Health department conducts inspections

Wood County Health Department inspectors spent much of the week of Labor Day in the county’s northern cities and Bowling Green.

The following inspections were done Sept. 6:

Bob Evans Restaurants LLC, 435 Lemoyne Road, Northwood, had two critical and one non-critical offense.

Critical were food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation (corrected during inspection); and temperature-controlled foods not being cold held at the proper temperature.

Non-critical were non-food contact surface(s) not cleaned at the required frequency.

During a follow-up inspection, Staybridge Suites, 9749 Clark Drive, Rossford, had one critical and one non-critical offense.

Critical was temperature-controlled foods not being cold held at the proper temperature (repeat).

Non-critical was equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted.

Prime Thyme Eatery, 4505 Woodville Road, Northwood, had three critical offenses, which were temperature-controlled foods not being cold held at the proper temperature (repeat); refrigerated, ready-to-eat, temperature-controlled foods not properly date marked (corrected during inspection); and improper storage of poisonous or toxic materials (corrected during inspection).

The following inspections were done Sept. 7.

Easystreet Cafe and Grumpy Dave’s Bar, 104 S. Main St., Bowling Green, had two critical and three non-critical offenses.

Critical were handwashing sink is being used for purposes other than handwashing; and equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean. Both were corrected during inspection.

Non-critical were food employee(s) not wearing a hair restraint (corrected during inspection); non-food contact surfaces not easily cleanable; and non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean. All three were repeat offenses.

Ayo El Grande LLC DBA El Zarape, 1616 E. Wooster St. Unit 1, Bowling Green, had four critical and three non-critical violations.

Critical were handwashing sink not accessible; food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation (repeat); equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean (repeat); and refrigerated, ready-to-eat, temperature-controlled foods not properly date marked. All were corrected during inspection.

Non-critical were no sanitizer test kit available; non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean (repeat); and facility not maintained clean (repeat).

Falcon Family Restaurant, 1021 S. Main St., Bowling Green, had four non-critical offenses, which were facility does not have an employee with manager certification in food protection (repeat); food not protected from contamination (corrected during inspection); equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted; and physical facilities not maintained in good repair.

During a follow-up inspection, Alehouse Grill, 1234 N. Main St., Bowling Green, had five non-critical violations, which were improper method for cooling temperature-controlled foods (corrected during inspection); non-food contact surfaces not easily cleanable; plumbing system not properly maintained or repaired; facility not maintained clean; and physical facilities not maintained in good repair.

The following inspections were done Sept. 8.

Meijer Store, 10055 Olde U.S. 20, Rossford, had one critical and two non-critical offenses.

Critical was food in a retail food establishment must be embargoed due to adulteration, misbranding, or baby food or formula is expired. It was corrected during inspection.

Non-critical were equipment and utensils are not being air dried; and equipment components are not intact, tight or properly adjusted (repeat).

Twisty Treat, 750 W. Boundary St., Perrysburg, had two non-critical offenses, which were in-use utensils improperly stored (repeat); and facility floor not maintained clean.

Country Catering, 1611 Pemberville Road, Northwood, had one critical and one non-critical offense.

Critical was temperature-controlled foods not being cold held at the proper temperature. It was corrected during inspection.

Non-critical was non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean (repeat).

Lake Elementary Food Service, 28150 Lemoyne Road, Millbury, had one critical offense, which was temperature-controlled foods not being cold held at the proper temperature.

Brookdale – Bowling Green, 121 N. Wintergarden Road, Bowling Green, had one critical and two non-critical offenses.

Critical was handwashing sink not accessible. It was corrected during inspection.

Non-critical were non-food contact surfaces not easily cleanable; and irreversible registering temperature indicator not readily accessible for hot water mechanical warewashing operations.

Clare Bridge of Bowling Green, 121 N. Wintergarden Road, Bowling Green, had two critical offenses, which were chlorine sanitizing solution at incorrect temperature and/or concentration (corrected during inspection); and equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean.

