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Health department inspection 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 operations. 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.

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


Sammy’s Place 96


Shallowbrook Farm, Retreat Center 99


BV South 100; Casey’s General Store 99


The Coal Company 94

Hoot & Holler 94


Brute’s R & R 97


Malden Grade School 99

Humpty Dumpty Preschool 100


BV High School 100


Harry’s Pub n Grub 92

Ohio Filling Station 96

Ohio School 98


Aperion Care Princeton 98

Beck’s 14 84

Big Apple Restaurant 84

Bureau County Senior Citizens Association 96

Country Comfort Retirement Home 100

Culver’s 96

Four and Twenty Cafe 91

Grandma Rosies Sweet Treats 90

Greenfield Retirement Home 99

Kramer’s Kitchen/Chuckwagon 93

Logan East, West School 95

Monical’s Pizza 95

Myrtle’s Cafe 97

Perry Memorial Hospital Cafeteria 98

Poor Boys Catering 100

Princeton Christian Academy 99

Princeton High School 98

Princeton Moose Family Center 93

Subway 98, Subway 98

Zearing Child Enrichment Center 97

AmericInn 99

Austin Parker 99

Casey’s General Store 1837 82

Casey’s General Store 3531 91

Douglas Elementary School 98

Expresslane 88

Flour House 92

Galleria 98

Jefferson School 96

Lincoln School 98

McDonalds 99

Princeton Dairy Queen 93

Bureau County Food Pantry 100

Dollar General Store 93

Dollar Tree Store 100

Econo Lodge 93

Happy Hands Preschool 100

Somewhere Else 98

Suzi’s 99

The Library Cafe at Princeton Public Library 99

Van Orin

Van Orin Grade School 99


BV Elementary 99,

Wyanet Locker 100

Putnam County food service evaluations


Putnam County Food Pantry 100

Food service evaluations conducted April 1 through April 30, 2018.

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