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

• Legend of Asia, 1853 S.W. M-7 – On June 6, some of the buffet items were out of temperature; chicken stick was 115 degrees, and the melon was 55 degrees, Both items were recently added to the buffet and were allowed to be reheated/cooled. Two employees were observed washing a knife and a spatula without sanitizing.

• Sandy's Restaurant, 1428 S.W. U.S. 40 – On June 6, raw fish was stored below raw beef; corrected. A container of fried chicken and cooked beef were stored in the walk-in cooler without dates; discarded.

• Blue Springs Marina, 1700 N.E. Bowlin Road – On June 7, there were boxes of Nutri Grain Bars with motor oil in the same cabinets; corrected.

• Diamond Shamrock, 1801 N. M-7 – On June 7, a soda nozzle had brown residue built-up in it; corrected.

• Culver's, 1301 S.W. M-7 – On June 8, the inside of the microwave had a build-up of food residue; corrected.


• Tuscono's, 312 S. Hudson St. – On June 7, the sanitizer was not dispensing at the proper concentration; corrected, manager will manually mix and test sanitizer until system can be fixed. The cooler used for pizza ingredients had an ambient air temperature between 50-53 degrees; all potentially hazardous food was discarded.

Lake Lotawana

• Canoe Club, 27905 E. Colbern Road – On June 6, multiple containers of food were not dated; corrected. A blue bottle of chemical sanitizer was not labeled; corrected. Two employee drinks in the kitchen had no lids; corrected.

– Jillayne Ritchie