Restaurant inspections

Restaurant 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 or on the website at These inspection reports were provided by Miami County Public Health.

Oct. 19

Clopay, 1400 W. Market St., Troy — Observed employee drink on shelf above prep table. Observed dented can in dry stock area. Corrected during inspection. Observed packed food that contains two or more ingredients in grab and go case that did not have ingredient labels.

Patty’s IGA, 106 E. Main St., Bradford — Critical violation: raw animal food was not being cooked to the required temperature. Chicken breast was found to be cooked to 154F after cooking cycle. Poultry must be cooked to 165F. Corrected during inspection. The plumbing system was not properly repaired at the two tank sink in the meat room. Many broken tiles found in the grocery area and deli area. Observed a build-up of dirt and debris on the wall and floor behind the chicken fryer and floor in the produce area. Baby food found with expired dates on the shelf. Food disposed.

Oct. 20

Newton Local Schools, 201 N. Long St., Pleasant Hill — Critical violation: observed no backflow prevention device installed on a water supply system on prep sink near coffee maker.

Springmeade Health Center, 4375 S. County Road 25-A, Tipp City — Observed employee drink sitting on three-compartment sink. Observed residual build-up on and behind handles of stand-up coolers and on spray hose in dish area. Critical violation: observed no backflow prevention device installed on a spray hose in dish tank. Critical violation: the hand-washing sink in the dish area was not easily accessible. Observed broken base tile underneath dish area. Observed a black residual build-up along wall underneath dish tank.

Clark’s Pizza House, 24 N. High St., Covington — Observed employee drink sitting near prep area in the kitchen. Person-in-charge did not ensure that the facility has written procedures for vomiting and diarrheal events.Observed food in packaging that does not appear to protect it from contamination. Observed boxes of food items sitting directly on the ground in the storage area. Observed food residual build-up on microwave handle and on handles attached to cabinet doors toward the back of the kitchen.

Oct. 21

Subway Walmart, 1801 W. Main St., Troy — Observed employee drinks and personal items laid around back of kitchen and prep area. Critical violation: refrigerated, RTE, TCS foods held refrigerated for more than 24 hours were not properly date marked. Observed a leak on the bottom of the Icee machine where sugar syrup was coming out. Critical violation: equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are dirty. Observed food residue build-up on back of veggie cutter. Observed grease and oil from cooking popcorn in the popcorn machine. Critical violation: observed improper display of cleaning chemicals near food prep area.

Y’all’s Country Club, 196 N. High St., Covington —Observed residential freezer being used that is not approved by a recognized testing agency. Observed cooler that is not in working order. Observed leaky faucet on three-compartment sink.

Subway, 11 N. High St., Covington — Critical violation: person-in-charge did not ensure that employees are informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report their health information. Observed water leak in small two-door reach-in cooler from condensation issue. Observed residual build-up on microwave handle and on handle of walk-in cooler. Observed mouse droppings in back corner where pop hook-up is located.