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Monroe County Health Department releases August 2023 Food Inspection Report

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The Monroe County Health Department released its August 2023 food inspection report, with 28 locations receiving critical violations. According to Monroe County’s website, critical violations are defined as violations likely to directly contribute to foodborne disease. 

Critical Violations 

3 Amigos Restaurant 

601 N. College Ave 

Violations include a hand sink containing food debris and unlabeled spray bottles. 

Arby’s #7122 

3601 W. State Rd. 46 

Violations were due to an employee touching mozzarella sticks with their bare hands, an employee eating mozzarella sticks, and chemical spray bottles reading at 0 ppm. Chemical sprays reading at 0 ppm means the tested chemical is not present within the solution. 

China Wok 

4013 S. Old State Rd. 37 

Violations include a display cooler holding potentially hazardous food at 48°F and no chemical sanitizer being readily available.  

Crumble Coffee – Downtown  

532 N. College Ave.  

Violation was due to mold buildup in an ice machine. 

Dollar Tree #01854 

200 N. Gates Dr. 

Violation was due to 9+ cans being dented on a shelf. 

Fat Dan’s Chicago Style Deli 

221 E. Kirkwood Ave. 

Violation was due to mold buildup in a pop nozzle behind the bar and mold buildup in an ice machine. 

Feta Kitchen  

600 E. Hillside Dr. 

Violation was due to chemical sanitizer not being readily available. 

Goodfellas Pizzeria 

427 E. Kirkwood Ave. 

Violation was due to mold in a pop nozzle and ice machine in the lobby area. 

Hyatt Place Motel  

217 W. Kirkwood Ave. 

Violations include moldy cheese in a cooling unit and dirt/dust debris in the ice machine behind the bar. 

Kilroy’s on Kirkwood  

502 E. Kirkwood Ave. 

Violation was due to two live cockroaches observed in the upstairs kitchen area and one live cockroach at the lower bar area. 

Kroger 

528 S. College Ave. 

Violations included 3 airgaps in the deli/baking area, a bottle in the meat prep area with an unknown solution and 2 sanitizer bottles in the baking area reading at 0 ppm. 

Maje Sushi  

601 N. College Ave. 

Violation was due to food debris in a hand sink. 

Mama’s Korean Restaurant 

2630 E. Tenth St. 

Mama’s Korean Restaurant received 6 critical violations, including an unlabeled chemical spray bottle, a hand sink with a bowl inside, no date markers on food over 24 hours old, no sanitizer being readily available, mold buildup in a pop nozzle, and plastic at the bottom of an ice machine. 

Night Moves  

3160 S. Walnut St. 

Violation was due to gnats observed in the bar area. 

Osteria Rago 

419 E. Kirkwood Ave. 

Violations were due to a dishwasher not dispensing chemical sanitizer, a prep cooler reading at 70°F, and ready to eat foods being handled with bare hands. 

Parlor Doughnuts 

322 E. Kirkwood Ave. 

Violation was due to mold buildup in an ice machine. 

Piccoli Dolchi Market – Café 

223 S. Pete Ellis Dr. 

Violation was due to 3 cooling units not reading at 41°F or below. 

Pili’s Party Deli 

109-111 S. Walnut St. 

Violation was due to a hand sink being filled with sponges. 

Pizza Hut #34872 

250 E. Pete Ellis Dr. 

Violations were due to an airgap in the dish room, potentially hazardous meats held past their expiration dates, and no certified food manager being employed at the facility. 

Pizza X – (West) 

1610 W. Third St. 

Violation was due to mold buildup in an ice machine. 

Rocky’s Pizza 

1713 N. College Ave. 

Violation was due to gnats observed throughout the facility. 

Runcible Spoon Café & Restaurant 

412 E. Sixth St. 

Violation was due to a cooler holding food at 50°F. 

Subway #29232 

4001 Old State Rd. 37  

Violation was due to chemical sanitizer not being readily available in the food prep area. 

Sunny Palace

1143 S College Mall Rd.

Violations include no chemical sanitizer being readily available, a no-food-contact surface soiled with batter used for raw chicken and pork, raw foods stored above other foods, and two handwashing sinks with utensils.

Taco Bell #28922 – (Ellettsville) 

3811 W. State Rd. 46 

Violation was due to hot holding items reading at 118°F. Hot holding is used to prevent germs from growing on certain foods and should be measured above 135°F

Walmart Super Center #1991 

3313 W. State Rd. 45 

Violation was due to multiple dented cans. 

Wendy’s #108 

4001 S. Old State Rd. 

Violations include a dishwashing machine in need of repair, and a bowl in a handwashing sink. 

Zero Degrees 

1285 S. College Mall Rd. 

Zero Degrees received five critical violations, including no chemical sanitizer being readily available in the food prep area, a display cooler reading at 48°F, butter being used to coat raw and potentially hazardous foods, 4 large cans of potatoes being dented, and hand sinks not temping at 100 °F. 

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