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July 21, 2013

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

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Sonic, 2702 Airport Road

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: Cloth solution too weak in two buckets. Clean ice machine. Corrected on site. Clean walls/ceilings.

McDonald’s, 2351 E. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous score: 87

Previous grade: B

Comments: Observed food handler without a proper hair restraint. All food handlers must have effective hair restraints. Corrected on site. Clean cooler gaskets-mildew build up. Flies.

Taco Bell, 1509 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 92

Current grade: A

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Sanitizer too weak in cloth buckets. Corrected on site. Wet stacking. Air dry containers prior to stacking. Napkins on floor. Store all single service items 6 inches up off floor. Corrected on site. Flies and gnats in establishment.

Fortune Cookie, 100 W. Walnut Ave., Suite 4

Current score: 91

Current grade: A

Previous score: 85

Previous grade: B

Comments: Two large containers of rice were observed without date markings. Date mark all prepared food that will be in the establishment more than 24 hours. Two bags of chicken in walk-in cooler that were not date marked when removed form freezer. Date mark all food removed from freezer to thaw.

Sonic, 1369 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 91

Current grade: A

Previous score: 87

Previous grade: B

Comments: Top prep cooler was observed to contain build up, residue and food debris directly surrounding food containers, which were uncovered. Maintain food prep areas free of contaminants. A dead fly was observed on hot dog grill surface. Grill was taken apart and washed, rinsed and sanitized. A brown residue was observed at the bottom (inside) of ice bucket. The bucket was removed for proper cleaning. Maintain all food contact surface clean. Containers of onion, egg, breading mix were observed uncovered by three-compartment sink, in close enough distance to be reached by splash. Food was covered before dishwashing began. Food must be kept away from any possible contamination. Floors, walls, ceiling and equipment has visible build up. Surfaces must be kept clean to sight and touch.  

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