Inspections

Area food establishments cited for health code violations

Updated: 2013-10-18T23:41:30Z

The Kansas Department of Agriculture cited these operations for seven or more priority health code violations.

• Great Wall Chinese Super Buffet, 6457 Quivira Road, Shawnee, had nine priority violations during an Aug. 28 inspection following a complaint, including cooked ribs, roast beef and breaded chicken held on the hot buffet at improper temperatures.

Restaurant officials had no comment.

• Joy Oriental, 930 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had nine priority violations during a Sept. 12 routine inspection, including 10 to 20 fresh rodent droppings on the floor under the shelf where the meat is sliced. It had three priority violations during a Sept. 24 follow-up inspection.

The owner declined to comment.

• Las Palmas, 825 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 14 priority violations during a Sept. 3 routine inspection, including raw pork, raw chicken, milk, sour cream and other food products held at improper temperatures in a cooler.

The restaurant was reinspected Sept. 4 and had two priority violations. It had one priority violation during a Sept. 5 reopening inspection and seven priority violations during a Sept. 17 follow-up inspection.

Restaurant officials did not return phone calls.

• Panaderia Guatemalteca, 1519 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 10 priority violations during a Sept. 18 routine inspection, including tamales made the day before, left out in the kitchen all night and then placed in the cooler the following day. It had four priority violations during an Oct. 9 follow-up inspection.

The owner declined to comment.

• Texas Tom’s, 2222 N. Seventh St., Kansas City, Kan., had 15 priority violations during a Sept. 9 routine inspection, including six live roaches in the kitchen, along with 15 to 20 dead roaches, and one dead mouse. It had no priority violations during a Sept. 19 follow-up inspection.

“There were no priority violations upon the return of the inspector,” said spokeswoman Karen Smith.

• Wei’s Chinese Super Buffet, 12225 S. Strang Line Road, Olathe, had seven critical violations during a Sept. 3 routine inspection, including sushi held at improper temperatures. It had no priority violations during a Sept. 17 follow-up inspection.

“We corrected all the violations,” said restaurant spokesman David Liu.

• Wilson’s Pizza & Grill, 1801 Quindaro Blvd., Kansas City, Kan., had seven priority violations during a Sept. 23 routine inspection, including “extreme” amounts of dried food buildup on the can opener blade, underside of mixer, mixer blade, cheese grater, potato dicer, dough docker and dough roller.

The owner declined to comment.

For complete inspection reports on Kansas restaurant operations, go to www.ksda.gov/food_safety.

From Kansas City Health Department inspections:

• Party Sushi, 4244 N. Oak Trafficway, was temporarily shut down Sept. 11 when a cooler was not maintaining cold food within a safe temperature range during a follow-up inspection. The restaurant was reinspected and reopened Sept. 13.

The owner had no comment.

• Swagger Fine Spirits & Food, 8431 Wornall Road, was temporarily shut down Sept. 11 for “excessive roach activity.” The restaurant was reinspected Sept. 13, had two critical violations and was allowed to reopen. It was reinspected Sept. 23 and had one critical violation.

The owner declined to comment.

For complete inspection reports by the Kansas City Health Department, go to www.inspectionsonline.us/foodsafety/mousakansascity/search.htm.

Kansas City restaurants with seven or more critical health code violations will now be included in this report.

| Joyce Smith, jsmith@kcstar.com

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