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Published: Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 12:43 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 12:44 p.m. CDT

The Bureau County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam counties to inspect the operation.

Health inspectors use an identical scorecard at each facility, where they check for health code compliance in 45 areas. Each area carries a rating from one to five, with five being the most critical. Inspectors check the entire operations of the facility in 14 different categories, such as food protection, personnel, and garbage and refuse disposal.

Beginning with a score of 100 points, the health inspector deducts one to five points for every violation. The final total is the facility’s inspection report score. A passing food inspection score is 65 or above.

At 65, the Bureau County ordinance allows the health department to close an establishment, but a score doesn’t have to be that low for the department to close it. It depends on the number of critical and non-critical violations and the type of violations. Certain combinations can create a domino effect for food borne outbreaks.

All inspection reports are a matter of public record and can be seen at the Bureau County Health Department in Princeton.

Bureau County food service evaluations Bureau Jonesy's Ranch House 70 Sidetracked 88 Cherry Bruno's 93 J.T.'s Bar & Grill 92 Cherry Grade School 97 DePue Azteca Grocery 75 Taqueria Marichuy's 93 LaMoille Red Brick Cafe 84 Ladd Joe's Pizza 87 Ladd Community Consolidated School 99 Lanuti's 95 Rip's Tavern 90 Youth Service Bureau-Ladd Site 98 Manlius B.V. Special School 100 Mineral Wagon Wheel 94 Ohio Ohio Filling Station 90 Ohio School 96 Princeton Beck's 14 90 Colonial Hall Care Center 98 Galleria 97 Kramer's Kitchen/Chuckwagon 97 North Avenue Catering 100 Oriental Gardens 90 Poor Boys Catering 99 St. Louis School 100 Sheffield John's Sheffield Diner 77 Manlius Oil Inc. Convenience Store 98 Phylly's 95 Tiskilwa Valley Market 77Putnam County food service evaluations Granville Kaddywampus Sports Grill 94 Fast N Fresh Subway 97 Pagan O'leary's 86 Putnam County High School 98 Putnam County Primary School 100 Spring Valley Boat Club 97 The Corner Store 93 P.C. Foods Inc.-Retail 93 Hennepin Ray's Place 89 Henry Nazareth House 95 Mark Clover Club 95 Coal Miner's Cafe 88 Markos 94 McNabb Moreno's On Main 91 Payno's Burger Bar 97 Standard P.C. Achievement Services 97

Inspections conducted Nov. 1-30

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