By: Robert Dewey |

Ellsworth, KS

Kwik Shop


The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/25/2020 following complaint from the public. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Kwik Shop in Ellsworth was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Kansas food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 1 violations were found.

The inspector made the following comments in support of the violations found during the inspection:

  • One juvenile roach was spotted behind/below the reach in cooler across from the hot holding cabinet. FOLLOW UP INSPECTION SCHEDULED.

Abbreviations used by inspectors:

AVB- An Atmospheric Vacuum Breaker (AVB) is a backflow prevention device used in plumbing to prevent backflow of non-potable liquids into the drinking water system
BOH- Back of the House
CFSM- Certified Food Safety Manager
COS- Corrected on-site during inspection
FCS- Food contact surface
PIC- Person-in-charge
PHF- Potentially Hazardous Foods
RIC- Reach in cooler
RTE- Ready to Eat
WIC- Walk-in cooler