The Hitching Post

Inspection Results for:

The Hitching Post
24174 St. Hwy F
Kirksville, MO 63501
(660) 627-2088

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Date: 5/22/18                            Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:
1. 6-501.111 Numerous mouse droppings observed in boxes and on pallets in the storage area.
2. 3-201.11 Selling homemade pickles; not from approved source.

Non-Critical Items: 

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Date: 5/29/18                            Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:
1. 6-501.111 Some mouse droppings observed on lower shelf in store.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 6-501.11 Floor in the storage/prep area becoming worn and not smooth.

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Date: 6/5/18                            Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items: None

Non-Critical Items:

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Date: 11/20/18                            Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:
1. 3-101.11 Cans present with dented seams and rust on surface.
2. 6-501.111 Several mouse droppings observed on floor in storage area.

Non-Critical Items: 
1. 3-602.11 (a) Labeling for candy is not broken down into basic ingredients. (b) Several repackaged bulk food products do not include ingredient labeling.
2. 6-501.11 Floor in the storage area in disrepair in places.
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Date: 11/27/18                            Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items: None

Non-Critical Items:

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Date: 2/26/19                            Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:
1. 3-202.15 Cans present with severe dents to seams and rust on surface.
2. 3-101.11 Some OTC medicines (Motrin, Bayer etc) are past manufacturer expiration date.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 6-501.11 Areas of floor in the storage room not smooth and easily cleanable.
2. 6-501.112 Dead mouse on glueboard in storage area needs removed.

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Date: 3/5/19                            Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items: None

Non-Critical Items:

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Date: 8/22/19                            Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:
1. 3-101.11 Some OTC medicines (Motrin PM, Ibuprofen, Dramamine etc) are past manufacturer expiration date.
2. 3-202.15 Several cans with severe dents on seams.
3. 6-501.111 Mouse droppings on and under pallets in the storage area.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 3-602.11 Jams, jellies and apple butter do not have required labeling.
2. 3-305.11 Boxes of food stored on the floor in the back room.

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Date: 9/6/19                            Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items: None

Non-Critical Items:
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Date: 2/24/20                            Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:
1. 3-101.11 Canned goods with dents in seams and one swollen can observed.
2. 6-501.111 Several mouse droppings observed on floor below pallets in storage area.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 4-502.13 Reusing single service plastic containers to repackage syrup.
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Date: 3/9/20                            Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:
1. 3-101.11 Still several cans remaining the have dented seams.

Non-Critical Items:
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Date: 3/23/20                            Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items: None

Non-Critical Items:
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Date: 9/23/20                            Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:
1. 3-101.11 (a) Cans present with dented seams. (b) Some OTC medicines on shelves are past manufacturer’s expiration dates.
2. 3-201.11 Factor 2 supplement does not contain required identifying information.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 6-501.12 Some soil in the cabinets below countertop/sink area.
2. 3-602.11 (a) Packages of marshmallows with no labeling. (b) Jam and jelly for sale without the required labeling.

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Date: 10/2/20                            Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items: None

Non-Critical Items:

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Date: 2/3/21                            Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:
1. 3-201.11 Canned pickles and beets for sale/ not from an approved source.
2. 3-101.11 Several dented cans and one sweller observed – removed.
3. 3-501.16 Case of yogurt stored outside on table by door.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 4-502.13 Reusing jars from commercial products for jams/ jellies.
2. 3-602.11 Some canned goods are missing labels.
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Date: 2/11/21                            Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items: None

Non-Critical Items:
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Date: 8/31/21                            Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:
1. 3-101.11 Several OTC medications are past expiration dates.
2. 6-501.111 Mouse droppings observed on pallet in storage room.

Non-Critical Items: 
1. 6-501.112 Glue board with a dead mouse needs removed from storage area.
2. 4-502.13 Reusing glass jars for jams/ jellies.
3. 3-602.11 Not all bulk products contain ingredient information.
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Date: 9/7/21                            Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:
1. 6-501.111 Few mouse droppings in box in storage room – removed.

Non-Critical Items:
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Date: 2/4/22                            Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:
1. 6-501.111 Mouse droppings on the pallets by bags of flour.
2. 3-101.11 Several packages of outdated over the counter medicines.

Non-Critical Items: 
1. 5-205.15 Water not draining from sinks.
2. 3-305.11 Some food products stored on the floor in storage area.
3. 3-602.11 Jar of strawberry jelly and pecan pie do not contain ingredient information on label.
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Date: 2/10/22                            Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items: None

Non-Critical Items: 
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