Wilkes-Barre’s Mizu Sushi Hibachi Japanese Restaurant fails state food safety inspection for third year in a row, 15 violations in most recent visit by state, dead insects under rice storage
Wilkes-Barre’s Mizu Sushi Hibachi Japanese Restaurant fails state food safety inspection for third year in a row, 15 violations in most recent visit by stateread more
Retail Food Inspection Report Conducted February 25, 2019
898 U S ROUTE 15 NORTH
DILLSBURG, PA 17019
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted a retail food inspection on February 25, 2019 and was cited for 6 violations and was found to be, “out of compliance” with state food safety regulations. According to state records the Department of Agriculture has visited the restaurant 7 other times since February 2017. While 5 of those visits stemmed from a complaint, it’s the first time the Dillsburg fast food eatery was determined to be, “out of compliance.”
Among the comments made by the inspector were:
- Observed two employees with gloves on wearing a bracelet and a watch.
- Observed an employee’s cell phone stored on top of the grill area.
- Observed dried residue on the nozzle of the creamer dispenser.
- Observed an accumulation of static dust on the fan unit in the walk-in cooler.
- Observed debris on the floor in the walk-in cooler and freezer.
- Observed debris on the floor under the dry goods shelving across from the walk-in cooler.
- Observed food residue on top of the ice cream machine, and several shelving units in the kitchen.
- Observed frozen egg residue that appeared to be thrown against the wall in the walk-in cooler.
- Observed an accumulation of grease and food debris on the floor under the fryers.
- Observed sticker residue on several clean, stacked food containers.
- The soda syrup boxes are located directly beside the mop sink. Observed boxes and hoses to be wet from splash from the mop sink.