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 or on the website at

May 8

Starbucks, 1914 W. Main St., Troy — Observed unclean residual inside bottom cooler surface in upright milk coolers. Observed pitcher washers installed with a hose sitting the sink basins without vacuum breaker installed. The plumbing system does not comply with the Ohio building code. Critical violation: observed ice dumped in the back hand sink. Hand washing sink is being used for purposes other than hand washing. Observed floor in back area near three compartment sink to be unclean and sticky. Observed a build-up in drain under sink (in front area) that needs cleaned. Observed cardboard and trash in trash bags piled up at back door in a large amount. critical violation. Observed improper storage of cleaning chemical on three-bay sink.

May 9

Carl’s Cruise In, 929 W. Main St., Troy — Critical violation: observed that the person-in-charge was not able to show the employee sickness verification form during inspection. Observed vent grate completely bent inwards on the bottom part of drink cooler. Observed debris behind dumpster area that needs to be cleaned away. Observed residual build-up on the cooling fans of the walk-in cooler and on the ceiling of the walk-in.

McDonald’s, 127 S. Garber Drive, Tipp City — In-use utensils are improperly stored. Observed ice scoop stored inside of the ice with the handle down by the drive through window, corrected during inspection. Observed employee grabbing the ice scoop from the machine by the scoop part with bare hands to put it away, corrected during inspection. Repeat observation: the grout between the tiles on the floor in front of the fryers needs to be repaired. Observed build up of debris underneath the drink machine by the drive through window.

Road Pop Stop, 1265 S. Dorset Road, Troy — Observed no hand washing sign posted at hand washing sink used by employees, corrected during inspection.

Westside Beer Wine & Food, 2495 W. Main St., Troy — Critical violation: person-in-charge did not ensure that employees are informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health, corrected during inspection. Observed no towels in the bathroom next to the hand washing sink.

May 10

The Back Door, 934 N. Market St., Troy — Observed employee drinks in a non-designated area through out the kitchen, corrected during inspection. Critical violation: person-in-charge did not ensure that employees are informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health. Person-in-charge did not ensure that the facility has written procedures for employees to follow when responding to vomiting or diarrheal events. Critical violation: observed chicken being cooked to an automatic cooking temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit. Food employee stated that the chicken is cooked to 160 degrees Fahrenheit. Raw chicken must cooked to 165 degrees Fahrenheit or greater. Observed improper method for cooling TCS foods: hot green beans were being cooled in a large bulk container covered, corrected during inspection. The surfaces of cutting boards were scratched or scored and could not be effectively cleaned and sanitized. The cutting board surface had a stained surface. Observed utensils in the three-compartment sink with low sanitizer concentrations, corrected during inspection. Food-contact surfaces and utensils were not sanitized using an approved combination of exposure time, chemical concentration, temperature, and/or pH. Observed a light dark residual on tiled floor in kitchen.

J’s Cuisine, 1743 W. Main St., Troy — A thermometer capable of accurately measuring the temperature of thin foods was not available. Gave the owner an additional 30 days to complete level 1 and level 2 training in food safety, will follow up to ensure compliance.

May 11

Dollar General, 653 S. Miami St., West Milton — Dairy cooler and lunch meat cooler did not contain a thermometer, or the thermometer was not correctly placed. Observed dairy cooler with torn and partially missing gaskets. Observed multiple ceiling tiles with water damage. If water leak is present, fix leak properly. Manager has level 1 training in food safety. A new facility is being built and is expected to open October 2017, maintenance issues will be resolved with the new store.