Throughout the first three quarters of 2013, one Ripley County restaurant had numerous critical violations during surprise retail food establishment inspections.
The fourth quarter was no different. During a Nov. 1, 2013, inspection, the Old Brick Tavern, Sunman, had six critical violations, three of them repeat infractions, including inadequate temperatures, fryer having a large buildup of debris and ice machine needing cleaned.
Because of the re-occurring violations, Ripley County Health Department members did not renew the restaurant’s food permit for 2014.
Eighteen other county establishments also had critical issues during inspections, many dealing with dirty pop machine nozzles, ice machines and equipment; open containers in coolers and freezers; and inadequate temperatures.
Problematic findings for Batesville establishments included Big Four Cafe, three; Hobo Hut, two; Lil’ Charlie’s Restaurant & Brewery, Sherman House, Batesville Food Mart and Dairy Queen, one.
Other serious reports: Momma Milano’s, Milan, three; Milan Dairy Queen and Divot’s Bar & Grille, Milan, Cash Saver Market and Rexville Farm Market, Versailles, two; Best Buy Grocery, Cross Plains, Browning Camp Restaurant, Dillsboro, Nickelo’s Pizza and Haessig’s Market, Milan, Osgood Grub Co. and JayC Store, Osgood, and The Wing Co., Sunman, one.
Those establishments receiving only noncritical violations were Batesville Commissary and Walhill Farm, Batesville, Friendship Tavern & Family Restaurant and Napoleon Tavern, two; Langen Meats, Batesville, and Otter’s Grocery, Cross Plains, one.
In addition, 19 had no violations: Ison’s Family Pizza, Arby’s, Snikkers & Peanuts, Harmeyer’s Market, Mary Helen’s Bed & Breakfast and Fine Dining, Hillcrest Golf & Country Club, Aramark Hill-Rom and Hill-Rom Cafe, Batesville; Stutler’s Friendship Grocery; Holton Food Mart; Subway, Fallen Timbers Sorghum Mill, The Huntington Bed & Breakfast, D.J.’s Place and JayC Store, Milan; Bonaparte’s Retreat and CP Tavern, Napoleon; Sunman IGA; and P&P Food Mart, Versailles.