Jefferson County Food Safety Reports for 12/26/21


The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food in establishments that include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfasts, hotels / motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are carried out unannounced by environmental health specialists.

Electronic copies of retail food inspection reports are available on the Arkansas Food Inspection Portal. To access the portal, visit the Food Safety page on the Arkansas Department of Health website at www.healthy.arkansas.gov.

Recent reports include:

• DELTA – ARAMARK, 1701 S. Spruce St. Inspection date 8 Dec. Observation: Observation of stagnant water in the cold room. Corrective Action: Clean physical facilities as often as necessary to keep them clean. The water was removed at the time of the inspection.

• ECONOLODGE, 210 N. Blake St. Inspection date 8 Dec. Only two sinks noted in the kitchen during the inspection. A sink with at least 3 compartments should be provided for manually washing, rinsing and sanitizing equipment and utensils. No test strips are available at the facility. Test strips should be available and used to test the strength of chemical disinfection solutions.

• J-MART STORE, 13800 Dollarway Road, White Hall. Inspection date December 8. The sausages (76 degrees F) in the hot box are outside the safe temperature range. Time / Temperature Control for Safety (TCS) Food should be kept hot at a temperature of 135.0 ° F or higher, as measured by an internal probe thermometer, to limit bacterial growth. The property lacks a refrigerator thermometer. A device for measuring the temperature of the food must be provided and easily accessible to ensure that the temperature of the food is reached and maintained. The interior of the ice maker is damaged and needs to be repaired. No test strip observed in the facility. Test strips should be available and used to test the strength of chemical disinfection solutions. No hot water available in the toilet during the inspection. Hot water production and distribution systems must be sufficient to meet peak hot water demands throughout the RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENT. The toilet door does not close automatically. A washroom located on the premises must be completely closed and equipped with a hermetic and self-closing door. Ceiling tiles throughout the property are visibly dirty and should be cleaned. 0 light foot candles observed in a dry storage room, a cold room and a freezer room. Adequate lighting must be provided. At least one employee who has supervisory and managerial responsibilities and the authority to direct and control the preparation and service of food must be a Certified Food Protection Officer (CFM) who has demonstrated mastery of the required information in passing a test that is part of an accredited program.

• ITALIAN ICE CREAM MATTIE’S, 8007 Dollarway Road, White Hall. Inspection date 8 Dec. No test strip observed during inspection. Test strips should be available and used to test the strength of chemical disinfection solutions. The inspector gave Mr. Buckhanan a copy of the letter for the CFM (Certified Food Protection Manager) course which was given in October 2019. The inspector explained to him that he has one year from its opening ( 01/09/2021) to take and take the course.

• MR PETROLEUM, 3100, rue Hazel. Inspection date December 8. Ice observed packaged in store without any identifying information. Store packaged ice cream must have store identification information on it. Observed an unlabeled seasoning container. Foods that are not in the original packaging intended for use in the establishment must be identified with the common name of the food. Listed: 2-102.12 At least one employee who has supervisory and managerial responsibilities and the authority to direct and control the preparation and service of food shall be a certified food protection officer who has demonstrated proficiency in the information required by passing a test that is part of a program.

• SINGH BROTHERS LLC, 10008 Dollarway Road, White Hall. Inspection date December 8. Single-use containers observed reused to store food. Single-use containers must not be reused. At least one employee who has supervisory and managerial responsibilities and the authority to direct and control the preparation and service of food must be a Certified Food Protection Officer (CFM) who has demonstrated mastery of the required information in passing a test that is part of an accredited program.

• THE ALL AMERICAN, mobile, 209 S. Main St. # B. Inspection date 8 Dec. No hot water observed in the establishment. Hot water production and distribution systems must be sufficient to meet peak hot water demands throughout the RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENT. The inspector gave Mr. Bess a copy of the letter for the CFM (Certified Food Protection Manager) course which was given in October 2019. The inspector explained to him that he was one year old from its opening ( 05/05/2021) to follow and take the course.

• THE WILD HOG INC., 4600 Dollarway Road. Inspection date 8 Dec. No test strip observed in the facility. Test strips should be available and used to test the strength of chemical disinfection solutions. It is illegal to operate a retail food establishment without a valid license. Contact the billing office at 501-661-2171 to make sure you are in compliance with the law.

• BLAKE STREET FISH MARKET, 1130 S. Blake St. Inspection date December 7. The property lacks refrigerator thermometers. A device for measuring the temperature of the food must be provided and easily accessible to ensure that the temperature of the food is reached and maintained. Seasoning observed in unlabeled bulk containers. Food packaged in food retail establishments must be labeled in accordance with the law. Observed an opening at the bottom of the rear door. All exterior openings of a food establishment should be protected against the entry of insects and rodents. Cutting boards need to be redone or replaced. Some kitchen shelves are dirty and need to be cleaned. Surfaces that do not come into contact with food should be free from accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue and other debris. The floors, walls and ceilings in the kitchen are dirty and need to be cleaned. Kitchen floors, walls, especially near the front door and kitchen ceiling are damaged and need to be repaired. At least one employee who has supervisory and managerial responsibilities and the authority to direct and control the preparation and service of food must be a Certified Food Protection Officer (CFM) who has demonstrated mastery of the required information in passing a test that is part of an accredited program.


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