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Health department conducts food-service inspections

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The Environmental Services division of the Barry County Health Department inspected 45 food-service establishments during the month of August. Of that group, 23 establishments had critical violations and seven had no critical or non-critical violations.

Jack Henry Cafeteria in Monett, Whitley Pharmacy in Cassville, Modern Variety in Monett, Harlin Fruit Company in Monett, Lucky T's Convenience Store in Seligman, Wheaton R-3 School and Cassville Senior Center underwent routine inspections in August that yielded no critical or non-critical violations.

Ruby's in Seligman, Subway inside the Cassville Walmart Supercenter, Buzzz Stop in Monett and Rapid Roberts in Shell Knob underwent pre-opening inspections in August that yielded no critical or non-critical violations.

Kum and Go in Monett, Pack and Go in Monett, Subway inside the Monett Walmart Supercenter and The Rockin' Frog and Diamond Lilly's in Cassville underwent follow-up inspections in August that yielded no critical or non-critical violations.

Critical violations were found at 23 establishments:

* Emory Melton Conference Center, located in Roaring River State Park south of Cassville, underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 1 and one critical and two non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: Julienne slicer not cleaned within four hours of use. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Cassville Conoco underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 1 and five critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: pepperoni held at 44 degrees in table top unit instead of 41 degrees or below; pizzas, burritos and corn dogs held with time as a public health control do not have documented discard times; mushrooms dated July 30 and eggs dated July 31 not discarded on discard dates; rack for storing cup lids is soiled with dust and lids are stored food contact surface down; and soda machine and three-vat sink are leaking. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Aug. 7 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Monett Senior Center underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 2 and two critical and no non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: mop hose left attached to faucet and laying in mop sink; and spray bottle with clear liquid sanitizer not labeled with common name. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* The Bayou in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 2 and four critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: raw meat stored above cooked meat; tomatoes held at 48 degrees, olive salad held at 46 degrees and half and half held at 47 degrees instead of 41 degrees or below; cooked meats and raw meats taken out of their original packaging and not dated with a seven-day discard date; and gravy dated Aug. 1 not discarded on discard date. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Terry's Cafe in Shell Knob underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 3 and one critical violation and five non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: ice scoop stored in container that is not clean. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Memories Bar and Grill in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 3 and one critical and three non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was drainboard at three-compartment sink that has clean glassware stored on it is not clean. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Mocha Jo's Coffee Cafe in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 10 and two critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: can opener blade put away as clean has food debris on it; and sanitizer too weak. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* McDonald's in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 10 and three critical and one non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: no backflow prevention on hose by carbon dioxide machine; pipe under drink machine has a leak; and lettuce has no discard time and tomatoes are past their discard time of 2 p.m. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Aug. 14 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* BBQ Station in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 9 and five critical and five non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: sanitizer in serving area and in meat smoking area is too weak; spray bottle of chemicals taken out of their original container and not relabeled with common name; can opener has food debris on the blade and three utensils and a utensil container soiled with food debris and grease; two containers of beans in hot hold unit held at 120 degrees and chicken and ribs on serving line at 120 degrees and 130 degrees instead of 140 degrees or above; and sour cream held on the counter at 50 degrees instead of 41 degrees or below. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Sunrise Family Restaurant in Cassville underwent a complaint inspection on Aug. 13 and 10 critical violations and seven non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: food in cold units around grill and kitchen line left uncovered while not in use and raw chicken stored above raw beef; nobody ServSafe certified or equivalent on duty; sanitizer too strong; uncovered employee beverage on shelf in kitchen; dishes not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized and sanitizer too weak; cream and meringue pies have no discard date; employee rinsed soiled dishes then put away clean dishes without washing hands first; prep sink in dishwashing area has outlet pipe that is even with flood rim of drain and ice machine has outlet pipe that lies in drain when it must have air gap to prevent backflow; mashed potatoes, gravy and baked potatoes held in hot unit at 120 degrees instead of 140 degrees or above because hot unit was off; and milk shake machine has dried product on wand and was not cleaned after last use, rack for drying dishes has dried food debris and splatter on it, meat grinder attachment for upright mixer has raw meat debris on it and bowls stored food contact side up beside waffle maker have food splatter on them. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Aug. 16 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: rack for air drying dishes has dried food debris and spatter on it. A second follow-up inspection was conducted on Aug. 17 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Dollar General #8616 in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 15 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: chemical stored with and above food and food items. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Aug. 17 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Fastrip in Wheaton underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 16 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was ice scoop stored on dusty surface. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Country N in Wheaton underwent a complaint inspection on Aug. 16 and 15 critical and nine non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: spoons stored in container that has food debris in the bottom and lip contact surface of clean coffee cups stored on soiled tray; pots and pans in prep kitchen stored on soiled shelves; plates, bowls and food items stored on soiled heavily shelves under serving window; potentially hazardous refrigerated foods not discarded on discard date in walk-in cooler, rotini dated Aug. 11 and kraut salad dated Aug. 15; shelves in walk-in cooler not clean; top of salad bar has dust, cobwebs and dead flies; sauerkraut with discard date of March 25 in cooler has mold on it; raw fish stored above cooked foods; Raid insecticide and bonding product, which are toxic, stored on shelf above food; two containers of detergent stored in food containers not labeled with name of product, labeled as deli salad; ice scoop stored on soiled top of ice machine; chest freezer number two has excessive frost build-up keeping lid from closing properly and has bacteria growth around seal; ground beef and other food items stored on walk-in cooler floor that is soiled with blood and food debris; inside surface of ice machine door is soiled; and salads and spaghetti not labeled with discard date. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Aug. 22 and no critical or non critical violations were found.

