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Health department conducts food-service inspections

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The Environmental Services division of the Barry County Health Department inspected 38 food-service establishments during the month of July. Of that group, 27 establishments had critical violations and nine had no critical or non-critical violations.

Shell Knob Senior Center in Shell Knob, Lakeside Marine in Shell Knob, Hillbilly Henry's in Washburn and Simply Sweet Shoppe in Cassville underwent routine inspections in July that yielded no critical or non-critical violations.

Subway in Cassville, Subway inside the Cassville Walmart, Subway in Shell Knob, T&T Concessions Tropical Sno II mobile unit and Route 66 Food and Drink mobile unit underwent pre-opening inspections in July that yielded no critical or non-critical violations.

Critical violations were found at 27 establishments:

* Country Corner in Purdy underwent a routine inspection on July 2 and two critical and five non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: food in hot case not held at 140 degrees, corndog held at 110 degrees, mozzarella sticks held at 118 degrees and pizza held at 130 degrees; and sliced tomato not dated with seven-day discard date. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Mexico Restaurant 2000 in Monett underwent a routine inspection on July 3 and five critical and one non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: sanitizer too weak; beans on steam table held at 120 degrees and diced tomatoes held at 70 degrees; spices and oils left uncovered and open to contamination; soda fountain nozzles have bacteria growth; and rice, cooked chilies, beans and beef not dated with seven-day discard date. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Monett Family Restaurant underwent a routine inspection on July 3 and two critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: cooked potatoes with July 2 discard date not discarded; and can opener has food debris and shelf below microwave where bowls are stored have food spatter. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Office Pub and Steakhouse in Eagle Rock underwent a routine inspection on July 6 and two critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: squeeze bottle by three-compartment sink and spray bottle in mop closet both have chemicals taken out of their original container and not labeled; and ground beef not labeled with seven-day discard date. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* L&L Stores in Eagle Rock underwent a routine inspection on July 6 and two critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: sanitizer too weak; and inside cappuccino machine heavily soiled. A follow-up inspection was conducted on July 9 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Kum and Go in Monett underwent a complaint inspection on July 6 and five critical and three non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: nobody ServSafe certified or equivalent on duty; burrito mix dated July 3 not discarded on discard date; sanitizer too strong; inside of microwave heavily soiled and hotdog trays stored with food contact surface touching soiled shelf; and pizzas past discard time. A follow-up inspection was conducted on July 9 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: nobody ServSafe certified or equivalent on duty. The business underwent a second complaint inspection on July 27 and three critical and four non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: burrito mix dated July 16 and sandwich dated July 28 not discarded on discard date; employee put on gloves but didn't wash hands before; numerous flies in kitchen and drink fountain area.

* T-Bones Country Store in Eagle Rock underwent a routine inspection on July 9 and nine critical and five non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: nobody ServSafe certified or equivalent on duty; raw meats stored beside and above ready-to-eat meats; fish breading that has been used held at room temperature without time or temperature control; numerous foods not discarded on discard date, beef dated July 5, olives dated July 4, eggs for french toast dated July 6, bread pudding dated June 28 and macaroni salad dated June 29; pulled pork, ribs, noodles, casserole, cream pie, raw meats and numerous other foods not labeled with seven-day discard date; spoiled meat, brats, barbecue sauce and soup bones have visible bacteria growth; inside of microwave and pie fridge are heavily soiled with food splatter and meat tenderizer machine not cleaned after use and is soiled with food; and server sanitizer and meat area sanitizer too strong. A follow-up inspection was conducted on July 11 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: nobody Serve Safe certified or equivalent on duty. The business underwent a complaint inspection on July 26 and 17 critical and seven non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: person smoking cigarette in kitchen and ash tray with cigarette butts and ashes in meat cutting station; employee eating in kitchen; uncovered beverages in kitchen; meat being thawed in standing water in middle compartment of three-compartment sink risking contamination by dirty dishes and soap suds in first compartment sink; no designed person in charge or person ServSafe certified or equivalent on duty; raw meats stored above cooked meat in deli case; raw and cooked meats not labeled with discard dates; 10 ants observed around hand sink; utensil stored in standing water that has a dead fly on it; home canned product not from an approved source; spoons at salad bar stored in container that has debris and a dead fly in the bottom; potentially hazardous foods not discarded on discard date, desserts dated July 18 and July 21 and shredded beef, hard boiled eggs and beef brisket dated July 24; potentially hazardous foods packaged on premise improperly labeled with discard date, were given discard dates greater than seven days; unlabeled bottle of liquid in kitchen; employee washing dishes and rinsing them, but not sanitizing them afterwards; soiled flyswatter stored on food contact surface; and hand soap, cologne and air freshener stored above food. A follow-up inspection was conducted on July 30 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: nobody ServSafe certified or equivalent on duty.

