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The following inspections are performed by the Gordon County Health Department. 

 

Grades and action explanations are as follows:

A: Food safety excellence with a numerical score of 90 to 100.

B: Satisfactory compliance with a numerical score of 80 to 89.

C: Marginal compliance with a numerical score of 70 to 79.

U: Unsatisfactory compliance with a numerical score of 69 or less.

 

CA=Corrective action

PIC=Person in charge

TCS= Time/temperature control for safety

Week of January 29, 2024

ANEJO GRILL

131 N PARK ST FAIRMOUNT, GA 30139
Last Inspection Score: 89
Last Inspection Date: 2-1-2024

VIOLATIONS:

1-2B - certified food protection manager

511-6-1.03(3)(a) - food safety manager certification (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: No

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed no certified food safety manager at facility during time of inspection, and CFSM certificates at the facility were expired. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, facility must have CFSM by May 1, 2024.

2-2B - proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use

511-6-1.03(5)(j)1&2 - eating, drinking, or using tobacco (c)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed unapproved containers in the kitchen not stored in approved areas. Single service cup without a lid and a straw stored above preptop coolers. Plastic water bottle stored above prep top coolers. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, drinks were removed from kitchen. Discussed approved drinking containers that can be used in the kitchen and approved areas they can be stored.

12A - contamination prevented during food preparation, storage, display

511-6-1.04(4)(i) - storage or display of food in contact with water or ice (c)

Points: 3

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed unpackaged food (shrimp)stored in direct contact with undrained ice. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, ice and water were removed from shrimp container.

 

SOUTHERN CREAMERY CO.
2573 US HIGHWAY 411 SE FAIRMOUNT, GA 30139
Last Inspection Score: 95
Last Inspection Date: 2-1-2024

VIOLATIONS:

2-2B - proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use

511-6-1.03(5)(j)1&2 - eating, drinking, or using tobacco (c)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed employee drinks throughout the kitchen not in a single service beverage cup with a secure lid and straw or stored in a designated area. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, employee removed tumblers/drinks from kitchen. Discussed approved drinking containers and areas to store drink containers.

15C - nonfood-contact surfaces clean

511-6-1.05(7)(d) - nonfood-contact surfaces (c)

Points: 1

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed milkshake machine areas that are nonfood contact surfaces soiled. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, employee assigned to clean. Discussed increasing cleaning frequency.

 

TACO BELL RESACA
2234 US HWY 41 RESACA, GA 30735

Last Inspection Score: 100
Last Inspection Date: 1-31-2024

 

WENDY'S (HWY 41) #4558
2111 US 41 HWY N CALHOUN, GA 30701
Last Inspection Score: 88
Last Inspection Date: 1-30-2024

VIOLATIONS:

6-1A - proper cold holding temperatures

511-6-1.04(6)(f) - time/temperature control for safety; cold holding (p)

Points: 9

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed improper cold holding of TCS food items above 41 degrees at coolers without active time control. Half and half 50 degrees, salsa 50 degrees, raw hard shelled eggs 53 degrees. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, per CFSM food items (salsa and half and half) were within time parameters, employee assigned to take food items to walk-in cooler for rapid cooling. Per discussion with CFSM food items (Hard shelled eggs) had been out more than 4 hours, eggs were discarded. Discussed placing less food items in containers and to provide covers to allow temperature to be maintained at 41 degrees or below.

12B - personal cleanliness

511-6-1.03(5)(i) - hair restraints (c)

Points: 3

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed food service employee working with food without a hair restraint. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified about the issue, employee provided with a hair restraint. Discussed all employees working with food to use hair restraint.

LA QUINTA INN BREAKFAST
150 CRACKER BARREL RD CALHOUN, GA 30701
Last Inspection Score: 90
Last Inspection Date: 1-29-2024

VIOLATIONS:

2-2D - adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible

511-6-1.07(3)(a) - handwashing cleanser, availability (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed absence of soap in soap dispenser at handwashing sink. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, employee provided soap refill in soap dispenser. Discussed soap always being readily available at handwashing sinks.

2-2D - adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible

511-6-1.07(3)(b) - hand drying provision (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed absence of paper towels in paper dispenser at handwashing sink. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, paper towel dispenser was supplied with paper towels. Discussed paper towels always being available at handwashing sink.

2-2D - adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible

511-6-1.06(2)(o) - using a handwashing sink- operation & maintenance (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed several items (serving spoon, plastic cover) placed in handwashing sink. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, items were removed from sink. Discussed handwashing sink is only for handwashing and is to always be available for handwashing.

4-2B - food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized

511-6-1.05(7)(a)1 - equipment, food-contact surfaces,& utensils (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed interior of microwave heavily soiled with food debris. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, employee assigned to clean. Discussed increasing cleaning frequency of interior of microwave.

4-2B - food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized

511-6-1.05(6)(n) - manual and mechanical warewashing equipment, chemical sanitization-temperature, ph, concentration, hardness (p,pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed sanitizer at 3 compartment sink not at proper minimum strength per manufacturers recommendations, quaternary ammonium sanitizer 0 ppm. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, sanitizer container was empty and no back-up quaternary sanitizer was available. Bleach was available and used until quaternary sanitizer is ordered.