During a complaint inspection, Oaks Dining Center, 705 Ridge St. – BGSU, Bowling Green, had one critical offense, which was improper use of time as a public health control (four hours) (corrected during inspection).

A complaint was filed Sept. 9 by a person who said they became ill after eating pizza and hamburger for dinner the same day as the illness onset.

The person in charged stated no one was ill and there weren’t any other foodborne complaints

During a complaint inspection, Speedways Bar & Grill, 109 N. Main St., Bradner, had two critical and five non-critical violations.

A complainant on Sept. 7 stated that the barbecue sauce was not changed out on a regular basis, the fryer oil was not changed out regularly, and that the handwashing sink is not really a sink and it drains under the building.

The inspector could not verify the complaints.

The person in charge stated that the barbecue sauce is changed out nightly, and it is kept in the walk-in-cooler in between uses and that the oil for the deep fryer is changed out twice a week. The plumbing was observed intact.

Critical offenses were equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean; and improper storage of poisonous or toxic materials (repeat). Both were corrected during inspection.

Non-critical were facility does not have an employee with manager certification in food protection (repeat); food employee(s) not wearing a hair restraint; non-food contact surface(s) not cleaned at the required frequency (repeat); facility not maintained clean (repeat); and floors, walls, and/or ceilings not smooth and easily cleanable (repeat).

Perrysburgers, 220 Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg, had one critical and three non-critical violations.

Critical was improper bare-hand contact with read- to-eat foods.

Non-critical were food employee(s) not wearing a hair restraint (repeat); food employees wearing jewelry on arms or hands during food preparation; and facility floor not maintained clean (repeat).

During a follow-up inspection, Lupita’s Cantina, 209 Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg, had one critical and one non-critical offense.

Critical was employees are not informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health.

Non-critical was plumbing system not properly maintained or repaired.

The following inspections were done Sept. 9.

During a follow-up inspection, Kazmaier’s Five Star Market, 127 E. Second St., Perrysburg, had seven non-critical violations, which were inadequate equipment available for cooling, heating or holding food; outer opening not protected; improper storage of food items; cooking equipment or pan surfaces unclean; non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean; physical facilities not maintained in good repair; and no protective shielding on lights.

Huskisson Athletic Center, 550 E. South Boundary St., Perrysburg, had one critical and one non-critical offense.

Critical was temperature-controlled foods not being hot held at the proper temperature (repeat).

Non-critical was food employees wearing jewelry on arms or hands during food preparation.

During a follow-up inspection, Sterling’s Amish Deli, 133 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green, had four non-critical offenses, which were cutting blocks or boards cannot be effectively cleaned and sanitized; non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean; physical facilities not maintained in good repair; and facility not maintained clean.

The Tamale Guy LLC, 1048 N. Main St., Bowling Green, had one critical and one non-critical offense.

Critical was food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation (corrected during inspection).

Non-critical was non-food contact surfaces of equipment are unclean.

The Row, 130 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green, had one non-critical offense, which was non-food contact surface(s) not cleaned at the required frequency

Zero violations were found at Frisch’s Big Boy, 1006 N. Main St., Bowling Green; Denny’s Restaurant, 1122 Buck Road, Rossford; Qdoba Mexican Eats, 129 S. Main St., Bowling Green; Lake High School Food Service, 28080 Lemoyne Road, Millbury; So Many Somethings Desserterie, 1021 Sandusky St. Suite C, Perrysburg; Sweet Stop, 1220 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green; Eastwood High School, 4900 Sugar Ridge Road, Pemberville; Rusty’s Road Trip, 535 E. 6th St., Perrysburg; Falcon Nest Food Court, Bowen – Thompson Student Union, 806 Ridge St., Bowling Green; Manny’s Munchies, 8420 S. Dixie Hwy., Rudolph; and Wood County Fair Pavilion, 13800 W. Poe Road, Bowling Green.