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Wichita Dillon’s on 21st ST fails food safety inspection; plant-based patties were touching raw ground beef patties, 4 violations

Wichita Dillon’s on 21st ST fails food safety inspection; plant-based patties were touching raw ground beef patties, 4 violations

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

Wichita, KS

Dillons on 21st Street in Wichita

10222 W 21ST
WICHITA, KS 67205
316-729-1530

The Kansas of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on January 13, 2020 As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Dillons Store on 21st Street in Wichita was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Kansas food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 4 violations were found.

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

  • Ready-to-eat plant-based patties were touching raw ground beef patties. COS – Employee separated products and stated she would put in dividers.
  • In the retail meat refrigerator, raw turkey breast fillets were found touching raw, prepared pork and beef meatloaf. A package of turkey breast fillet had been opened, but leaked away from the meatloaf. No visible contamination. Corrected on site (COS) – Opened package was discarded and employee moved turkey away from meatloaf. Additionally, employee stated she would put in a divider to separate the raw products. Packaged turkey breast fillets were touching packaged beef chuck choice boneless steaks. COS – Turkey breast fillets were separated from beef steaks and employee stated she would put in a divider to separate the products.
  • In the Chinese kitchen, two plastic food containers stored as clean had sticker residue on them. COS – Employee washed containers.
  • In the Chinese kitchen, a sprayer bottle of sanitizer was stored on a rack above single-use food containers. COS – Person in charge (PIC) moved chemicals.

Abbreviations used by inspectors:

AVB- An Atmospheric Vacuum Breaker (AVB) is a backflow prevention device used in plumbing to prevent backflow of non-potable liquids into the drinking water system
BOH- Back of the House
CFSM- Certified Food Safety Manager
COS- Corrected on-site during inspection
FCS- Food contact surface
PIC- Person-in-charge
PHF- Potentially Hazardous Foods
RIC- Reach in cooler
RTE- Ready to Eat
WIC- Walk-in cooler