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November 17, 2013

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

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La Michoacana 100% Natural, 816 Walnut Square Blvd., Suite 30

Current score: 84

Current grade: B

Previous score: 86

Previous grade: B

Comments: Observed food in both reach-in coolers stored uncovered. All foods must be stored covered to prevent contamination. Observed cooked shrimp removed from original container without a discard date. Date marking is required when potentially hazardous foods are removed from the original container or when the original container is opened. Observed unopened bottles of corn syrup with no labels. All packaged food shall be labeled. Did not observe thermometers in reach-in coolers. All coolers are required to have accurate thermometers.

Sonic, 1201 Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 84 (Nov. 6)

Current grade: B

Previous score: 95

Previous grade: A

Comments: Sliced cheese at 51 degrees, 58.3 degrees. Hold potentially hazardous food cold at 41 degrees or below. Discarded. Corrected on site. Wiping cloths on counter. When not in hand, cloths are required to be submerged in sanitizer of correct strength. Replace torn gaskets. Replace damaged ceiling tiles and floor tiles. Clean walls and floors.

Sonic, 1201 Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 94 (Nov. 13, follow-up)

Current grade: A

Previous score: 84

Previous grade: B

Comments: Wiping cloths sitting on counter tops. Submerge in sanitizer when not in hand. Replace torn gaskets.

Mr. T’s Pizza and Ice Cream, 831 N. Tibbs Road

Current score: 74

Current grade: C

Previous score: 82

Previous grade: B

Comments: No Certified Food Safety Manager (CFSM) on staff. CFSM is required. Final warning. Must have CFSM by Dec. 10, 2013. Employee drinks in cans. Drinks must be in single-service cup with lid and straw. No paper towels at front sink. Paper towels are required for proper hand drying. Employee failed to sanitize utensils/equipment after washing. All food contact items must be properly sanitized. Several potentially hazardous foods in walk-in are not date marked. Put open/use-by date on all potentially hazardous foods in coolers. Sanitizer in buckets greater than 200 ppm. Maintain 100 ppm. Keep Dumpster lid down.

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