in original containers must be labeled, unless unmistakable to prevent misuse. Provide thermometer for pizza prep so temperatures can be monitored. Observed damaged food containers lids and blender. When items no longer smooth and easily cleanable, they use be replaced. The dishwasher is leaking. Repair. The following items need cleaning: wall by grill, microwave interior, shelves by fryer.

Dec. 7

Faith’s Pizza, 536 Wilson, Piqua. Date all ready to eat TCS food with date opened, i.e. cold meat, cut tomatoes, lettuce, etc. Must discard remaining food after seven days. The dish washer was not dispensing 50 ppm chlorine. Wash, rinse and sanitize until repaired. the following items need cleaning: hand sink, shelves, pizza prep unit, wall by three-compartment sink, floors, dishwasher racks, fryer table, hood. Chipping paint on ceiling by pizza oven, repair. Observed unlabeled spray bottles. Label to prevent misuse.

Heritage Catering, 1714 Commerce Drive, Piqua. The dish washer was not dispensing the proper amount of sanitizer. Must use at least 50 ppm chlorine to effectively sanitize. A hose was kinked. Repaired. Monitor closely. Provide soap at hand sink so hands can be washed as needed.

Super Station Inc., 8855 N. County Road 25A, Piqua. Observed employee touch hair and fail to wash hands before making food. Must wash hands after touching hair, face, etc. Observed food temperatures in small refrigerator above 41 degrees. Milk, 56 degrees; dressing, 55 degrees. Must keep all TCS foods below 41 degrees at all times to prevent bacterial growth. Items discarded. Provide thermometer for small refrigerator so temperatures can be monitored. The following items need to be cleaned: sandwich prep unit, hood, small refrigerator, pizza prep unit, ready to use food containers, microwave interior. Accumulation of cardboard by back door. Remove more often. Repeat issue. the prep unit sink drain is leaking. Repair. Repeat issue. There are damaged ceiling tiles in facility. Replace.

Dec. 8

Lee’s Famous Recipe, 102 Sunset Drive, Piqua. Observed wiping cloths on counter. Keep these items in sanitizer between uses to prevent bacterial growth. The baskets for chicken were not being washed often enough. These items must be washed, rinsed and sanitized every four hours of continual use. The following items need to be cleaned: warmers, hood and freezer interiors and wrapping area. Hand sink blocked. Keep accessible at all times so can be used. Can of WD-40 on shelf with food equipment. Keep away from food equipment to prevent possible cross contamination.

China Garden Buffet, 124 E. Ash St., Piqua. The cutting boards were damaged and need to be replaced. When these items are too worn they cannot be sanitized properly. The ice machine interior needs to be cleaned.

Dec. 11

Internet Café, 1973 Edison Drive, Piqua. Provide thermometer for refrigerator unit so food temperatures can be monitored.

Edison State Snack Bar, 1973 Edison Drive, Piqua. Observed TCS foods held above 41 degrees in prep unit by grill line. Pepperoni, 51 degrees; cheese, 59 degrees; butter, 66 degrees. Keep all TCS old below 41 degrees at all times to prevent bacterial growth. Items discarded. Food items for self-service without ingredient labels. Items available for self-service must have ingredients listed. The following items need cleaning: hand sink, pop nozzles, shelves by stove. The top of the garbage disposal is damaged. Replace.

From Miami County Public Health:

Nov. 29

Tipp City Dairy Queen, 513 W. Main St., Tipp City — Repeat: observed ice build-up in 2 door freezer (that stores ice cream cakes). The ice build-up in the freezer is accumulating to the point it will be touching food soon. This a repeat violation that is not being addressed by maintenance. If this freezer is not able to be fixed, this freezer unit must be replaced. Critical: observed ice machine with mold residual in top section in specific areas. Observed caulking around hand sink and mop sink that was degrading. Observed shelving above 3 compartment sink degrading. The particle board and painted surfaces are not meant to be used in wet areas. Replace the shelving with approved durable water proof surface. Observed a build-up of debris in outside walk-in freezer.

Sweet By Kristy, 29 E. Main St., Tipp City — Back storage cold holding equipment did not contain a thermometer.

Domino’s Pizza, 937 W. Main St., Tipp City — Observed employee drink in non-designated area on prep table. Critical, repeat: person-in-charge did not ensure that employees are informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health. Repeat: person-in-charge did not ensure that the facility has written procedures for employees to follow when responding to vomiting or diarrheal events. Observed pizza boxes on floor. Repeat: observed the base vinyl board coming off the wall in many areas throughout the facility.

