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Benton County Restaurant Inspections

Information is from state Health Department records. Restaurants are listed in order of inspection date. All reports are from regular food service inspections unless otherwise noted. Critical violations are defined as items relating directly to factors that lead to food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately. Noncritical violations are defined as items that relate to maintenance of food operations and cleanliness.

March 2

La Huerta

129 Fowler St., Suite B, Gentry

Critical violations: Beans are not reheated properly prior to putting in the steam table. Items are not date marked as needed. Date marking should be made for ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous, time and temperature controlled for safety foods prepared on site or opened commercial container held for more than 24 hours. Bleach was being stored in an old window cleaner spray bottle; do not reuse chemical bottles for any other purpose.

Noncritical violations: Server's tortilla spatula is being stored under tortilla containers that have been on the tables; store spatula in a way to prevent possible contamination for other items; Ice scoop handle was laying down in the ice, store scoop handle up. Lids for dry beans and dry rice are cracked and melted and no longer in good condition, replace as needed. The floor in the kitchen and dish areas are no longer in good condition; establishment is getting estimates to repair. The floor around the drain where the mop faucet is allowing standing water; temporarily fill in area and repair until the floor can be redone completely. There is a leak in the drain under the three-compartment sink.

Gentry High School

1155 Pioneer Lane, Gentry

Critical violations: Spray bottles are not labeled with contents.

Noncritical violations: Condensation leak in the walk-in freezer; boxed items are being stored under leaking area; ice buildup on boxes as well; do not store any open items under the leaking area (repeat violation), to be corrected by fall 2017.

March 6

Slim Chickens

2002 S. Promenade Blvd., Rogers

Critical violations: Ranch dressing at 55 degrees and whipped butter at 54 degrees in dressing prep cooler; must be kept at 41 degrees or below.

Noncritical violations: Dressing prep cooler is not keeping foods at 41 degrees or below. Prepackaged brownie mix in two-door cooler by the register did not have ingredients listed in order by weight, did not have name and address of place of packaging; food packaged in retail food establishment shall be labeled as specified in law.

March 7

Little Life Lessons Academy

1312 E. Central Ave., Bentonville

Critical violations: No label on the sanitizer spray.

Noncritical violations: None

Wal-Mart Apparel Coffee Bar

203 S.E. Martin Luther King Parkway, Bentonville

Critical violations: Employee did not know wash, rinse and sanitize process for dishes. Drain stopper is missing for three-compartment sink, unable to rinse per regulations for three-compartment sink.

Noncritical violations: Utensils dried on cloth, must be air dried on a nonabsorbent surface that is washed, rinsed and sanitized. There is no container for recyclables; they are piled on the floor.

Wal-Mart Apparel Cafe

203 S.E. Martin Luther King Parkway, Bentonville

Critical violations: Food packaged in retail food establishment shall be labeled as specified in law. Grab-and-go products not labeled with ingredients of food; peanut butter sandwiches do not have a list of ingredients in peanut butter and bread; all ingredients of packaged grab-and-go products must be listed on label.

Noncritical violations: None

Heritage High School

1114 S. Fifth St., Rogers

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Sanitizer in sani-bucket was over 400 ppm; must be 200 ppm per label.

Rogers Catfish House

2102½ S. Eighth St., Rogers

Critical violations: Sanitizer in automatic dishwasher was at 0 ppm for chlorine, must be 50-100 ppm for chlorine; use three-compartment sink to wash, rinse and sanitize until automatic dishwasher is working properly. Cole slaw at 47 degrees in small prep and blue cheese dressing at 48 degrees in large prep; must be kept at 41 degrees or below.

Noncritical violations: Small prep at 47 degrees and large prep at 48 degrees is not keeping foods at 41 degrees or below.

March 8

Growler USA

4204 S. JB Hunt Drive, Suite 40, Rogers

Critical violations: Employee did not know the proper reheating procedures, which is one of their tasks; reheat all foods to 165 degrees prior to placing on hot holding. Mac-and-cheese sauce was cooling at room temperature; product temperature is 63 degrees; product put on an ice bath. Items checked in three-door cooler are not at 41 degrees or below. Not all items are date marked as needed, such as lunch meat and packaged meat. Spray bottle at the bar is not labeled with contents (corrected).

Noncritical violations: None

Acambaro

215 S. Eighth St., Rogers

Critical violations: Chicken fajita at 98 degrees in hot holding; beef fajita at 89 in hot holding; must be kept at 135 degrees or above after cooking to 165 degrees or above, or keep at 41 degrees or below; hot holding well is not working; fajita meats will be placed in cold holding until cooking until hot holding is corrected. Juice at 43 degrees in bar cooler; must be kept at 41 degrees or cooler.

Noncritical violations: Sleeve inside ice machine has debris; must be cleaned regularly.

