Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, located at 2825 Nottingham Way, received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices Aug. 8 through 14.
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 .
Lake Park Elementary, 605 Meadowlark Drive
Sherwood Christian/Upper Campus, 1418 Old Pretoria Road
Wingate Inn/Food Service, 2735 Dawson Road
Notes: Observed jars containing nuts in the hand washing sink. Employee removed jars from sink. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed no paper towels at hand washing sink. Employee replaced paper towels. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed potentially hazardous foods in the refrigerator without proper date marking. Employee applied date marking to foods. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.
Albany High School, 801 Residence Ave.
China Garden. 2228 N. Slappey Blvd.
Notes: Observed microwave needs cleaning; discuss routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation. Observed veggie sink not accessible; discuss removing utensils and boxes from veggie sink. New Violation. Observed cutting board needs replacing; PIC will have cutting board replaced. New Violation. Observed no hot water at 3-compartment faucet on the left; PIC will have hot water repaired. New Violation. Observed mop sink not accessible; informed PIC to removed boxes from mop sink. New Violation. Observed dumpster lid open; informed PIC lid must be keep closed. New Violation. Observed cardboard down near back door and a carpet mat in front of walk-in cooler; informed PIC mats must be non-absorbent. New Violation; Observed light in walk-in cooler without shielding; inform PIC to provide a shield for light. New Violation.
CRK Child Development Center, 2013 E. Broad Ave.
Lincoln Magnet Elementary, 518 Society Ave.
Notes: Observed employee beverage in refrigerator outside of the designated area for employees. PIC removed beverage. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.
Monroe High School, 900 Lippitt Drive
Notes: Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine. Discussed cleaning at least once every 24 hours. New Violation; Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. PIC removed from service. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. PIC removed from service and reheated. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed walk in cooler ceiling soiled, and area around exhaust fan in walk in cooler soiled. Discussed routinely cleaning. New Violation.
Morningside of Albany Food Service, 1721 Beattie Road
Tift Child Development Center, 622 W. Tift Ave.
Byne Memorial Baptist Church, 2832 Ledo Road
Notes: Observed that hand sink near serving line needs to be repaired. The hot water is turned off due to a leak. PIC will inform facility manager. Repeat Violation; Observed dumpster lid open. Discussed covering receptacles with the PIC. New Violation; Observed dust build up on the ceiling and kitchen floor in need of cleaning. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. Repeat Violation.
Marco’s Pizza, 2818 Old Dawson Road, Site 9
Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary, 3125 Martin Luther King, Jr.
Morningside Elementary School, 120 Sunset Ave.
Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Discussed proper cold hold temperature, suggested milk be placed on ice. New Violation.
Moultrie Road Child Development Center, 111 Moultrie Road
Turner Elementary, 2001 Leonard Ave.
Chill Bar & Lounge, 242 W. Broad Ave., Site A & C
Kings Fried Fish & Chicken, 202 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.
Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, 2825 Nottingham Way
Notes: Observed hand wash sink near dish area had items blocking access. Employee moved items from in front of hand wash sink. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed hand wash sink at bar area had a utensil in sink. PIC removed utensil. Discussed uses of hand wash sink with PIC. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed ice at bar and food items in walk in cooler stored uncovered. PIC covered items. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed dishes wet stacked. Discussed proper stacking methods with PIC. Repeat Violation.
Sherwood Christian/Lower Campus, 2200 Stuart Ave.
Notes: Observed no employee health policy. PIC was given an employee health policy. New Violation; Observed no thermometer in refrigerator. PIC will place a thermometer in refrigerator. New Violation.
Albany Elks Club, 3213 Gillionville Road
Notes: Facility has not obtained a CFSM. PIC stated that kitchen was closed from September 2013 to June 2014. Repeat Violation; Observed beverage stored in ice machine. PIC removed beverage. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed fryers with food debris on top. Discussed keeping the fryers clean between uses. New Violation; Observed single-service items stored uncovered in dry storage area. Discussed keeping single-service items covered and protected. New Violation.
Hot Dog King, 110 Cordele Road
Notes: Observed fume hood needs cleaning; PIC will inform manager. Repeat Violation. Observed interior of ice machine; employee wipe down interior of ice machine with wiping cloth. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed food containers stacked wet; PIC unstacked containers to allow them to dry. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed no hot water at mop sink; PIC will inform owner. Repeat Violation. Observed dust on vents in kitchen; PIC will inform owner. Repeat Violation.
Whitney Child Development Center, 1129 W. Whitney Ave.
El Maya III, 1561 U.S. Highway 19 South, Site 13
McDonald’s, 274 U.S. Highway 19 South.
International House of Pancakes, 125 Cartmell Road
Notes: Observed uncovered containers of food in reach in coolers and on prep lines. Person in charge corrected violation by covering all containers with lids. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed numerous food items stored in walk-in cooler held above 41 degrees F (see temp log). Person in charge corrected violation by having unit serviced and discarding all food products identified as being out of temperature. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed several containers of gravy and cheese sauce cooling in walk-in cooler not at 41 degrees F after 8 hours. Person in charge corrected violation by discarding food items in trash. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.