14A - in-use utensils: properly stored

511-6-1.04(4)(k) - in-use utensils, between-use storage (c)

Points: 1

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed in-use utensil in coffee container not stored with handle above top of coffee. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, discussed using scoops with handles and storing handles above top of food item.

15C - nonfood-contact surfaces clean

511-6-1.05(7)(d) - nonfood-contact surfaces (c)

Points: 1

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed interior of reach-in cooler and freezer soiled with food debris. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, employee assigned to clean. Discussed increasing cleaning frequency of interior of reach-in cooler and freezer.

HOME 2 SUITES (BREAKFAST)
902 HWY 53 CALHOUN, GA 30701
Last Inspection Score: 92
Last Inspection Date: 1-26-2024

VIOLATIONS:

1-2B - certified food protection manager

511-6-1.03(3)(a) - food safety manager certification (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: No

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed no certified food safety manager at facility. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, facility will have 90 days for food service employee to obtain a certified food safety manager certification. Will perform informal follow-up April 29 to verify.

4-2B - food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized

511-6-1.05(7)(a)1 - equipment, food-contact surfaces,& utensils (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: No

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed interior of ice machine soiled, not cleaned to sight and touch. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, employee assigned to clean. Discussed increasing cleaning frequency of ice machine.

Week of January 15, 2024

MOUNTAIN DOGS LLC BASE OF OPERATION

203 MOSS RD NE CALHOUN, GA 30701
Last Inspection Score: 100
Last Inspection Date: 1-19-2024

 

MOUNTAIN DOGS LLC MOBILE UNIT
203 MOSS RD NE CALHOUN, GA 30701
Last Inspection Score: 100
Last Inspection Date: 1-19-2024

 

WORLD OF WINGS
171 W BELMONT DR STE 7 CALHOUN, GA 30701
Last Inspection Score: 80
Last Inspection Date: 1-17-2024

VIOLATIONS:

1-2B - certified food protection manager

511-6-1.03(3)(c) - certification documentation (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: No

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed certified food safety manager certificates expired on 5/31/2022 and inspection performed on 01/18/2024. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, facility must have CFSM by April 18, 2024.

2-2D - adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible

511-6-1.07(3)(b) - hand drying provision (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed handwashing sink at front bar without paper towels. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, paper towels were provided.

2-2D - adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible

511-6-1.06(2)(c) - handwashing sinks, installation (pf, c)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: No

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed no hot water at front bar handwashing sink. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, workorder placed for plumber to repair. Handwashing sinks shall be equipped to provide tempered water at a temperature of at least 100ºF. Will perform informal follow-up on 01/19.

6-1A - proper cold holding temperatures

511-6-1.04(6)(f) - time/temperature control for safety; cold holding (p)

Points: 9

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed improper cold holding of TCS food items in prep-top cooler above 41 degrees without active time control. Cooked wings ranged form 50-48 degrees. Per PIC discussion with PIC food items were within time parameters. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, PIC placed container of wings in walk-in freezer for rapid cooling. Discussed placing smaller quantities of wings in container to aid in maintaining tcs food temperature at 41F or below.

12B - personal cleanliness

511-6-1.03(5)(i) - hair restraints (c)

Points: 3

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed food service employees without hair restraints cooking and preparing food. Corrective Action: PIC was notified about the issue, employees put on hair restraints.

Week of January 8, 2024

GIUSTINO'S BASE OF OPERATION

100 PETERS ST SW CALHOUN, GA 30701
Last Inspection Score: 95
Last Inspection Date: 1-10-2024

VIOLATIONS:

2-2D - adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible

511-6-1.06(2)(c) - handwashing sinks, installation (pf, c)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed no hot water available at handwashing sink by 3 compartment sink. After investigation, hot water was turned off for handwashing sink. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, hot water was turned on. Discussed handwashing sinks shall be equipped to provide tempered water at a temperature of at least 100ºF.

15C - nonfood-contact surfaces clean

511-6-1.05(7)(d) - nonfood-contact surfaces (c)

Points: 1

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed door handles of reach-in freezer and reach-in cooler soiled. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, employee assigned to clean door handles. Discussed increasing door handles more frequently.

 

GIUSTINO'S MOBILE UNIT

100 PETERS ST SW CALHOUN, GA 30701
Last Inspection Score: 91
Last Inspection Date: 1-10-2024

VIOLATIONS

6-1B - proper hot holding temperatures

511-6-1.04(6)(f) - time/temperature control for safety; hot holding (p)

Points: 9

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed tcs food items (sausage and broccoli) in steam well not under active time control held under 135 degrees. Sausage temperature ranging from 110F-120F and broccoli ranging from 120F-134F. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, per discussion with PIC food items were within time parameters. PIC reheated food items to 165 degrees.

