Restaurant 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 or on the website at

These inspection reports were provided by Miami County Public Health.

April 17

Miami County Incarceration Facility, 2042 N. County Road 25-A, Troy —

Repeat observation: observed dented cans in both the walk-in cooler and the back dry storage area, corrected during inspection. Critical violation: hand washing sink is being used for purposes other than hand washing, observed bowl sitting inside of hand washing sink in dish washing area. Observed that the hand drying provision by the hand washing sink at the entrance of the food prep area did not have paper towels, correcting during inspection.

April 19

Guadalajara’s Mexican Restaurant, 301 E. Troy Pike, Suite C, Covington — Observed employee drink behind bar area on top of prep cooler. Critical, repeat violation: person-in-charge was not able to give proper holding temperatures and cooking temperatures. Repeat observation: observed dented cans in the back storage area near the kitchen, corrected during inspection. Repeat observation: a food thermometer was not readily accessible. Repeat observation: person-in-charge did not have a test kit for measuring sanitizing levels. Critical, repeat violation: hand washing sink is being used for purposes other than hand washing. Observed toothbrush on top of the hand washing sink in the food prep area, corrected during inspection. Repeat observation: observed a hole in the wall beside walk-in cooler door. Observed leak dripping from hose spigot in back storage area, leading to a large accumulation of standing water. Employees were taking action to fix the issue before inspection had started. Informed the person-in-charge that if the water is shut down during repairs to fix the leak in the storage area, that the restaurant cannot operate. A follow-up has been set for April 21 to ensure that they have a food thermometer and to ensure that the leak had stopped and the water was cleaned up.

Haren’s Market, 502 Garfield Ave., Troy — Observed wiping cloths being stored improperly in a non-sanitizing solution, corrected during inspection. Observed a side of beef being stored in the walk-in cooler with a piece of the meat touching the floor. Person-in-charge cut off the piece touching the floor and threw it away during inspection. The cutting boards inside of the meat prep area by the bone saw and the weighing machine were heavily scored and needs to be re-surfaced or replaced. Critical violation. Observed that the water in which the wiping cloths were being stored in had no sanitizer in it, corrected during inspection. Repeat observation: non-food contact surfaces of equipment are dirty. Observed dust build-up on the cooler fan inside of the walk-in cooler. Observed that the employee bathroom sink did not have the proper hot water temperature. Observed no hand washing provisions in the employee bathroom during inspection.repeat observation: observed hole in the wall beside three compartment sink and underneath hand washing sink.repeat observation: observed a build-up of dirt and debris underneath display cold holding units for meat. Observed mops being dried using an unapproved method. Observed mops leaning against the wall where they need to be hung up in the mop sink closet area.

Penn Station, 2331 W. Main St., Troy —Observed improper use and/or maintenance of wiping cloths. Wiping cloths were being stored in a sanitizer bucket with hot soapy water, but there was no presence of sanitizer, corrected during inspection. Observed employee coat hanging on rack that is used to store bread, coat was coming in contact with the bagged bread, corrected during inspection. Observed deli display case without a thermometer present. Observed interior portion of the ice machine lid to be cracked and coming apart.

April 20

McDonald’s, 127 N. Miami St., West Milton —

Critical violation: observed prepped salads in walk-in cooler that were not date marked. Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, TCS foods held refrigerated for more than 24 hours were not properly date marked. Critical violation: observed prep sink with build-up food residual, and debris. Equipment food-contact surfaces are dirty. Observed areas of low grout on the floor throughout the kitchen; water and food debris are collecting in these areas. The physical facilities are not being maintained in good repair.

April 21

Kyle Elementary School, 519 S. Plum St., Troy — Observed damp wiping cloths stored outside of the sanitizing solution on table near dishwasher. Observed dust build up inside of the ventilation system above dishwasher .