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May 12, 2013

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County


Dalton Toasty Sub, 100 W. Walnut Ave., Suite 116

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: N/A

Previous grade: N/A

Comments: Observed food handler without a hair restraint. All food handlers are required to wear adequate hair restraints to keep hair out of food. Wiping cloths sitting on counter. Store cloths in sanitizer when not in hand. Cups on floor. Store all single-service items 6 inches up off the floor to protect from contamination. Several torn cooler gaskets. Replace torn gaskets.

Dawnville Elementary School, 1380 Dawnville Road N.E.

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 100

Previous grade: A

Comments: Numerous bent cans were observed. These were set aside to return. Segregate bent/damaged cans from those not damaged. Three bins containing agriculture products were observed without labels. Label all food ingredients once they have been removed from original container. Washed apples were observed on lunch line without any protection from children’s hands. Wrap apples or place them in sandwich bags to avoid contamination from children who pick up fruit before picking which one they want.

Piccola Pizzeria, 816 Walnut Square Blvd., Unit 58

Current score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous score: 94

Previous grade: A

Comments: Food stored under leaking lines in freezer. Do not store food under possible sources of contamination. Employees not wearing hair restraints but wearing nail polish and rings with settings. All employees must wear proper hair restraints. Nail polish is not permitted; only plain wedding bands are permitted. Invert all single-service items. Clean mixer. Repair leak at toilet.

McDonald’s, 3898 Cleveland Highway

Current score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: Bucket of chlorine sanitizer had almost undetectable amount of sanitizer. The sanitizer was made new. Keep sanitizer level at 100 ppm for chlorine in cloth buckets. Multiple flies were observed in storage room. Maintain drive-thru windows closed at all times when not actually exchanging food/money with customers. Have a method to safely and effectively remove flies from food and utensils. Keep time on potentially hazardous foods on prep line. Four hours to use item out of temperature.

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