Barry County food service inspections for November

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The Environmental Services division of the Barry County Health Department inspected 24 food-service establishments during the month of November. Of that group, 17 establishments had critical violations and four had no critical or non-critical violations.

Facilities having no violations included: Nita's Cakes in Cassville; Jack Henry cafeteria, Monett; and Central Crossing Senior Center in Shell Knob.

The BBQ Station in Cassville and the Monett Senior Center had only one non-critical violation each.

Critical violations were found at 17 establishments:

* La Michocana in Monett was inspected on Nov. 1 and six critical violations were found. There were unlabeled spray bottles in the meat cutting area; meat products were not labeled with a discard date; employee food and uncovered beverages were on the prep table beside food items; lighter fluid was on the shelf above food items in the retail area; sanitizing agent in the meat department exceeded recommended levels; hand soap was mislabeled as hand sanitizer. Five non-critical violations were found.

Upon re-inspection on Nov. 6, all critical violations had been corrected.

* Daylight Donuts in Monett was inspected on Nov. 1 and one critical violation was found. There was an unlabeled spray bottle. Two non-critical violations were found.

* The Family Room in Monett was inspected on Nov. 5 and one critical violation was found. An unlabeled spray bottle was found. Two non-critical violations were found.

La Durenguena in Monett was inspected on Nov. 5 and one critical violation was found. Sliced and ground meats in the display case had no discard dates. Two non-critical violations were found.

* The Monett Family Restaurant in Monett was inspected on Nov. 6 and two critical violations were found. An unlabeled bottle of bleach spray was found; salsa was not labeled with a discard date. Three non-critical violations were found.

* White Oak Station in Seligman was inspected on Nov. 6 and eight critical violations were found. No one ServSafe certified or equivalent was on duty; employee placed raw meat on the grill and failed to wash hands before putting on gloves to handle bun; food on the stovetop was not held to proper temperature; cold food item was not held to proper temperature; some food items were not labeled with discard dates; some food items were held beyond their discard dates; freezer was used as a food prep surface and contact paper was cut and peeling up; condiment tray, utensil drawer, coffee lid dispenser and others shelves in retail area were soiled. Six non-critical violations were found.

Upon re-inspection on Nov. 8, all critical violations had been corrected.

* Antrim's Pancake House in Seligman was inspected on Nov. 8 and eight critical violations were found. An employee changed gloves but did not wash hands prior; raw bacon stored above hashbrowns; tomatoes, mushrooms and cut lettuce was not labeled with discard date; waffle iron was soiled; chemical spray bottle was not labeled with a common name; a chemical bottle of cigarette vapor was stored with food items; sanitizing agent exceeded recommended levels. Four non-critical violations were found.

* Sunrise Family Restaurant in Monett was inspected on Nov. 12 and 12 critical violations were found. Employees were not washing hands prior to glove use after handling chemicals then preparing food or switching from washing dirty dishes to putting away clean dishes; numerous items in prep refrigerators, reach-in refrigerator and walk-in cooler were uncovered and exposed to contamination; raw fish was stored above ready-to-eat chili; items on the hot holding unit were not at proper temperature; cold food items were not held to proper temperature; numerous items not labeled with a discard date; a box of molded and decomposing celery was in the walk-in cooler; a chipped spatula was in the kitchen; shelves on the steam table and above the prep line were soiled, as well as steam unit and shelving; a cup of pink chemical was not labeled with its common name; plates were stored below chemicals. Seven non-critical violations were found.

* Dollar General Store in Cassville was inspected on Nov. 14 and one critical violation was found. Mechanical chemicals were stored above toothbrushes. Chemical items and insecticides/rodenticides were stored above food items. Two non-critical violations were found.

Upon re-inspection on Nov. 15, all critical violations were corrected.

* El Mariachi in Cassville was inspected on Nov. 14 and five critical violations were found. No one ServSafe certified or equivalent was on duty; raw food items were stored above ready-to-eat meat and raw ground beef stored above whole meat items; cold food items were stored on top shelf of prep line cooler at improper temperature; food items held beyond discard dates; unlabeled spray bottle of chemical found. Four non-critical violations were found.

* Cox Monett Hospital was inspected on Nov. 19, and two critical violations were found. The utensil drawer was soiled with debris; cooked apple slices were given an incorrect discard date. Two non-critical violations were found.

* Daddy Joe's Catfish in Monett was inspected on Nov. 19 and one critical violation was found. The sinks were not draining properly. One non-critical violation was found.

Upon re-inspection on Nov. 22, all critical violations were corrected.

* Mexico 2000 in Monett was inspected on Nov. 19 and one critical violation was found. Raw beef was stored above salad makings. Two non-critical violations were found.

* Tyson Foods cafeteria on Monett was inspected on Nov. 21 and four critical violations were found. Cold food items on the salad bar were not at proper temperature; some food items had no discard dates; food items were held beyond discard dates; a catering fuel burner was stored on top of single use items. One non-critical violation was found.

* Mercy Hospital in Cassville was inspected on Nov. 26 and one critical violation was found. An uncovered employee beverage was stored on top drain board at kitchen sink.

* Terry's Café in Shell Knob was inspected on Nov. 26 and one critical violation. Utensil storage container had debris on the bottom. Four non-critical violations were found.

Pre-opening inspections were performed at the Monett Area YMCA, Mama Mango's Grill mobile service during November.

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