Cass County restaurant inspections: May 16-31

kschwers@kcstar.comJune 15, 2017 

Health inspections at area restaurants and other food establishments were conducted by the Cass County Health Department May 16-31.

In essential compliance is a pass rating awarded to a food establishment that does not have any open critical items noted at the end of an inspection.

Not in essential compliance is a fail rating given to a food establishment that has one or more open critical items noted at the end of an inspection.

A critical violation is defined as a violation that will more likely lead to a food borne illness or food contamination.

A non-critical violation is defined as a violation that is less likely to lead to a food borne illness or food contamination and is generally a cleanliness or facility maintenance issue.

Chinese Wok, 807 E. North Ave., Belton. May 16 Routine Inspection, In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Black debris inside soda fountain nozzle pieces — corrected on site. Informed owner, instructed how to clean and sanitize nozzle pieces, nozzle pieces were cleaned and sanitized. Non-Critical Violations: 3.

Harold’s Freeman Market, 27500 S. Missouri C, Freeman. May 16 Routine Inspection, Not In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 2. Observed: The following foods are in the walk-in cooler without date marking stored on top of each other in a cart: green beans, pulled pork, and chicken wings. Date mark ready-to-eat foods with a seven-day shelf life. Observed: A spray bottle of sanitizer observed stored on counter with single service items and food — corrected on site. Separate toxics from single service items and food, bleach relocated to designated storage area. Non-Critical Violations: 6.

Shell #2, 7905 E. 171st St, Belton. May 17 Follow-Up Inspection, In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Jug of window cleaner and can of fly spray on beverage/hot dog roller grill next to handwashing station — corrected on site. Informed person in charge, items removed to be stored in a different location. Non-Critical Violations: 2.

Waffle House, 17201 S. Highway 71 Outer Rd, Belton. May 17 Routine Inspection, Not In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 3. Observed: Portioned chicken on bottom of refrigerator sitting in pooled water — corrected on site. Informed employee, chicken removed, protect food product from condensation dripping and pooling in refrigerator. Observed: Food handler employed greater than 30 days does not have valid, current food handler certification. Observed: Black/brown slime debris inside ice machine chute — corrected on site. Informed manager, noted areas cleaned and sanitized. Non-Critical Violations: 1.

Taco Bell, 7901 E. 171st St., Belton. May 17 Routine Inspection, Not In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: 11 employees with more than 30 days employment have not provided proof of basic food safety certification. Non-Critical Violations: 5.

Jose Pepper’s, 1100 E. North Ave., Belton. May 17 Routine Inspection, Not In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 2. Observed: 21 Employees have not provided copies of basic food safety certificates. Observed: Unlabeled refillable spray bottle at bar — corrected on site. Informed employee and manager, bottle labeled. Non-Critical Violations: 5.

Mazzio’s Italian Eatery, 2200 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville. May 17 Routine Inspection, Not In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 2. Observed: Three bottles of cleaners are not labeled — corrected on site. Label bottles of cleaners. Observed: Three food handlers employed greater than 30 days do not have valid, current food handler certification. Non-Critical Violations: 3.

Jump City, 8020 E. 171st St., Belton. May 18 Routine Inspection, Not In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 2. Observed: Two unlabeled refillable spray bottles with blue liquid in red metal cart with other cleaning supplies — corrected on site. All refillable spray bottles and chemical containers must be labeled with common name of the product, informed employee on duty, contents identified, bottles labeled. Observed: On duty employee has not obtained basic food safety certification. Non-Critical Violations: 5.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburger, 1822 E. North Ave., Belton. May 18 Routine Inspection, Not In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: 11 employees have either not provided proof of basic food safety certification or certification has expired. Non-Critical Violations: 2.

Price Chopper (deli department), 520 S Commercial St., Harrisonville. May 18 Routine Inspection, Not In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 2. Observed: Beans observed at 44 F and sliced carrots observed at 46 F at salad bar. Observed: Food handler employed greater than 30 days does not have valid, current food handler certification. Non-Critical Violations: 1.

Papa Murphy’s, 662 S. Commercial St., Harrisonville. May 18 Routine Inspection, Out of Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Three food handlers employed greater than 30 days do not have valid, current food handler certifications. Non-Critical Violations: 2.

Dominator Fuels, 29505 Old Highway 7, Garden City. May 19 Routine Inspection, In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Potentially hazardous food stored in Randal pizza prep cooler not held at or below 41 F — corrected on site. Potentially hazardous food cold held must be kept at or below 41 F, food was voluntarily discarded by employee. Non-Critical Violations: 4.

Casey’s General Store, 52 Missouri F, Garden City. May 19 Routine Inspection, In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Quarts of motor oil stored above food and single service items — corrected on site. Store toxins properly, motor oil was moved by employee. Non-Critical Violations: 1.

Cass County Senior Citizens Center, 2400 S. Jefferson Parkway, Harrisonville. May 19 Routine Inspection, In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Cubed ham is not date-marked. Non-Critical Violations: 3.

Casey’s General Store, 901 E. Walnut, Raymore. May 22 Routine Inspection, Not In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Three food handlers employed greater than 30 days do not have valid, current food handler certification. Non-Critical Violations: 3.

