“Critical violations” involve factors that can directly lead to foodborne illness. Recent restaurant inspections resulted in the following findings:


Wendy’s, 2528 S. Missouri 291, inspected Feb. 7. No critical violations.


Dollar General, 421 E. U.S. 24, inspected Feb. 10.


• Multiple dented cans removed from shelves.


Dollar Tree, 17407 E. U.S. 24, inspected Feb. 10.


• Dented cans found on the shelf. Dented cans cannot be sold as acidity from the contents may deteriorate the interior finish which can lead to toxic metal poisoning.


V’s, 10819 E. U.S. 40, inspected Feb. 11. No critical violations were found.


Family Dollar, 12521 E. U.S. 40, inspected Feb. 12.


• Toilet tissue noted not available at toilets.


Saints Pub & Patio, 20220 E. Jackson Dr., inspected Feb. 13.


• Food containers are not properly labeled. No dispose by date on containers.


• Sink was used for purposes other than hand washing. Hand sink in the back prep area found with what appeared to be clothing in the basin.


• Individual disposal paper towels noted not at each hand sink. No paper towels in the dispenser at hand sink in the wait station.


• Physical facilities not being maintained in good repair. Broken floor tiles found at the back door. Missing base cove tile beneath hand sink on cook line. Vinyl torn on a bench in the dining room.


Season Classic Catering Services, 201 N. Forest, inspected Feb. 13. No critical violations found.


Dollar General, 1014 W. U.S. 24, inspected Feb. 14. No critical violations.


Happy Hour, 193341 E. U.S. 40, inspected Feb. 14. No critical violations.


Pina’s Everyday, 17121 E. U.S. 40, inspected Feb. 14. No critical violations.


Pizza Hut, 17517 E. U.S. 24, inspected Feb. 14. No critical violations.


QuikTrip, 201 E. 23rd St., inspected Feb. 14.


• Sanitized water not available at food prep area.


QuikTrip, 2601 S. Missouri 291, inspected Feb. 14. No critical violations.


QuikTrip, 2321 Lee’s Summit Road, inspected Feb. 14. No critical violations.


Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom, 4661 Cochise Ct., inspected Feb. 18. No critical violations found.


Slim Chickens, 4641 Cochise Ct., inspected Feb. 18.


• Multiple food and non-food contact surfaces noted not being cleaned at least every 24 hours.


• Physical facilities are not cleaned as often as necessary.


Culvers, 4220 S. Little Blue Pkwy, inspected Feb. 19.


• Sanitized water not available at cook line front line and drive thru.


Dollar Tree, 16801 E. 23rd St. S., inspected Feb. 19. No critical violations found.


Hardee’s, 17701 E. U.S. 24, inspected Feb. 19. No critical violations found.


Panda Express, 18813 E. 39th St., inspected Feb. 19.


• Physical facilities are not cleaned as often as necessary. Large amount of grease dripping from the ceiling tiles.


Chili’s Grill and Bar, 18900 E. 39th St. S., inspected Feb. 20. No critical violations found.


Grow Meal Prep, 201 N. Forest Ave., inspected Feb. 20. No critical violations found.


Linq Foodmart II, 18700 E. U.S. 24, inspected Feb. 20. No critical violations found.


Hy-Vee, 1525 E. 23rd St., inspected Feb. 21.


• Kitchen staff was not washing hands at proper times.


• Temperature of items in display cooler were all above 41 degrees F. Product must be pulled out in small quantities and returned to walk in cooler after slicing then placed in display cooler after it comes down to below 41 degrees.


• Sanitized water not available behind counter.


QuikTrip, 19010 E. U.S. 24, inspected Feb. 24.


• Kitchen staff was noted not washing hands at proper times.


• Employee attempted to put on gloves without washing hands.


• Observed two employees in food dispensing without properly restrained hair.


Stop and Shop, 1001 W. U.S. 24, inspected Feb. 24. No critical violations found.


Stop and Shop, 151 W. U.S. 24, inspected Feb. 24.


• Ready to eat PHF did not bear a date or the time/temp combination was exceeded. Gallon of milk found past sell by date.


• Hand washing sinks not supplied with hand cleaning liquid soap.


• Individual disposal paper towels noted not at each hand sink.


• Toilet tissue noted not available at all toilets.


7-Eleven, 201 E. U.S. 24, inspected Feb. 24. No critical violations found.