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Washington County restaurant inspections

by Kathy Lauver | August 15, 2022 at 2:30 a.m.

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

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Aug. 1

Bright Haven Christian Learning Center

1110 Mathias Drive, Suite F, Springdale

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Multiple cans of applesauce with several dented tops.

E-Z Mart-Food Store

1950 N. Leverett Ave., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Establishment did not have cleanup procedures for bodily fluid discharge events.

El Gym-Food Truck

458 Robin Hood Center, Springdale

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Food manager certification is not available. Retail food permit has expired.

Gabriela's

330 E. Main St., Farmington

Critical violations: There were no towels in the server line handwash sink. Rice on the steam table was at 125 degrees, refried beans on the steam table were at 120 degrees. Some items in the walk-in did not have date markings. Many bottles of chemicals were not labeled.

Noncritical violations: At least one employee who has supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service shall be a food protection manager who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an accredited program. No covered trash receptacle in the women's restroom.

Jean Tyson Child Development School

924 W. Douglas St., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: At least one employee who has supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service shall be a food protection manager who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an accredited program.

Las Delicias

3206 S. Thompson St., Springdale

Critical violations: Packaged food on-site does not have labels.

Noncritical violations: Food manager certification is not available.

Las Fajitas Mexican Grill

5266 N. Thompson St., Springdale

Critical violations: Fajita chicken being held at 118 degrees and fajita beef being held at 122 degrees in hot holding. No hand towels available at handwashing sink behind bar. Diced tomatoes being held at 56 degrees, chorizo at 58 degrees, and greens being held at 62 degrees in right prep table.

Noncritical violations: Bowl and plastic cup being used as scoop in sugar container. Ice scoop kept in ice bin with handle touching ice. Black and brown growth on ceiling inside ice machine.

McDonald's

3080 W. Wedington St., Fayetteville

Critical violations: The handwash sink was out of paper towels. An open carton of liquid eggs was being stored over strawberry sauce. The prep table items were not marked with a time to indicate when they were removed from temp. A spray bottle of degreaser was being stored by hanging the trigger portion on the tubes of the soda machine syrup.

Noncritical violations: Facility was able to produce quat sanitizer strips for the dish sink, but was unable to locate the chlorine test strips. There is a black buildup on the white shelf and inside of door of the ice machine.

Morelia Mexican Restaurant

304 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Food manager certification is not available. Ice scoop is stored in the ice. Small areas of the floor in food preparation area lacks repair. Food permit shall be in a location that is easily visible to customers.

Sam's Club Cafe

1517 Gene George Blvd., Springdale

Critical violations: Paper towels were out at the front hand washing sink.

Noncritical violations: Pipe leaking at the soda machine station.

Aug. 2

Harps Food Store

266 Three Dog Lane, West Fork

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: A (elbow) section of pipe connected to the ceiling cooling unit is uninsulated and dripping condensation onto the floor in the walk-in meat department refrigerator.

Harps Food Store Deli-Bakery

266 Three Dog Lane, West Fork

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: In cake decorating area, one food employee is wearing a finger ring that is not a plain band, and another food employee is wearing a wrist watch. Two sections of floor covering lack repair.

Noodles Italian Kitchen

3748 N. Mall Ave., Fayetteville

Critical violations: Prep table salad: lettuce at 54 degrees, ranch dressing at 53 degrees, blue cheese at 50 degrees. Prep table pizza: tomatoes at 62 degrees, pizza sauce top 63 degrees, bottom 62 degrees and meat at 65 degrees. Prep table next to the grill: spinach cream at 53 degrees. Ice bath: prep cook pasta at 45 degrees.

Noncritical violations: Food manager certification is not available. Prep tables do not have a thermometer or it is located in place where is not easy to read. Food employee is wearing rings and wristwatch. Utensils between uses are stored in a bucket with water. Water temperature is 85 degrees.

Pieology

1777 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville

Critical violations: The sanitizer dispenser for the three-compartment sink is not dispensing sanitizer properly, sanitizer sink measured 0 ppm quaternary ammonium. Cut tomatoes, cut onions and spinach being held at 55 degrees at the middle cold holding table.

