The following food service establishments were inspected in Tift County between Oct. 28 and Nov. 8. 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.

Waffle House #1904

1804 McCormick Drive        Tifton

Inspection:

October 30, 2019            

Previous Inspection:

February 27, 2019

Current Score: 81            

Previous Score: 93

Current Grade: B            

Previous Grade: A

Foodborne Illness Risk Factors and Public Health Interventions in violation: Observed cold time/temperature control for safety foods not held at 41°F or below. (9 points)

Observed time/temperature control for safety foods held past the required disposal date. (6 points)

Good Retail Practices in violation:  Observed expired time/temperature control for safety foods. (4 points)

New King Buffet (reinspection)

177 South Virginia Ave        

Tifton, GA

Inspection:

November 5, 2019

Previous Inspection:

November 4, 2019

Current Score: 78            

Previous Score: 57

Current Grade: C            

Previous Grade: U

Foodborne Illness Risk Factors and Public Health Interventions in violation:                

Observed food contact surfaces not cleaned/sanitized properly. Repeat. (6pts)

Observed TCS foods not being cooled within the required timeframe. (9pts)               

Good Retail Practices in violation:                                                                            

Observed TCS food being cooled using improper methods. (3pts)

Observed live & dead pests in facility. Repeat. (4pts)

New King Buffet

177 South Virginia        

Tifton

Inspection:

November 4, 2019

Previous Inspection:

June 3, 2019

Current Score: 57          

Previous Score: 81

Current Grade: U            

Previous Grade: B

Foodborne Illness Risk Factors and Public Health Interventions in violation:                

Observed person in charge not demonstrating adequate knowledge in regards to food safety. (4pts)

Observed employee drink in food prep area in unapproved container. Observed lack of paper towels at two hand wash sinks. Observed hand wash sink without water and hand wash sink with no cold water. (4pts)

Observed employee mishandle utensils resulting in contamination of food. Observed employee misuse gloves resulting in contamination of food. (9pts)

Observed food stored uncovered. Observed food contact surfaces not cleaned/sanitized properly. (6 pts)

Observed TCS food not cold held at required temperature. (9pts)                 

Good Retail Practices in violation:    

Observed TCS food being thawed improperly. (3pts)

Observed improper use of vegetable sink. (3pts)

Observed single-use container being reused to hold TCS food. (1pt)

Observed nonfood-contact surfaces in need of cleaning. (1pt)

Observed live insect pests in kitchen. (3pts)

Ole Times Country Buffet

718 W 7th St            

Tifton

Inspection:

November 6, 2019

Previous Inspection:

May 10, 2019

Current Score: 83        

Previous Score: 81

Current Grade: B            

Previous Grade: B

Foodborne Illness Risk Factors and Public Health Interventions in violation:                

Observed food stored uncovered. (4pts)

Observed TCS food being hot held at improper temperatures. (9pts)

Observed TCS food not discarded by the discard date. (4pts)

Burger King (Tift Ave)

1608 Tift Avenue            

Tifton

Inspection:

November 6, 2019    

Previous Inspection:

June 26, 2019

Current Score: A            

Previous Score: A

Current Grade: 100        

Previous Grade: 100

No violations noted at time of inspection.

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