The Jefferson County Health Department conducts quarterly inspections of all food establishments or locations that handle food in the county. Health inspections become a public record 10 days after the inspection takes place.

The documents highlight critical, noncritical and repeat violations during each inspection or follow-up. Critical violations are listed. All records are supplied by the Jefferson County Health Department, which can be reached at (812) 273-1942.


December 16

Hilltop Dairy Queen: One non-critical.

Nor-Rose Lodge – Complaint: The complaint from a customer stated at the employee working in the kitchen during Bingo was leaving the area to go to the bathroom and then failing to wash her hands once she got back. I followed up with the Manager of the establishment and he is going to be talking with the employee about proper procedures. No objectionable conditions noted at the time of complaint inspection.

The Season’s Café: No violations.

Wendy’s: Two – non critical.

December 17

Dutch Discount Market: No violations.

Fast Lane/Speedup, LLC – Hanover: Two non – critical.

Johnnie Rebs: No violations.

Pizza Hut – Hanover: No violations.

Pride Family Market, Inc.: One critical, (The ventilation hood above the deep fryer and oven need to be cleaned. (Dust and grease accumulated.)), two – non critical.

December 18

Moose Family Center: One critical, (The open gallon of milk found in the superior cooler had an opened date listed on it of 12/09. It has exceed the 7 day rule and needs to be discarded.), two non – critical.

Pates Processing, LLC: One critical, (A working spray bottle was found in the laundry area. The bottle had a red nozzle with a clear liquid present and was not labeled.), four non – critical.

December 19

Boneyard Bar & Grill: One critical, (The hand sink behind the bar can not be used for storage.), four non – critical.

Empress of China: Three non – critical.

December 20

Scoops Ice Cream: No violations.

Shooters Bar & Grill: One critical, (The hand sink has food debris clogging the drain. This sink should not be used for anything other than washing hands.), four – non critical.

Tapatio Mexican Restaurant: Five – non critical.