Here are area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations, with highlighted links to the original public record reports by city or county health inspectors and the Kansas Department of Agriculture. Links to follow-up inspections are also highlighted.
Restaurants correct most violations at the time of the original inspection or shortly thereafter. Links to the follow-up inspections show how each establishment has corrected or is working to correct any remaining violations.
If an inspection or follow-up report needs clarification, restaurant and grocery store owners can call Joyce Smith at 816-234-4692 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Star will post appropriate responses online in the same online locations as the original report.
In addition, if a restaurant is temporarily shut down, a comment from the owner will be requested and a more complete description will be included with the online report.
Never miss a local story.
The Kansas City Health Department cited these operations for seven or more critical health code violations:
▪ El Pulgarcito, 4200 E. Truman Road, had 7 critical violations during a March 16 routine inspection, 3 critical violations during a March 17 follow-up inspection, and no critical violations during a March 27 follow-up inspection.
For complete Kansas City area reports, visit: http://www.inspectionsonline.us/foodsafety/mousakansascity/search.htm and then search under the establishment’s name.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture temporarily shut down the following operation. It has since been reinspected and allowed to reopen.
▪ Ethio Mart, 10922 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Shawnee, food processing unit, had 16 priority violations during a Feb. 24 contract inspection, no priority violations during a Feb. 26 follow-up inspection, 13 priority violations during a March 10 follow-up inspection, and 2 priority violations during a March 19 reopening inspection and was allowed to reopen.
“I have been in business for the last 15 years and moved to this building a few months ago. I didn’t know I was inheriting all kinds of bad stuff. Now it is all clean,” said Fekadu Gurmu, co-owner.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture cited these operations for 7 or more priority health code violations:
▪ CSM Bakery Products, 2410 S. Scheidt Lane, Bonner Springs, had 7 priority violations during a March 16 contract inspection.
For complete Kansas inspection reports, visit: http://agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/food-safety-lodging/inspection-results
To reach Joyce Smith, call 816-234-4692 or send email to email@example.com. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter at JoyceKC