Here are area restaurants 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 email@example.com. 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.
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The Kansas City Health Department cited these operations for seven or more critical health code violations:
▪ Casey’s General Store, deli, 7907 N. Oak Trafficway, had 8 critical violations during an Aug. 29 routine inspection. It had 1 critical violation during a Sept. 10 follow-up inspection and no critical violations during a Sept. 17 follow-up inspection.
▪ Blue Grotto, 6324 Brookside Plaza, had 7 critical violations during a Sept. 4 routine inspection. It had 1 critical violation during a Sept. 11 follow-up inspection and no critical violations during a Sept. 22 follow-up inspection.
▪ Taco Bueno, 380 N.E. Vivion Road, had 7 critical violations during a Sept. 1 routine inspection. It had 3 critical violations during a Sept. 9 follow-up inspection and no critical violations during a Sept. 17 follow-up inspection.
For complete Kansas City area reports, visit: http://www.inspectionsonline.us/foodsafety/mousakansascity/search.htm and search under the establishment’s name.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture: In a statement, department officials said inspections performed after Aug. 1 may not be available for viewing until further notice because of a transition to new inspection software: “We apologize for any inconvenience.”
For complete Kansas health inspection reports, visit: http://agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/food-safety-lodging/inspection-results