15 violations Dragon Hibachi Sushi Buffet Lancaster; Employees unable to wash hands properly- hot water turned off at hand sink, Observed old hardened food residue on the can opener blade

15 violations Dragon Hibachi Sushi Buffet Lancaster; Employees unable to wash hands properly- hot water turned off at hand sink, Observed old hardened food residue on the can opener blade

Lancaster, PA

Dragon Hibachi & Sushi Buffet

1858 FRUITVILLE PIKE
Lancaster, PA 17601
(717) 682-1018

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 8/10/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Dragon Hibachi & Sushi Buffet was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 15 violations were found.

The inspector made the following comments in support of the violations found during the inspection:

  • The mechanical dishwasher drainboard, does not allow for self-draining as evidenced by pooling water.
  • Observed the lids of the outside dumpster open at the time of this inspection.
  • No sign or poster posted at the hand-wash sink in the sushi preparation area to remind food employees to wash their hands.
  • The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection
  • Observed raw chicken stored above sauce in the small cooling unit. Raw oysters observed stored above cantaloupe in the walk-in cooler. Raw shell eggs observed stored above fish in the walk-in cooler.
  • Observed old hardened food residue on the can opener blade.
  • Outside waste handling unit had drain plug removed.
  • Cinder block wall in the storage area, has a hole and is in need of repair.
  • Ceiling tiles missing in the storage area, and need to be replaced.
  • Chlorine chemical sanitizer residual detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 5 ppm, and not 50-100 ppm as required.
  • Employees were unable to wash their hands properly, due to the hot water being turned off at the hand-wash sink near the wok area.
  • Observed water leaking from the pipe beneath the hand-wash sink across from the wok area.
  • Outside waste handling unit and storage area was extremely dirty, sticky, and attracting insects and rodents.
  • The screen door in the back is not connected to the frame of the door and does not protect against insects.
  • Observed a bottle of sanitizer stored on the same shelf and above food across from the cook-line. Observed hand sanitizer stored on the same shelf with cooked chicken.