Restaurant inspections


Inspections are performed in the county by Miami County Public Health, except in Piqua, which has its own health department. Miami County Public Health can be reached at (937) 573-3500, by email at info@miamicountyhealth.net or on the website at www.miamicountyhealth.net.

Jan. 24

Market Fresh Foods, 301 Troy Pike, Covington — Critical: Did not require employee(s) to report symptoms, diagnosed illness by a health care provider, or high risk situations as specified in rule. No written procedures for vomiting or diarrheal events. Critical: Observed the front and back of slicer blade in the back prep room by three compartment sink was dirty to sight and touch; corrected. Critical: Observed person in charge remove soups from cooler and place them in non commercial (residential) three-well crock pot/warmer; corrected. All Time/Temperature controlled for Safety (TCS) foods must be reheated to 165F in two hours and must be reheated in commercial grade equipment. The facility is also a Risk Level 3 which does not permit reheating for hot holding. The facility will need to be moved up to a Risk Level 4 or stop reheating for hot holding. Critical, repeat: Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, TCS foods not properly date marked. Observed TCS foods that were kept past their date mark and not discarded; corrected. Observed the roof and roof leaks have still not been repaired. Observed two buckets behind the front counter with water in them, catching leaks from the ceiling above with missing and water damaged tiles. Also, observed buckets with water in them, catching leaks from the ceiling above with missing and water damaged ceiling tiles in the back of the store area in front of the soda shelving

Jan. 25

Haren’s Market, 502 Garfield Ave., Troy — Critical: Chicken salad, potato salad, etc. in display containers were observed not date marked. In the walk-in cooler and freezer, boxes of raw meat were observed being stored on the floor. Also, bags of potatoes and onions were observed being stored on the floor behind the stand-up display cooler. Ensure all food is stored at least six inches off the floor.

Koester Pavilion, 3232 N. County Road 25-A, Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

JJ’s Lunchbox, 7031 S. County Road 25-A, Tipp City — At the time of inspection, the PIC was not aware of an individual with Level 2 Food Safety Training. Critical, repeat: At the time of inspection, the PIC was unaware of an employee health policy and then a verifiable manner of employees’ health information responsibilities. At the time of inspection, the PIC was unaware of written procedures for bodily fluid accidents. Critical: At the time of inspection, multiple food items being held over 24 hours were not date marked. At the time of inspection, the PIC was unaware of quaternary ammonium sanitizing solution test strips. The hand washing sink adjacent to the three compartment sink was observed nonfunctional. Repeat: Front hand sink fixture was observed in disrepair resulting in the hot water leaking and being turned off and on using the hot water valve. The three compartment sink fixture or plumbing was observed in disrepair resulting in hot water leaking from fixture and employees using valve to turn hot water off and on. At the time of inspection, the establishment was without an individual with Level 1 Food Safety Training.

Provided by the Piqua Health Department

Jan. 25

Charles Caserta Restaurant, 3301 S. Roosevelt Ave., Piqua — The interior of the ice machine needs cleaning. The hood needs to be cleaned. The floor behind the bar is damaged and needs to be repaired. Be sure all food contact surfaces are thoroughly washed, rinsed and sanitized.

Little Caesars, 646 W. Water St., Piqua — Time as public health control procedures not followed. Must mark times on TCS food removed from refrigerator. Discard per procedures. The following items need to be cleaned: pizza rings, metal-stem thermometer, strainer, pizza cutter. Items stacked wet. Make sure utensils air dry before stacking. Caulk stored above food equipment. Keep chemicals away from food equipment to prevent possible contamination.

Jan. 28

Piqua Catholic, North Street Campus, 503 W. North St., Piqua — Satisfactory at the time of inspection. Be sure to monitor cooking and holding temperatures. Keep hot food above 135 degrees and cold food below 41 degrees.

Heartland of Piqua, 275 Kienle Drive, Piqua — The freezer door is not shutting tight causing frost build up. Repair. Coving missing by the walk-in cooler. Walls should be smooth, durable and intact. Replace.

Jan. 29

Hershey’s, 987 E. Ash St., Piqua — The ice cream scooper and blender need to be cleaned.

Charlie’s Steakery, 987 E. Ash St., Piqua — The utensils and the food containers need to be cleaned. The prep unit and cabinets by the fryer need to be cleaned. Be sure food contact surfaces are thoroughly washed, rinsed and sanitized.

Washington Primary — Satisfactory at the time of inspection. Be sure food employees report symptoms of nausea, sore throat and fever, diarrhea, vomiting and jaundice.

Pretzel Time/Great American Cookie, 987 E. Ash St., Piqua — At least one person per facility must have Level II food safety training. The interior of the walk-in needs to be cleaned. The drain on the three-compartment sink is damaged. Repair. Plumber called. The floor in back room needs to be cleaned.

Jan. 30

Piqua Manor — At least one person per facility with management responsibilities must have Level II food safety training. The drain on the dishwasher was leaking. Repair has been called in. Use three-compartment sink or other dishwasher until repaired. Provide paper towels at hand sink. Keep them at sink at all times so hands can be washed.

The dishwasher was not reaching 180 degrees during sanitize cycle. Must reach 180 degrees. Maintenance repairing issue with hot water heater during inspection.

Be sure food employees wash hands after handling raw meat, after breaks and before putting on clean gloves, etc.