Pizza Hut/Wing Street, 361 B Legend Lane, Peculiar. May 22 Routine Inspection, Not in Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: One food handler employed greater than 30 days does not have valid, current food handler certification. Non-Critical violations: 4.

Walmart (bakery), 1700 N. Missouri 291, Harrisonville. May 22 Routine Inspection, In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Opened cheese observed without date-marking — corrected on site. Date-mark ready-to-eat foods with seven-day shelf life or manufacturer’s best-by date, item voluntarily discarded. Non-Critical Violations: 1.

Aaron’s Family Fun Center, 17070 Aaron Lane, Belton. May 23 Routine Inspection, Not in Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 5. Observed: Leftover food previously served at caterings are being stored on shelves with bottled beer. Leftover food that has been sold to customers must be discarded if customers refuse to take with them, food items must not be resold to new customers. Observed: Container of raw hamburger patties on shelf above salad dressings. Item pointed out to employee who acknowledged that it wasn’t right. All raw meats/proteins must be stored below/away from any food product that can be eaten directly from a refrigerator. Observed: Container of mushrooms, pizza sauce and frozen peppers/onions on table upon arrival. Peppers/onions removed, other noted items still sitting on table approximately 1 hour during inspection. Temperature dependent food items must be kept 41 F or colder, placed back in refrigerator when not in use or kept adequately cold. Observed: Gray, pink, orange slime debris inside ice machine around ice bin chute and inside ice chute. Ice machine has been previously cited at multiple inspections. Clean/sanitize inside ice machine before follow-up inspection. Observed: Black debris build-up inside both soda fountain nozzle pieces and bar soda guns. Both items have been cited at previous inspections. Noted items must be physically cleaned using soapy water, rinsed, then sanitized. Non-Critical Violations: 7.

Casey’s General Store, 310 N. Missouri 7, Pleasant Hill. May 23 Routine Inspection, In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 2. Observed: Raw eggs stored above beverages in walk-in display cooler. Move raw eggs below ready-to-eat food and drinks. Observed: Build-up of debris inside soda nozzles. Clean and sanitize soda nozzles frequently, soda nozzles removed and cleaned by employee. Non-Critical Violations: 1.

Tamale Dan’s DBA Peculiar Meat Company, 100 W. Second St., Peculiar. May 23 Routine Inspection, In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 2. Observed: Cardboard and tape observed in deli prep cooler which are non-food grade materials. Remove cardboard and tape from prep cooler in deli. Observed: Label two cleaning bottles with their contents — corrected on site. The bottles were labeled with their contents. Non-Critical Violations: 2.

Longhorn Steakhouse, 1212 North Ave., Belton. May 24 Routine Inspection, In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Salad dressings 45-50 F. Approximately 1 ½” dead space between ice and bottoms of pans — corrected on site. Informed manager, ice added to well, pans seated in ice. Non-Critical Violations: 3.

Jimmy John’s, 810 E North Ave, Belton. May 25 Routine Inspection, Not in Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Food handler employed greater than 30 days does not have valid, current food handler’s certification. Non-Critical Violations: 1.

Minit Mart, 504 S. Commercial St., Harrisonville. May 26 Routine Inspection, In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Milk in walk-in cooler observed at 44 F — corrected on site. Milk relocated to colder section of the walk in cooler. Per manager, service worker is scheduled to come same day. Non-Critical Violations: 6.

Subway, 1720 E. North Ave., Belton. May 30 Routine Inspection, Not in Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Food handler employed greater than 30 days does not have valid, current food handler’s certification. Non-Critical Violations: 2.

Casa Mexico, 704 E. North Ave. C, Belton. May 31 Routine Inspection, Not in Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 4. Observed: Large pans of ground beef and pork prepared eight days ago. Prepared foods must be used or discarded within seven days of preparation. Observed: Approximately 12 fly pest strips hanging from ceiling throughout kitchen, storage room and front wait station with large numbers of dead flies on each strip. Baby flies resting on strainers hanging on wall next to dish machine. Hanging fly strips may not be used in food preparation and storage areas. Observed: Debris build-up inside ice chute. Observed: Black debris build-up inside soda fountain nozzle pieces. Non-Critical Violations: 6.

Rich-n-Art On Main, 418 Main St., Belton. May 31 Routine Inspection, In Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 1. Observed: Black debris inside soda gun nozzle — corrected on site. Informed employee, nozzle cleaned. Non-Critical Violations: 2.

Cleveland BP, 24620 S. Missouri D, Cleveland. May 31 Routine Inspection, Not in Essential Compliance. Critical Violations: 4. Observed: Food stored in Deli Express cooler observed at 48 F — corrected on site. Food must be kept at or below 41 F when cold holding, items voluntarily removed by employee. Observed: Items in Green World cooler do not have date markings. Observed: Build-up of pink slime debris observed inside ice chute of Coke machine. Observed: Build-up of black debris observed inside ice machine. Non-Critical Violations: 8.

El Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant, 1510 N. Missouri 7, Pleasant Hill. May 31 Routine Inspection, Not in Essential Compliance. Observed: Food handler employed greater than 30 days does not have valid, current food handler certification. Observed: Build-up of black debris observed in soda nozzle heads — corrected on site. Informed manager, nozzles were cleaned. Non-Critical Violations: 3.

For more information about inspections, contact the Cass County Health Department at 816-380-8425.

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