The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.


The following are the results of food safety inspections conducted by the Jefferson County Health Unit:


• GURSIMAR - LLC, 2401 E. Sixth Ave. Date of inspection Oct. 7. Chicken being stored in walk in cooler should be covered to prevent contamination (Not in compliance; repeat violation; corrected on site during inspection.) Need thermometer in all coolers holding TCS foods (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Wiping cloths should be kept in a sanitizer solution between use (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) In use utensils improperly stored (Not in compliance; repeat violation; corrected on site during inspection.) Cutting board should be resurfaced or replaced (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Three compartment sink leaking-needs repaired (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Test strips needed to test sanitizer strength (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Three compartment sink needs cleaned (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Trash can lid needs cleaned (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Trash cans containing food residue need to be covered when not in continuous use (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Floors in kitchen and walk in cooler need to be cleaned (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Some floor tiles in kitchen need to be replaced (Not in compliance; repeat violation.)


• Super 8 Motel, 1 Hospitality Lane, White Hall. Date of inspection Oct. 10. Chemicals should be stored separate from equipment (Not in compliance; repeat violation; corrected on site during inspection.)


• Seabrook Family Christian Center, 6808 S. Hazel St. Date of inspection Oct. 11. Need test strips to test sanitizer strength (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Need a three compartment sink for manual warewashing (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Floors need to be cleaned (Not in compliance; repeat violation.)


• Seabrook FCC (Cal Ripken Concession), 6808 S. Hazel St. Date of inspection Oct. 11. Dead insects should be removed (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Ice scoop stored improperly (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Need test strips to test for sanitizer strength (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Floors need cleaned (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Some ceiling tiles need replaced (Not in compliance; repeat violation.)


• Eddie Bryan Concession, 6808 S. Hazel St. Date of inspection Oct. 11. Need test strips to test sanitizer strength (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) Floors need to be cleaned (Not in compliance; repeat violation.)


• Shirley’s Kitchen mobile, 8749 Middle Warren Road. Date of inspection Oct. 13. Need test strips to test sanitizer strength (Not in compliance; repeat violation.) No current health permit posted (Not in compliance; repeat violation.)