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August 25, 2013

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

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Taqueria Paisanos,

1113 E. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: 82

Previous grade: B

Comments: A small container of beans in reach-in cooler was made three days ago, but not date marked. Date was written on the container. All prepared/cooked foods must be date marked for use of a maximum of seven days. Day one being prep/cool date. Torn gasket in bottom prep cooler door. Repair/replace. Repair peeling paint on three-compartment sink wall. Repair wall damage.

Chef Lin, 100 W. Walnut Ave., Suite 148

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 75

Previous grade: C

Comments: The handwashing sink in employee bathroom did not have paper towels available. Hand drying provisions (not cloth) must always be available to fully dry hands. Corrected on site. Toilet paper was not available in employee bathroom. Toilet paper must always be provided in bathrooms. Corrected on site.

Morningside,

2470 Dug Gap Road

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed unapproved pesticide in establishment. Use only those insecticides approved for use at commercial food service. Do not put apples in direct contact with basket. It’s not a food grade material.

Wendy’s,

1500 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 95

Previous grade: A

Comments: Replace torn cooler gaskets. Discard broke bulk lid. Repair cabinets. Clean floors under equipment. Clean walls. Service Ansel. Repair leak in ceiling. Flies. Do not put up fly strips.

Little Caesars Pizza,

1267 Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed employee with bracelet. Wrist jewelry is not permitted. Replace torn gasket. Restroom fan has a lot of buildup. Clean fan. Spray arm too long. Keep spray arm 1 inch minimum above flood rim of sink. Replace broken floor tiles.

Wendy’s,

2080 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 91

Current grade: A

Previous score: N/A

Previous grade: N/A

Comments: Pico at 53.4 degrees. Hold potentially hazardous foods cold at 41 degrees or lower. Corrected on site.

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