Tifton Gazette

October 1, 2012

Tift County food scores for September 30


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TIFTON — The following food service establishments were inspected in Tift County between Sept. 21 and Sept. 27.  These establishments were evaluated according to the rules and regulations set forth in the Georgia State Chapter 290-5-14.

Anyone with a question, comment or complaint should feel free to call the Environmental Health Services section of the Tift County Health Department at 386-7967.  

Also, all scores are available at  www.SouthHealthDistrict.com; click on food service scores, then click Tift County.

The violations for each establishment are divided into two categories, Public Health Interventions to control Food borne Illness Risk Factors and Good Retail Practices.  

Risk Factors are food preparation practices and employee behaviors most commonly reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as contributing factors in food borne illness outbreaks.  The establishment shall at the time of inspection correct a Risk Factor violation unless determined otherwise by the Health Authority considering the nature of the hazard.

  Good Retail Practices are preventive measures to control the introduction of pathogens, chemicals and physical objects into foods.  Good Retail Practices violations shall be corrected within 72 hours after the inspection is completed unless otherwise directed by the Health Authority.  Each establishment will have a current score and current grade.



Hardee’s

178 Southwell

Boulevard

Inspection Sept.  24

Current Score: 100

Current Grade: A

Previous Inspection

April 5

Previous Score:  90

Previous Grade:  A

No violations noted at time of inspection.



Tift Preschool

506 W. 12th St.

Inspection Sept. 25

Current Score: 100

Current Grade: A

Previous Inspection

March 8

Previous Score: 100

Previous Grade: A

No violations noted at time of inspection.



Len Lastinger

Primary

1210 Lake Drive    

Inspection Sept.  25

Current Grade: A

Current Grade:  A

Previous Inspection

March 13

Previous Score:  91

Previous Grade:  A

No violations noted at time of inspection.



Annie Belle Clark

Primary

1464 Carpenter Road

Inspection Sept.  26

Current Score:  100

Current Grade:  A

Previous Inspection

March 13

Previous Score:  100

Previous Grade:  A

No violations noted at time of inspection.



Dairy Queen Brazier

1407 N. Tift Ave.

Inspection Sept.  26

Current Score:  100

Current Grade:  A

Previous Inspection

April 19

Previous Score:  100

Previous Grade:  A

No violations noted at time of inspection.



Ranchero’s Fresh

Grill

133 S. Virginia Ave.

Inspection Sept. 24    

Current Score:  97

Current Grade:  A

Previous Inspection

March 20

Previous Score:  100

Previous Grade:  A

Good Retail Practices in violation:   Potentially hazardous foods shall be cooled using an approved method.  (3 points)



Wendy’s Old

Fashioned

Hamburgers

1310 U. S. Highway 82

West

Inspection Sept.  25

Current Score:  97

Current Grade:  A

Previous Inspection

April 3

Previous Score:  89

Previous Grade:  B

Good Retail Practices in violation:  Condensation leak in reach-in refrigerator shall not contaminate food products.  (3 points)



Wild Chicken Kitchen

1214 U. S. Highway 41

North

Inspection Sept. 27

Current Score:  93

Current Grade:  A        

Previous Inspection

April 25

Previous Score:  100

Previous Grade:  A

Foodborne Illness Risk Factors and Public Health Interventions in violation:  Potentially hazardous foods held longer than 24 hours shall be date marked and discarded once the date mark has passed.  (4 points)

Good Retail Practices in violation:  Food not stored in original container shall be labeled.  (3 points)



Yellow Monkey

162 S. Virginia Ave.

Inspection Sept.  25

Current Score:  91

Current Grade:  A

Previous Inspection

Aug. 2

Previous Score:  100

Previous Grade:  A

Foodborne Illness Risk Factors and Public Health Interventions in violation:  Cold, potentially hazardous foods shall be maintained at 41°F or below.  (9 points)



Jojo’s

106 S. Magnolia St.

Inspection Sept.  25

Current Score:  88

Current Grade:  B

Previous Inspection

March 8

Previous Score:  87

Previous Grade:  B

Foodborne Illness Risk Factors and Public Health Interventions in violation:  Hot, potentially hazardous foods shall be cooled from 135°F to 70°F within 2 hours.  (9 points)

Good Retail Practices in violation:  Potentially hazardous foods shall be cooled using an approved method.  (3 points)



Golden Corral

190 S. Virginia Ave.

Inspection Sept.  24

Current Score:  66

Current Grade:  U

Previous Inspection

March 5

Previous Score:  95

Previous Grade:  A

Foodborne Illness Risk Factors and Public Health Interventions in violation:  Establishment shall employ a certified food safety manager.  (4 points)

Hot water sanitizing dishmachine shall reach 180° F in order to properly sanitize kitchenware.  All food-contact surfaces shall be cleaned and sanitized either as needed or before and after each use to prevent buildup of food debris.  (6 points)

Potentially hazardous foods shall be reheated for hot holding to 165°F.  (9 points)

Hot, potentially hazardous foods shall be cooled from 135°F to 41°F within 6 hours.  Potentially hazardous foods being held using time as a public health control shall be marked with a discard time and marked with the correct 4 hour time limit.  (9 points)

Good Retail Practices in violation:  Thermometers shall be provided in all cold holding and hot holding units.  (3 points)

Condensation leak in reach-in refrigerator in salad area shall be repaired.  Vegetable cutting board shall be replaced.  Three-compartment shall be cleaned as needed.  All non-food contact surfaces shall be cleaned.  (1 point)

Plumbing in dish area shall be repaired.  (2 points)



El Cazador Mexican

Restaurant

1021 W. Second St.        

Inspection Sept.  27

Current Score:  63

Current Grade:  U        

Previous Inspection

April 9, 2012

Previous Score:  91

Previous Grade:  A

Foodborne Illness Risk Factors and Public Health Interventions in violation:  Hands shall be washed after becoming contaminated and before donning new gloves.  (9 points)

Raw animal food shall not be stored above ready-to-eat food.  (9 points)

Cold, potentially hazardous foods shall be maintained at 41°F or below.  Hot, potentially hazardous foods shall be cooled from 135°F to 41°F within 6 hours.  (9 points)

Potentially hazardous foods held longer than 24 hours shall be date marked.  (4 points)

Good Retail Practices in violation:  Food not stored in original container shall be labeled.  (3 points)

Potentially hazardous foods shall be cooled using an approved method.  (3 points)