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Published: Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 2:29 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 2:33 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 evaluations Bureau Sidetracked 92 Cherry Cherry Grade School 96 DePue DePue School 99 Giant's Den 95 LaMoille Allen Junior High 89 Fast Stop 94 LaMoille High School 94 The Farmer's Table 93 Ladd Ladd Community Consolidated School 98 Softails Inc. 90 Torri's Ice Cream Parlor 88 Casey's General Store 91 Youth Service Bureau-Ladd Site 93 Dick's 94 Larsen Ladd Lanes 91 Malden Malden Grade School 95 Neponset Neponset School 99 Ohio Ohio Filling Station 93 Pipes Pub and Deli 95 Ohio School 94 Princeton Burger King 80 Galleria 98 Pizza Cellar 90 Poor Boys Catering 99 Rebecca's Catering and Event Planning 97 Zearing Child Enrichment Center Inc. 97 Didoughs Twisted Pretzel Co. 92 Lincoln Elementary School/District 115 99 Poor Boys Catering Mobile Unit 100 Road Ranger 79 Shell Express Lane Gas & Food Mart 86 Cadillac Ranch Inc. 93 Sheffield Belluccio's Pizza 100 Spring Valley Angelo's 96 Hall High School Cafeteria 98 Jimmy John's 94 Spring Valley Head Start 95 Spring Valley Nursing Center 93 Walmart Distribution Center 91 Van Orin Van Orin Grade School 99 Putnam County food service evaluations Granville Kaddywampus Sports Grill 94 Putnam County High School 97 Putnam County Primary School 98 Big Shots 87 Henry Nazareth House 96 Magnolia LJ's Garden Cafe 95 Mark Coal Miner's Cafe 88 Marko's Inc. 90 McNabb Kathy's Korner Pub 98 Moreno's On Main 87 Putnam County Junior High 98 Putnam Serio's Sportsman's Bar & Grill 85 Standard P.C. Achievement Services Inc. 97 Pete's Tavern 90 Evaluations conducted Nov. 1 through Nov. 30

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