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Brother’s Market in Tonganoxie bombs inspection, 9 violations, “About 25% of baking pans had large amounts of grease coated on the food contact surfaces”

Brother’s Market in Tonganoxie bombs inspection, 9 violations, “About 25% of baking pans had large amounts of grease coated on the food contact surfaces”

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

Tonganoxie, KS

Brother’s Market

316 RIDGE ST PO BOX 915
TONGANOXIE, KS 66086
913-845-2949

The Kansas of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/6/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Brother’s Market 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 deli area, an employee was handling raw chicken with gloves. Without a handwash, she removed the gloves and put on a new pair and handled cooked bacon. COS bacon was discarded and employee removed gloves and washed her hands.
  • On the deli dry can storage unit the following #10 cans had class 2 dents on the seams that could compromise the integrity of the contents: Chocolate pudding, Spaghetti sauce, kidney beans, Sliced olives, and refried beans. In the canned goods aisle, 4 cans of Progresso soup had class 2 dents on the seams that could compromise the integrity of the contents. COS all cans were removed from areas to give to supplier for credit.
  • In meat department RIC, packages of raw bacon were stored on a shelf above packages of cooked bacon. No leakage. COS raw bacon was moved to lower shelf.
  • At the deli register a cup of Sunglow single serve cups of butter 63F. Package states they are to keep refrigerated. Employee was unaware they needed to be refrigerated. All other butter was stored in WIC. COS cups of butter was discarded.
  • In deli WIC there was a open container of vanilla pudding dated 11/3. Pudding held over 7 days. COS pudding was discarded.
  • In the deli/bakery cooking area being stored as clean, 2 spatulas and a pizza cutter had dried food debris on food contact surfaces. About 25% of baking pans had large amounts of grease coated on the food contact surfaces. COS utensils were moved to be cleaned again, pans to be taken out of service and buy new ones.
  • In the meat cutting department, foaming station has no backflow device. PIC getting ahold of installer, will keep us posted.
  • In a cleaning cart in the deli area, there was 2 spray bottles that contained clear foamy liquids that were unlabled. Employee didnt know what they were. COS bottles removed from area.
  • In the meat cutting area there was 2 bottles of nail polish remover being stored on a shelf above cutting table. No leakage. COS bottles were removed.

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