There were a total of 150 violations in May reported at 33 establishments in La Crosse, Vernon, Trempealeau and Jackson counties, according to records provided by state and county health departments. There were no inspections conducted in Monroe County during May.
There were four restaurants with no code infractions reported during regular annual inspections and one that was cleared in a complaint-driven visit. Another restaurant was violation-free in a follow up to an inspection done earlier this year.
The most commonly reported violation involved proper date marking of food storage.
The records, obtained through open records requests, were added to the La Crosse Tribune’s online restaurant inspection database, which includes all inspection reports since 2013 at restaurants in Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau and Vernon counties.
The interactive database can be searched by establishment, location or the nature of violation.
Restaurants are typically inspected once per year, though some with serious violations receive follow-up visits.
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An inspection represents a snapshot in time, and violations are often corrected on the spot. Performance is best measured over multiple inspections.