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Kitchen inspections for Aug. 12, 2012

Jamaica Cuisine Restaurant, located at 1421 N. Jefferson St. in Albany, received a 92 on its recent inspection by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Office.

Jamaica Cuisine Restaurant, located at 1421 N. Jefferson St. in Albany, received a 92 on its recent inspection by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Office.

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County and Lee County Environmental Health Office July 25-Aug. 7.

The department scores on a 100-point scale with a score of 80 or greater considered to be passing.

Businesses and agencies inspected are required to post score sheets where the public can see them. To contact the health office, call (229) 438-3943.

DOUGHERTY

JULY 25

Another Place, 1502 E. Broad Ave.

Score: 100

JULY 26

Charlie & Pearl’s Country Fried Chicken, 1610 S. Jefferson St.

Score: 91

Notes: Observed wet cloths stored on counters between use, store in sanitizer between uses. New violation; observed single-service items stored on floor, must be stored on approved shelving that is at least 6 inches from floor. Repeat violation; observed cup without handle used as food scoop, food scoops must have handle, observed chest freezer door damaged and rusted. Repair/replace as needed. Repeat violation; observed built up grease on fryers, clean by next routine inspection. Repeat violation; observed no toilet paper and paper towels in restrooms, provide toilet paper/paper towels. New violation; observed bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors. Provide self-closures by next routine inspection. Repeat violation; observed ceiling tile missing/damaged and openings in ceiling. Repair by next routine inspection; observed built up grease/debris on floor beneath fryers and wall behind fryers, clean as needed.

Jamaica Cuisine Restaurant, 1421 N. Jefferson St.

Score: 92

Notes: No certified food manager for establishment, must obtain certified food safety manager. Repeat violation; observed self-closure on restroom door in disrepair, repair as needed; Repeat violation; observed floor beneath handsink and three compartment sink in need of cleaning, clean as needed. Repeat violation.

Dougherty County Jail, 1302 Evelyn Ave.

Score: 100

JULY 27

Checkers, 110 S. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 100

GPL Food Service, 1209 W. Oakridge

Score: 91

Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food held below 135 degrees, removed from service, corrected onsite. New violation.

JULY 30

Blackbeard’s, 2209 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 90

Notes: Observed interior of ice machine soiled/mold, clean at least once every 24 hours. New violation;

Observed wet wiping cloths stored on counters between uses, store in sanitizer when not in use. New violation; observed leaking pipes at handsink, repair as needed. Repeat violation.

L’Jua’s Restaurant, 704 Radium Springs Road

Score: 89

Notes: Observed interior of microwave and ice machine needs cleaning; employee use a wiping cloth to clean interior microwave and ice machine, corrected on-site. New violation; observed sanitizer in cloth solution not at proper strength, employee refill cloth solution with proper ppm of sanitizer, corrected on-site. New violation; observed ice scoop not stored with handle up, employee took scoop and stored with handle up. Corrected on-site. New violation; observed cutting board needs replacing, PIC will inform manager. Repeat violation; observed bowl being used as a food scoop, PIC will replace bowl with a food scoop with handle. New violation; observed Dumpster lid open, employee closed dumpster lid, Corrected on-site. New violation.

Maryland Fried Chicken, 510 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 89

Notes: Observed interiors of ice bin and warming unit soiled, clean as needed. Repeat violation; observed wet cloths stored on counters between uses, store in sanitizer when not in use. Repeat violation; observed trash around Dumpster, clean as needed. New violation; observed grease bin open, keep closed when not in use. New violation.

JULY 31

Intown Suites, 2731 Dawson Road

Score: 94

Notes: Rooms, 2: N/A, 3: Ice trays require the hotel to have a separate three-compartment sink to wash them in, 4: N/A, 9: Room water temperature exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit, 14: garbage Dumpster doors left open during period of non-use, 22: Not inspected, 23: Not inspected, 24: Not inspected, 25: Not inspected, 26: N/A - No food service or continental breakfast , 30: N/A, 31: N/A, 32: N/A.

New Red Wok, 1007 S. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 96

Notes: Observed sanitizer for wiping cloth too strong, chlorine, 100 ppm, sanitizer must be 50-100 ppm, corrected on-site. New violation; observed scoop handle in contact with ice, handle must be up and out of ice or stored on clean surface, corrected on-site. New violation.

AUGUST 1

Chill Bar & Lounge, 242 W. Borad Ave.

Socre: 100

Church’s Chicken, 401 W. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 96

Notes:Observed ice bin left uncovered when not in use, keep covered when not using, corrected on-site. New violation.

Mrs. Bea’s Soul Food, 1626 E. Broad Ave.

Score: 98

Notes: Observed sink in restroom needs repairing, PIC will have sink repaired by next routine insp. New violation.

