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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - April 23, 2014

Kentucky Fried Chicken, located at 400 W. Oglethorpe Blvd., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

Kentucky Fried Chicken, located at 400 W. Oglethorpe Blvd., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Worth County Environmental Health Offices April 11-17, 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 11

Kentucky Fried Chicken, 400 W. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 98

Notes: Observed exterior or drink machine at drive thru window needs cleaning; employee clean exterior of drink machine with wiping cloth Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed trashcan containing food with no lid; CFSM will place lid on trashcan. New Violation.

APRIL 14

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 637 Westover Blvd.

Score: 85

Notes: Observed bread sticks stored in reach in cooler and ice in storage bins at waiter station and bar uncovered during storage. Person in charge had bins and container covered. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed washed plates in contact with food residue after washing. Observed bar glass washing sink not reaching 50 ppm minimum chlorine sanitizer concentration on washed drink mix containers. Person in charge had plates washed, rinsed and sanitized again. Person in charge had glass washer service provider repair machine. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed sliced tomatoes (pico) cold holding on the prep line above 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Person in charge removed the items from service and replaced with cold product. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed single service items not stored to protect from contamination during display. Person in charge had single service items covered. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed storage shelves, for washed tableware, soiled. Person in charge will have shelves cleaned at time of day’s cleaning. New Violation.

Tony’s Westside Athletic Club, 623 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 100

Zaxby’s of Albany, 2806 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 100

APRIL 16

J. R. Wings & Things, 2221 E. Broad Ave.

Score: 87

Notes: Observed establishment has no written employee health policy; PIC was given an employee health information regarding reportable symptoms and illnesses New Violation; Observed chicken being thawed in standing water at room temp; Discuss with PIC an approved thawing must be used. New Violation; Observed no thermometer located in refrigerator; Inform PIC a thermometer is needed for refrigerator. New Violation; Observed sanitizer in cloth solution too strong; cloth solution was refilled with proper amount of sanitizer Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed no cold water at 3-comp sink; PIC will inform owner. New Violation; Observed gasket of freezer loose and coming apart; discussed routine maintenance with PIC Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed floor in kitchen by 3-comp sink needs repaired; PIC will inform owner New Violation; Observed covering missing in restroom; PIC will inform owner New Violation; Observed vents in kitchen needs cleaning; discussed routine cleaning with PIC New Violation.

APRIL 17

Burger King, 2411 Dawson Road

Score: 99

Notes: Observed no lid on trashcans containing food; PIC will provide lid for trashcans. New Violation; Observed drain plug missing from dumpster; CFSM will call to have a new drain plug for dumpster. New Violation; Observed employee personal food items not properly stored in walk in cooler; employee placed items in covered container that is used to store personal items. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Viet Pho, 717 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 83

Notes: Observed hand sink not accessible at dishwashing area. PIC will have sink repaired. New Violation; Observed utensil stored in handsink and food debris in handsink; Inform handsink is for hand washing only New Violation; Observed raw chicken and beef stored above herbs in reach in cooler; CFSM removed herbs Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed light in walk in cooler with no shield; CFSM will provide shield for light. New Violation; Observed pest activity; manager will have pest control company come. New Violation.

WORTH

APRIL 16

Worth County Middle School, 1305 N. Isabella St.

Score: 100

Worth County Primary School, 1304 N. Isabella St.

Score: 100