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Kitchen Inspections - June 16, 2013

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices. 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

MAY 28

Elements Coffee Company, 2726 Ledo Road

Score: 94

Notes: Observed the absence of a TMD to Monitor internal ambient temperature of cooler. New Violation. Observed the absence of a device or prevention system to discourage or prevent the intrusion of vermin and or pest from entering the kitchen area from the back door. New Violation.

Hibachi Express, 2818 Old Dawson Road

Score: 77

Notes: Observed egg rolls, raw scallops and frozen vegetables medley uncovered. New Violation. Observed PHF (potentially hazardous foods) held beyond the safe range temperature (for cold-hold items ~41 degrees or below). New Violation. Observedraw beef in walk-in cooler without date markings and disposition. New Violation. Observed the reach-in cooler located in the kitchen-prep area with cold hold ambient temperature (58 degrees) in an unsafe range for PHF items. New Violation. Observed ice scoop in contact with ice cubes to be used as food items. (Ex. drinks) New Violation. Observed utensil handle in direct contact with ready-to-eat food item (hot hold, ex. mixed vegetables). New Violation. Observed utensil handle in direct contact with condiment. (Ex. scoop in direct contact with sugar in container) New Violation. Observed condiments unprotected from temperature (extreme) being on display without ice bath or covering (Ex. “YumYum” sauce contains “raw eggs” placed on countertop without ice and directly in window (drive through) exposed to direct sunlight. New Violation.

Salvation Army/Mobile Unit, 304 W. Second Ave.

Score: 99

Notes: Observed floors soiled. Discussed routinely cleaning floors. New Violation.

MAY 29

Burger King, 2411 Dawson Road

Score: 100

Hot Dog King, 1002 B Oakridge Drive

Score: 91

Notes: Observed last inspection report not easily viewable, not posted at drive-through. Discussed posting score so it is easily viewable. Repeat Violation. Observed cooler shelves soiled. Discussed routinely cleaning with PIC. Repeat Violation. Observed self-closure on restroom door (customer) in disrepair. Discussed repairing/replacing self-closure. Repeat Violation. Observed open Dumpster lid. Discussed keeping Dumpster lid/doors closed. New Violation. Observed openings in walls and ceiling (locker room, near handsink, storage area); observed dust on ceiling; observed floors needing to be cleaned. Discussed making necessary repairs and cleaning designated areas routinely. Repeat Violation. Observed lights blown in cooler. Discussed replacing as needed. Repeat Violation. Observed presence of flies in kitchen area. Discussed pest controll with PIC. New Violation.

Long John Silver, 1805 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 100

MAY 30

Burger King, 1501 Radium Springs Road

Score: 100

Pearly’s Famous Country Cooking, 814 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 91

Notes: Observed strawberries, blueberries, pineapples, chicken, turkey, ham, tomatoes and sausage stored uncovered and subject to contamination. PIC covered items. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution too strong. PIC made new sanitizing solution between 50-100 ppm. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed the use of cooking equipment producing grease-laden vapors/smoke with no hood suppression system installed. PIC stated still working on getting system installed. Repeat Violation.

Rumba Tropical, 312 Thornton Drive

Score: 100

Shogun Japanese Restaurant, 629 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 100

MAY 31

Cowboy Bill’s, 4502 Sylvester Road

Score: 100

Crazy Buffet, 244 Cordele Road

Score: 87

Notes: Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employee; PIC was inform to used a barrier when handling ready to eat food. New Violation. Observed interior of ice machine needs cleaning; employee cleaned ice machine with wiping cloth. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Fairfield Inn & Suites, 3011 Kensington Court

Score: 100

Sonic Drive-In, 908 S. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 100

JUNE 3

Country Inn & Suites, 2809 Nottingham Way

Score: 96

Notes: Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employee; PIC was informed to use barrier when handling ready-to-eat food. New Violation. Observed interior of ice machine needs cleaning; employee cleaned ice machine with wiping cloth. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Hibachi Express, 2536 Dawson Road

Score: 85

Notes: Observed rice, meatballs, crawfish, shredded carrots, fish, wonton and shrimp stored uncovered in coolers and subject to contamination. PIC covered food items. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed fume hood soiled and in need of cleaning. Discussed routinely cleaning with PIC. New Violation. Observed potentially hazardous food cold-held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. PIC placed items on ice and/or moved to another cooler. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation.

