Area restaurant and grocery store health code violations for March 17

03/17/2014 10:53 AM

03/17/2014 10:53 AM

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

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Corner Grill

, 2001 N. Fifth St., Kansas City, Kan., had 11 priority violations during a Feb. 27 routine inspection, including raw chicken touching raw uncut bell pepper in the reach-in cooler (chicken moved).

Corner Grill officials did not return phone calls.

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El Camaroncito

, 1022 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 11 critical violations during a March 4 follow-up inspection, including a container of salsa with a date of Feb. 25, beyond the 7 day limit (salsa discarded).

Restaurant officials did not return phone calls.

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J’s Fish Chicken Market

, 3012 N. 27th St., Kansas City, Kan., had 9 priority violations during a March 4 routine inspection, including 15 fresh rodent droppings behind make table.

A market official declined to comment.

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Taqueria Mexico

, 3300 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, Kan., had 9 priority violations during a March 4 routine inspection, including 8 mouse droppings found on shelf next to a bin of herbs in the storage area.

Restaurant officials did not return phone calls.

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Bonito Michoacan

, mobile unit, 1150 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 7 priority violations during a Feb. 18 routine inspection, including shredded lettuce, sliced tomatoes, and pico de gallo stored on the prep table at improper temperatures (food and sauce discarded).

A spokeswoman for the restaurant said the mobile unit was temporarily closed and the person in charge was dismissed.

Nick’s Italian Pizza

, 714 B Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 7 priority violations during a Feb. 27 routine inspection, including no hand soap at the handsinks in the front food prep area (soap provided).

It had 2 priority violations during a March 11 follow-up inspection.

The owner declined to comment.

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Villa Capri

, 8126 Floyd, Overland Park, had 7 priority violations during a Feb. 25 routine inspection, including live fruit flies around the floor drain and about 20 dead roaches throughout the storage and food prep areas in the basement, on floors and glue traps.

It had 5 priority violations during a March 7 follow-up inspection, including about 10 dead roaches or waterbugs observed throughout the basement.

“If they found dead roaches that means my pest control is doing their job and we are keeping the place as clean as we can under the circumstances,” said Steve Scudiero, owner.

For complete Kansas Department of Agriculture inspection reports, go to

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

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

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Balls Price Chopper

, deli, 4820 N. Oak Trafficway, had 7 violations during a March 5 routine inspection, including food held at the sandwich make table at improper temperatures (food discarded).

Mike Sullivan, district director for Balls Price Chopper, said in a statement: “Balls Food Stores takes food safety and sanitation very seriously........ To help prevent any future violations, the stores management team will be conducting inspections on a daily basis as well as random inspections from our support staff.”

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Banadir Grocery

, deli, 4020 St. John, had 7 critical violations during a Feb. 24 routine inspection, including no sanitizer in the deli area.

It had no critical violations during a March 5 follow-up inspection.

The owner did not return phone calls.

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Cosentino’s Price Chopper

, deli, 1030 W. 103rd St., had 7 critical violations during a Feb. 19 routine inspection, including container of ham in cooler without proper date marking (ham discarded).

Mark Winslow, director of marketing, said all the violations have been corrected.

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Ixtapa Fine Mexican Cuisine

, 7103 N.W. Barry Road, had 7 critical violations during a Feb. 27 routine inspection, including raw steak held at improper temperatures on the shelf underneath the steam table (steak discarded).

It had 1 critical violations during a March 10 follow-up inspection.

“We corrected almost all of the violations in the moment,” said Victor Esqueda, co-owner.

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

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