* Tyson's Cafeteria in Monett underwent a routine inspection on July 10 and three critical and one non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: can opener put away as clean has food debris on blade and container storing salad bar bowls is not clean; spray bottle of green chemical not labeled; and containers of rice, sauces and chili held at 130 degrees instead of 140 degrees or above. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* The Family Room in Monett underwent a routine inspection on July 12 and six critical and seven non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: bread crumbs used to bread raw meat on counter without time or temperature control and grilled onion vegetable mix held at 120 degrees instead of 140 degrees or above; raw chicken stored above raw whole beef; potato slicer not cleaned after use and plate put away as clean has food debris on it; prime rib and ribs not labeled with seven-day discard date; coleslaw with discard dates of July 9 and 10 not discarded; and uncovered employee beverage in dish washing area. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Purdy's Little Diner in Purdy underwent a routine inspection on July 12 and four critical and no non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: mashed potatoes held at 100 degrees and gravy at 130 degrees instead of 140 degrees or above; spatula put away as clean was soiled with food debris; uncovered employee beverage in the kitchen; and dead mouse in kitchen beside grill. A follow-up inspection was conducted on July 19 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* G&L Place, LLC in Wheaton underwent a routine inspection on July 12 and one critical and two non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: spray bottle of chemical not labeled with common name. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Mo's Cafe in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on July 13 and one critical and four non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: employee breaded chicken fried steak, rinsed gloves and then handled bread. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Casey's General Store in Monett underwent a routine inspection on July 18 and four critical and four non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: sanitizer too weak; refried beans dated July 17 not discarded on discard date; spray bottle of chemical not labeled with common name; and sugar stored in non-food grade container. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Country Fresh Market in Shell Knob underwent a routine inspection on July 18 and two critical and five non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: spray bottle of chemical not labeled with common name; and commercially processed, cooked chicken in walk-in cooler has sell-by date of July 11.

* B&J BBQ and Fish in Shell Knob underwent a routine inspection on July 20 and two critical and four non-critical violations were found: Critical violations were: accumulation of debris in containers holding clean utensils; and turkey, corned beef and sausage not labeled with discard date. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Fastrip in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on July 23 and four critical and three non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: employee changed gloves after touching raw meat, but did not wash hands; spread dated July 21, sliced turkey dated July 19 and chicken dated July 22 not discarded on discard date; employee wiped prep surface down with soapy water but did not rinse and sanitize afterwards; and uncovered employee beverage in mini fridge. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Trojan PQ Mart in Washburn underwent a routine inspection on July 23 and two critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: ham not labeled with seven-day discard date; and pizza toppings not discarded with discard date of July 22. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Dollar General #11049 in Purdy underwent a routine inspection on July 26 and one critical and two non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: chemicals stored with and above food related items. A follow-up inspection was conducted on July 30 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Herb Depot and Organic Market in Monett underwent a routine inspection on July 26 and one critical and three non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: sanitizer too strong. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Dock N Eat at Big M, southeast of Cassville, underwent a routine inspection on July 27 and one critical and three non critical violations were found. The critical violation was: raw catfish stored above ready-to-eat foods in cooler. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* C&C Country Store in Exeter underwent a routine inspection on July 27 and three critical and one non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: sanitizer in bucket too weak and sanitizer in spray bottle too strong; ham dated to be discard don July 25 not discarded on discard date; and sliced tomatoes, lettuce and shredded cheese stored on the counter without time or temperature control. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* White Oak Station #18 in Seligman underwent a routine inspection on July 30 and six critical and one non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: foods held with time as a public health control has no documented discard time; employees not washing hands prior to changing gloves; cheesecakes, sandwiches and cut lettuce not labeled with seven-day discard date; Canadian bacon and ground beef not discarded on discard date of July 29; taco meat held at 110 degrees instead of 140 degrees or above; and spray nozzles on soda fountain have bacteria growth. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Dollar General in Seligman underwent a routine inspection on July 30 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: chemicals stored above food items. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Burger King in Monett underwent a routine inspection on July 31 and four critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: shake mix held a 55 degrees instead of 41 degrees or below; sliced cheese on counter held by time as a public health control had no discard time marked and employee did not discard chicken product with expired time; sanitizer too weak; and knife put away as clean was soiled with food debris. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Subway inside the Monett Walmart underwent a routine inspection on July 31 and two critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: soiled knife, scissors and container for utensils were stored as clean and ice machine has bacteria growth; and utensil for cutting pizza from previous day not washed, rinsed and sanitized.

* Pack & Go in Monett underwent a routine inspection on July 31 and five critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: pizza in warmer held at 120 degrees instead of 140 degrees or above; pepperoni held at 78 degrees instead of 41 degrees or below; sandwiches not dated with seven-day discard date; containers in pizza table and tongs for beef jerky heavily soiled and not washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use or at least every four hours as required when in continuos use; and employee wiped pizza tray and tongs with paper towel instead of washing, rinsing and sanitizing them.

* The Rockin' Frog and Diamond Lilly's in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on July 31 and eight critical and 10 non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: nobody ServSafe certified or equivalent on duty; slicer and french fry cutter soiled with dried food debris from previous day; ice scoop stored on top of dusty top of ice machine instead of stored on a sanitized surface; mislabeled bottle of cleaner, label says orange multipurpose cleaner but the bottle holds window cleaner; hand sanitizer stored next to knives, straws, creamers in server station, hand sanitizer is toxic and cannot be stored with or next to food or food utensils; employee handled soiled utensils and then touched food without washing hands or changing gloves; chicken wings, frog legs, salmon and turkey not labeled with discard date; and pulled pork dated July 30, turkey dated July 19 and pastrami dated July 23 not discarded on discard date.

The following two establishments had only non-critical violations:

* Uncle Roy's in Eagle Rock underwent a routine inspection on July 11 and three non-critical violations were found.

* Country Package in Washburn underwent a routine inspection on July 23 and one non-critical violation was found.



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