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Food for Thought- Restaurant Inspections October 11 - 1 7, 2007

October 19, 2007

The following food service establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Health Department.  Category I violations are deemed to be an imminent health hazard to the consumer and must be corrected immediately.  Category II violations are deemed to be critical operational and maintenance violations and must be corrected within 72 hours.  Category III violations are general requirements that establishments must meet to maintain an environment conducive to good food management practices and to meet consumer expectations; these violations must be corrected within a reasonable time period.  Any questions should be directed to the Environmental Health Section of the Dougherty County Health Department at the address and/or phone number above.

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS OCTOBER 11 - 17

  

  • 1. Applejax Sports Bar and Lounge - 1303 East Broad Avenue - Albany GA 31705

Permit #0470706704

Inspection Date - October 12, 2007

            Score - 93 - Permitting Inspection

            Violations:

  • Store open bags of food in sealed containers (Category II)
  • Refrigerator must hold minimum temperature of 41F - 60F at time of inspection (Category III)
  • Store used wiping rags in sanitizer solution (Category II)
  • Provide a covered trash can for unisex restroom (Category III)
  • Evidence of pest activity at 4 compartment sink (Category III)

2.         Club Farenheit - 1600 East Oglethorpe Blvd - Albany GA 31705

                     Permit # 0470706383

                        Inspection Date - October 12, 2007

            Score - 97  Permitting Inspection

            Violations:

  • Seal/Paint all raw wood as needed - shelving in storage area (Category III)
  • Clean trash debris from around dumpster (Category III)
  • Place covers over lights in storage area (Category III)
  1. 3 Squares Diner - 303 East Oakridge Drive - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0470404043

Inspection Date - October 12, 2007

           

            Score - 90

            Violations:

  • Raw meat items stored above prepared food items in reach-in; Vegetables washed in three compartment sink (Category I)
  • Dishes stacked wet; Improper ice scoop storage; Improper use of inverted milk crates for storage (Category II)
  • Food items stored on floor in storage area and walk-ins (Category II)
  1. St. Claires Community Center - 2005 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0470101786

Inspection Date - October 12, 2007

            Score - 100

  1. Maryland Fried Chicken - 510 North Slappey - Albany GA 31701

Permit # 0479800065

Inspection Date - October 11, 2007

            Score - 93

            Violations:

  • Store single serve utensils 6" or more above the floor (Category II)
  • Hang wet mops to dry between uses (Category II)
  • Clean dust from ceilings as needed (Category III)
  • Repair hot hold cabinet door to close and seal tightly (Category II)
  • Repair leaking faucet at outside mop wash area (Category III)
  • Keep all food in cold storage covered (Category II)
  1. Salvation Army Mobile Unit - 304 West 2nd Avenue - Albany GA 31701

Permit # 0470404241

Inspection Date - October 15, 2007

            Score - 91

            Violations:

  • Food items stored on floor (Category II)
  • Single service items stored on floor (Category II)
  • Cleansers stored with single service items and clean utensils (Category I)
  1. Salvation Army Soup Kitchen - 304 2nd Avenue - Albany GA 31701

Score  94

      Violations:

  • Food items must be stored 6" from the floor (Category II) - Repeat
  • Seal raw wood in dry storage (Category III)
  • Provide paper towels and soap in employee restroom; Provide lid on trash can in employee restroom; Provide paper towels at handwash sink (Category II)
  1. Applebee's - 637 Westover Blvd - Albany GA 31707

Permit # 0479800051

Inspection Date - October 11, 2007

            Score - 84

            Violations:

  • Remove out of date milk from service at bar - expiration date 9/27/2007 (Category I)
  • Store food pans on approved food contact surfaces during food preparation (Category II)
  • Manual dishwashing procedure not correct pans have food residue and tape on food contact surfaces (Category II)
  • Repair or replace worn cutting boards (Category II)
  • Air dry pans and glasses after washing (Category II)
  • Cover kitchen trash cans (Category III)
  • Store salad mix barrel 6" off floor (Category II)
  1. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary - 3123 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive - Albany GA 31701

Permit #0479900562

Inspection Date - October 16, 2007

            Score - 95

            Violations:

  • Clean mold from interior of ice machine (Category II) - Repeat
  1. Lamar Reese Elementary - 1215 Lily Pond Road - Albany GA 31721

Permit # 0479900572

Inspection Date - October 16, 2007

            Score - 95

            Violations:

  • No sanitizer in use at three compartment sink, Chlorine 50-100ppm QAC 200ppm (Category II)
  • Inverted milk crates are unapproved shelving for storage (Category II)
  • Provide soap and paper towels or repair hand dryer in girls restroom nearest the cafeteria (Category II)

 

 

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS from the Environmental Health Section of the Dougherty County Health Department.