* Ramey Supermarket in Purdy underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 16 and four critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: meat saw, slicer, trays and shrink wrap machine have food debris on them and have not been cleaned after use; meat grinder in walk-in cooler not cleaned a minimum of every 24 hours, last documented cleaning was Aug. 12; brats not discarded on discard date of Aug. 15; and shampoo, diaper ointment and baby oils stored above infant formula. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Aug. 20 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: meat saw, meat slicer and shrink wrap machine have dried food debris on them. A second follow-up inspection was conducted on Aug. 21 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Yonkerville Country Store in Pierce City underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 21 and one critical and one non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: sanitizer in the spray bottle too strong. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Acambaro Mexican Restaurant in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 21 and seven critical and eight non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: raw meat stored above buns, sliced cheese and bread, raw chicken stored in container with raw beef; cooked onions held at 109 degrees and cooked chicken held at 112 degrees instead of cooled to 70 degrees within two hours and then 41 degrees within the next four hours; tamalies not dated with seven-day discard date; salsa in upper tray of salsa fridge held at 45 degrees and salsa in lower part held at 44 degrees instead of 41 degrees or below; numerous dishes throughout the facility put away as clean have food debris on them, container for ice scoop has debris in the bottom and magnetic strip for knives and knife sharpener have food debris on it; and employee scooped ice with cup instead of scoop. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* VFW Post #4207 in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 22 and two critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: two cups used to store silverware have debris in the bottom; and spoiled potato salad in green fridge not discarded. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Exeter R-6 School underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 27 and two critical and one non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: dishes not properly sanitized; and ranch and thousand island dressing held on counter without time or temperature control.

* L&S Foods in Wheaton underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 24 and one critical and two non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: medicines stored above food utensils. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Pizza Hut in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 30 and two critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: drain pipes for three compartment sink and for mechanical dish machine have insufficient air gap; and dishes by walk-in cooler have dust accumulation and cob webs on them, five dishes put away as clean have food debris on them and slicer has dried food debris on it.

* KFC/LJS in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 30 and two critical violations and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: chicken fillet, fries and hush puppy batter held past their discard times; and sanitizer too weak. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Oriental House in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 30 and two critical and five non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: food handler rinsed off gloves that were worn while cutting raw chicken rather than discarding the gloves, washing their hands and putting on a new pair of gloves; and onions, chicken, sauces and other foods not labeled with discard date.

*Cafe Seligman and Saloon in Seligman underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 31 and seven critical and one non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: nobody ServSafe certified or equivalent on duty; uncovered employee beverage in kitchen; employee preparing food handled ready-to-eat food with bare hands; no sanitizer available to sanatize food contact surfaces; ketchup, mustard and barbecue sauce bottles are molded and grills have chemical and food residue; spoiled lettuce and molded squash in refrigerator; and potato salad with discard date of Aug. 30 not discarded.

The following seven establishments had only non-critical violations:

* Cox Monett Cafeteria underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 6 and one non-critical violation was found.

* Happy House in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 6 and two non-critical violations were found.

* Subway in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 8 and one non-critical violation was found.

* Papa Vito's in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 9 and three non-critical violations were found.

* Cassville Bowl underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 9 and three non-critical violations were found.

* Walmart #48 in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 16 and two non-critical violations were found.

* Geraldi's in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Aug. 30 and two non-critical violations were found.



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