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Critical violations are those factors leading to foodborne illness and must be corrected immediately. Noncritical violations relate to maintenance of food operations and cleanliness.


Oct. 5

Sweet Stir

2420 U.S. 412 East, Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Employee did not wash hands when coming back into the unit prior to returning to beverage prep. Employee did not wash hands after handling money prior to preparing drinks. Milk in the reach-in cooler is at 45 degrees and half-and-half oat milk in the refrigerator is at 50 degrees. Repeat violation.

Noncritical violations: Wet wiping cloth is being stored on the countertop. Employee not wearing a mask when coming in contact with customers.

Oct. 6

E-Z Mart

387 S. Main St., Cave Springs

Critical violations: Employee washed baking trays but did not know about the sanitize step. Hot dog at 98 degrees and not marked with a time. Open packages of hot dogs and sausage on a stick in the walk-in cooler are not date-marked. Deli Express items in the refrigerator are not date-marked as needed.

Noncritical violations: Employee did not know where the test strips for checking sanitizer concentration are. Not found during the inspection.


2114 S. Eighth St., Space 2, Rogers

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Large amount of grease buildup and debris on vent hood.

The Creeks Golf Course

1499 S. Main St., Cave Springs

Critical violations: A case of onions sitting on the handwashing sink. Package of turkey at 50 degrees, cut tomatoes at 58 degrees. Unopened packages of luncheon meat taken out of the freezer not date-marked with the date removed from the freezer.

Noncritical violations: Employees encountering customers not wearing masks.

Oct. 7

Casa Castillo

148 Seba Road, Centerton

Critical violations: Milk at 46 degrees and small fridge needed to be defrosted.

Noncritical violations: None

Dough Zone

801 S.E. Eighth St., Bentonville

Critical violations: Dirty dishes present in handsink at time of inspection. Raw eggs being stored above ready-to-eat produce in walk-in cooler.

Noncritical violations: Permit not posted in view of consumer.

E-Z Mart

925 W. Tulsa St., Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Deli Express sandwiches are not date-marked.

Noncritical violations: None

Loafin Joes

623 W. Walnut St., Rogers

Critical violations: No paper towels available at time of inspection. Can of Raid insect repellent present on chemical shelving.

Noncritical violations: Posted retail food permit has expired.

Waffle House

1721 W. Walnut St., Rogers

Critical violations: Seating capacity and distance of 6 feet not being maintained.

Noncritical violations: None

The following establishments had no violations this reporting period:

Oct. 5 -- Burger King, 2354 U.S. 412 East, Siloam Springs

Oct. 7 -- Country Inn and Suites, 4304 W. Walnut St., Rogers; Homewood Suites, 4302 W. Walnut St., Rogers; Mainstay Suites, 301 S. 45th St., Rogers

Oct. 8 -- Casey's General Store, 2401 W. Olive St., Rogers; Granny's Simple Blessings, 408 Main St. N.W., Gravette; Hard Luck Cafe, 501 First Ave., Gravette; Kum & Go, 2400 W. Hudson Road, Rogers; Meals on Wheels, 2004 S. 13th St., Rogers

Oct. 9 -- Comfort Suites, 2011 S.E. Walton Blvd., Bentonville; Primrose School of Rogers, 3724 S. Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers; Shiloh Christian School, 5413 Pinnacle Point Drive, Rogers; The Kids Studio, 5516 W. Walsh Lane, Rogers


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