Dunaway’s Beef & Ale, 508 W. Main St., Troy — Critical: in the walk-in cooler, one medium sized container of Ortega salsa and one small container of Tabla Fresca Fresh Salsa were observed not date marked. Critical: food containers in the bottom sections of the prep coolers were observed not date marked, including individual containers of sour cream and one medium sized container of crab alfredo. Critical: the following containers of food in the bottom sections of the prep coolers were observed being used past their date marking: pastrami (11/17), corned beef (11/18), deli ham (11/18), deli turkey (11/18), cocktail sauce in individual containers (11/8), tartar sauce in individual containers (11/22), ranch dressing in individual containers (11/22). Critical: the following containers of food in the walk-in cooler were observed being used past their date marking: deli ham (11/14), pastrami (11/17), tuna (11/17), thousand island dressing (11/7). The walk-in freezer was observed in disrepair, nonfunctional. In the non-functioning walk-in freezer, adjacent to the walk-in cooler, and in the basement, noncommercial freezers were observed. At the time of inspection, the establishment was observed without a three compartment sink. At the time of inspection, the under counter hot water sanitizing ware washing machine was observed being used as a chemical sanitizing dish machine. During the inspection upon testing, the dish machine was observed with a final rinse temperature of 106 F and with 0 ppm of chlorine. Critical: at the time of inspection, the bar under counter hot water sanitizing ware washing machine was observed with a final rinse temperature of 106 F, not the required 180 F. Critical: at the time of inspection, the kitchen chemical sanitizing ware washing machine was observed with a chlorine sanitizing concentration of 0 ppm. Throughout the kitchen, single-use storage containers were observed being reused to store food items. Critical: the following food contact surfaces were observed with food debris build-up: food containers on the bottom shelf of the prep table, soup bowls on the second shelf of the steam table, the piercing and adjacent surfaces of the can opener, the back surfaces of the deli slicer. The shelving units in the kitchen, including the bottom shelves of prep tables, steam unit and walk-in cooler, were observed with dirt and food debris build-up. In the unfinished basement, single-serve storage pans were observed uncovered. On the bottom shelf of the prep table and first and second shelves beneath the steam table, food storage containers, plates and bowls were observed being stored with the food contact surfaces up. Observed single-use spoons being stored in a container scattered.

Nov. 30

Frickers, 1187 Experiment Farm Road, Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Dec. 1

St. Patrick Parish Center, 444 E. Water St., Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Forest Elementary, 413 E. Canal St., Troy — The FSO did not have a person in charge that had completed a Level One Certification course.

Van Cleve Elementary School, 617 E. Main St., Troy — Repeat: observed unapproved freezer in food service. Equipment is not approved by a recognized testing agency.

Domino’s Pizza, 937 W. Main St., Troy — Critical, repeat: person-in-charge did not ensure that employees are informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health. Critical: observed damaged white containers holding food in prep cooler. Owner threw away or was throwing away all of damaged white containers. Felt handles on equipment with oil residual build-up (ex. coolers).

True North Shell, 1298 S. Dorset Road, Troy — Critical: observed facility selling apples where the fruit did not have proper protection against contamination from consumers. Person-in-charge removed apples from area during inspection.Critical: observed fruit being stored in wicker baskets in front area. Observed dark residual build-up on shelving units inside of walk-in cooler. Observed dust accumulation on the ceiling of the walk-in cooler.

Arbogast Buick Pontiac GMC, 3540 S. County Road 25-A, Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

JJJ Childcare, 840 Arthur Drive, Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Cold Stone Creamery, 1187 Experiment Farm Road, Troy — Observed dust accumulation on the fan casings in the walk-in cooler. Observed tiles coming apart that are beside the drain below cold stone drainage.

Dec. 4

Brittney’s Cakes, 50 S. Dorset Road, Troy — Observed mixer arm underneath face with residual build-up. Observed the urinal in the mens room not functioning. The plumbing system does not comply with the Ohio building code.

Subway Walmart, 1801 W. Main St., Troy — The surfaces of cutting blocks or boards were severely scratched or scored and could not be effectively cleaned and sanitized. Floor in foodservice has a dark residual throughout.

Elizabeth Township Community Center, 5760 E. Walnut Grove Road, Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Dad’s Carry Out, 249 Union St., Troy — Observed two gaps on the in wall next to mop sink.

Trojan Nutrition, 1510 W. Main St., Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Dunaway’s Beef & Ale, 508 W. Main St., Troy — Repeat: in the nonfunctioning walk-in freezer, adjacent to the walk-in cooler, and in the basement, noncommercial freezers were observed. Repeat: at the time of inspection, the establishment was observed without a three compartment sink. Repeat: the walk-in freezer was observed in disrepair – nonfunctional. Repeat: at the time of inspection, the under counter hot water sanitizing ware washing machine was observed being used as a chemical sanitizing dish machine. During the inspection upon testing, the dish machine was observed with a final rinse temperature of 106 F and with 0 ppm of chlorine. Critical, repeat: at the time of inspection, the bar under counter hot water sanitizing ware washing machine was observed with a final rinse temperature of 106 F. Repeat: throughout the kitchen, single-use storage containers were observed being reused to store food items. Critical, repeat: the following food contact surfaces were observed with food debris build-up: food containers on the bottom shelf of the prep table, soup bowls on the second shelf of the steam table, the piercing and adjacent surfaces of the can opener, the back surfaces of the deli slicer. Repeat: the shelving units in the kitchen, including the bottom shelves of prep tables, steam unit and walk-in cooler, were observed with dirt and food debris build-up.

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