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Health Reports 9/9/2008

The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Rockdale County Health Department and the Newton County Health Department. Restaurants that score from 90 to 100 get a letter grade A; those that rate 80-89 get a B; a tally of 70-79 is a C; and below 70 is a U, or unacceptable. A restaurant scoring 70 or above is allowed to operate if there are no critical violations. If a facility is rated U on consecutive inspections, it must close and the owner must prove that it can be operated safely before reopening is allowed.

· Hardee's of Conyers, 95-A, 2101 Flat Shoals Road, Conyers, Date: Aug. 8

Violations: Pan stored in handwash sink. In-use ice scoop not properly stored.

· McDonald's, 72-C, 1436 Dogwood Drive, Conyers, Date: Aug. 8

Violations: Employee observed not washing hands before putting on new gloves. No supplied paper towels for drying hands at handwash sink. Cheese on prep line not holding at the proper temperature. Thermometers not provided in all cold holding units. Employee prepping good wearing rings.

· McDonald's - Recheck, 99-A, Date: Aug. 13

Violations: Small debris build up in bottom of coolers. Clean inside and outside of reach-in units.

· City Slickers, 86-B, 1468 Old Salem Road, Conyers, Date: Aug. 11

Violations: Need additional handwash sink in cook area. Dishwash dish carrier soiled. Need to change cooling procedure to cool down foods quicker. Need to set thermometers to read thin or small batch foods. Items intended for single use being reused for other food products. Door gasket seals of several units need replacing. Lexan pans and fryer baskets in disrepair. Outside of equipment soiled. Kitchen area needs thorough cleansing.

· Rooster's Chicken & Biscuits, 96-A, 607 Sigman Road, Suite 400, Conyers, Date: Aug. 11

Violations: Front reach in cooler not cold holding at the proper temperature. Caulk wall area by drive-through window. Repair damaged door entrance way going to stock room.

· Wendy's, 87-B, 1561 Ga. Highway 20 N., Conyers, Date: Aug. 11

Violations: No paper towels for drying hands at several handwash sinks. Several cold holding items not cold holding at the proper temperature.

· Mad Dog's BBQ, 96-A, 4489 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, Date: Aug. 12

Violations: Wiping cloths not stored in sanitized solution. Door gasket seal of roper refrigerator damaged. Plastic storage pan damaged.

· Tavas Pizza, 86-B, 4489 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, Date: Aug. 12

Violations: Handwash sink by pizza prep cooler blocked by food placed in front of sink. Mold-like substance observed in ice maker. Drink dispenser nozzles need cleaning. Items requiring date marking not marked. Wet utensils observed stored stacked on one another. Employee observed not changing gloves between tasks. Fryer baskets deteriorating.

· Cherokee Run Country Club, 1595 Centennial Olympic Parkway, Conyers, Date: Aug. 13

Violations: Person in charge did not demonstrate the required knowledge. Person in charge not aware of employee health policy. Roast beef stored over ready-to-eat foods. Mold-like substance observed in ice maker. Prepared items not properly date marked. Items held past seven days of shelf life in walk-in cooler. Bulk items stored in unlabeled bin. Employee was wearing more rings than allowed. Not in compliance with Georgia Smoke Free Air Act. Knives for cutting sandwiches stored between equipment that was soiled in area stored. Utensils stored next to handwash soap dispenser and under paper towel dispenser. Employee picked up tongs from floor then returned to work without changing gloves. Fryer basket deteriorating. Three-compartment sink will not hold sanitizer in bowl. Oven surfaces inside soiled. Outside equipment soiled. No sanitizer available in dish machine.