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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - April 13, 2014

Zaxby’s, located at 405 N. Slappey Blvd., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

Zaxby’s, located at 405 N. Slappey Blvd., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee and County Environmental Health Offices April 4-9, 2014.

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

APRIL 4

Great Wall, 2800 Old Dawson Road, Suite 9

Score: 96

Notes: Observed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous not properly date marked; PIC will properly date mark food items New Violation.

APRIL 7

3 Squares Diner, 303 E. Oakridge Drive

Score: 94

Notes: Observed interior of microwave needs cleaning at front counter; employee cleaned interior of microwave with wiping cloth Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed scoop in sugar bin not stored with handle up; employee removed scoop and stored correctly Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed trash cans containing food with no lid; PIC will provide a lids for trash cans New Violation.

APRIL 8

Long John Silver, 1805 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 99

Notes: Observed tile covering falling off wall in dish room and observed wall between mop sink and three-compartment sink without covering and damaged/rotting. New Violation; Observed light in dish room not covered or shielded. New Violation.

Mel’s Bar, 1408 W. Broad Ave.

Score: 100

Sonic Drive-In, 519 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 89

Notes: Observed bacon uncovered in reach in cooler; employee place bacon in covered tomatoes New Violation; Observed fume hood needs cleaning; PIC will inform manager New Violation; Observed sanitizer in cloth solution not at proper strength; employee refill cloth solution to proper strength Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed inspection report located on board inside of establishment more than five feet from public access. Observed no report at drive thru window Repeat Violation; Observed floor of walk in cooler rusted; PIC will inform manager New Violation; Observed trashcans containing food without a lid; PIC will informed manager. New Violation.

Texastar, 1111 Dawson Road

Score: 85

Notes: Observed fume hood needs cleaning; PIC will have fume hood cleaned. New Violation; Observed potentially hazardous food cold held above 41°F; PIC will have cold hold unit check. New Violation; Observed cold handle missing at handsink near cold holding unit; PIC will have handle repaired New Violation; Observed leaking faucet at hand sink near cold holding unit; PIC will have hand sink repaired. New Violation.

Taco Bell, 1505 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 100

Wingate Inn/Food Service, 2735 Dawson Road

Score: 89

Notes: Observed potentially hazardous ready to eat food (cream cheese) cold holding above 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Person in charge removed the cream cheese from the buffet line. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed potentially hazardous ready to eat food (sausage, cream cheese) not hot holding at 135 degrees or above. Person in charge had items reheated for hot holding and placed them on a total serving time limit of four hours. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed ware washing sink not set up in the proper order for wash, rinse and sanitizing. Person in charge reset the order of the ware washing sink Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed garbage dumpster side door and lid not tightly sealed. Person in charge closed dumpster door and will have service provider repair lid. New Violation.

APRIL 9

Albany Pretzel Bakery c/o Auntie Anne’s, 2601 Dawson Road, Site C-3

Score: 93

Notes: Observed interior of ice machine needs cleaning; CFSM cleaned interior of ice machine with wiping cloth. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed wiping cloth sanitizer solution not at proper strength; CFSM refilled sanitizer solution to proper strength. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Zaxby’s of Albany, 405 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 96

Notes: Observed cloth sanitizer solution not at proper strength; sanitizer was refilled to proper strength Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed food scoops not stored with handle up; employee stored food scoop with handle up Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

LEE

APRIL 7

Java the Hut Coffee Shop, 227 D. Walnut Ave.

Score: 96

Notes: Observed chemical spray bottle stored on shelf next to containers of food. CFSM corrected violation by moving chemical bottle to storage shelf designated for chemical storage. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Subway, 227 Walnut St., Site A

Score: 100

APRIL 8

Wharf Express, 1561 U.S. Hwy. 19, Site A

Score: 96

Notes: Did not observe any documentation that an employee health policy was in place to ensure proper reporting/exclusion of ill employees. Manager will have policy in place within 10 days. New Violation.

Rice Bowl, 1561 U.S. Hwy. 19, Site 5

Score: 96

Notes: Observed container of food with wrong date marked for when it should be discarded. Manager corrected violation by marking container with correct discard date. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.