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Madison County food inspections, May 13-17

Telegraph - 5/22/2024

May 21—EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Health Department Food Sanitation Program strives to protect citizens from contracting and transmitting foodborne diseases and to educate food service operators and consumers about safe food handling practices. Here is a rundown of the safety violations cited between May 13-17.

All information is from the Madison County Health Department's website.

Recent inspections include the following.

May 13

Apex Fitness Center, Highland

—Test kits or other devices are not available to the employees to measure sanitizing solution concentration.

Conoco, Pontoon Beach

—Gaskets on the cooler door are cracked or missing.

—Plumbing needs repair.

—Physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean.

—The premises shall be free of items that are unnecessary to the operation or maintenance of the establishment.

—Light bulbs shall be shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant in areas where there is exposed food, clean equipment, utensils, linens; or unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.

—Establishment not in compliance with food allergen training.

—Floors, walls and ceilings were found in a state of disrepair, or not to be smooth and easily cleanable.

Denny's, Glen Carbon

—The food establishment is not under the operational supervision of a Certified Food Protection Manager that is present at appropriate times.

—Exterior door allows access for pests.

—Plumbing needs repair.

—Physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean.

—Floors, walls and ceilings were found in a state of disrepair, or not to be smooth and easily cleanable.

Horseshoe Lounge and Restaurant, Collinsville

—Food prepared and held in a food establishment for more than 24 hours must be clearly marked to indicate the date or day by which the food must be consumed on the premises, sold, or discarded when held at a temperature of 41F or less for a maximum of seven days.

—Food shall be protected from contamination by storing it properly.

Imo's, Granite City

—Gaskets on the cooler door are cracked or missing.

Jimmy John's, Alton

No citations.

Railshake, Highland

—Liquid hand soap not provided at the hand washing sink.

—Physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean.

—Floors, walls and ceilings were found in a state of disrepair, or not to be smooth and easily cleanable.

Rosati's Pizza, Pontoon Beach

—Food shall be protected from contamination by storing it properly.

—Equipment/utensils are not properly air-dried after cleaning and sanitizing.

—Single-use articles are stored incorrectly.

Sammi's Sandwiches at Norb's, Alton

No citations.

Subway, Granite City

—Missing or inadequate backflow prevention device.

Toddle Towne Learning Center, East Alton

No citations.

Villas of Holly Brook, East Alton

—Food employee improperly washed hands.

—Food employee used bare hands to handle ready-to-eat foods.

—Provide a clearly visible handwashing sign at each hand sink.

—Raw or partially cooked animal foods, bean sprouts, or unpasteurized eggs may not be served or offered for sale in ready-to-eat form to a highly susceptible person.

—Pasteurized eggs or egg products are not substituted for raw eggs, without a consumer advisory.

—Water under pressure must be provided to all fixtures and equipment requiring water connections to operate.

May 14

Collinsville Rehab and Health Care Center, Collinsville

—Food prepared and held in a food establishment for more than 24 hours must be clearly marked to indicate the date or day by which the food must be consumed on the premises, sold, or discarded when held at a temperature of 41F or less for a maximum of seven days.

Dollar General Store, Troy

—Food shall be protected from contamination.

Dollar General Store, Madison

—Exterior door allows access for pests.

—Inadequate hot water is available to all fixtures.

—Plumbing needs repair.

El Potro Mexican Restaurant, Troy

—Person in charge is not a certified food manager.

—The food establishment is not under the operational supervision of a Certified Food Protection Manager that is present at appropriate times.

Highland Area Christian Service Ministry, Highland

No citations.

Highland Pistol and Rifle Club, Highland

No citations.

Kelly's Butcher Shop and Deli, Troy

—Physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean.

Kristy Food Mart, Madison

—The premises shall be maintained free of insects, rodents, and other pests.

—Physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean.

Mi Pueblita Cantina, Wood River

—Food did not cool from 135F to 70F within two hours and from 135F to 41F or less within a total of six hours.

—Food prepared and held in a food establishment for more than 24 hours must be clearly marked to indicate the date or day by which the food must be consumed on the premises, sold, or discarded when held at a temperature of 41F or less for a maximum of seven days

—Food shall be cooled using one or more of the following methods based on the type of food being cooled: placing the food in shallow pans; separating the food into smaller or thinner portions; stirring the food in a container placed in an ice water bath; using containers that facilitate heat transfer; adding ice as an ingredient; or other effective methods.

—In-use utensils are stored incorrectly.

—Facility is not in compliance with the food handler law.

Qdoba, Collinsville

—Provide certified food protection manager

—Quaternary ammonium sanitizer — maintain concentration indicated on manufacturer's label.

—Plumbing needs repair.

Ruler, Highland

No citations.

Shang Hai House, Godfrey

—"Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food" is not maintained at 41F, or less.

—Floors, walls, and ceilings were found in a state of disrepair, or not to be smooth and easily cleanable.

Stay and Play Daycare Center, Maryville

No citations.

Subway in Walmart, Granite City

—Facility is not in compliance with the food handler law.

—Establishment not in compliance with food allergen training.

Taco Bell, Bethalto

No citations.

The Coffee Box, Maryville

—Person in charge is not a certified food manager.

—The food establishment is not under the operational supervision of a Certified Food Protection Manager that is present at appropriate times.

—Single-use articles are stored incorrectly.

—Plumbing needs repair.

