The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

According to the agency: “any inspection is a ‘snapshot’ of the day and time of the inspection. An inspection conducted on any given day may not be representative of the overall, long-term cleanliness of an establishment. Also, at the time of the inspection, violations are recorded but are often corrected on site prior to the inspector leaving the establishment.”

The information is taken from the inspection database at www.eatsafepa.com.

Postal addresses used here are as listed on the state’s website, and may not correspond to the municipalities in the which facilities are physically located.

Tasty Swirl / Take out only, 921 Drinker Turnpike (Shop Rite Plaza), Covington Township, June 29. Regular inspection; in compliance. Violation: Back flow prevention device needed on the hose bib for the water lines to the condensers on the frozen dessert machines.

Brick’s Tavern, 277 Drinker Turnpike, Covington Township, June 29. Opening inspection; in compliance. Violations: A utility sink or curbed cleaning facility with a floor drain is not provided in the food facility. The owner is in the process of installing the sink. Lights are not shielded or shatterproof over the storage area by the walk-in cooler and freezer.

Big Bass Lake Community Association Clubhouse, 120 Livingston Lane, Gouldsboro, June 29. Regular inspection; in compliance; no violations.

Al’s Quick Stop/Subway No. 165, Routes 307 & 435, Covington Township, June 29. Follow-up inspection; in compliance; no violations.

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