Regent Motel, 840 W. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 100

JUNE 4

Hines Memorial C.M.C. Church, 400 N. Madison St.

Score: 100

Long John Silver, 1716 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 96

Notes: Observed food containers stacked wet; employee unstacked containers. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. Observed hand sink faucet and three-compartment faucet leaking; manager will have it repaired. New Violation.

LEE

MAY 28

Chili’s, 2821 Ledo Road

Score: 92

Notes: Observed uncovered corndogs in walk-in cooler. Observed open packages of hamburger in freezer. Observed open lid on ice bin. Manager corrected violation by covering products. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed no sanitizer being used on first rinse of dish machine. Manager corrected violation by priming system. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed improper cooling methods for cooling a covered, plastic container of salsa in walk-in cooler. Manager corrected violation by placing salsa in smaller containers and leaving uncovered throughout cooling process. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed single-service items in dry storage not properly covered to prevent contamination of food/lip contact surfaces. Manager corrected violation by covering items properly. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed employee touch pineapple with slash resistant glove while slicing (preparation). Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

MAY 29

Carters Fried Chicken, 255 Cedric St.

Score: 96

Notes: Observed employee prepping tea in the three-compartment sink. Manager corrected violation instructing employee to prep tea on prep table. New Violation. Observed employee towel-drying utensils after ware-washing in three-compartment sink. New Violation.

MAY 31

J.E. Country Restaurant, 232 Walnut Ave.

Score: 94

Notes: Observed raw fish thawing in standing water in three-compartment sink. Observed raw fish thawing in bucket of ice on top of freezer. New Violation. Observed wiping cloths used to wipe down food contact surfaces stored on prep table between uses. Manager corrected violation by placing cloths in sanitizer solution. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

WORTH

MAY 31

Screaming Chicken Cafe, 100 N. Main St.

Score: 57

Notes: Observed employees washing hands without soap and paper towels. PIC provided soap and paper towels for employees to rewash correctly. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. No employee health policy (written) available and PIC could not verbalize requirements. New Violation. Observed several drink cups throughout facility without lids and straws and PIC was drinking during inspection out of cup with no lid and straw. PIC put lids and straws on drinks and discarded unused drinks. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. None of the hand-wash sinks in the facility were properly stocked with both soap and paper towels. PIC bought paper towels and soap in order to stock the sinks. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed bacon in cooler not covered; observed liver in reach-in cooler not covered; observed cheese open in cooler. Lemonade not covered in cooler. New Violation. Observed tomatoes, cheese and ham in cooler at temperatures greater than 41 degrees. Observed catfish in walk-in at temperatures greater than 41 degrees. Catfish was iced down to cool. Other items were discarded. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed fried chicken holding under heat lamps at temperatures less than 135 degrees. Food had been cooked about an hour prior and would be served in next hour. New Violation. Observed slaw, macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes in reach-in cooler held for more than 24 hours without date-marking. New Violation. No thermometer available to check proper temps of foods hot/cold holding or proper cook temperatures. New Violation. Observed leaking condenser in front cooler dripping onto boxes and packages of dressing. Large bag of salt stored open. New Violation. Observed employee wearing bracelet. Observed employee wearing ring with stones. New Violation. Permit not posted. No choking poster posted. New Violation. Observed cups without handles being used as scoops in sugar container. New Violation. Observed urns and other equipment and items stored on floor. Dishes not stored inverted or covered. New Violation. Observed plastic mayo and ranch containers being used to hold wing sauce. Plastic to-go containers not stored, covered or inverted. New Violation. Observed cutting board on front-line cooler that had deep gouges. New Violation. No chlorine test strips for determining chlorine sanitizer concentration. New Violation. Observed blood and chicken parts on interior of cooler. Fan covers in walk-in were soiled. New Violation. Observed Dumpster missing a lid. Observed lid to grease container open. New Violation. Floors must be resealed or repainted. Rough, not easily cleanable areas are showing through. New Violation. Observed cigarettes butts in bathroom. Cigarettes were discarded. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

JUNE 4

Mary Alice Shipp Senior Center, 710 Price St.

Score: 100

Subway, 628 E. Franklin St.

Score: 96

Notes: Current permit not displayed. Repeat Violation. Observed clean/sanitized utensils stored in veggie sink to dry. PIC moved to correct location. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed Dumpster lid open. PIC closed lid. New Violation. Observed mop stored in bottom of mop sink. New Violation.