White mildew-like substance on cooler shelves, Lancaster Tennis and Yacht Club hit with 8 food safety violations

White mildew-like substance on cooler shelves, Lancaster Tennis and Yacht Club hit with 8 food safety violations

Lancaster, PA

Lancaster Tennis and Yacht Club

2615 COLUMBIA AVE
PO BOX 4782
LANCASTER, PA 17603
717-392-7826

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on October 29, 2019. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Lancaster Tennis and Yacht Club was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 8 violations were found.

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

  • Raw shell eggs observed stored on a shelf above mushrooms in the walk-in cooler.
  • Observed a substantial amount of a white mildew-like substance on the shelves in the walk-in cooler.
  • Butane fuel observed stored with spices in the food preparation area.
  • Observed a box of floor cleaning packets stored on the same shelf with food equipment.
  • Grease and old food debris on the pipes on the wall next to the stove and also on the floor beneath the fryers.
  • Observed a brown residue inside the tray used to store food equipment for the bar.
  • Old food splatter in the interior of the microwave.
  • The screen in the door to the kitchen is torn in several spots and no longer protects against insects.
  • Chlorine chemical sanitizer residual detected in the final sanitizer rinse cycle of the low temperature sanitizing dishwasher was 0 ppm, and not 50-100 ppm as required.
  • No sign or poster posted at the hand-wash sink in the men’s room to remind food employees to wash their hands.
  • Torn rubber door gaskets observed on the walk-in cooler.