March 9

Wal-Mart Sushi Bar

4208 Pleasant Crossing Blvd., Rogers

Critical violations: Missing paper towels at handwashing sink; corrected.

Noncritical violations: None

Subway

2710 Rife Medical Lane, Rogers

Critical violations: Person in charge did not know how to test sanitizer; demonstration of knowledge of food safety must be evident throughout the facility or by appropriate responses and actions. Employee drinks did not have lid and straw; must use approved beverage containers.

Noncritical violations: None

Twin Peaks

2400 S. Promenade Blvd., Rogers

Critical violations: Dishes washed in automatic dishwasher were not being sanitized; wash, rinse and sanitize dishes in three-compartment sink until automatic dishwasher is corrected.

Noncritical violations: Sanitizer in automatic dishwasher was at 0 ppm; wash, rinse and sanitize dishes in three-compartment sink until corrected.

Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market - Deli/Bakery

906 S.W. Regional Airport Road, Bentonville

Critical violations: Wash hands any time contamination could have occurred, when changing tasks and as described in the Arkansas rules and regulations; properly wash hands prior to gloving. Except for a plain ring, such as a wedding band, while preparing food, food workers may not wear jewelry on their arms and hands; employee metal bracelet with dangling chain is a cross-contamination risk.

Noncritical violations: None

Station III

1295 N. Mount Olive St., Siloam Springs

Follow-up inspection

Critical violations: Employee beverage is sitting on the preparation unit. Broom handle and cases of water in the front of handwashing sink making it not easily accessible. Pan of raw meat was stored on top of a container of Canadian bacon. Spray bottle is not labeled with contents next to pizza oven. Spray bottle of cleaner with bleach stored on a food preparation area (corrected).

Noncritical violations: Interior of cappuccino machine is not clean. Ice scoop stored on a towel on the ice machine; store scoop on or in something that can be washed and sanitized regularly. Part of the ceiling is missing from the walk-in cooler, manager said the unit is going through a remodel.

Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market

906 S.W. Regional Airport Road, Bentonville

Critical violations: Multiple adulterated seals on canned food containers; items removed from shelves and manager advised on proper can seal integrity. Equipment for cooling and heating food and holding cold and hot food shall be sufficient in number and capacity to provide food temperature in accordance with rules and regulations; frozen poultry items stored several inches above load limit line.

Noncritical violations: None

Carniceria Mexico

805 W. Centerton Blvd., Centerton

Critical violations: Provide a supply of individual disposable towels or a continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel or a heated air drying device at each handwashing sink in food preparation, toilet and warewashing areas. No date marking on approximately 20 pounds of ready-to-eat ham and deli loaf; voluntary destruction on site.

Noncritical violations: None

Siloam Springs Intermediate School

1500 N. Mount Olive St., Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Diced ham in walk-in is at 44 degrees; item may have been out for portioning; placed in the freezer to bring down temperature rapidly; product was down to temperature by the end of inspection.

Noncritical violations: Ice buildup on freezer door is causing the door gasket to not seal properly; door does not close all the way with ice build-up (a new gasket was recently installed and the manager removed the ice from the door frame so that it closes all the way.

March 10

Lil Hawks Children's Academy

912 E. Pickens St., Pea Ridge

No violations.

Cadence Academy Preschool

3978 S. Concord St., Rogers

No violations.

Wal-Mart Supercenter

4208 Pleasant Crossing Blvd., Rogers

No violations.

Wal-Mart Supercenter - Deli/Bakery

4208 Pleasant Crossing Blvd., Roger

Critical violations: Missing paper towels at handwashing sink in the deli; corrected.

Noncritical violations: None

Pea Ridge Intermediate School

1536 N. Davis St., Pea Ridge

No violations.

Cannonball Cafe

311 E. Pickens Road, Pea Ridge

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Knives stored between steam table and wall.

Quality Inn

1300 Highway 412 West, Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Sanitizer is a different brand than what it is labeled on the bottle; do not use other chemical bottles for different brands of chemicals even if they seem to be the same product, contact the company to set pre-mix unit for the new brand of chemical. Pre-mix sanitizer is too strong; contact company to adjust the unit.

Noncritical violations: Permit is posted, but expired.

Super 8 Motel

1800 Highway 412 West, Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Hot-water knob is missing from handwashing sink.

Noncritical violations: None

March 13

Tropical Smoothie Cafe

805 S. Walton Blvd., Suite 119, Bentonville

No violations.

Allen's Discount Grocery - Deli/Bakery

60 Sugar Creek Center, Bella Vista

No violations.

Sonic

2 Sugar Creek Center, Bella Vista

No violations.

Allen's Discount Grocery

60 Sugar Creek Center, Bella Vista

No violations.

G@D Barbecue

2504 N. Second St., Rogers

No violations.

March 14

Daylight Donuts

447 W. Hudson Road, Rogers

No violations.

Catfish John's

601 W. Hudson Road, Rogers

No violations.

NW News on 03/20/2017

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