Kitchen inspections for October 28, 2012

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices Oct. 17-23.

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.



McDonald’s, 1003 S. Slappey

Score: 92

Notes: Observed interior of ice machine and drink nozzles soiled. Manager cleaned strip in ice machine and removed drink nozzles to wash and sanitize. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation; equipment and utensils not properly air-dried. Manager placed utensils in single layer to air dry. Repeat Violation.

Oglethorpe Lounge, 825

Score: 93

Notes: No handwash signs provided. Repeat Violation; bathrooms not enclosed with tight, self-closing doors. Repeat Violation; observed drain plug missing from Dumpster. Repeat Violation; observed doors open without screen to protect from pest, animals entering facility. Manager closed doors. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.


Chicken N A Box, 803 W. Broad Ave.

Score: 91

Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food for cold holding above 41°F. Manager placed items on ice. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1905 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Score: 96

Notes: CFSM certification expired. New Violation.

Top of the Line, 425 W. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 90

Notes: No certified food safety manger. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation; observed wet cloths stored in container without sanitizer. Manager placed wet cloths in sanitizer. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; observed single service cups used/stored as food scoops. Manager removed single service cups from non-phf. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.


Knights Inn, 1201 Schley Ave.

Score: 100

Life Christian Center International Cafe - Soup Kitchen, 1211 Stuart Ave.

Score: 100

Wynfield Park Health and Rehabilitation, 223 3rd Ave.

Score: 99

Notes: Observed inverted milk crates used as storage shelves in coolers. New Violation.


Merry Acres/Food Service/ Catering, 1500 Dawson Rd.

Score: 80

Notes: Observed employee drink stored in food prep areas without lid and straw. New Violation; observed chicken salad, sliced tomatoes, hamhocks, fried chicken, pot pie, pasta salad, turkey, and roast beef either stored with no date marking, date marking that exceeds the seven days allowed, or with expired date marking. Repeat Violation; observed bottled/can drinks stored on floor. New Violation; observed wet cloths stored on counters when not in use. Observed dirty soiled towels stored on floor of Manor House. New Violation; observed no handwash signs at handsinks in Manor House. Repeat Violation; observed glassware in dishracks stored on floor. Repeat Violation; observed cloth towel used to line drain board (with dishes on it drying). Inverted drink crates are not approved shelving for food storage in coolers. New Violation; observed trash cans with food waste uncovered. Observed trash can without lid in unisex restroom. Repeat Violation.

Merry Acres Inn, 1500 Dawson Rd.

Score: 100



Sonic Drive Inc., 2833 Ledo Road

Score: 95

Notes: No hand towels provided at handwash sink in employee restroom. Manager corrected violation by replacing hand towels in restroom during inspection. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; observed open lids and doors on garbage and grease containers when not in use. New Violation.

Subway, 227 Walnut St.

Score: 100


R.S. Boney Senior Center, 141 Park St.

Score: 98

Notes: Observed ice scoop stored in uncovered container on top of ice machine. PIC corrected violation by wash, rinsing and sanitizing utensil and placing it in the ice with handle facing up out of ice. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation.

Subway, Wal-Mart, 2825 Ledo Rd.

Score: 100


Waffle House, 1608 HWY 19 S.

Score: 78

Notes: Observed rust and/or mold on inside surfaces of ice machine around the plastic ice plate. Manager has agreed to have the ice machine washed, rinsed and sanitized by 10-24-12. New Violation; observed cut tomatoes, mushrooms at 55 degrees F and 47 degrees F in top shelf of prep cooler near grill. Manager corrected violation by discarding tomatoes and mushrooms in trash. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation; observed gravy hot held at 102 degrees F. Manager corrected violation by discarding gravy in trash. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; observed no food label on bulk food container of sugar. New Violation; no thermometer was provided inside undercounter refrigerator. Type of thermometer used in establishment (bimetallic stem therometer) was not appropriate for measuring cooking temperatures of ground beef patties, steak and chicken breasts. Repeat Violation.