21 violations at Ginmiya in York; mounted can opener is creating metal slivers, Can opener cutting blade and ice machine deflector plate food contact surfaces, were observed to have food residue and mold like accumulation

21 violations at Ginmiya in York; mounted can opener is creating metal slivers, Can opener cutting blade and ice machine deflector plate food contact surfaces, were observed to have food residue and mold like accumulation

York, PA

Ginmiya

2524 EASTERN BLVD
York, PA 17402
717-755-2577

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 8/13/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Ginmiya was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 21 violations were found.

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

  • The Person in Charge does not demonstrate adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.
  • Cut vegetables, raw meats in marinade, ready to eat sauces, desserts etc foods inside the walk in cooler stored open with no covering.
  • Raw shell eggs stored over ready to eat foods such as heads of lettuce.
  • Food ingredient storage containers in the kitchen area, are not labeled with the common name of the food.
  • Single use carryout containers are being used as dispensing utensils and stored in food between uses.
  • Observed two cases of pot stickers stored directly on the floor in freezer area, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Bulk bag of MSG stored open and directly on the floor in the dry storage area.
  • Partial case of raw chicken stored uncovered directly on the floor.
  • Observed cold holding, ware washing, storage and food preparation equipment, in kitchen area, with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, debris on non-food contact surfaces.
  • Observed wok station, fryers and cooking equipment with encrusted grease and soil accumulation.
  • Non-food contact surfaces throughout the kitchen and sushi areas are not cleaned at a frequency to preclude accumulation of dirt and soil.
  • Walk in cooling unit floor is rusted/damaged/deteriorating and is not a smooth, easily cleanable surface.
  • Light shield in the storage and kitchen areas are broken/cracked.
  • Ceiling tiles stained and/or missing in the kitchen area, and need replaced.
  • An employee’s screw capped variety beverage container was observed in cooks line on shelving over preparation tableĀ  area, a food preparation area.
  • Can opener cutting blade and ice machine deflector plate food contact surfaces, were observed to have food residue and mold like accumulation and were not clean to sight and touch. Observed old labels on food containers stored as clean.
  • Floors and walls throughout the kitchen of the food facility are food/oil splattered, extremely dirty, dusty, and in need of cleaning.
  • Mop sink and floor drain under shelving directly to the left of the ice machine are extremely dirty/slimy.
  • Working containers in sushi area, used for storing dish cleaner taken from bulk supplies, were not marked with the common name of the chemical.
  • A working container of cleaner was stored on the same shelf with food in the three basin sink area.
  • Observed bulk rices stored uncovered in extremely unclean area and under broken light shields and subject to potential contamination.
  • Bain marie hood is repaired with black tape which is not an approved repair material for food equipment.
  • Par-cooked breaded meats are removed from and left out of refrigeration for extended periods of time without written documentation to verify disposition of food.
  • Loose or broken door hinges observed on chest freezer directly to the right of the rear exit door.
  • Interior surface of chest freezer and bain marie equipment – are cracked and/or repaired with materials unapproved for food equipment.
  • Loose rubber door gaskets observed on the walk in cooling unit.
  • Bain marie unit is dripping liquid condensate through doors into pans located under the unit.
  • Table mounted can opener is creating metal slivers and not cutting can surface effectively.
  • Mechanical ware washing equipment observed with build up of filth and food residue and not cleaned before use, and frequently throughout the day.
  • Mops are not being hung to air dry.