Ambrosini’s, 1367 Wabash Ave. (4 Critical, 5 Non-Critical) — Pepperoni, sausage, supreme pizza on lunch buffet found at 117 to 126; should be 135. Sliced ham, spaghetti and Italian beef not marked with date of consumption. Chopper found with dried food debris. Stainless steel pans found stacked unclean. No sanitizer measured in dishwasher.
Kroger J-981 & Fuel Center, 2650 Wabash Ave. (2 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) — Stainless steel sheet pans in bakery and deli found with burnt-on debris. Sanitizer not registered at three-bay sink in bakery.
Baesler’s Market, 2900 Poplar St. (1 Critical, 5 Non-Critical) — Spray nozzle at three-bay sink in meat department found below the floor rim.
Little Caesar’s, 1834 Lafayette Ave. (1 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) — Handles on both handwash sinks found with pink debris.
New Day Café, 2919 S. Third St. (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) — Large containers of pasta not all marked with date of consumption.
Comfort Suites, 501 E. Margaret Ave. (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) — No sanitizer dispensing in three-bay sink.
McDonald’s, 3032 Wabash Ave. (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) — Pass-through trays found with built-up grease.
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill, 2506 S. Third St. (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) — Black debris found on wait station soda nozzle casing.
Vigo County Jail, 201 Cherry St. (3 Non-Critical)
Umi Grill, 2002 S. Third St. (3 Non-Critical)
6th Avenue Bar, 796 Lafayette Ave. (1 Non-Critical)
Quality Inn, 555 S. Third St. (1 Non-Critical)
Save-A-Lot Store, 3 Plaza North Shopping Center (1 Non-Critical)
International House of Pancakes, 2901 S. Third St. (1 Non-Critical)
Baskin Robbins, 2 W. Honey Creek Parkway (1 Non-Critical)
Establishments with no violations:
Pear Tree Inn, 3050 W. U.S. 41 S.
Joe Muggs Coffee Shop, 3370 S. U.S. 41
Domino’s Pizza, 4408 S. Seventh St.
Subway No. 29157, 5785 S. U.S. 41
Monical’s Pizza, 3704 S. U.S. 41
AMC Showplace Theatres, 3153 S. 3rd Place.
AMC Showplace Theatres, 3131 S. 3rd Place.
Harvest Bakery, 715 S. 34th St.
Marine Corps League, 3006 N. 16th
Pizza Hut of Terre Haute, 2400 S. Third St.
Rod & Gun Club, 2525 Lambert
Approved to open:
Hickory Farms, 3401 S. U.S. 41
Harvest Bakery LLC, 905 S. 25th St.
Great Steak, 3401 S. U.S. 41
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Bloomfield man killed in Tuesday night crash
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College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT
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Vigo County Jail Log: April 16, 2014
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Second deputy charged in Putnam probe
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UPDATE: Putnam reserve deputy faces federal charges
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