Topeka Zoo Wraps Up 2 Day USDA Inspection

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- The USDA completed a routine two-day inspection of the Topeka Zoo and noted two "non-compliant" items.

The first problem noted was "dust and debris on fans in a walk-in refrigerator" created a risk of contamination in boxes of produce.

The second problem was "buckets used to store raw bones and meat should be cleaned and sanitized more often.

Topeka officials said that the report serves as a reminder the the Zoo must remain vigilant. Although simple to correct, Zoo Director Brendan pointed out that since it was simple to fix the problems, they should have been corrected before the inspection.

The USDA report is attached.

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