Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - April 26, 2014

Arby’s located at 1105 N. Slappey Blvd., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

Arby’s located at 1105 N. Slappey Blvd., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices April 18-23, 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.



Nature’s Cure, Inc/Juice Bar, 2818 Old Dawson Road, Suite 5

Score: 89

Notes: Observed the owner or at least one food service manager on staff had not successfully completed an approved food safety training program. Person in charge elected to attend a food safety training program. New Violation; Observed food service employees not cleaning hands in a handwash sink. Person in charge instructed employees to use the proper sink. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed employees preparing and/or handling food shall use effective and clean disposable or easily cleanable nets or other hair restraints on hair longer than one half inch. New Violation; Observed raw fruit and vegetables not washed in a sink designated for that purpose only. Person in charge moved fruit and vegetables to approved fruit and vegetable sink. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.


El Maya II, 2800 Old Dawson Road

Score: 75

Notes: Observed that certification for Certified Food Safety Manager has expired and no one has taken test to be certified at time of inspection. New Violation; Observed stuffed peppers in reach in freezer that were stored uncovered. Observed pico de gallo stored in walk-in cooler uncovered. New Violation; Observed sliced food residue build up on slicer. Observed residue on blade of can opener. New Violation; Observed diced and sliced tomatoes, cheese, pico de gallo and guacamole at prep cooler stored at temperatures greater than 41 degrees F (see temp log) New Violation; Observed pico de gallo, cooked chicken and fajita mix with no date-marking in walk-in cooler. New Violation; Observed glass cleaner stored in spray bottle that was not labeled. PIC labeled spray bottles containing glass cleaner. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.


Arby’s, 1105 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 98

Notes: Observed prep sink needs repairing; PIC will inform manager New Violation.

Books A Million/Joe Muggs, 2601 Dawson Road

Score: 94

Notes: Observed employee beverage cup without a lid; employee placed lid on cup. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed faucet leaking at handsink; a work order was put in to have faucet repaired. New Violation.


Carmike Cinemas, Wynnsong 16, 2823 Nottingham Way

Score: 86

Notes: No certified food safety manager. New Violation; Violation of Code: [.05(3)(g)]. Observed no thermometers on two refrigerators and hot holding container. New Violation; Observed employee not wearing hair restraint. New Violation; Observed last inspection was not posted. New Violation; Observed single service products in areas exposed to possible contamination. New Violation; Observed lack of means to measure strength of sanitizer. New Violation; Observed unclean dumpster area. New Violation; Observed light bulbs without protective shielding and endcaps. New Violation.

Hot Dog King Midtown, 1001 Pine Ave.

Score: 95

Notes: Observed trashcans containing food with no lid; PIC will place lid on trashcans New Violation; Observed dust build up on ventilation returns in kitchen; PIC will inform owner. Repeat Violation; Observed pest activity; PIC will inform owner. New Violation.

Popeye’s, 1401 S. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 89

Notes: Observed handsink near 3-comp sink coming loose and needs repairing; PIC will have handsink repaired New Violation; Observed cloth solution sanitizer not at proper strength; sanitizer was refilled to proper strength Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed utensils stacked wet; Inform PIC utensils must air dry before stacking Repeat Violation; Observed covering under prep sink needs repairing; PIC will have covering repaired. New Violation; Observed light in walk in freezer needs shielding; PIC will provide a shield for light. Repeat Violation.



Creekside Education Center, 105 Chehaw Park Road

Score: 88

Notes: Observed a carton of raw eggs stored on top of a bag of shredded lettuce in reach in refrigerator. Corrected violation by discarding lettuce; Observed a potted plant stored in vegetable/food prep sink. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Lee Pub and Seafood, 1561 U.S. Hwy. 19, Site 1

Score: 83

Notes: No employee health policy or awareness of when and what illnesses to report to management. New Violation; Observed raw hamburger and steaks stored over ready-to-eat foods (vegetables) in walk-in cooler. Manager corrected violation by moving raw vegetables to bottom shelf. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; No consumer advisory posted for serving under cooked steaks on menu. New Violation.



Sumner Headstart, 704 Walnut St.

Score: 100