 

NORTH INDIAN FLAME BAR & RESTAURANT
TRAVELERS PATH CALHOUN, GA 30701
Last Inspection Score: 92
Last Inspection Date: 1-08-2024

VIOLATIONS:

2-2D - adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible

511-6-1.07(3)(a) - handwashing cleanser, availability (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed handwashing sinks without handwashing soap. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, hand soap was provided to handwashing sinks. Discussed hand soap is to always be available at hand washing sinks.

12B - personal cleanliness

511-6-1.03(5)(g) - jewelry (c)

Points: 3

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed food employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, employee removed watch and bracelets.

14A - in-use utensils: properly stored

511-6-1.04(4)(k) - in-use utensils, between-use storage (c)

Points: 1

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed multiple non-tcs food containers stored with scoops without handles. Corrective Action: PIC was notified, scoops were removed. Discussed scoops stored in non-tcs food containers to have a handle and handle is to be stored off of the food product.

Week of January 1, 2024

CRAZY ACRES BAR & GRILL, LLC.
3443 ROME RD PLAINVILLE, GA 30733
Last Inspection Score: 87
Last Inspection Date: 1-05-2024

VIOLATIONS:

2-2D - adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible

511-6-1.06(2)(c) - handwashing sinks, installation (pf, c)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: No

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed no hot water at all handwashing sinks in the establishment. Corrective Action: Notified CFSM, workorder placed. Discussed all handwashing sinks must have hot water at a temperature of at least 100F. Will perform informal follow-up on 01/08.

2-2D - adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible

511-6-1.07(3)(b) - hand drying provision (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed no paper towels at handwashing sink at bar. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, employee provided paper towels at handwashing sink.

4-1A - food separated and protected

511-6-1.04(4)(n)1 - gloves, use limitation (single use gloves) (p)

Points: 9

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed employee handle personal items (book bags) with gloved hands and then handle ready-to-eat food (tomatoes) without changed gloves and washing hands. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, employee removed soiled gloves, tomato was washed, employee washed hands are put clean gloves on. Educated on glove-use.

 

SUBWAY, LOVE'S TRAVEL STOPS AND COUNTRY STORES #735
1081 BELWOOD RD STE 2 CALHOUN, GA 30701
Last Inspection Score: 90
Last Inspection Date: 1-3-2004

VIOLATIONS:

4-2B - food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized

511-6-1.05(7)(a)1 - equipment, food-contact surfaces,& utensils (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: No

Repeat: Yes

Inspector Notes: Observed interior of ice machine soiled. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, workorder placed for maintenance to clean interior of ice machine. Informal follow-up will be performed on 1/5 to verify.

12B - personal cleanliness

511-6-1.03(5)(g) - jewelry (c)

Points: 3

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed food service employees with a watch and arm band. Discussed no jewelry is to be work on hands besides a plain wedding band ring. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, employees removed watch and arm band from hands.

15C - nonfood-contact surfaces clean

511-6-1.05(7)(d) - nonfood-contact surfaces (c)

Points: 1

Corrected during inspection?: No

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed ice machine lid handle soiled. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, employee assigned to clean. Discussed increasing cleaning frequency of ice machine lid handle. Will perform informal inspection on 1/5 to verify.

 

BURGER KING

1081 BELWOOD RD STE 3 CALHOUN, GA 30701
Last Inspection Score: 94
Last Inspection Date: 1-03-2024

VIOLATIONS:

4-2B - food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized

511-6-1.05(7)(a)1 - equipment, food-contact surfaces,& utensils (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed tomato slicer stored as clean with food residue, not cleaned to sight and touch. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, employee assigned to clean.

4-2B - food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized

511-6-1.05(7)(a)1 - equipment, food-contact surfaces,& utensils (pf)

Points: 4

Corrected during inspection?: No

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed drink nozzles at dine-in station with encrusted material, not cleaned to sight and touch. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, employee assigned to clean drink nozzles. Discussed increasing cleaning frequency of drink nozzles. Drink nozzles need to be cleaned at least every 24 hours. Will perform informal follow-up on on 1/5 to verify drink nozzles have been cleaned.

14A - in-use utensils: properly stored

511-6-1.04(4)(k) - in-use utensils, between-use storage (c)

Points: 1

Corrected during inspection?: Yes

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed a single-service cup used as a scoop, and stored in sugar bin container in-between uses. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, cup was discarded. Discussed scoop needing to have a handle and handle being stored ontop of food item. Single-service cups are not to be re-used.

15C - nonfood-contact surfaces clean

511-6-1.05(7)(d) - nonfood-contact surfaces (c)

Points: 1

Corrected during inspection?: No

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed interior of reach-in freezer with food debris. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, employee assigned to clean. Discussed increasing cleaning frequency of reach-in freezer. Will perform informal follow-up on 1/5 to verify.

15C - nonfood-contact surfaces clean

511-6-1.05(7)(d) - nonfood-contact surfaces (c)

Points: 1

Corrected during inspection?: No

Repeat: No

Inspector Notes: Observed gaskets of reach-in freezer and cooler soiled. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified, employee assigned to clean. Discussed increasing cleaning frequency of gaskets. Will perform informal follow-up on 1/5 to verify.

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