Walmart Deli/Bakery, Granite City

No citations.

Walmart Retail, Granite City

No citations.

Walmart Deli/Bakery, Godfrey

No citations.

Walmart Retail, Godfrey

No citations.

May 15

1929 Pizza and Wine, Wood River

—Gaskets on the cooler door are cracked or missing.

—Restroom does not have a tight-fitting and self-closing door.

Best Western, Troy

No citations.

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar, Edwardsville

No citations.

Edible, Edwardsville

—Person in charge is not a certified food manager.

—The food establishment is not under the operational supervision of a Certified Food Protection Manager that is present at appropriate times.

—Clean all non-food contact surfaces frequently to prevent soil accumulation.

Golden Oak Pancake House, Edwardsville

—Hand washing sink must be used for handwashing only.

—Protect food from cross-contamination.

—Sanitizer too strong.

—In-use wiping cloths are not stored properly.

Kaleidoscope of Kids, Edwardsville

—The wash water temperature is too low in the mechanical warewashing machine that uses hot water to sanitize.

—Inadequate hot water is available to all fixtures.

—Plumbing needs repair.

Kentucky Fried Chicken, Collinsville

—Floors, walls and ceilings were found in a state of disrepair, or not to be smooth and easily cleanable.

—Plumbing needs repair.

KOA Granite City, Granite City

No citations.

Northside Dairy Haven, Edwardsville

—Establishment does not have minimum requirements for a service sink for cleaning of mops and floor cleaning tools and the disposal of mop water.

Peel Wood Fired Pizza, Edwardsville

No citations.

Spring Garden Family Restaurant, Collinsville

—Exterior door allows access for pests.

—Single-service articles are reused.

—Clean all non-food contact surfaces frequently to prevent soil accumulation.

—Physical facilities shall be maintained in good repair.

St. Louis Bread Co., Collinsville

No citations.

Terry's Tropical Sno, East Alton

No citations.

Tri-City Speedway, Pontoon Beach

—Properly clean and sanitize equipment/utensils between use.

—The premises shall be maintained free of insects, rodents and other pests.

—Single-use articles are stored incorrectly.

—Test kits or other devices are not available to the employees to measure sanitizing solution concentration.

—Facility is not in compliance with the food handler law.

Wendy's, Edwardsville

No citations.

Wood River Moose Lodge 1349, Wood River

—Gaskets on the cooler door are cracked or missing.

—Clean all non-food contact surfaces frequently to prevent soil accumulation.

—Physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean.

May 16

Bagley Farms Meat Market, Edwardsville

No citations.

Bob Evans Restaurant, Collinsville

No citations.

Denny's, Collinsville

—Food shall be protected from contamination by storing it properly.

—In-use utensils are stored incorrectly.

—Plumbing needs repair.

Red Robin, Edwardsville

No citations.

The Pork Barrel, Cottage Hills

—The food establishment is not under the operational supervision of a Certified Food Protection Manager that is present at appropriate times.

—Provide water at hand sink at a temperature of at least 100F through a mixing valve or combination faucet.

—A chlorine solution shall be 50-100ppm.

—Sanitizer too strong.

—Water under pressure must be provided to all fixtures and equipment requiring water connections to operate.

Jimmy John's, Edwardsville

No citations.

May 17

Adventures with Rita Childcare, Granite City

—"Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food" is not maintained at 41F, or less.

Cedarhurst of Granite City/Cedarhurst Management, Granite City

—Provide certified food protection manager.

Doit's Village Inn, Pontoon Beach

—Establishment does not have minimum requirements for a service sink for cleaning of mops and floor cleaning tools and the disposal of mop water.

—Plumbing needs repair.

—A floor material such as carpeting or similar material may not be installed as a floor covering in food preparation areas, walk-in refrigerators, warewashing areas, toilet room areas where handwashing lavatories, toilets and urinals are located, refuse storage rooms, and other areas where the floor is subject to moisture, flushing, or spray cleaning methods.

Dollar General Store 2003, Granite City

—Exterior door allows access for pests.

—Food shall be protected from contamination.

—The women's restroom lacks a covered receptacle for disposal of feminine hygiene products.

—Floors, walls and ceilings were found in a state of disrepair, or not to be smooth and easily cleanable.

Godfrey Meat Market, Godfrey

No citations.

Granite City High School, Granite City

No citations.

Grants and Sons Meat Market, Granite City

—Clean all non-food contact surfaces frequently to prevent soil accumulation.

Patty McD's Irish Pub, Granite City

—Person in charge is not a certified food manager.

—The food establishment is not under the operational supervision of a Certified Food Protection Manager that is present at appropriate times.

—Gaskets on the cooler door are cracked or missing.

—The women's restroom lacks a covered receptacle for disposal of feminine hygiene products.

—Physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean.

Pilot Travel Center Arby's, Troy

No citations.

Round Table Family Restaurant, Godfrey

No citations.

Taco Bell, Troy

No citations.

Wendy's, Alton

—"Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food" is not maintained at 41F, or less.

—Food establishment does not have food cooling equipment with adequate capacity for current operations.

Maryville Christian School, Maryville

No citations.

For more details visit: rb.gy/tjfn6v and click on "Food Safety" and then "Food Inspections" in the drop-down menu. Related story: Inspections find county's 1,500 food establishments 'do a fine job', visit: rb.gy/tjfn6v.

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