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Health department conducts food-service inspections

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The Environmental Services division of the Barry County Health Department inspected 34 food-service establishments during the month of September. Of that group, 26 establishments had critical violations and 17 had no critical or non-critical violations.

Roaring River Waterslide in Cassville, Mercy Hospital Cafeteria in Cassville, Cassville Intermediate School, Purdy R-2 School, The Steak Inn in Shell Knob, Shell Knob School, Barry Lawrence County Development Center in Monett, Southwest High School in Washburn, Kountry Kitchen Katering in Shell Knob, Snak Trax in Cassville and Big Baldy's in Monett underwent routine inspections in September that yielded no critical or non-critical violations.

Exeter Diner, Mel's Third Street Sports Bar and Grill in Monett and New Beginnings Ice Cream and Deli in Monett underwent pre-opening inspections in September that yielded no critical or non-critical violations.

Oriental House in Cassville, Cafe Seligman and Saloon and Pizza Hut in Monett underwent follow-up inspections in September that yielded no critical or non-critical violations.

Critical violations were found at 26 establishments:

* Monett Speedway underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 2 and four critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: 15 rodent pellets found on shelf beside grill; container of soiled dishes on shelf stored as clean and soiled coffee urns on floor; employee changed gloves, but did not wash hands beforehand; and open containers of chips stored by hand sink and exposed to contamination by splatter when employees wash hands. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Cassville Primary and Middle School underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 5 and one critical and one non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: sanitizer too weak. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* George's Cafeteria in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 5 and three critical and one non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: uncovered employee beverages on two prep tables; can opener blade has dried food debris on it; and spray bottle of blue liquid not labeled with common name, window cleaner. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Sandwich Factory, located in the Cassville Golf Course Clubhouse, underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 5 and two critical and three non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: two containers, blender and meat slicer have food debris on them; and ranch and bleu cheese dressing taken out of their original containers and not labeled with seven-day discard date. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Sunrise Family Restaurant in Monett underwent a complaint inspection on Sept. 10 and one critical and two non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: hand sink not working in kitchen. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Sept. 13 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Monett Middle School underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 11 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: two bottles with chemicals have labels worn too much to be able to read. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Oakview School in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 11 and two critical and no non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: chemicals stored with and above dishes and food related items; and HACCP records not maintained. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Sept. 14 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* McDonald's in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 12 and three critical and four non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: non discard time on cheese, lettuce, mayo and special sauces; sanitizer too weak; and tongs soiled with food debris from the morning not washed, rinsed and sanitized after use. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Jersey's Bar and Grill in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 12 and six critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: dressing and used batter improperly dated for discard and lasagna sauce has no discard date; containers for silverware and utensils, cutting board, dishes below counter and meat slicer have food debris and dirt on them; bottle of chemicals taken out of original container not labeled with common name and cleaner taken out of original container mislabled as sanitizer; chemicals stored on table next to slicer and mixer and sanitizer and chemcials stored on box of straws; employee went from washing dishes to rinsing dirty dishes, then putting away clean dishes without washing hands; and raw chicken stored on shelf above raw beef. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* China Express in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 13 and seven critical violations and five non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: egg rolls, raw and cooked chicken, cream cheese, noodles and other potentially hazardous foods made onsite or taken out of their original containers not dated with a seven-day discard date; sweet and sour sauce not properly reheated to 165 degrees within required time; sanitizer for sanitizing food contact surfaces in the kitchen too weak; dishes washed and rinsed but not sanitized; utensil for chili seasoning by stove has seasoning caked on it and pan and tongs for fried foods has grease accumulation; nobody ServSafe certified or equivalent on duty; and mixer has dried food debris on it and containers for sauces, fortune cookies and utensils soiled with food debris. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Sept. 17 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Cassville High School underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 13 and one critical and one non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: chemical taken out of its original container and label is too worn to read. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Walmart Supercenter #914 in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 13 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: numerous flies throughout the facility. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Sept. 19 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Lai Lai Asian Buffet and Dining in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 13 and 10 critical and eight non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: employees eating at prep table in kitchen; uncovered employee beverages in kitchen; raw chicken stored over beef and raw chicken stored over pork; Clorox clean-up and Windex stored on shelf with food; unlabeled spray bottles of toxics; inside surface of ice machine door not clean; shelf that clean pots and bowls are stored on has accumulation of food debris; stored utensils stored as clean; cook touched cooked chicken and cashews with bare hands (the food was discarded); and cook put gloves on without washing hands first. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Monett Elementary School underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 14 and one critical and three non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: ranch dip not properly dated with discard date. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Southwest Elementary and Middle School in Washburn underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 14 and one critical and one non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: bare hand contact with hamburger buns, teacher was touching when putting ketchup on buns and burgers and students went through the line. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* Casey's #3068 in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 17 and three critical and four non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: cutting boards and food prep tables wiped with a wet towel, but not sanitized after use; four containers of chicken tenders passed their discard dates of Sept. 14, Sept. 15 and Sept. 16; and over 10 flies in the kitchen area and numerous flies in the seating area. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Sept. 21 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: over 10 flies observed in the kitchen and over 10 flies observed in the seating area.

