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Agriculture

Health department releases scores

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 97
Putnam 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 81
All inspections conducted June 1 through June 30
 

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