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:
• Jenkins Memorial School, 2410 Rike St. Date of inspection April 11. Opened deli meats and food prepared on site observed in refrigerator with no date mark. Opened deli meats and food prepared on site held for more than 24 hours should be date marked and discarded after 7 days. Deli meats and food were date marked or discarded during inspection.
• Chef Lee, 502 Mallard Loop. Date of inspection into complaint April 10. Some food out of safe temperature range (must be 41 degrees F or below).
• Hazel Street Food Mart, 2201 W. 17th Ave. Date of inspection April 10. Some cold holding temperatures are out of safe temperature range (must be 41 degrees F or below). Boiled eggs brought from home should not be used in the food establishment for consumers. Food that is not from an approved source should be discarded. Observed chemical being stored directly next to box container food. Chemicals should be stored separate from food.
• Teri Foods Inc., 902 River Road, Redfield. Date of inspection April 6. Make sure to keep paper towels at hand-washing sink. Hand-washing sink should be used for hand washing.