Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - May 18, 2014

Subway, located at 122 N. Jackson St., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

Subway, located at 122 N. Jackson St., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices May 9 through 15.

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.



Legend Lounge & Club, 725 E. Broad Ave.

Score: 100

MAY 13

McDonald’s, 1003 S. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 90

Notes: Observed handwashing sink in dry storage area with out soap, paper towels, or hand washing sign. Observed same handwashing sink with spray bottle and scraper blocking use. New Violation; Observed beef patties and sausage patties stored uncovered in walk-in freezer. Repeat Violation; Observed interior deflector of ice machine with mold and mildew. Observed clean dishes stored with food residue and build up on them. Repeat Violation.

Ryan’s Family Steakhouse, 1228 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 82

Notes: Observed fume hood needs cleaning; Discuss routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation; Observed interior reach in coolers dessert and kitchen area needs cleaning; discuss routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation; Observed potentially hazardous food at cold holding not at proper temps; PIC will have unit checked. New Violation; Observed sanitizer in cloth solution not at proper strength; sanitizer was refilled to proper strength Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed utensils stacked wet; Discuss with PIC utensils must air dry before stacking. Repeat Violation.

Subway, 122 N. Jackson St.

Score: 91

Notes: Observed several temperatures above 41 degrees. (see temp log). New Violation; Observed meatball temperature below proper hot holding temperature. COS meatballs reheated to proper temperature. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

MAY 14

Charley B’s, 2401 Dawson Road, Site G

Score: 90

Notes: Observed no veggies sink; Informed PIC a veggie sink must be installed or order pre-cut limes and lemons. Repeat Violation; Observed food service permit not posted; Inform PIC to get a copy of permit from Dougherty County Environmental Health. Repeat Violation; Observed 3-comp sink leaking; PIC will have sink repaired. New Violation; Observed tile needs repairing in kitchen; PIC will have tiled repaired. Repeat Violation.

New Birth Fellowship Christian Academy, 2002 Radium Springs Road

Score: 99

Notes: Observed dumpster lid open; PIC will have lid closed. New Violation; Observed drain plug missing from dumpster; PIC will have City of Albany bring a drain plug for dumpster. New Violation.

Radium Springs Middle School, 2600 Radium Springs Road

Score: 93

Notes: Observed fume home needed cleaning; CFSM will have fume hood cleaned. New Violation; Observed QAC too strong in cloth solution; employee refilled to proper strength. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.


Three Squares Diner, 1587 U.S. Highway. 19 South

Score: 77

Notes: Observed employee crack raw eggs and not wash hands before taking food off the grill. PIC corrected violation by washing hands and changing gloves. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation; Observed cut tomatoes, diced ham, raw hamburger and sausage stored above 41 degrees F (refer to temp log) in prep cooler. PIC corrected violation by using time as a public health control until refrigerator is repaired to hold proper temp. Food will be discarded at 12:00 pm. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; No label identifying common name of food on bulk food container of sugar. PIC corrected violation by labeling container. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.


MAY 12

Mary Alice Shipp Senior Center, 710 Price St.

Score: 100

Pizza Quick, 305 W. Franklin St.

Score: 90

Notes: Observed cheese and chicken strips on make table at temps greater than 41 degrees F. (see temp log) Make table temps adjusted to cool food to proper temps. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed chicken wings cooling in walk-in cooler for approx 24 hours and had not reached 41 degrees. Chicken was discarded. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed drive thru window missing. Cardboard box and tray being used to block window. New Violation.

MAY 14

Burger King, 508 E. Franklin St.

Score: 94

Notes: Observed slime in the ice chutes of the drink dispensers in the dining room. Repeat Violation.