AUGUST 2

Grand Motel, 904 Radium Springs Road

Score: 100

AUGUST 3

Break Time Pub & Billards, 2809 Palmyra Road

Score: 95

Notes: Observed no date marking provided for hot dogs, ham and chili, food items must be marked with discard date that does not exceed seven days from package open date, corrected on-site. New violation; observed inside of refrigerator soiled, clean as needed. New violation.

Fish Queen, 700 Highland Ave.

Score: 94

Notes: Observed fume hood with grease/debris. Clean as needed Repeat violation.

AUGUST 6

Best Western Albany Mall Inn & Suites, 2719 Pointe North Blvd.

Score: 91

Notes: Room Numbers: 2: N/A, 10: N/A, 14: Clean Dumpster storage area and keep Dumpster lids closed, 22: Not Inspected, 23: Not Inspected, 24: Not Inspected, 25: Not Inspected, 26: Continental breakfast service exceeds the limits of rules and regulations and requires food service permit. Milk, hard boiled eggs not served in single serving commercially packaged original containers. Bread and pastries not served out of original container in which it was purchased. Single service butter cold hold 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Milk on display 44.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Eggs on display 56.8 and 55.3 degrees Fahrenheit. Milk storage 41.7 degrees Fahrenheit. Provide thermometers to all refrigerators where missing. Coffee stirrers and napkins not protected from contamination. Apples require a separate sink to wash and rinse them. Waffle batter preparation exceeds definition of continental breakfast and requires a food service permit, 30: N/A, 31: N/A, 34: Post inspection report and permit prominently in public view near main entrance

Pines Personal Care Home, 2121 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Score: 92

Notes: Observed sliced watermelon stored in cooler uncovered, Corrected on-site, New violation; observed either expired date markings or no date marking on watermelon, cooked beef, and beef and macaroni casserole, provide date marking (discard date) that does not exceed seven days from prep date. New violation.

AUGUST 7

China Cafe, 2601 Dawson Road

Score: 70

Notes: Observed raw shell eggs stored above ready to eat food in walk in cooler. New violation; observed hot holding food items (rice, chicken) under 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Instructed owner to rapidly reheat items to 165 degrees Fahrenheit and hot hold, items (were) prepared within 30 minutes of inspection, corrected on-site. New violation; observed unapproved bug spray in the facility, identified item to owner and it was removed from service. New violation; observed employee food items stored mingled with restaurant food in coolers. New violation; non-food grade containers in use, utensils in-use stored with handle in food. New violation; observed restroom for customers and employees out of order and in need of maintenance. New violation; observed restroom used as multipurpose storage room. New violation; observed garbage Dumpster in need of repair, owner will notify mall management list is missing. New violation; observed garbage Dumpster door open, owner will instruct employees and other tenants to close door. New violation; observed general cleaning and repair (caulk, seal, paint) interior of wood cabinets and shelving, owner will repair extensively at remodel. New violation; observed evidence of pest activity, owner will clean shelves and has monthly pest control service. New violation.

LEE

JULY 27

Meatslangers, 1346A U.S. Highway 19 S

Score: 95

Notes: Employee not wearing beard restraint while performing food prep. New violation; no test strips available to measure sanitizer concentration. New violation; unbagged food garbage in Dumpster. New violation.

Meatslangers Mobile Unit, 1346 A U.S. HWY 19S

Score: 95

Notes: Employee not wearing beard restraint while performing food prep (from commissary inspection). New violation; no test strips available to measure sanitizer concentration (from commissary inspection). New violation; unbagged food garbage in Dumpster (from commissary inspection). New violation.

JULY 30

Lee County Criminal Justice Center/Jail, 119 Pinewood Road

Score: 91

Notes: Observed prepared ready-to-eat egg salad stored under raw eggs in walk-in cooler, person in charge corrected violation by moving the egg salad to another shelf away from raw foods, corrected on-site. New violation.

Lee State Prison, 285 U.S. Highway 19 South

Score: 93

Notes: Observed mold on walls inside ice maker, manager agreed to have ice machine cleaned and sanitized. New violation; no thermometer provided in cooler No. 3, thermometer provided for testing food temperatures was not properly calibrated. New violation.

AUGUST 2

San Joe’s Mex Grill, 285 U.S. Highway 19S

Score: 91

Notes: Observed raw pork chops stored on top of cooked chicken wings in reach in cooler near grill, manager corrected violation by moving the pork chops below the cooked chicken in the reach in cooler, corrected on-site. New violation.

Subway, 1443 U.S. Highway 19 South

Score: 91

Notes: Observed meatballs hot holding at 117 degrees F and 127 degrees F on serving line, manager corrected violation by reheating meatballs to 165 degrees F before placing them back on serving line (see remarks/comments), Corrected on-site. New violation.