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

• Sonic Drive-In, 515 N.E. Coronado Drive – On Oct. 24, the soda nozzles at both drink stations had an accumulation of black residue, and the can opener blade had dried residue; both were corrected. An employee drink was sitting on the prep table; corrected.

• Waffle House, 1500 N.W. Woods Chapel Road – On Oct. 24, inspectors found chemical sanitizer buckets at 0 ppm concentration; corrected. Packages of raw beef were stored above a box of margarine; corrected. The bottom of the reach-in cooler containing hash browns had a yellow liquid on the bottom shelf; corrected.

• Elks Lodge, 100 N.E. Brizendine Road – On Oct. 24, the interior of the microwave had a build-up of food debris; corrected.

• Mr. Hibachi, 726 N. M-7 – On Oct. 24, the rice strainer was torn and cracked, and raw fish was above vegetables in the wall in cooler; both were corrected.

• Timothy Lutheran Church, 425 N.W. R.D. Mize Road – On Oct. 25, inspectors noticed dented cans in the dry storage; corrected.

• Wing Stop, 481 N.E. Coronado Drive – On Oct. 25, Calamine lotion and saline eye solution were located on top of soda boxes; corrected.

• Real Jalisco Fine Mexican Cuisine, 1711 S.W. M-7 – On Oct. 26, inspectors for eggs above mushrooms; corrected. The dish washer was not sanitizing; corrected. The rental company was out earlier and they forgot to put a part back on. The company came back out to fix the problem.

– Jillayne Ritchie