The Zoo, 102 W. Ashland, Indianola, IA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Business Info

Restaurant: The ZOO
Type: Tavern with no food preparation
Sub type: Full Service
Address: 102 W. Ashland, Indianola, IA 50125
Owner and phone: THE ZOO INC.
Total inspections: 15
Last inspection: 9/3/2010

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date


  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Dispensing Equip. food/liquids: barrier/self-service beverage dispensers 4-204.13, p 109)
      Pop dispenser holder requires frequent cleaning : Corrected on site
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Handwashing facilities (Handwashing signs not posted 6-301.14, pg 173)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact surfaces not clean to sight or touch 4-601.11, p 129)
      Cutting board in poor repair. Microwave, pizza oven, cutting board, pizza cutter, and popcorn machine not clean. Soda guns and holsters soiled. All critical items were cleaned during the inspection.
    • Food contact surfaces (Cutting surfaces on blocks or boards not maintained 4-501.12, p 123)
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Equipment: location/installation/repair/adjustment 4-401.11, 4-402.11, 4-501.11, p 121-123)
      Door seals on cooler in poor repair. Cooler compressor has build up.
No violation noted during this evaluation. 9/30/2008Routine
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces not clean 4-601.11(C), p 129, 4-602.13, p 133)
      Dust outside of microwave. Only used in for employee but is next to pizza oven and popcorn maker which is served to the public.
No violation noted during this evaluation. 10/19/2006Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation. 10/12/2005Routine
No report available.11/17/2004Routine
No report available.10/16/2003Routine
No report available.8/1/2002Routine
No report available.8/3/2001Routine
No report available.9/13/2000Routine
No report available.8/1/1999(Other)
No report available.9/1/1998(Other)
No report available.10/1/1997(Other)
No report available.11/1/1996(Other)

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