 

September 27 - October 3, 2007

 

Shabazz Fish Supreme - 241 East Oglethorpe Blvd - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0479800011

Inspection Date - September 28, 2007

Score - 81

Violations:

Cheese held at 70.3F (Category I) - Repeat

Clean fume hoods (Category II)

No sanitizer solution in wiping cloths (Category II)

Clean exterior of heat lamp in hot holding area (Category III)

Improper storage of single service items (Category II) - Repeat

Equipment utensils stored in handwash sink; No paper towels or soap at handwash sink and employee restroom (Category II) - Repeat

Clean all vents/fans as needed (Category III)

 

 

Morningside Elementary School - 120 Sunset Drive - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0479800390

Inspection Date - September 27, 2007

Score - 87

Violations:

Label all chemical spray bottles (Category II) - Repeat

Raw chicken stored above and next to prepared food items in walk in (Category I) - Repeat

Thermometer at reach-in reading at improper temperature (Category II)

Provide paper towels in employee restroom (Category II)

**Note** Georgia Food Service Rules and Regulations require warm water to be provided at student lavatories nearest the cafeteria

 

 

Albany State University Pizza Hut & Grill - 504 College Drive - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0479800206

Inspection Date - September 27, 2007

Score - 95

Violations:

Utensils stacked wet; Ice scoop improperly stored; Single service items must be stored 6" off the floor (Category II)

Install splash guard between handwash sink and food prep area (Category III) - Repeat

Provide soap in women's restroom (Category II)



 

Captain D's - 1902 East Oglethorpe - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0479800044

Inspection Date - October 1, 2007

Score - 100

**Good Job**

 

 

International Studies Magnet Elementary - 2237 Cutts Drive - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0479900388

Inspection Date - October 2, 2007

Score - 97

Violations:

Personal food/beverage improperly stored (Category II)

Provide paper towels and soap in student restrooms close to the cafeteria (Category II)

**Note** Georgia Food Service Rules and Regulations require warm water be provided at student restroom closest to the cafeteria

 

 

Taqueria La Lupita - 2427-G Sylvester Road - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0470504915

Inspection Date - October 1, 2007

Score - 81

Violations:

Food items stored less than 6" off the floor; Food items stored uncovered in cooler/freezer (Category II) - Repeat

Improper thawing of potentially hazardous foods at room temperature - meat (Category I) - Repeat

Cleaners stored with food items in dry storage (Category I)

Improper use of household pesticide (Category I)

 

 

The Catch - 2332 Whispering Pines Road - Albany GA 31707

Permit #0470605767

Inspection Date - October 2, 2007

Score - 97

Permitting Inspection

Violations:

Provide backflow prevention for all water hose faucet connections (Category III)

Provide minimum required lighting for walk-in cooler (Category III)

Store toilet paper in approved dispensers (Category II)

 

 

Burger King - 1501 Radium Springs Road - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0479800135

Inspection Date - September 26, 2007

Score - 93

Violations:

Cheese held at 51.0F (Category I)

 

 

Empire Restaurant - 2418 Sylvester Road - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0470504657

Inspection Date - October 1, 2007

Score - 93

Violations:

Unapproved food scoops - no handle (Category II) - Repeat

Cover all food items in coolers; Food items stored on floor (Category II) - Repeat

Most recent inspection report not displayed (Category III)

 

 

Jamaica Cuisine Restaurant - 1421 North Jefferson - Albany GA 31701

Permit # 0470505361

Inspection Date - September 26, 2007

Score - 93

Violations:

Manual dishwash procedure incorrect (Category II)

Repair gaskets on floor (Category II) - Repeat

Provide paper towels in dispenser at handwash sink in restroom (Category III) - Repeat

Repair ceiling tiles as needed; Clean floor beneath kitchen equipment - fryer (Category III) - Repeat

 

 

Subway - 2215 East Oglethorpe - Albany GA 31705

Permit #0479800010

Inspection Date - October 2, 2007

Score - 89

Violations:

Bread stored uncovered (Category II)

Clean exterior of drink machine (Category III) - Repeat

Items stored in handwash sink (Category II)

Provide lids for trash cans in food prep area (Category III) - Repeat

 

 

White's Seafood & Oyster Bar - 1009 Radium Springs Road - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0479800223

Inspection Date - October 3, 2007

Score - 91

Violations:

Unapproved food scoop - no handle (Category II)

Wet, stacked utensils; Improper use of inverted milk crates for storage (Category II)

Utensils in handwash sink; Provide towels in dispenser in employee restroom, handwash sink and customer restroom (Category II)

Clean free-standing fans in kitchen (Category III)

Employee personal items improperly stored (Category III)

Sylvester Road Elementary - 2600 Trenton Ln - Albany GA 31705

Permit # 0479800390

Inspection Date - October 2, 2007

Score - 98

Violations:

Provide paper towels and soap in student restrooms closest to cafeteria (Category II)

**Note** Georgia Food Service Rules and Regulations require warm water be supplied to student restrooms closest to the cafeteria.

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