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December 14, 2013

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

Whitfield County Environmental Health conducts inspections of restaurants. The inspectors may require a re-inspection. Restaurants are required by law to post their most recent inspection permit.

The Daily Citizen lists areas where the establishments are out of compliance with the regulations. Recent restaurant scores for all six counties within the North Georgia Health District are available at www.nghd.org.

Brookwood School, 501 Central Ave.

Current score: 100

Current grade: A

Previous score: 100

Previous grade: A

Comments: Great job.

Dug Gap Elementary, 2132 Dug Gap Road

Current score: 100

Current grade: A

Previous score: 100

Previous grade: A

Comments: Great job.

Regional Youth Detention Center, 2735 Underwood Road

Current score: 100

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: None.

Five Guys Famous Burgers & Fries, 1303 W. Walnut Ave., Suite 203

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 98

Previous grade: A

Comments: Wiping cloths sitting on drain board. Store cloths in sanitizer when not in use.

La Michoacana Restaurant, 307 Smith Industrial Blvd., Suite A-1

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: N/A (new owner)

Previous grade: N/A

Comments: Label all food containers that lack original label. Labels must be in English. Do not allow handle to fall into food. Keep handles out of food at all times. OK to permit. OK to open.

Las Caporales Mexican Cuisine, 603 Fleming St.

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: Taco shells were observed stored uncovered on the top-most shelf in the kitchen. There is no other cover above top shelf. Cover all stored food to minimize contamination by pests, air or splash. Corrected on site. Sanitizer in cloth bucket was dissolved and none remains. Cloth buckets must maintain proper sanitizer level to properly disinfect wiping cloths — 100 ppm for cloth buckets. Corrected on site.

Burger King, 1512 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: Do not use cardboard as shelf liner. Coat on single-service items. Employees are required to have lockers/space for personal belongings. Door to outside propped open. Keep doors closed.

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