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WASHINGTON COUNTY

Information is from the state Health Department records. Restaurants are listed in order of inspection date. All reports are from regular food service food store inspections unless otherwise noted. Critical violations are defined as items relating directly to factors that lead to food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately. Noncritical violations are defined as items that relate to maintenance of food operations and cleanliness.

Oct. 26

El Sol Mexican Restaurant

2630 Citizens Drive, Suite 21, Fayetteville

Critical violations: Food employee handled ready-to-eat cilantro and onion with bare hands.

Noncritical violations: Food employee is wearing a finger ring that is not a plain band. Food employee is wearing fingernail polish while working with exposed foods. Corrugated fiberboard is used to line some of the storage shelving in walk-in refrigerator.

Nov. 9

Harps

1274 N. Colorado Drive, Fayetteville

Critical violations: Window cleaner fluid stored above food products, moved away from food.

Noncritical violations: Food must be stored in compliance with established regulations. Toms Chips and Lance Crackers by milk cooler displayed 2 inches off floor, must be 6 inches. No chemical test strips; on back order.

Nov. 10

Cedar Crest Academy

4195 W. Persimmon St., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Outside garbage dumpster -- whole school uses. No drain plug in outside dumpster.

Nov. 12

La Huerta

2356 N. College Ave., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Several boxes of canned tomatoes are stored in back stairwell. Ceiling light bulb lacks shielding in back dry food storage. Ceiling light ballast lacks repair/replacement in food preparation area.

Nov. 13

Tobo's 66

1200 W. Wilson St., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Outside garbage dumpster is leaking liquids. Pegboard half-wall in pizza preparation area is not smooth and easily cleanable.

Dollar General

468 N. Main Ave., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Refrigerated display case storage shelving for milk lacks cleaning.

Blanquita's Cake Shop

1204 Backus St., Springdale

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Bowl stored in tres leches container; must be stored outside the container to reduce risk of cross contamination.

Sonic

186 N. Cato Springs Road, Fayetteville

Critical violations: Food employee dried washed hands with a clean cloth towel.

Noncritical violations: Lemon presses are stored in containers of soda water. Front three-compartment sink's position has shifted, causing the drain to discharge on to the floor. Outside grease dumpster lid is open. Two ceiling tile's finish lacks securing and a floor tile lacks installation next to front three-compartment sink. Ceiling light fixture in food preparation area lacks shielding. Posted retail food permit has expired.

McDonald's

1200 W. Wilson St., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Except for a plain ring, such as a wedding band, while preparing food, food workers may not wear jewelry on their arms and hands; food employees are wearing bracelets and rings that are not plain bands. Posted retail food permit has expired.

Greenland Mini Mart

25 N. Main St., Greenland

Critical violations: Employee drink cup lacks a lid. Wash hands any time contamination could have occurred, when changing tasks and as described in the Arkansas Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Food Establishments; food employee failed to wash hands between glove change when working with raw and ready-to-eat foods.

Noncritical violations: Except for a plain ring, such as a wedding band, while preparing food, food workers may not wear jewelry on their hands; ring is not a plain band. Mop sink is not installed; person in charge informed me that the mop water is disposed of outside.

Subway

7250 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale

Critical violations: Chemical spray bottle with sanitizer less than 100 ppm quaternary ammonia.

Noncritical violations: Valid permit was not posted in a place visible to customers.

Fayetteville Town Center

12 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Facility is a catering kitchen. No food kept on site. Time of inspection, beer is the only food on site.

Brewski's

408 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Packaged food shall not be stored in direct contact with ice or water; bottle in ice bin used for ice in drinks; put in clean pan. Beer and mixed drinks only. New "Heath Warning" signs can be obtained at healthy.arkansas.gov.

Nov. 16

Rolling Pin Cafe

2565 E. Huntsville Road, Fayetteville

Critical violations: No bare hand contact with food or ice, use gloves, tongs, deli tissue or other dispensing equipment; food employee handled toast and another employee handled boiled eggs with bare hands (repeat). Fruit jams, jelly and butter are being canned without an approved variance and HAACP Plan.