* El Mariachi in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 19 and eight critical and five non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: nobody ServSafe certified or equivalent on duty; lettuce and cheese, 50 degrees, chili sauce, 45 degrees, and other contents in refrigerator not held at 41 degrees or below; tamales held at 120 degrees on steam table instead of 140 degrees or above; flautas, chili relenos and lettuce not dated with seven-day discard date and food items in walk-in cooler dated with eight-day discard date instead of seven-day; some food items dated with make date instead of discard date; can opener put away as clean has food debris on the blade; spray bottle with purple liquid and bottle with clear liquid taken out of their original containers and not labeled with common name; and Clorox stored above flour. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Sept. 21 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Prime Cut in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 20 and six critical and five non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: open can of soda on food prep area; eight dressing bottles, shelves and pot of oil have bacteria growth on them; employee handled raw meat then began putting away dishes without washing hands between tasks; numerous meats, deli meats, corn, not dated with seven-day discard date; numerous food items past their discard date, potato salad dated Sept. 7, hot dogs dated Sept. 6 and corn dated Sept. 4; and weed killer, Fix a Flat and hair spray stored with dishes and above dishes. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Sept. 26 and no critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Country Diner in Shell Knob underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 20 and three critical and four non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: food debris in containers storing clean utensils; hand sink leaking and drains slow; and broken slicer not cleaned before put in storage room had dried food debris.

* Emory Melton Conference Center in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 24 and four critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: sausage gravy held at 100 degrees instead of 140 degrees or above; cut cantaloupe and meringue pie have no discard dates; onions dated Aug. 23, icing dated Aug. 7 and sweet mashed potatoes and tomatoes dated Sept. 16 not discarded on discard dates; and two spray bottles of chemicals not labeled with common name of contents. The violations were corrected on the spot.

* Taco Bell/KFC in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 24 and two critical and two non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: shelf that black to-go containers are stored food contact side down on has dust accumulation, lime slicer put away as clean has food debris on it and grease from above shelf dripping onto clean dishes in air dry shelving; and sanitizer too weak. A follow-up inspection was conducted on Sept. 26 and non critical or non-critical violations were found.

* Save-a-Lot in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 24 and three critical and seven non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: heavy dust accumulation on vent covers in meat prep area; insecticide stored on produce prep table next to scale; and produce cutting board is too deeply grooved to be cleaned and sanitized.

* Grant's Restaurant in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 26 and one critical and no non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: dough slicer for rolls, underside of meat slicer and two pans on bottom shelf of storage put away as clean soiled by food debris. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* The Stagestop in Cassville underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 26 and four critical and five non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: employee put on gloves without washing their hands prior; ham taken out of its original container not dated with a seven-day discard date; the hand washing sink in the kitchen leaks when used; and the container for ham is cracked and broken.

* Mazzio's Italian Eatery in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 27 and one critical and six non-critical violations were found. The critical violation was: spinach dip, wings, sauce and pasta not labeled with seven-day discard date. The violation was corrected on the spot.

* The Depot Bar and Grill in Monett underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 28 and three critical and no non-critical violations were found. Critical violations were: jar of home canned food in walk-in cooler; coffee filters and ice scoop stored on top of the ice machine and the top of the ice machine dirty; and marinara sauce in refrigerator in the kitchen is molded. The violations were correct on the spot.

The following establishment had only non-critical violations:

* Icy Mae's Coffee House in Shell Knob underwent a routine inspection on Sept. 20 and two non-critical violations were found.



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