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Complaint sends inspectors to Chancy’s Grill & Shake in Moran; “Fresh rodent droppings: approximately 19 in the office by the kitchen, on the floor under the television”

Complaint sends inspectors to Chancy’s Grill & Shake in Moran; “Fresh rodent droppings: approximately 19 in the office by the kitchen, on the floor under the television”

By: Robert Dewey | robert.dewey@kansasrestaurantinspections.com

Moran, KS

Chancy’s Grill & Shake

811 CEDAR
MORAN, KS 66755
620-237-4534

The Kansas of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 3/2/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Chancy’s Grill & Shake was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Kansas food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 9 violations were found.

The inspector made the following comments in support of the violations found during the inspection:

  • In the walk in cooler, one plastic food container holding raw hamburger stored on top of two plastic food containers holding ready to eat lettuce (moved).
  • In the walk in cooler, one plastic food container holding raw hamburger stored on top of a box of packaged ready to eat ketchup and bottles of ready to eat beverages (moved).
  • In a reach in cooler, one pitcher of made on site ready to eat pancake batter not date marked. As per cook, it was made last Saturday (dated).
  • The following open, commercially prepared, ready to eat foods not date marked in a reach in cooler (one container each). Open dates are per cook. hot dogs (last Saturday), corn dogs (last Friday), brisket (last Wednesday), and pulled pork (last Thursday)(dated).
  • In the walk in cooler, raw hamburger stored in, and in direct contact with four non food grade plastic containers.
  • No food thermometer with a thin probe for taking cooking temperatures.
  • The potato slicer, stored as clean, has dried food on the blade and blade press (removed to 3-vat sink).
  • Fresh rodent droppings: approximately 19 in the office by the kitchen, on the floor under the television. As per person in charge, they have a hired pest control that sets out bait boxes. Pest control method observed was rodent bait boxes. An invoice dated 2-20-20 showed bait treatment for mice.
  • In the kitchen, two cans of unapproved Real Kill indoor fogger, EPA number 9688-119-478. Not labeled for use in a food establishment. The employees did not know if the product had been used in the facility. Not a necessary chemical (removed).