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.


Electronic copies of retail food inspection reports are available on the Arkansas Food Inspection Portal. To access the portal, visit the food protection page on the Arkansas Department of Health website at www.healthy.arkansas.gov.


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


• Boogie’s Lounge, 3801 Rhinehart Road. Date of inspection into complaint June 20. No violation observed during time of inspection.


• Redfield Truck Stop-Zaima Enterprises LLC, U.S. 65 and Arkansas 46, Redfield. Date of inspection June 10. Wiping cloths were observed sitting on the counters in the kitchen. Wiping cloths shall be used as intended and in compliance with regulations pertaining to retail food establishment. Observation: Shelving in the food area needs to cleaned. Equipment food contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch. Observation: Observed trash cans containing food residue being stored while not in continuous use. Trash cans containing food residue should be covered when not in continuous use. Observation: Observed missing tiles in establishment. Tiles needs to repaired or replaced. Walls attachments and ceiling tiles and other attachments shall be easily cleanable. Observation: The physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean.


• Trinity Annex, 2900 W. Sixth Ave. Date of inspection June 10. Observed can goods stored directly on floor. Food shall be stored at least six inches from the floor. Observation: Kitchen area needs to be cleaned and organized. Clean the physical facilities as often as necessary to keep them clean.


• Leon’s Catfish, #18 Chapel Village. Date of inspection June 7. Observation: Temperatures in walk in cooler are out safe temperature range. Time/Temperature Control for Safety (TCS) Foods shall be kept cold at a temperature of 41.0°F or below, as measured by an internal probe thermometer, to limit bacterial growth. Food out of temperature was moved during time of inspection. Container hold stored ingredients must be labeled with common name of food unless can be unmistakenly recognized. Food not in the original packages for use in establishment must be identified with the common name of the food. Observed corn meal stored directly on the floor. Food shall be stored at least 6 six inches above the floor and in compliance with established regulations. Observation: Observed trash cans containing food residue being stored uncovered while not in continuous use. Trash cans containing food residue should be covered when not in continuous use.


• Mammouth Orange, 1315 Donna Drive, Redfield. Date of inspection June 6. The shelving in the food area has some bare wood. All shelving/counter tops with with bare wood needs painted or sealed to have a cleaned surface. Observation: Observed a build -up of grease on walls in establishment. The physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Observation: Observed ceiling tiles in establishment are damaged need to be replaced or repaired.


• Rick’s Quick Stop, 6000 W. Barraque St. Date of inspection June 6. Facility lacks refrigerator thermometer. Food temperature measuring device shall be provided and readily accessible for use in ensuring attainment and maintenance of food temperature. Observed ice packaged in store being sold in packages not labeled with store information on them. Ice bags containing ice packaged in store should be labeled with store information on them. Observed single service cups and lids being stored out of their original package. Single service cups and lids must be stored in original package and in a manner that prevents contamination. Restroom door should be self closing. A toilet room located on the premises shall be completely enclosed and provided with a tight-fitting and self-closing door.


• Super 1 Foods deli, 5805 Dollarway Road. Date of inspection June 26. Wiping cloths were observed sitting on the counters in the kitchen. Wiping cloths shall be used as intended and in compliance with regulations pertaining to retail food establishment.


• Lybrand’s Too, 6201 Dollarway Road. Date of inspection June 17. Chicken salad (53 degrees F) and tuna salad (50 degrees F) in prep cooler are out of safe temperature range. Time/Temperature Control for Safety (TCS) Foods shall be kept cold at a temperature of 41.0°F or below, as measured by an internal probe thermometer, to limit bacterial growth. Observed cut fruit and vegetables in reach in refrigerator in the kitchen being held for more than 24 hours with no date marking. TCS food prepared on site or opened commercial containers held for more than 24 hours should be date marked and discarded after 7 days if not used. Cut fruit and vegetables were discarded or date marked during inspection. Trash cans containing food residue should be covered when not in continuous use. Some parts of the ceiling are unclean and need to be cleaned. Some ceiling tiles are missing and need to be replaced. Some light bulbs in kitchen/food prep area are not properly shielded. Lights in the food prep area should be properly shielded or bulbs should be shatterproof.