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Agriculture

Health department releases 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.

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.

Note: Evaluations were conducted Sept. 1 through Sept. 30.

Bureau County food service evaluations

Buda

BV South 96

DePue

DePue School 100

LaMoille

Allen Junior High School 98

LaMoille High School 99

Ladd

Ladd Community Consolidated School 100

Malden

Malden Grade School 96

Manlius

BV High School 100

Mineral

Wagon Wheel 96

Neponset

Neponset School 98

Neponset Oasis 98

Ohio

Ohio School 99

Peru

St. Bede Academy 90

Princeton

Alexander Park Tavern 94

Four and Twenty Cafe 89

Logan East, West School 100

Princeton Christian Academy 98

Princeton High School 100

Rebecca’s Catering, Event Planning 98

Susy Q’s LLC 100

Douglas Elementary School 100

Farmer Smoked BBQ 100

Jefferson Elementary School 100

Lincoln Elementary School 99

Sheffield

Bellucio’s Pizza 100

Manlius Oil Inc. Convenience Store 93

Spring Valley

Hall High School 95

John F. Kennedy School 99

Spring Valley Head Start 99

Tiskilwa

Menno Haven Camp, Retreat Center 84

Best Program 99

Van Orin

Van Orin Grade School 95

Walnut

Green River Country Club 95

Little Blessings 99

Mama T’s 86

BV North 100

Dollar General Store 97

Wyanet

BV Elementary 99

Putnam County food service evaluations

Granville

Ali’s Pantry 93

Jalaram Trading Company 95

Kaddywampus Sports Grill 93

Mothers 91

Putnam County High School 99

Putnam County Primary School 98

Spring Valley Boat Club 89

Minit Mart 91

The Corner Store 87

Hennepin

Country Stop 96

Putnam County Elementary School 100

Rolando’s Inc. 94

Spratts Tap 82

Magnolia

JD’s 3 81

LJ’s Garden Cafe 95

Mark

Clover Club DDG 94

McNabb

One Paw’z Pub 100

Moreno’s On Main 88

Putnam County Junior High School 100

Standard

PC Achievement Services 95

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