Food establishment inspections for June 11

06/11/2014 9:49 AM

06/11/2014 9:54 AM

Area food establishments with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations. Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection.

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

Thai House, 9938 Holmes Road, had 9 critical violations during a May 28 routine inspection, including several flies in the kitchen.

“There was a hole in the screen door and we fixed it minutes after the inspector left,” said Douglas Mufuka, co-owner.

EBT Restaurant, 1310 Carondelet Drive, had 7 critical violations during a May 15 routine inspection, including meat that had turned green in the cooler (meat discarded).

“One steak that was wrapped and in a pan was pushed to the back and not rotated properly, so it was immediately discarded,” said Jason Matthews, executive chef. “All the violations were taken care of on-site.”

It had no critical violations during a May 24 follow-up inspection.

Mo’s Italian Spot, 5932 Prospect Ave., had 7 critical violations during a May 27 routine inspection, including cheesecakes held at improper temperatures (cheesecakes discarded).

“We put the cheesecakes in a small cold-holding cooler and that made the temperature rise,” said Monica Malik, co-owner.

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.

Chinatown Super Buffet, 151 S. 18th St., Suite Y, Kansas City, Kan., had 9 priority violations during a May 7 follow-up inspection, including a container of raw jalapeno peppers was stored next to containers of raw chicken, and signs of blood drops showed on the container of peppers.

The owner did not return phone calls seeking comment on the violations.

888 International Market, 10118 W. 119th St., Overland Park, had 9 priority violations during a May 27 inspection for an expired license, including two live birds in the market and a live dog behind the service desk.

“The birds got in and we were trying to get them out. We had traps out but we can’t do anything else without killing the birds,” said Mike Lui, manager. “And the dog was the owner’s dog and she was out of town and we just can’t leave it in the car.”

One Stop N Shop, 6001 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan., had 9 priority violations during a May 14 inspection for an expired license, including no device for measuring food temperatures.

The owner did not return phone calls seeking comment on the violations.

One Stop N Shop, 901 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 8 priority violations during a May 14 inspection for an expired license, including 20 fresh mouse dropping in the back storage area and no pest control invoice provided.

The owner did not return phone calls seeking comment on the violations.

Fronteras Super Market, 761 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 7 priority violations during a May 13 inspection for an expired license, including house-made red salsa held at improper temperatures.

It had 2 priority violations during a June 3 follow-up inspection.

Store officials did not return phone calls seeking comments on the violations.

Shawnee Sun Fresh (listed under Shawnee Apple Market), 2803 S. 47th St., Kansas City, Kan., had 7 priority violations during a May 19 follow-up inspection, including containers of raw chicken livers stored above raw beef in reach-in cooler (raw beef moved).

“It was Monday morning and we were resetting the case when the inspector came in,” said Jim Coddington, co-owner.

For complete Kansas Department of Agriculture inspection reports, go to http://agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/food-safety-lodging/inspection-results

To reach Joyce Smith, call 816-234-4692 or send email to jsmith@kcstar.com. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter at JoyceKC

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