Kitchen inspections for July 15, 2012

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices July 5-9.

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.



Waffle House, 1702 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 81

Notes: Observed no soap at handsink; manager provided soap at handsink, corrected on-site, repeat violation; observed no paper towels at handsink, manager provided soap at paper towels, corrected on-site, Repeat Violation; observed reach-in cooler where meat is keep needs cleaning, PIC will have employee clean reach in cooler, new violation; observed sanitizer too strong, sanitizer soultion was refilled to proper amount, corrected on-site, repeat violation; observed rusted racks need replacing in reach in cooler, PIC will inform manager, repeat Violation; observed gaskets on cold hold units need cleaning, new violation; observed no cold water at handsink, PIC will inform manager to have it repaired, repeat violation.


Taqueria Garcia/Mobile Unit, 2301 E. Broad Ave.

Score: 100



Hibachi Express, 1588 U.S. Highway 19 S.

Score: 87

Notes: Observed container of cooked chicken left uncovered on prep table, manager corrected violation by having employee cover container with wrap, corrected on-site, new violation; observed containers of food on floor in freezer, observed bag of rice on floor in dry storage room, manager corrected violation by moving food to storage shelves, corrected on-site, new violation; observed ice buildup on floor of freezer, new violation; observed plumbing leaks on 3-compartment sink faucet, new violation; observed back door to kitchen left open when not in use, manager corrected violation by closing door, corrected on-site, new violation.


tocar 3 years, 4 months ago

Inspections needs to be done at Piggly Wiggly on Meredyth Drive. The restrooms are always filthy, the floors need scrubbing so it makes me wonder what an inspection would uncover.


whattheheck 3 years, 4 months ago

I think a different group does the grocery store inspections.


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