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July 21, 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.

Marco’s Pizza, 785 Shugart Road, Suite 8

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 98

Previous grade: A

Comments: Scoop handles were observed in contact with food. Handles must be kept out of contact with food. They were removed from container. Corrected on site. A screwdriver was observed in the rinse compartment of the three-compartment sink. Wash and rinse sink to remove any contaminants that may have been on screwdriver. Corrected on site.

Burger King, 310 Northgate Drive

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: Dark spots observed in ice machine. Frequently clean and sanitize parts in contact with ice or surface that may affect ice integrity. This will help diminish mold. Washed tomatoes were placed back into carton box in which they were delivered. Tomatoes were moved to clean container and labeled to “re-wash.” Do not place washed fruits and vegetables in soiled containers to avoid contamination.

Captain D’s, 1307 Walnut Ave.

Current score: 96

Current grade: A    

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: Food handler without proper hair restraints. All food and dish handlers must wear proper hair restraints. Replace torn gaskets.

Pupuseria Salvadorena La Bendicion, 307 Smith Industrial Blvd., Suites C-D

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: Two employee drinks are stored above foods. Drinks must have lid and straw. Do not store over or next to food/food contact. Corrected on site.

Sonic, 1201 Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 95    

Current grade: A

Previous score: 94

Previous grade: A

Comments: Shake mix stand on floor. Store all food 6 inches up off floor. Corrected on site. Wiping cloths sitting on countertops. Submerge cloths in sanitizer when not in hand.

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