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.

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.



Michael’s BBQ, 16820 E. U.S. 24 – On April 20, inspectors noted smoking of meat being done outside had no overhead protection. No hot water found in bathrooms, it had been shut off. Roll-type paper towels found sitting on top of towel dispensers. No paper towels or dryer found in women’s restroom, and paper towels did not dispense in men’s restroom.
McDonald’s, 3921 Bolger Road – On April 20, inspectors found onions in three-comp sink being re-constituted next to sanitizer water. Strong noxious odor found under the drive-thru soda fountain. Drive-thru hand sink had no paper towels.
Burger King, 16901 E. U.S. 24 – On April 21, inspectors found daylight visible at the bottom of the back door.
 Sonic Drive-In, 16909 E. U.S. 24 – On April 21, inspectors noted towel dispenser loose on wall.