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Barry County restaurants undergo inspections in April

Thursday, May 10, 2012

The Environmental Services division of the Barry County Health Department inspected 18 food-service establishments during the month of April. Of that group, seven establishments had critical violations and four had no critical or non-critical violations.

Southwest High School in Washburn, Cassville Primary and Middle School, Cassville High School and Cassville Intermediate School underwent routine inspections in April that yielded no critical or non-critical violations.

Wheaton Sale Barn, The Rockin' Frog Restaurant in Cassville, Casey's #3068 in Cassville and T & T Concession Get Happy in Cassville underwent pre-opening inspections in April that yielded no critical or non-critical violations.

The Stagestop in Cassville and Acambaro Mexican Restaurant in Monett underwent follow-up inspections in April that yielded no critical or non-critical violations.

Critical violations were found at seven establishments:

* Lai Lai Asian Restaurant in Monett underwent a routine inspection on April 2 and six critical and three non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: uncovered employee beverage; used raw chicken wash stored uncovered above broccoli and spices not properly covered to prevent contamination from woks; pooled raw eggs beside grills and used flour for breading chicken has no time or temperature control; sanitizer in raw chicken area too strong; spray bottle with clear liquid, bleach, not labeled with common name; and can opener put away as clean has food debris on it and wire shelves in raw chicken area have accumulation of food debris on them. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Herds General Store in Monett underwent a routine inspection on April 4 and one critical and three non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: ice machine had bacterial growth on the inside. A follow-up inspection was conducted on April 6 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Sunrise Family Restaurant in Monett underwent a routine inspection on April 2 and seven critical and one non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: numerous food items not dated with discard date; hollandaise sauce not discarded on discard date of March 24; hamburger, sausage, hashbrown potatoes and soup were 70 degrees instead of 140 degrees or above and had no time or temperature control; raw eggs in the shell and pancake batter held at room temperature; numerous food items not covered to prevent contamination; employee did not properly wash hands; and employee used soiled wash cloth to clean food contact surface and did not use sanitizer. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* The Mason Jar in Washburn underwent a complaint inspection on April 12 and five critical violations were found. They included: chili held at 120 degrees instead of 140 degrees or above; chicken and noodles and cooked berries dated April 11 not discarded on discard date; soda nozzles have bacterial growth; numerous flies throughout facility; and container of corn starch not sealed to prevent contamination.

* Cr-ose Country Cafe in Washburn underwent a routine inspection on April 18 and three critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: mashed potatoes held at 120 degrees instead of 140 degrees or above; employee handled raw meat, then put on gloves, but failed to wash hands prior to putting on gloves; and one spatula chipped and pitted. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Sunrise Family Restaurant in Cassville underwent a complaint inspection on April 24 and six critical and one non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: batter used to bread raw meats held at room temperature with no time or temperature control; numerous food items left uncovered; numerous food items not labeled with seven-day discard date; raw beef and pork stored above raw fish; knife put away on magnetic strip as clean was soiled with food debris and upright mixer had batter splatter on underside, arm and in mixing bowl; ham with discard date of April 19 and two containers of bacon with discard dates of April 22 and April 23 not discarded. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* White Oak Station #18 in Seligman underwent a complaint inspection on April 26 and four critical and one non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: numerous food items not correctly dated or have no date; no documentation for food items held with time as a public health control; spray bottle of unknown chemical not labeled; and spray nozzles on drink machines and cup dispensers in cappuccino machine have bacterial growth and food debris accumulation. A follow-up inspection was conducted on April 27 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Happy House in Monett underwent a routine inspection on April 4 and two non-critical violations were found.



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