The City of Independence Environmental Health Division conducts inspections anywhere food is handled, prepared and served to the public within city limits. Critical violations must be handled within 72 hours. 

Saints Pub & Patio, 20220 E. Jackson Drive – On July 17, an employee on the cook line was observed attempting to put on gloves without washing hands; manager corrected his actions. 

Hy-Vee, 1525 E. 23rd St. – On July 19, no sanitized water found on the cook line. 

Three Pigs BBQ, 27909 E. Colbern Road – On July 19, inspectors found all food out of temperature; discarded. The cooler was temping at 63 degrees. The mobile trailer is closed until the cooler can be repaired or replaced. 

54th Street Grill & Bar, 18700 E. 38th St. Terrace S. – On July 21, a yogurt cup was found in the ice machine. 

– Jillayne Ritchie