Kansas City area restaurant and grocery store health inspection updates for March 10

03/10/2014 12:08 PM

03/10/2014 12:08 PM

The Kansas City Health Department cited these operations for 7 or more critical health code violations.

•  Green Duck Lounge Grill, 2548 Prospect Ave., had 14 critical violations during a Feb. 25 routine inspection, including 15 liquor bottles at the bar were open without any type of covering (bartender put caps on the bottles).

“We got them all corrected and we are working on keeping our building clean so it won’t happen again,” said Keith Townsend, manager.

It had no critical violations during a March 4 follow-up inspection.

•  Gram Dun, 600 Ward Parkway, had 12 critical violations during a Feb. 25 routine inspection, including multiple Habanero peppers in walk-in cooler were black (peppers discarded).

It had no critical violations during a March 3 follow-up inspection.

“We corrected everything on-site and we take all of our health codes and standards very seriously,” said Chris Stuewe, general manager.

•  Texas Tom’s, 709 E. Linwood, had 11 critical violations during a Feb. 21 routine inspection, including taco meat held at improper temperatures (meat discarded).

It had no critical violations during a Feb. 28 follow-up inspection.

“The health department passed us 100 percent,” said Robert Lentz, a manager.

•  Lulu’s Thai Noodle Shop Satay Bar, 2030 Central St., had 10 critical violations during a Feb. 27 routine inspection, including mint sauce dated Feb. 10, beyond the seven day limit (sauce discarded).

“It was salad dressing and the issue was addressed with the staff and the violations have been corrected,” said Malisa Monyakula, owner.

It had 3 critical violations during a March 4 follow-up inspection.

•  Sushi Haru, 13133 State Line Road, had 9 critical violations during a Feb. 27 routine inspection, including ready-to-eat products with no “consume by” date mark.

Restaurant officials declined to comment.

It had no critical violations during a March 6 follow-up inspection.

•  China Dragon, 7930 Troost Ave., had 8 critical violations during a Feb. 13 routine inspection, including cooked chicken held in cooler at improper temperatures.

It had 3 critical violations during a Feb. 21 follow-up inspection and no critical violations during a Feb. 28 follow-up inspection.

The owner did not return phone calls.

•  El Pulgarcito Restaurant, 4200 E. Truman Road, had 8 critical violations during a Feb. 19 routine inspection, including cheese and pork, cheese and vegetables, and pork and beans at improper temperatures on top of the make table (foods discarded).

It had no critical violations during a Feb. 21 follow-up inspection.

Restaurant officials did not return phone calls.

•  Iron Wok Chinese Restaurant, 6411 N.W. 72nd St., had 8 critical violations during a Feb. 26 routine inspection, including raw chicken stored above raw beef in the walk-in freezer (meat rearranged).

It had 6 critical violations during a March 6 follow-up inspection.

The owner declined to comment.

•  Lipari Sunfresh, deli, 11212 Holmes Road, had 7 critical violations during a Feb. 20 routine inspection. The inspector observed that the manager was constantly wiping his nose. The inspector discussed the violation with the manager and the manager was sent home.

“The violations have all been corrected,” said George Lipari, owner.

It had no critical violations during a Feb. 28 follow-up inspection.

•  Pak Ling Express, 2450 Grand Blvd., had 7 critical violations during a Feb. 11 routine inspection, including employee moving dirty dishes and then stacking clean dishes without washing hands in between tasks.

It had two critical violations during a Feb. 19 follow-up inspection and no critical violations during a Feb. 26 follow-up inspection.

The owner declined to comment.

For complete reports, visit: http://www.inspectionsonline.us/foodsafety/mousakansascity/search.htm

The Kansas Department of Agriculture cited these operations for 7 or more priority health code violations.

•  C-Store, (Grab N Go 1), 6828 Kaw Drive, Kansas City, Kan., had 15 priority violations during a Feb. 12 routine inspection, including no thermometer in the store to take hot or cold holding or cooking temperatures.

It had 6 priority violations during a Feb. 24 follow-up inspection.

The manager declined to comment.

•  El Poblano Mini Market, 1003 Osage Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 12 priority violations during a Feb. 27 follow-up inspection, including pepper sauce in the cooler with a date of Feb. 20 to Feb. 27, beyond the seven day limit (pepper sauce discarded).

It had 12 priority violations during a Feb. 27 follow-up inspection.

Market officials declined to comment.

•  China Feast, 1317 N. 38th St., Kansas City, Kan., had 9 priority violations during a Feb. 17 routine inspection, including raw shrimp stored above raw chicken (shrimp relocated in cooler). The restaurant closed temporarily to correct the violations.

It had 1 priority violation during a Feb. 18 re-opening inspection.

The owners did not return phone calls.

For complete Kansas Department of Agriculture inspection reports, go to

http://agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/food-safety-lodging/inspection-results

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