Noncritical violations: None

Aug. 3

Coyle Restaurant

661 E. Douglas St., Prairie Grove

Critical violations: A container of cole slaw was at 64 degrees in an ice bath on the counter. A portion of wrapped meat was thawing on the counter partially immersed in a pan of still water.

Noncritical violations: Facility did not have certified food manager certificate available. Two boxes of soda syrup were being stored on the floor of the dry storage area. A box of clamshell to-go containers was being stored on the floor.

Domino's

320 W. Main St., Farmington

Critical violations: Evidence of rodent activity present.

Noncritical violations: Light amount of debris on floor and shelves.

El Taco Loco Restaurant and Taqueria

2175 N. College Ave., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Women's waste receptacle does not have a lid. At least one employee who has supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service shall be a food protection manager who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an accredited program.

Flightline Bar & Grill

802 Airport Ave., Suite 207, Springdale

Critical violations: Food employee touches ready-to-eat food (ham, lettuce) with bare hands when she is preparing a sandwich. Cooked meat stored in the refrigerator does not have a label.

Noncritical violations: Food manager certification is not available at time of the inspection. Single use food container in a plastic bag are stored in contact with the floor. Test strips were not available. Surfaces interior of refrigerator (bottom) is not clean. Two tiles of the ceiling are missing above freezer. Retail food permit is not posted.

Kosmo's Greekafe

2136 N. College Ave., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Food employee manager, while preparing food, lacks a hair restraint for his head.

Maggie Moo's

3155 N. College Ave., 100-A, Fayetteville

Critical violations: Single-use items are being stored on floor.

Noncritical violations: At least one employee who has supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service shall be a food protection manager who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an accredited program.

Taco Bell

1147 Colorado Drive, Fayetteville

Critical violations: There was a beverage that had been opened on the top shelf of the walk-in over retail food items.

Noncritical violations: Two tea dispensers lacked covers. Two boxes of sauce were being stored on the floor. A box of straws was being stored on the floor. Current permit is not posted in customer view.

Tangier Hamza's Mediterranean

2800 N. College Ave., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: One food employee is wearing a bracelet and another food employee is wearing a wristwatch.

Aug. 4

Damon's BBQ

60 E. Main St., Farmington

Critical violations: One bottle of sanitizer was not labeled.

Noncritical violations: The bottom shelf of the wire rack shelf in the walk in was broken and resting on the floor. The posted permit expired on 06/30/2022.

Family Mart

1405 W. Shady Grove Road, Springdale

Critical violations: None.

Noncritical violations: Facility did not have cleaning procedures for a bodily fluid discharge event.

Jenny Craig

5204 S. Thompson St., Suite B, Springdale

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Procedures for cleanup of bodily fluid discharge events not available. Restroom hand wash sink did not have signage.

Little Bread Company

116 N. Block St., Fayetteville

Critical violations: Hand washing sink in kitchen is missing knob and a wrench is being used.

Noncritical violations: At least one employee who has supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service shall be a food protection manager who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an accredited program.

Red Kite Coffee Company

7058 W. Sunset Ave., Suite 1A, Springdale

Critical violations: The cold holding unit under the coffee maker is holding milk at 46 degrees, the cold holding unit holding the quiche at 47 degrees. The lid was on preventing air flow.

Noncritical violations: Food safety training for managers has not been taken.

Subway

851 W. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove

Critical violations: There is no soap available in the ladies room. There are no paper towels in the men's or ladies room. Meatballs in sauce leftover from the previous day were at 131 degrees and were being reheated by placing on the steam table. Sliced turkey on the right prep table was at 49 degrees, sliced cheese on the right prep table was at 45 degrees, Mozzarella pieces on the right prep table were at 47 degrees, chicken pieces on the right prep table were at 52 degrees, ranch in the undercounter reach-in was at 50 degrees, chipotle mayo in the undercounter reach-in was at 50 degrees. There are various deceased flying insects throughout the facility, and there is a moderate amount of live flying insects in the facility.

Noncritical violations: At least one employee who has supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service shall be a food protection manager who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an accredited program. Facility lacks refrigerator thermometer in the under counter reach-in. There is a moderate amount of food debris on the floors throughout the facility. Front closest to the drink station door does not completely self-close leaving a gap which is can allow insects to enter the facility.

