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 

Brewer's Sports Bar and Grill, 1120 Main St. – On July 14, the ice machine had a black build-up inside it; corrected. 

Vertigo Bar & Grill, 625 N.W. Mock Ave. – On July 14, inspectors noticed that the plastic food containers were cracked; corrected. 

Culver's, 1301 S.W. M-7 – On July 17, inspectors found clean plastic containers that were cracked and worn on the shelves; corrected. 

Lee's Summit 

Valero, 1601 N.E. Douglas St. – On July 11, soda nozzles had a build-up of food/debris, and there was no sanitizer available for use on food contact surfaces; re-inspection required for both. 

Side Pockets, 224 N.W. Oldham Road – On July 12, inspectors found spray bottles not labeled with the name of contents; contents were dumped. Chemicals were stored above clean dishes; corrected. Food stored in the cooler were not dated or were dated improperly; corrected. 

Places Restaurant, 1001 N.W. Chipman Road – On July 13, food held in the cooks make table was not held at 41 degrees or below; all out of temperature foods were discarded, re-inspection required. Beef held in the walk-in cooler that was received that had an internal temperature of 45 degrees; discarded. Raw chicken was stored next to raw fish in the bottom drawer of the cooks drawer below the grill; corrected. 


Denny's, 8810 E. M-350 – On July 12, the reach-in coolers were holding foods above 41 degrees; re-inspection required. 

Raytown Petroleum, 5304 Raytown Road – On July 12, soda nozzles had a build-up of food/debris; corrected. 

– Jillayne Ritchie