Noncritical violations: Food employees lack their hair effectively restrained.

Slim Chickens

2120 N. College Ave., Fayetteville

No violations.

Tim's Pizza East

1813 Mission Blvd., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Food employees lack hair restraints. Mop sink is not installed.

La Huerta

1860 N. Crossover Road, Fayetteville

Critical violations: Cooked rice in steam table and hot holding unit temperatures are below 135 degrees. Pork carnitas and chile verde cooked and refrigerated for greater than seven days based on the container date label.

Noncritical violations: The person in charge is failing to ensure the minimum hot food holding temperature is maintained.

Harps Deli/Bakery

1780 Crossover Road, Fayetteville

Critical violations: Refrigerated dark meat chicken cooked yesterday, the discard date marked on the containers exceeds seven days. Containers of raw fish sushi rolls in refrigerated case for customer self-serve lack consumer advisory.

Noncritical violations: Baking pans have pan release debris accumulation on the surfaces. Deli wire flour strainer and plastic drain tub for raw chicken are damaged.

Harps Food Store

1780 Crossover Road, Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Some of the dry bulk foods packaged for customer self-serve lack ingredients listed.

Nov. 17

NWA Mercy Family YMCA

5214 Village Parkway, Rogers

Critical violations: Employee did not wash hands prior to handling clean plates (corrected). No bare hand contact with food or ice, use gloves, spatulas, tongs, deli tissue or other dispensing equipment (corrected).

Noncritical violations: Facility out of sanitizer test strips.

Harps Deli/Bakery

1780 Crossover Road, Fayetteville

Critical violations: Follow-up inspection

Noncritical violations: Follow-up assessment regarding risk factor No. 23, consumer advisory is on required packages.

Nov. 18

Daylight Donuts

2030 E. Highway 74, Elkins

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Outside garbage dumpster lids are open and lacks drain plug installed.

The Perk II

3980 Wedington Drive, Suite 19, Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Food not in the original packages for use in establishment must be identified with the common name of the food; flour labeled. Items must be stored to prevent contamination; store self-serve cups six inches off the floor.

Sonic

2113 N. Center St., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: A few floor and ceiling tiles and one ceiling air vent shroud lack repair/replacement. Retail food service permit is not posted.

Elkins Senior Activity Center

201 W. First Ave., Elkins

Critical violations: Food worker handled vanilla wafers with bare hand.

Noncritical violations: None

Nov. 19

Casey's General Store

305 W. Main St., Farmington

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Packaged food shall comply with standards of identity requirements; ice bagged on site lists Casey's General Store, but does not have address; bar code scanned, does not list address; correct by 11/30/2015. Outside garbage dumpster open.

E-Z Mart

25 N. Main St., West Fork

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: The handwashing sink may not be used for any other purpose other than handwashing; chemical sanitizer bucket in basin. Food packaged in Retail Food Establishment shall be labeled as specified in law; ice bag labels do not specify physical address for source. Outside garbage dumpster lids are open.

Winslow Community Meals

1057 Ella Road, Winslow

Follow-up Inspection

No violations.

Jerry Pop Williams Elementary

322 N. Broyles Road, Farmington

No violations.

Randall G. Lynch Middle School

359 W. Rheas Mill Road, Farmington

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Food not in the original packages for use in establishment must be identified with the common name of the food; container of salt not labeled, marking wore off, recommend tape.

Bucks of Asia

2141 N. College Ave., Fayetteville

Critical violations: Food service worker cut limes for garnish with bare hands. Eggs stored over cooked chicken in walk-in cooler. Dishwasher sanitizer solution is less than 50 ppm chlorine; must have mechanical dishwasher repaired to ensure sanitizer level of the rinse is adequate. Must sanitize dishes and wares in three-compartment sink with a final rinse at 50-100 ppm chlorine. All items in prep table, with garnishes for pho, out of temperature control; unit broken.

Noncritical violations: Equipment for cooling and heating food and holding cold and hot food shall be sufficient in number and capacity to provide food temperature in accordance with rules and regulations; prep cooler is broken. Broken cooler lacked thermometer.

NW News on 11/23/2015

Print Headline: Restaurant Inspections

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