The Jackson County Public Works/Environmental Health Division conducts inspections anywhere food is handled, prepared and served to the public for cities other than Independence.

Blue Springs

• Wendy's, 310 N.W. M-7 – On Sept. 19, the interior of the microwave had a large accumulation of dry food debris; corrected.

• Dirty Harry's Pub, 3100 S.W. M-7 – On Sept. 21, inspectors found no sanitizer in the dish washer machine. The sanitizer bucket was empty; corrected.

• Lamar's Donuts, 722 N. M-7 – On Sept. 21, An employee was observed touching cooked donuts with bare hands; corrected through discussion. A spray bottle was found without a label with the name of its contents.

• Responders Grill & Bar, 2003 N.W. M-7 – On Sept. 24, raw chicken was above cooked chicken wings and raw pork tenderloin; corrected. The can opener had a build-up of debris on it; corrected.

• Subway, 1240 N.W. Woods Chapel Road – On Sept. 25, chemicals were stored above rolls of paper towels and toilet paper; corrected.

Grain Valley

• Valley Pub & Patio, 640 N.W. Yennie St. – On Sept. 11, the cook was unable to locate all food handler permits, but believes that this establishment is compliant. Food handler cards were not organized together and multiple cards were expired and missing; repeat violation, re-inspection required.

Lee's Summit

• Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 1201 N.W. Innovation Pkwy. – On Sept. 5, packages of sausage were thawed without dating. Containers of eggs and gravy were not dated; discarded because employee was not sure about food prep/open dates.

• Lee's Summit Pointe Health & Rehabilitation, 1501 S.W. 3rd St. – On Sept. 5, the dish washer was not dispensing sanitizer at the proper concentration; re-inspection required.

• Mali Thai Bistro, 579 S.E. Melody Lane – On Sept. 5, a small container of partially cooked chicken was observed; corrected, manger did not want to have written procedures for partial cooking so she discarded chicken and explained to staff that foods must be completely cooked in a continuous manner.

• Target Store (Starbucks) inside store, 1850 N.W. Chipman Road – On Sept. 5, a chemical spray bottle was stored directly next to single service cups; corrected.

• Summit Hickory Pit BBQ, 1012 S.E. Blue Pkwy. – On Sept. 6, the dish washer was not dispensing chemical sanitizer at the proper concentration; corrected.

• Arby's, 1027 N.E. Rice Road – On Sept. 6, a chemical was stored on a shelf above the food prep table that also had clean utensils below; corrected.

• Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, 194 N.W. Oldham Pkwy. – On Sept. 6, the Chlorine dish washer was not registering any sanitizer on test strips; corrected, repeat violation, re-inspection required.

• Side Pockets, 224 N.W. Oldham Road – On Sept. 6, the chemical dish washer was not registering any sanitizer on test strips; corrected.

• Sonic Drive-In, 1135 N.E. Douglas St. – On Sept. 10, the soda nozzles at both drink stations had an accumulation of build-up; corrected.

• St. Michael the Archangel High School Cafeteria, 2901 N.W. Lee's Summit Road – On Sept. 11,chicken strips being held in the hot holding cabinets did not have a temperature of 135 degrees and above; re-inspection required.

• The Peanut, 219 S.E. Main St. – On Sept. 11, the silver ice machine had a build-up of black residue inside of it; re-inspection required. Large bins used for holding chicken that were in the "clean" section of dishes had a build-up of residue inside of them; corrected.

• Konrad's Kitchen and Tap House, 302 S.W. Main St. – On Sept. 12, the potato slicer had a build-up of debris on it and the he microwave had a build-up of residue inside of it; both were corrected. A spray bottle of chemicals was hanging on a storage rack over salt bags; corrected. A small cooler near the microwave was out of temperature on the far left side of the prep line; food was discarded and chemical poured over it, re-inspection required. Raw fish was above ready-to-eat vegetables; corrected, repeat violation, re-inspection required. Bare hand contact was observed with ready-to-eat food when an employee grabbed chips to place on a plate; corrected through discussion.

• McAlister's Deli, 910C N.W. Blue Pkwy. – On Sept. 12, the inside of a reach-in cooler had a build-up of sticky food residue, including a used toothpick; corrected.

• Big Whiskey's, 860 N.W. Blue Pkwy. – On Sept. 20, the soda nozzle at the bar had a green build-up; corrected, repeat violation, re-inspection required. The inside and bottom of a reach-in cooler had a large food spill and pools of liquid; corrected.

• Langsford House, 525 S.E. 2nd St. – On Sept. 24, raw beef was stored above ready-to-eat fruits and vegetables; corrected.

• Third Street Social, 123 S.E. 3rd St. – On Sept. 24, inspectors noticed dishes in the clean dish section that had food debris and plastic wrap still left on them; corrected. Raw beef was stored above cooked chicken wings; corrected.

• 54th Street Grill and Bar, 815 S.E. 3rd St. – On Sept. 25, a ladle with excess dried residue on it was in the clean dishes section; corrected. The deli make table/reach-in cooler was out of temperature; all potentially hazardous foods were discarded, re-inspection required. The breading cooler was out of temperature; all potentially hazardous foods were discarded, re-inspection required.

• Houlihan's Restaurant & Bar, 625 N.W. Murray Road – On Sept. 25, the Chlorine sanitizing dish washer in the bar area was not reading any sanitizer on the test strips; corrected. Chicken strips and dipping sauce were sitting out on a cutting board in the prep area were someone had been eating them; discarded.

– Jillayne Ritchie