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Health department releases scores

Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 1:49 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 1:50 p.m. CDT

The Bureau/Putnam 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/Putnam 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 establishments Cherry Bruno's 91 J.T.'s Bar & Grill 86 Dalzell Geno V's 90 DePue Mi Oficina Bar 99 Casey's General Store 92 The Junction 99 Ladd Joe's Pizza 91 Lanuti's 91 Rip's Tavern 91 Malden The Feed Store 95 Manlius Brickhouse 100 Neponset Martin Engineering Cafe 99 Princeton Galleria 95 Grandma Rosies Sweet Treats 90 Perry Memorial Hospital Cafeteria 99 Pizza Cellar 93 Rebecca's Catering & Event Planning 98 Sullivan Foods/Deli 95 Walmart Super Center Bakery & Deli 93 Wendy's 94 Princeton Soccer/Zearing Park Concession 96 Princeton Youth Soccer/Westside 96 Right Down Town Inc. 96 Sullivan Foods/Retail 93 Walmart Super Center/Retail 92 Wyaton Hills Golf Course 97 Beck's 13 98 Sheffield Casey's General Store 95 Spring Valley The Big House 77 Spring Creek Golf Course 96 The Outhouse 93 Tiskilwa Piccolo's Pizzeria 98 Wyanet Outhouse 97Putnam County food service establishments Granville Kaddywampus Sports Grill 94 Fast N Fresh-Subway 89 Pagan O'Leary's 86 Spring Valley Boat Club 97 The Corner Store 89 Hennepin Ray's Place 92 Hennepin Food Mart 97 Mark Coal Miner's Cafe 86 McNabb Edgewood Park Golf Course 92 Putnam Snack Shack Lake Thunderbird 81All inspections conducted June 1 through June 30

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