Food establishment inspections for July 22

07/22/2014 12:11 PM

07/22/2014 12:15 PM

Area restaurants cited for 7 or more priority violations. Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection.

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

Cocina Mexicana, 719 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 15 priority violations during a June 19 routine inspection, including raw chicken in a container with raw shrimp in the cooler.

The owner declined to comment on the violations.

Cocina Mexicana had 5 priority violations during a July 1 follow-up inspection.

Evergreen Chinese, 13034 Kansas Ave., Bonner Springs, had 12 priority violations during a July 10 routine inspection, including 3 live roaches and 6 dead roaches in the kitchen and back storage area, and 30 flies in the kitchen.

The owners declined to comment on the violations.

Joy Wok, 11920 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, had 12 priority violations during a June 26 inspection following a complaint, including a fly that was in contact with raw pork on preparation table (pork discarded) and 60 to 70 live flies in back of the kitchen.

Joy Wok had 3 priority violations during a July 11 follow-up inspection.

“We are making sure that won’t happen again,” said Jennifer Liu, manager.

Soccer Nation, 520 S. 55th St., Kansas City, Kan., had 11 priority violations during a July 8 licensing inspection, including a package of hot dogs opened on July 2 (held for more than 7 days).

“The violations were fixed on-site,” said Raul Villegas, manager.

Soccer Nation had no priority violations during a July 16 follow-up inspection.

Carniceria La 7, 309 N. Seventh St., Kansas City, Kan., had 10 priority violations during a June 27 routine inspection, including dried raw meat on blade of the meat slicer and dried food debris on blade of knife stored as clean.

The owner declined to comment.

Carniceria La 7 had no priority violations during a July 7 follow-up inspection.

Sabor Centro Americano, 1304 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 10 priority violations during a July 2 inspection following a complaint, including soft cheese, raw pork, cooked beef, cooked beans, and cooked chicken burritos held in cooler at improper temperatures (food items discarded).

Restaurant officials couldn’t be reached for comment.

Bonito Michoacan, 1150 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 9 priority violations during a July 2 follow-up inspection, including tamales, green salsa, pico de gallo, cooked chicken, milk, sausage, hot dogs and sour cream in cooler at improper temperatures (food items discarded).

Bonito Michoacan had 3 priority violations during a July 14 follow-up inspection.

“They did a lot of remodeling in the restaurant and they are working on those coolers and they are continuing to work with the inspectors,” said Lupe Sanz, spokeswoman for the restaurant.

Lake Stop, 15621 158th St., Bonner Springs, had 8 priority violations during a July 8 routine inspection, including precooked sausage crumbles for pizza held at improper temperatures (sausage discarded).

The manger declined to comment on the violations.

Lake Stop was reinspected on July 18 and had no priority violations.

Edwardsville City Park, concessions stand, 1200 Blake St., Edwardsville, had 7 priority violations during a June 16 routine inspection, including hot dogs and cheese held at improper temperatures.

“The violations were mechanical in nature, not food handling violations,” said Mike Martin, a Parks and Recreation official “I had just bought the hot dogs that day and they were frozen and we put them in the refrigerator to use that night.”

It had no priority violations during a follow-up inspection on June 30.

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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