The following information is obtained from the Clinton County Health Department and is compiled from inspection reports.
Violations are either critical or non-critical. Serious violations are more likely to contribute to food contamination, illness, or an environmental health hazard, including improper cooking of food or poor personal hygiene.
For a more detailed description of critical and non-critical violations, or to file a public health or food safety complaint about a restaurant, contact the Clinton County Health Department by calling 937-382-7221.
• El Dorado Mexican Restaurant, 1426 Rombach Ave., Wilmington, August 16.
Critical: Spray bottles containing chemicals did not have common name labels. Corrected.
Non-critical: Food Protection Manager certification is not available. The hot water was turned off at the sink (near the ice maker) due to a leak and slow drains from the sink. The outer door was left open. The exit door in the server area is not sealed over the entire door. Buckets of tomato sauce stored on the ground. Corrected. Server salsa cooler shelves were dirty and rusty. Non-functional light above the ice machine. The light bulbs do not work above the main preparation area in the kitchen. The floor sank and the tiles came loose under the dry stock shelf in the cold room. Red tag of non-compliance located on the fume hood fire suppression system pull station.
• Duchess Shoppe, 2495 Rombach Ave., Wilmington, Aug. 16.
Critical: Open packages of cheese slices and meatballs missing date marks. RTE (ready-to-eat) TCS (time-temperature controlled) foods held for 24 hours or more must be dated. Corrected. Creamer in dispensing equipment lacks date marks. Corrected. Cake balls and muffins available for self-service missing ingredient information. Information on allergens and ingredients must be available to inform consumers. The responsible person should copy the information on the label and place it near the display.
Non-critical: Boxes of food stored on the floor in a walk-in freezer. Food handlers did not wear hair ties. The cold brew coffee dispenser equipment has debris buildup. Corrected. The outer door in the dry storage area is not fully sealed (visible in daylight).
• Subway (inside Wal-Mart), 2825 SR 73, Wilmington, Aug. 16.
Critical: On the preparation line, two expired bottles of sauce. One was dated July 30 and August 2. All sauces must be dated and used or discarded by the date indicated on the bottle. The facility has lots of flies and gnats in the kitchen area. A licensed pest control operator must treat the installation.
Non-critical: The walk-in freezer has an accumulation of ice around the seal, which prevents the door from closing properly. Towels in the bottoms of containers with sauces. Towels must be removed. Surfaces should be cleaned frequently. The cold room has cheese on the floor.
Follow: About. September 13.
• Wal-Mart, 2825 Progress Way, Wilmington, August 16.
Critical: Gnats around the dishwasher. All facilities must be insect free.
• Snow Hill Country Club, 11093 SR 71, New Vienna, Aug. 16.
Critical: The hottest kids behind the bar were 124°F. All TCS (temperature controlled) foods must be kept warm at 135°F or higher. Wet towel covering cut lettuce in cold room. Towels are not allowed for this. Towels are used to wipe down surfaces and store them in a disinfectant solution.
Follow: About. September 13.
• 73 Grill, 3669 SR 380, Wilmington, Aug. 10.
Critical: Observed food handlers preparing ready-to-eat food without gloves. Hands must be clean and gloved to handle RTE foods. Responsible corrected.
Not critical: missing hand washing sign at the kitchen sink. Light bulbs will not work in the following areas: above prep sink, continental cooler, dry storage area, prep/cooking area, and walk-in cooler. Damaged floor near fryers.
• Kirkwood, 5719 SR 73 West, Wilmington, Aug. 15.
Non-critical: Latex gloves found in the kitchen. The responsible person deleted them.