The Jackson County Environmental Health Division inspects sites where food is served outside Independence and Kansas City. Recent inspection results in Blue Springs include:

Wendy’s, 310 N.W. Missouri 7, inspected Nov 25.

• There were chemical bottles stored on prep areas next to foods. Corrected on site.

• The interior of the microwave had an accumulation of stuck-on food debris. Corrected on site.

• The soda nozzles to the drink station in the lobby had an accumulation of built up residue.

• The sanitizer solution was not reading the correct amount of 200-400 ppm. Manager was able to fix the issue and was able to get the correct sanitizing solution.

ChinaTown Cafe, 756 W. U.S. 40, inspected Nov. 25.

• Numerous cans had severe dents on the top, bottom and/or side seams. The dented cans were discarded. Corrected on site.

• The nozzles on both soda machines had a thick accumulation of residue. Corrected on site.

• The underside of the wire racks in the walk-in cooler had an accumulation of debris and residue.

• There was no soap available at the hand sink near the grill. Corrected on site.

Hardee’s, 910 Missouri 7, inspected Nov. 27.

• The microwave had left-over food residue and debris. Corrected on site.

• The underside of the wire racks have an accumulation of debris and residue.

Side Pockets, 1237 S. Missouri 7, inspected Nov. 27.

• There is a noticeable odor originating from near both grease traps in kitchen.

• A large can had a sizeable dent along the side seam. The can was discarded. Corrected on site.

• The underside of the wire racks in the walk-in cooler had an excessive accumulation of debris and residue.

• There was no signage to remind employees to wash their hands in the men’s restroom.

• Single service items were stored on the floor in the storage room.

• Several employees were unable to provide food handler permits.

Pancho’s Mexican Food, 802 S.W. U.S. 40, inspected Dec 2.

• Two of the windows in the front of the restaurant have holes caused by a BB gun.

• The air vents in the lobby have a heavy accumulation of dust.

• The underside of the wire racks in the walk-in cooler has an accumulation of residue and debris.

• The vents above the grill have a thick accumulation of grease.

Zarda Bar-B-Q, 214 N. Missouri 7, inspected Dec. 2.

• There is a large hole in the wall near the soda syrups.

• Multiple dispensing utensils had the handles stored in the food items.

KFC, 211 S. Missouri 7, inspected Dec. 2.

• The underside of the wire racks in the walk-in cooler had an accumulation of debris and residue.

• The shelves in the hot holding unit have a heavy accumulation of grease and residue.

Sandy’s Restaurant, 1255 S. Missouri 7, inspected Dec. 3.

• Prime rib was held past the discard date. The food was discarded. Corrected on site.

• The dishwasher was unable to reach 120 degrees F. The hot water heater was tuned to a higher temperature. Corrected on site.

• The vents above the grills have a heavy accumulation of grease build-up.

• The handwashing sink near the dishwasher was being used to store bottles of chemicals and garbage bags. Corrected on site.

• The temperature measuring device in the pie cooler was equipped with an oven thermometer.

• The sanitizer solution was weak and not registering on the test strips. Corrected on site.

Water’s Edge, 960 S.W. 37th St., inspected Dec. 5.

• There was broken glass on the bottom of a cooler that was holding drinking glasses. All of the glasses were washed and the bottom of the cooler was cleaned. Corrected on site.

• The nozzles on two of the soda guns had an accumulation of debris and residue. The nozzles were cleaned by staff. Corrected on site.

• There is an accumulation of grease on the vent hoods above the grill. Repeat violation.

• Numerous seasoning containers had single-service cups to scoop out the seasonings. The cook removed the cups. Repeat violation. Corrected on site.

• None of the restrooms are provided with covered trash cans.

• Multiple employees failed to provide food handler permits.

Dirty Harry’s Pub, 3100 S.W. Missouri 7, inspected Dec. 5.

• The potato cutter had a heavy accumulation of food debris and residue. It was disassembled and cleaned. Corrected on site.

• There was raw chicken in the walk-in cooler that had the prep date labeled on it. The kitchen staff was unaware of when it was placed in the walk-in cooler. The assumption is that the chicken was placed in the cooler on the date that is labeled and it was past the allotted time allowed to be in the cooler. The staff discarded the meat. Corrected on site.

El Ranchero Mexican Restaurant, 1867 S.W. Missouri 7, inspected Dec. 6.

• Unable to provide food handler permit for employees.

• There is no cover for waste basket in the employee restrooms.

• The meat slicer had an accumulation of dried meat left over from the previous use. It was disassembled and cleaned. Corrected on site.

• Raw pork was stored above french fries. The reach-in freezer was rearranged for compliance. Corrected on site.

• The underside of the wire racks in the walk-in cooler has an accumulation of debris and residue.

Fun House Pizza Delivery, 1420 S. Missouri 7, inspected Dec. 6.

• A container of taco meat did not have a date labeled on it. Corrected on site.

• The underside of the wire racks in the walk-in cooler had an accumulation of debris and residue.

Waffle House, 1500 N.W. Woods Chapel Road, inspected Dec. 9.

• The reach-in cooler had an excessive amount of fluid collected on the bottom surface. The cooler was emptied, cleaned, and sanitized. Corrected on site.

• Single-service to-go plates were stored on the floor. The plates were relocated onto the storage racks. Corrected on site.

• Unable to provide food handler permits for multiple employees.

Blue Springs South High School indoor concession, 1200 S.E. Adams Dairy Parkway, inspected Dec. 10. No violations found.

Fazoli’s, 810 W. U.S. 40, inspected Dec. 10.

• The underside of the wire racks in the walk-in cooler had an accumulation of debris and residue. Repeat violation.

• Potentially hazardous food was held past the discard date. The food items were discarded. Corrected on site.