The Vanderburgh County food and restaurant inspections for the week ending August 17 have just been released. So before you go out to your favorite feeding hole, you might want to check and see if they passed their inspections.

  • Ben's Soft Pretzels, 2622 Menards Drive, two critical violations: Employees not washing hands when required (corrected); Sanitizer concentration for wiping clothes too weak (corrected).
  • Circle K, 300 S Green River Road, one noncritical violation: Drink dispenser nozzles in need of cleaning.
  • Denny´s, 19501 Elpers Road, one noncritical violation: Facility in need of cleaning on cook line.
  • Freddy’s Frozen Custard of Evansville, 2848 N Green River Road, no violations
  • Freddy's, 5501 Pearl Dr. Suite A, one critical violation: Potentially hazardous food cold holding above 41 degrees. Product was moved (corrected).
  • Iwataya Restaurant, 8401 N Kentucky Ave, two critical violations: Plumbing under dish machine in need of repair; Ready to eat foods lacking proper date marking. Two noncritical violations: Rice paddles stored in standing water (corrected); Improper thawing of frozen meat.
  • Just Rennie´s Catering at the Old Post Office, 100 NW Second St., no violations
  • Larkins Produce, 2312 S Old SR 65, Owensville, IN, no violations
  • Lic´s Ice Cream, 11 NW Fifth St., no violations
  • McDonalds, 1148 Washington Ave, one noncritical violation: Back siphonage device in need of repair.
  • Meijer Store, 2622 Menards Drive, no violations
  • Miller Produce, 1309 N Green River Road, no violations
  • PaPa Johns, 12414 Highway 41 North, no violations
  • Spicy Thai Cuisine, 601 E Boonville-New Harmony Road, One critical violation: Hand washing sink not accessible (corrected).
  • Subway, 101 Oakley St, no violations
  • Subway, 12500 North Highway 41, two noncritical violations: Improper storage of in use utensils stored in standing water (corrected); Improper storage of chemical spray bottles (corrected).
  • Subway, 1401 Covert Ave, no violations
  • Sushi Maru Express at Meijer, 2622 Menards Drive, no violations
  • Taco Bell, 4501 First Ave, no violations
  • Taco Johns, 2509 Washington Ave, no violations
  • Wendy´s, 550 N Green River Road, two noncritical violations: Tile floor in need of repair near fryers; Hand drying provisions not provided at hand sink (corrected).
  • Wendy’s, 400 N Burkhardt Road, one critical violation: Live pest activity present. One noncritical violation: Hand drying provisions not provided for hand washing sink in dish area (corrected).
  • Zesto, 920 E Riverside Drive, one noncritical violation: Food not stored 6 inches off of the floor. Food stored in contact with freezer.
  • Sometimes it's easier to toss food after the expiration date, rather than risk food poisoning. But that often results in throwing out edible food.

REINSPECTIONS

  • Aihua International Market, 1624 N Green River Road, violations corrected
  • Ginmiya Asian Diner, 4827 Davis Lant Drive Suite F, violations corrected
  • Rosie´s Diner, 1423 W Maryland St., violations corrected
  • Sauced, 119 Parrett St., violations corrected
  • Inspections for week ending Aug. 10
    Amvets Post #84, 2912 Broadway Ave, one noncritical violation: Drink nozzle at bar and ice bin soiled (corrected).
  • Bauer's Grove Bauerhaus, 13605 Darmstadt Road, no violations
  • Burger King, 1301 Covert Ave, one noncritical violation; Hood vent in need of cleaning.
  • Darmstadt Inn, 13130 Darmstadt Road, two critical violations: Potentially hazardous food cold holding above 41 degrees. Product was moved (corrected); Improper date marking on potentially hazardous food (corrected). Two noncritical violations: Ice bin soiled (corrected); Walls and floors around the equipment soiled.
  • Gary´s Parkway Pizza, 3911 Broadway Ave, one noncritical violation: Walls around mixer and pizza oven soiled.
  • Queen B's Cuisine, 325 S Green River Road, one critical violation: Lacking food safety certificated employee; 2 noncritical violations: Inside reach in soiled; Floor of unit soiled. (Approved for operation.)
  • Rosie´s Diner, 1423 W Maryland St., one critical violation: Cats present in storage building.
  • Smitty´s, 2109 W Franklin St., two critical violations: Ready to eat, potentially hazardous food lacking date marking (corrected); Potentially hazardous food cold held at improper temperature.
  • Subway, 510 N St Joseph Ave, one critical violation: Potentially hazardous food cold holding above 41 degrees. Product was moved. One noncritical violation: Front cooler not operating as designed.
  • Willow Park, 5050 Lincoln Ave, one noncritical violation: Hand soap not provided at hand sink.
  • Xpressmart, 1601 N First Ave, no violations
  • Little Caesar`s Pizza, 130 N St Joseph Ave, all violations corrected
  • Smitty´s, 2109 W Franklin St., all violations corrected
  • Subway, 510 N St Joseph Ave, sll violations corrected