Health inspector finds critical violations at five eateries


Of eight Oxford restaurants inspected by the Butler County General Health District since last week, five were cited with critical health violations.

The Oxford restaurants where no critical violations were observed were Bagel and Deli Shop, 119 E. High St.; Mac & Joe’s, 21 E. High St.; and Bob Evans, at 5076 College Corner Pike.

Skipper’s Pub, 121 E. High St., inspected July 5, received nine critical and four non-critical violations. Critical violations included open and unlabeled food containers, cold food storage at higher temperatures, and non-continuous cooking of rotisserie foods. The Health District also ordered pest control in the upper level bar.

Papa John’s, 619 S. Locust St., received five critical and 12 non-critical violations on June 30. Critical violations included unclean utensils and prep surfaces as well as a lack of date markings on refrigerated foods.

Dunkin’ Donuts, 431 S. Locust St., received two critical and six non-critical violations. The health district ordered the business to focus on pest control and providing unobstructed access to hand-washing sinks.

Domino’s Pizza, 431 S. Locust St., received two critical and four non-critical health violations. Critical violations were given for a lack of reporting system for employee health and the person-in-charge’s demonstration of knowledge. 

Snack Shack, 2560 Oxford Millville Road, received one critical and four non-critical violations. The critical violation for improper storage of toxic chemicals was corrected during inspection with designated storage for cleaning solutions and powders.