Health inspections at area restaurants and other food establishments were conducted by the Cass County Health Department Oct. 16-31.
In essential compliance is a pass rating awarded to a food establishment that does not have any open priority items noted at the end of an inspection.
Out of essential compliance is a fail rating given to a food establishment that has one or more open priority items noted at the end of an inspection.
A priority violation is defined as a violation that will more likely lead to a food borne illness, food contamination or environmental health hazard.
Food handler certification violations and establishments that failed only because employees didn’t have valid certificates have been omitted from these reports.
Steak ’n Shake, 1905 W. Foxwood Drive, Raymore. Oct. 16, In Essential Compliance. Priority Violations: 2. Observation: Ware wash machine does not have sanitizer being supplied to properly sanitize equipment. Manager instructed to use an additional sanitizer wash in the three-basin sink until sanitizer is provided for machine. Observation: Build-up of pink debris on ice deflector inside ice machine. Ice deflector cleaned and sanitized by employee.
The Big Biscuit, 311 N. Dean Ave., Raymore. Oct. 17, In Essential Compliance. Priority Violations: 1. Observation: Build-up of debris observed in soda fountain nozzles. Manager removed, cleaned, and sanitized soda nozzles.
Raymore-Peculiar High School, 20801 S. School Road, Peculiar. Oct. 19, In Essential Compliance. Priority Violations: 2. Observation: Meatballs observed at 58 F in walk-in cooler. Meatballs voluntarily discarded. Observation: Drying racks with pan lids have peeled/peeling paint. Lids relocated to a different drying rack and peeled rack removed.
The Smoothie Shop, 152 Cedar Tree Square, Belton. Oct. 24, In Essential Compliance. Priority Violations: 1. Observation: No paper towels at restroom sink. Paper towels stocked at sink.
Casey’s General Store, 420 N. Second St., Drexel. Oct. 25, In Essential Compliance. Priority Violations: 1. Observation: Excessive sanitizer concentration in bleach bottle. Bottle was emptied.
Randazzo’s Pizzeria, 1806 N. Commercial St., Harrisonville. Oct. 25, In Essential Compliance. Priority Violations: 1. Observation: Two unlabeled spray bottles in kitchen. Bottles labeled with contents.
Jassi Super Mart, 21406 E. 275th St., Harrisonville. Oct. 27, Out of Essential Compliance. Priority Violations: 3. Observation: Build-up on four soda fountain heads. Soda fountain heads replaced. Observation: No hot water (at least 100 F) in men’s restroom. Observation: No towels or dryer at sink in kitchen. Paper towels provided at sink in kitchen.
Cambridge Elementary, 109 W. Cambridge Road, Belton. Oct. 31, In Essential Compliance. Priority Violations: 1. Dish machine chlorine sanitizer 0 ppm. Dish machine taken out of service and manager instructed employee to set up three-basin sink for cleaning and sanitizing.
Bartz’s Aces N Eights, 1100 N. Scott Ave., Belton. Oct. 31, Out of Essential Compliance. Priority Violations: 3. Observation: Dish sink sprayer head freely hanging 9 inches below sink basin flood rim. Sprayer head must be 1.5 inches above the flood rim. Observation: Hot water knob is broken off at sink next to make table. Hot/cold water must be available at all sinks. Observation: Unlabeled chemical spray bottle in sink. Spray bottle discarded by manager.
For more information about inspections, contact the Cass County Health Department at 816-380-8425.