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

Neodesha, KS

Beefburger Bob’s in Neodesha

The Kansas of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on November 21, 2019. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Beefburger Bob’s in Neodesha 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:

  • While wearing gloves, employee handled raw ground beef to load the grill, then removed the gloves and handled plates and single use trays for customer orders without first washing his hands. COS=employee washed his hands and continued with clean items.
  • There are more than one hundred fresh and aged mouse droppings on the floor and shelves in the storage area.
  • While wearing gloves, employee handled raw ground beef to load the grill, then removed the gloves and donned a clean pair without first washing his hands. After donning the gloves, employee handled a bun and shredded lettuce for a customer order. COS=employee discarded bun and toppings, washed his hands, donned clean gloves and continued
  • Three separate incidents: Employee handled a bun for a customer order using his bare hands. Employee handled shredded lettuce for a customer order using his bare hands. Employee handled a cooked hamburger for a customer order using his bare hands. COS=foods discarded; discussed ‘no bare hand contact’ with employee after each incident
  • Sliced cheese was being held at 56 F and shredded lettuce at 60 F on the prep table. COS=employee said that the items were removed from the cooler approximately one hour earlier; employee returned items to reach in cooler
  • A container of chili was date marked 10/24. COS=employee said that the chili was cooked and frozen on 10/24, then removed from the freezer on 11/18; employee updated date marking
  • An open package of ham was without date marking. COS=employee said that the package was opened on 11/18; employee date marked package
  • Bags and individual pellets of Ramik green rodent bait(EPA 61282-48) were scattered in the storage room.