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Health Department issues food inspection report

The Putnam County Health Department and Indiana State Department of Health is authorized by law to ensure that foods are safe, wholesome and sanitary; regulated products are honestly and accurately represented; and, these products along with food establishments permitted in Putnam County are in compliance with the county and state laws and regulations.

Inspections are done following ordinance, 2005-4-4-2 Retail Food Establishment & Bed and Breakfast Establishment Ordinance, and state rule, 410-IAC 7-24 Retail Food Establishment Sanitation Requirements. These laws and regulations are designed to provide a more comprehensive approach to protecting the customer from contaminated food and food borne illness.

3 G Bowl LLC Nov. 29, one noncritical. Food employee not wearing proper hair restraint.

AFC Sushi Nov. 13, no violations.

American Legion Post 281 Nov. 29, two critical, three noncritical. Gloves not used when handling ready-to-eat food; food employees not wearing proper hair restraints; no test kit or other device available to measure sanitizer concentration; no lids on trash cans in women’s restroom; gloves not being used when cutting ready to eat food, specifically lettuce.

Buffalo Wild Wings Nov. 8, one critical. Cutting boards on prep tables have breaks along surface that is not smooth and easily cleanable.

Casey’s General Store # 2823 Nov. 9, one critical, one noncritical. Food items in cooler under pizza prep table not labeled properly; back door has visible air gaps along bottom of door.

Cloverdale BP Nov. 21, follow-up for Oct. 24 inspection. Violations 256, 291 and 351 not corrected.

Cloverdale Elementary/ Middle School Nov. 2, one noncritical. Excessive ice built up in the walk-in freezer near the condenser.

Cloverdale High School Nov. 2, one noncritical. Mop not hung up to dry.

Cloverdale Travel Plaza Nov. 21, five critical, six noncritical, two repeat. Hands were not being washed in between tasks while wearing gloves; gas station breakfast sandwiches were being held at 128 degrees and should be at 135 degrees; food left over from day before wasn’t reheated to 165 degrees before use; date marking wasn’t done for the chicken salad, cheese slices, and ham as well as other items; clear bottle with liquid in it didn’t have a label of what was inside on it; hand washing sink took too long to get hot and wait station sink never warmed up; fan vents and ceiling in walk-in cooler not clean to sight and touch; hair restraints were not being worn when prepping food; air vents and intakes throughout kitchen and establishment has dust built up on them; air gaps in south side restaurant door and west back entrance doors; general cleaning needs to be done throughout establishment.

Croy Creek Traders Fair Nov. 4, two noncritical, one critical, one repeat. No date marking on gravy in fridge; sanitizer used for cleaning was higher than the recommended concentration; proper hair restraints not worn by employee.

Depauw University Hoover Hall Nov. 21, no violations.

DQ Grill & Chill Nov. 9, follow-up from inspection Oct. 2. Sections 229, 256 and 138 still not corrected.

DQ Grill & Chill Nov. 20, follow-up from Oct. 2 inspection, all violations have been corrected.

Grateful Pie Nov. 29, no violations.

Great China Buffet Nov. 2, four critical, two noncritical. Cheese sauce being held in prep fridge not date marked; home defense placed with food on bottom shelf in storage room; tubs of rice, flour and other ingredients not clean to sight and touch; sanitizer in bucket to strong for cleaning, no thermometer in prep fridge, general cleaning needs to be done throughout establishment.

Hader’s Bar & Grill Nov. 9, once critical, three noncritical. Ready-to-eat food items in cooler not properly date marked; cooler under prep table thermometer missing; working container holding food ingredients not properly labeled; mops not hung to dry.

Harrison Street Tavern Nov. 9, two noncritical. Pizza cooler thermometer missing; bulk container of condiments stored in cooler uncovered.

International Automotive Company Nov. 28, two critical, two noncritical. Gravy wasn’t being properly cooled down from 135 degrees; ice baffle has dirt and debris on it, needs to be cleaned more often; general cleaning needs to be done on floors, cabinets and storage units; mops are not being hung up to dry.

Ivy Trace Catered Living Nov. 3, one critical, two noncritical. Ice baffle in kitchen not clean to sight and touch; air gap in back door from kitchen to outside; mops not hung up to dry, needs to put bracket up on wall.

KFC Greencastle Nov. 6, six noncritical. Inside walk-in cooler boxes of food were sitting on the wet floor; dirt and food debris were found on side of ice machine, in a pan holding ice scoops and on mixer stand and shield; mops were found not hung up to dry by ice machine and three-bay sink; dumpster lids not tight and secure on receptacle outside; general cleaning needs to be done in and around the fryer area, back-stock area and along the bottom shelf of buffet line; ceiling tile next to the hood system of fryer area is coming down and showing rafters of roof.

Kroger #J-961 Nov. 13, one noncritical. Fan vent in deli walk-in cooler has dirt and debris on and around the fan.

Larry Wyndham Nov. 4, one critical, one noncritical. No sanitizer available for cleaning food-contact equipment; no test strips available for testing of sanitizer.

Mama Nunz Italian Steakhouse Nov. 30 1 0 0 gloves or other suitable utensils needs to be used when handling ready-to-eat food.

Myers’ 5 East Nov. 9, once critical, three noncritical. Spray bottles not labeled with what chemicals were inside of them; mops not hung up to dry; lids not on trash cans in womens bathroom; general cleaning needs to be done under equipment and where the wall and floor meet on a regular basis.

Pizza Hut #022127 Nov. 17, follow-up for Oct. 11 inspection, all violations corrected.

Putnam Petroleum Nov. 27, two critical, one noncritical. Follow-up from July 6 not corrected, cream cheese in cooler past sell by date; follow-up from July 6 not corrected, cooler door and walls not cleaned to sight and touch; follow-up from July 6 not corrected, outside trash container lids not closed

R & J Petro Nov. 22, follow-up for Oct. 31 inspection. Violations 439, 345, and 351 were fixed.

Subway #1143 Nov. 27, one critical, one noncritical, two repeat. Hand sink at prep line had food debris in basin; hand sink in kitchen used to store sanitizer bucket; rear door has visible air gaps along floor.

Subway #35295 Nov. 20 follow-up for Oct. 23 inspection, all violations corrected.

Super 8 Motel Nov. 21, no violations.

Taco Bell #3001032 Nov. 22, five noncritical. No thermometer for small freezer; dumpster lids not down on trash, left open; air vents and intakes have dust accumulated in the kitchen; general cleaning under equipment and back against wall; air gaps along bottom of door in rear exit and in main entrance doors down the middle and along the bottom.

Taco Chop, LLC Nov. 22, no violations.

Tap House 24 Nov. 30, follow-up from Oct. 24, all violations have been corrected.

The Storehouse Church Nov. 29, no violations.

US Petro Inc. Green Mart/Shell Nov. 7, two critical, three noncritical. Nacho cheese not being held at 135 degrees or above; chemical spray bottles with no label on it; no hair restraint worn when making food; storage under drink lines not allowed; wrong test strips are being used to measure concentration of sanitizer.

US Petro Inc. Green Mart/Shell Nov. 20, no violations.

Walmart DC-Greencastle Mkt C Nov. 27, one noncritical. Sauce in walk-in cooler not date marked.

Wasser Brewing Company Nov. 9, follow-up for inspection on Sept. 21, all violations corrected.

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