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January 6, 2013

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

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Los Reyes,

817 S. Hamilton St.

Current score: 82

Current grade: B

Previous score: 94

Previous grade: A

Comments: Multiple personal drinks were observed throughout the kitchen in re-usable cups. All personal drinks must be in single service cup with lid and straw. Non-food grade gloves containing “dusting powder” used when handling food. Powdered gloves, for food contact, should be powdered with cornstarch or use non-powdered gloves. Taco shells and tortilla chips were observed without a cover under a busy work station. Clean plates and pans were observed not protected from contamination. Clean items must be inverted. Person observed touching dirty cloth and then handling food. Gloves must be changed after coming into contact with contaminated surfaces.

Peachtree Estates, 1300 Waugh St.

Current score: 80

Current grade: B

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: Gallons of milk with homestyle refrigerator were out of temperature. Ensure that potentially hazardous food is stored in equipment that can maintain food an adequate temperature. Items in reach-in cooler were out of date. Out of date food must be discarded. Toxic item found next to food contact surface. All non-food grade chemicals must be segregated from food or food contact surfaces. Employee was observed rinsing gloves between tasks. Gloves should be changed when switching tasks. Remember to wash hands between glove changes.

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