Sushi 101

522 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: A three-compartment sink for manual ware washing, rinsing and sanitizing is not installed.

Aug. 5

CBD American Shaman & Kava Bar

509 W. Spring St., Suite 225, Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: At least one employee who has supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service shall be a food protection manager who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an accredited program.

Clean Cookin'

2907 E. Joyce Blvd., 7, Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Posted retail food permit expired 06/30/2022.

Domino's

2368 E. Robinson Ave., Springdale

Critical violations: Food employee touched ready-to-eat food with bare hands when she wrapped the ready-to-eat food, two times even though the manager and EHS told her not to.

Noncritical violations: Retail food permit is not posted.

Jimmy's Pizza & Catering

3831 N. Crossover Road, Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Food employee is wearing a finger ring that is not a plain band. Outside garbage receptacle lid is open. Walls near mechanical ventilation hoods and behind three-compartment sink and circular floor fan lack cleaning. Retail food permit expired 06/30/2022.

Live Oak C-Store-White Oak Station

3831 N. Crossover Road, Fayetteville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: An employee lacks food manager certification. Outside garbage receptacle lid is open.

Saddlebock Brewery

18244 Habberton Road, Springdale

Critical violations: Hand washing sink does not have soap, only dish detergent. Spray bottles with chemical product do not have a label. Food employee throws the water from the mop in the sink used to clean utensils.

Noncritical violations: Food manager certification is not available. No signage or written procedures for cleanup of bodily fluid discharge events. Hand washing sink does not have a sign to wash hands. Paper bag with panko bread crumbs is stored in contact with the floor and other containers with flour are open. Food employee does not have hair protection. Test strips are not available. Interior of prep table is dirty with water and food debris. Because food preparation area is hot, 100 degrees, they are using fans and surfaces are very dirty. Three sinks used to clean food contact surfaces is leaking. Retail food permit has expired 07/2021.

Serranos Mexican Grill & Cantina

1031 S. Krupa Drive, Fayetteville

Critical violations: There was an open canned beverage in an empty spot in the right prep table. There was no soap in the dispenser of the kitchen handwash sink. There were boxes of tamales in the walk-in freezer that were supplied by a person who makes them at home. Food prepared in a private home may not be used or offered for human consumption in a retail food establishment. There was a pan of raw beef over sour cream in the walk-in and a crate and a flat of raw eggs were over limes in the walk-in. The dish machine had a concentration of 0 ppm chlorine. Raw beef in the walk-in was at 47 degrees, sour cream in the walk- in was at 45 degrees, queso fresco in the walk-in was at 46 degrees, hot dogs in the walk-in were at 45 degrees, cooked pork in the walk-in was at 43 degrees and shredded cheese in the walk-in was at 45 degrees.

Noncritical violations: At least one employee who has supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service shall be a food protection manager who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an accredited program. The kitchen handwash sink and the bar handwash sink lacked signage. A large pan of sugar under the coffee machine was not labeled. A bucket of flour in dry storage was not labeled. Dumpster lid was open.

Walmart Market Deli-Bakery

367 W. Main St., Farmington

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: An unused blast chiller contained a buildup of tan material was present on the bottom of the appliance and lower-most tray.

The following establishments had no violations this reporting period:

Aug. 1 -- Eureka Pizza, 826 N. Leverett St., Fayetteville

Aug. 2 -- Dollar General Store, 36 N. Centennial Ave., West Fork

Aug. 3 -- King Burrito College, 2050 N. College Ave., Fayetteville; Slim Chickens, 2120 N. College Ave., Fayetteville

Aug. 4 -- Backwoods Beer & Goods, 10964 Devils Den Road, Winslow; Harp's Deli/Bakery, 319 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove; Harp's Food Store, 319 E. Buchanan St., Prairie Grove; Ridge Runner Cafe, 11333 Arkansas 74 West, West Fork

Aug. 5 -- Maple Market, 109 W. Emma Ave., Springdale; The Lodge at Butterfield Trail, 1923 E. Joyce Blvd., Fayetteville; Walmart Market Food Store, 367 W. Main St., Farmington


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