The state Department of Agriculture found mouse droppings and dripping grease during this week’s restaurant inspections.
Sakura, in the Shippensburg Shopping Center, was out of compliance with 14 violations. The inspector found more than 50 mouse droppings in the dry storage area, chemicals were stored above or on the same shelf with food, foods stored directly on the floor in the walk-in cooler, and the hood system above the grill was dripping grease.
Sonic Drive-In on Wilson Avenue in Hanover was out of compliance with 13 violations. The inspector noted the entire restaurant was extremely dirty and in need of cleaning. Soda hoses were resting directly on the floor, the freezer/refrigerator was not working correctly, and potential rodent harborage areas found outside, due to excessive amounts of cardboard boxes.
China Wok on Market Street in Lemoyne was out of compliance with 11 violations. The report says employees were not wearing proper hair restraints and not following proper handwashing procedures. Grease and food debris were found on shelving in the walk-in cooler, and food debris was found on the floor in the dry storage.
Places with no violations include Paradise School in Abbottstown, West Creek Hills Elementary in Camp Hill, Tanya’s Cookie Boutique in Lemoyne, Hat Trick Café at Giant Center in Hershey, Caribbean Wave Jamaican Jerk Restaurant in Lancaster, Sukho Thai Restaurant in Lancaster, Lebanon High School, and Sheetz on North George Street in Manchester.
The Department of Agriculture has a searchable database of Pennsylvania restaurant inspections on its website.