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Kitchen Inspections - Sept. 8, 2013

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices Aug. 29 - Sept. 5, 2013

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.

AUGUST 29

Arcadia Baptist Church, 1214 N. Jackson St.

Score: 100

Cracker Barrel, 1114 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 89

Notes: Observed interior of warmer where biscuits are kept needs cleaning; employee clean warmer with wiping cloth Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed bucket of sanitizer stored on counter near utensils and food; employee moved bucket of sanitizer on bottom self Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed utensils stacked wet; employee unstack utensils to allow them to air dry Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation; Observed no lids on trash cans in kitchen area; PIC will provide lids for trash cans New Violation; Observed grease trap with lid open; PIC closed grease trap Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

El Vaquero, 2700 Dawson Road

Score: 92

Notes: Observed spray bottles not labeled; employee labeled spray bottles Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed sanitizer solution stored next to salsa and food containers; PIC removed sanitizer solution Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed wet stacked food containers; employee unstacked food containers Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed bowl being used as a food scoop in sugar container; PIC removed bowl from container Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed no cold water at hand sink where tortilla chips are kept in warmer; PIC will have sink repaired New Violation.

AUGUST 30

American Legion Post 512, 815 Willie Pitts, Jr. Road

Score: 88

Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food cold held above 41°F; PIC will inform owner New Violation; Observed pest activity; PIC will inform owner New Violation.

SEPTEMBER 3

Albany High School, 801 Residence Ave.

Score: 94

Notes: Observed deflector in ice machine soiled/slimy. Repeat Violation.

Albany State University/Pizza Hut Express, 504 College Drive

Score: 94

Notes: Observed no sanitizer in wiping cloth buckets. PIC placed sanitizer in buckets. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. Discussed providing handwashing signs at all sinks used by food employees. New Violation; Observed inverted drink crates used for storage shelving. Discussed approved shelving with PIC. New Violation; Observed no lid provided for trash cans in unisex restrooms. Discussed providing lid for trash cans. New Violation.

Empire Chinese Restaurant, 2418 Sylvester Road Site 6

Score: 92

Notes: No written employee health plan, unable to verbally state reportable symptoms and illnesses. Provided copy of Georgia Food code Employee Health Information handout New Violation; Observed fume hood needs cleaning;PIC will have fume hood clean New Violation.

Los Vaqueros Mexican Restaurant, 603 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 92

Notes: Observed wet wiping cloths stored on counters between use. PIC placed in sanitizer. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation; In-use utensil in non potentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. PIC placed scoop handle up or on clean surface. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed cooler gaskets at cold hold unit in disrepair. Discussed repairing/replacing. New Violation; No trash can provided in employee restroom. Discussed proving trash covered trash can. Repeat Violation; Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors. Discussed providing self closure on employee restroom. New Violation; Observed abundance of maggots and ants around dumpster area. Discussed treating and cleaning area with PIC. New Violation.

Sonny’s, 1900 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 89

Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. See temp. log. PIC discarded potato salad and put sliced tomatoes on ice bath. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 70 degrees Fahrenheit within 2 hours. PIC divided food into smaller portions and moved into the walk-in cooler Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed floor tile damaged. Discussed routinely cleaning with PIC. PIC states in process of obtaining bids to replace damaged floor tile. Repeat Violation.

South Georgia Regional Achievement Center, 1001 Highland Ave.

Score: 94

Notes: Observed no paper towels located at handwashing sink. PIC put out paper towels at sink. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed built up dust on mounted fans. Repeat Violation.

SEPTEMBER 4

Blue Moon Yogurt Co, 2601 Dawson Road Site A-16

Score: 97

Notes: Observed no handwashing sign provided at front or back handsink used by food employees. New Violation; Observed no test strips available to test concentration of sanitizers. New Violation; Observed missing ceiling tile in storage room. New Violation.

Deerfield Windsor School Lower Campus, 1733 Beattie Road

Score: 100

Krystal, 1605 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 78

Notes: Observed dishwashing area hand washing sink not accessible for use(blocked) and preventing proper handwashing from occurring. Person in charge will put in a work order to repair and move items blocking sink. New Violation; Observed raw shell eggs and cheese slices cold held above 41 degrees Fahrenheit at the breakfast prep station. New Violation; Observed thermometers in reach in freezer units broken. New Violation; Observed red bucket sanitizer dispensing machine dispensing sanitizer concentration below the required level for quatarnary ammonia. Person in charge hand staff hand pour sanitizer into the buckets. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer solution when not in use. New Violation; Observed mop sink clogged. New Violation; Observed used grease disposal bin lid open and sliding door of dumpster open when containers are not actively being loaded with garbage. New Violation.

Henry Campbell’s - The Steak House, 629 N. Westover Site E.

Score: 92

Notes: Observed employee health policy not kept onsite, PIC could not verbally state reportable illnesses and symptoms. Discussed keeping employee health policy onsite. Copy was provided by end of inspection. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed food items stored on floor of freezer. Discussed proper storage of food items. New Violation; Observed inverted drink crates used for storage. Discussed approved shelving. New Violation; Observed shelving and mounted fan with accumulated dust/debris above dish machine. Discussed cleaning on routine schedule. New Violation.

Wing Dixie & Deli, 2601 Dawson Road Site B4

Score: 82

Notes: PIC not able to verbally state an employee health policy or present an employee health policy; Provided employee with an employee health policy New Violation; Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit; PIC was informed to turn cold hold unit in front down and foods must be at 41 or below before placing in cold hold unit Repeat Violation; Observed hot potentially hazardous food received at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit; PIC was informed food can not be held at room temp New Violation; Observed door handle on the walk-in refrigerator in need of repair; PIC will inform owner Repeat Violation; Observed cups being used as a food scoop in food containers; PIC removed cups from containers New Violation; Observed covering in restroom needs repairing; PIC will inform owner New Violation.

SEPTEMBER 5

Subway - Pilot Travel Center, 310 Cordele Road

Score: 96

Notes:

Subway, 262 Cordele Road

Score: 97

Notes: Observed wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Wendy’s, 2548 Dawson Road

Score: 97

Notes: Observed food items stored on crates in freezer. PIC moved items to approved storage area. New Violation.

Moe’s Southwest Grill, 1016 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 99

Notes: Observed food containers stacked wet; employee unstacked food containers to allow them to air dry Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

LEE

AUGUST 30

All Pro, 127 Leslie Highway, P.O. Box 530

Score: 100

Lee County Health Care and Rehabilitation, 214 Main St. P.O. Box 859

Score: 100

Wendy’s, 3000 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 100

SEPTEMBER 4

Dot’s Country Kitchen, 113 Main St., Smithville

Score: 97

Notes: Observed burned on/encrusted grease and food debris on and around burners to gas stove. New Violation; Observed plumbing leaks on faucet to 3-comp sink. New Violation.

Leesburg Express (Noble Romans), 275 U.S. Highway 19 South

Score: 91

Notes: Observed no time marker on containers of pizza held on display to indicate when they were placed on display or how long they had been on display. Manager corrected violation by discarding pizzas in trash. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

SEPTEMBER 5

Kinchafoonee Primary School/ Pre-K, 195 Leslie Highway, P.O. Box 399

Score: 100

Lee County Primary School, 282 Magnolia St., P.O. Box 399

Score: 100

WORTH

Willie’s Hotdogs, 4902 Highway 300, Oakfield

Score: 100