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Phillips 66 Quick Shop in Kansas City slapped with 10 violations; lively juvenile roach on kitchen counter, 15 fresh mouse droppings under soda fountain

Phillips 66 Quick Shop in Kansas City slapped with 10 violations; lively juvenile roach on kitchen counter, 15 fresh mouse droppings under soda fountain

By: Robert Dewey |

Kansas City, KS

Phillips 66 Quick Mart


The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/27/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Phillips 66 Quick Mart was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Kansas food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 10 violations were found.

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

  • Refried beans held at 121’F and meat held at 131’F in a steam table. There were gaps between the metal containers where steam was escaping. The food had been heated up less than two hours ago. Corrected on site: Moved to be quickly reheated to 165’F on the stove top, aluminum foil was placed on the steam table to close the gaps.
  • In the kitchen make table, an opened gallon of milk was not date marked. Person in charge of kitchen said the food had been opened two days ago, more than 24 hours ago. Corrected on site: Corrected on site: Educated, date marked.
  • In the kitchen make table, prepared on site picadillo (cooked meat with sauce), cooked salsa, and asada puerco (cooked pork with sauce) were prepared on 2/18, more than seven days ago. Corrected on site: Voluntary disposal of the foods.
  • No probe thermometer available in the establishment. Establishment cooks meat from raw.
  • No test kit available in the establishment for chlorine.
  • The hand washing sink in the kitchen had a lid and a rag stored in the basin. Corrected on site: Removed.
  • One lively juvenile roach was on a countertop in the kitchen. Fifteen fresh mouse droppings under the soda fountain.
  • Two spray cans of stainless steel polish were stored on top of the ice machine. No leakage evident. Corrected on site: Educated, moved.
  • Tat roach and ant killer (EPA Reg – 1021-1855-9688, EPA Est 9688-MO-1), Spectracide wasp and hornet killer EPA Reg 9688-190-8845, EPA Est 9688-MO-1), marked for residential use only) were stored under the counter. Corrected on site: Thrown away. A bottle of hot shot flying insect killer (EPA Reg – 9688-326-8845, EPA Est 9688-MO-1) was stored in the cabinet in the bathroom, marked for residential use only. Corrected on site: Thrown away, educated.
  • Fragrance oil stored on a shelf by mints and medications. No leakage evident.

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