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8 violations; Pegahs Family Restaurant in Mission blunders inspection; Employee washed hands without soap, “Clean”meat slicer had food debris dried on the motor housing and carriage

8 violations; Pegahs Family Restaurant in Mission blunders inspection; Employee washed hands without soap, “Clean”meat slicer had food debris dried on the motor housing and carriage

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

Mission, KS

Pegahs Family Restaurant

8701 W 63rd ST
Mission, KS 66202
913-362-8663

Kansas Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) food safety and lodging program conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 3/9/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Pegahs Family Restaurant was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Kansas food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 8 violations were found.

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

  • A male employee washed his hands without using soap. COS- The employee was educated and washed his hands.
  • In the walk in cooler, unopened packages of raw Pork Bacon were stored adjacent to and touching unopened packages of Spinach and Carrots. COS- The PIC rearranged the items
  • In the walk in cooler, unopened packages of raw Pork Bacon were stored on a wire rack shelf above containers of Salad Dressing. In the walk in cooler, a container of RTE Fried Chicken was stored on top of and in direct contact with a case of raw Shell Eggs. In the walk in cooler, a case of Margarine Tubs was stored on top of and in direct contact with an unopened case of raw Pork Sausage. COS- The PIC rearranged the items.
  • In the upper section of the refrigerated prep table: Shredded Cheese 52F Diced Ham 48F Diced Steak 53F Diced Tomatoes 46F The ambient air temperature was 43F. The PIC said that all items had been in the unit for less than 4 hours. COS- The PIC closed the lid on the unit. — In the chef base cooler, sliced deli Turkey was 45F. The PIC said that it had been in the unit for 3 hours. COS- The PIC adjusted the location of the pan. NOTE: All other PHF items in the unit were 41F or below. — In the refrigerated Salad Station: A doubled plastic container of Cut Lettuce was 52F A doubled plastic container of 1000 Island Dressing (made on site) was 46F A doubled plastic container of Blue Cheese Dressing (made on site) was 48F The ambient air temperature of the lower section was 38F. The PIC said that all of the items had in the unit for 3 hours. COS
  • The following PHF items were held greater than 7 days: Salsa (made on site) 3-1 Potato Salad (made on site) 3-1 Pasta Salad (made on site) 2-27 Cheese Sauce 3-2 COS- The PIC discarded the items.
  • The meat slicer, stored as clean, had food debris dried on the motor housing and carriage. COS- The PIC cleaned the item.
  • The hot water supply at the kitchen hand sink had been shut off. Hot water was not available. COS- The PIC turned the supply line on. NOTE: This faucet needs to function. Repair or replacement is advised.
  • The kitchen hand sink lacked paper towels. COS- The PIC provided paper towels