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Food Service inspections - November-December

       The following are among the food service establishments inspected in November and December by the Bulloch County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens are inspected at least every four months and are required to post their score sheets in public. The score and selected comments from health inspectors are included in each report. All eating establishments are located in Statesboro, except where noted. To view all restaurant scores, visit www.bullochhealthdepartment.com.

Nov. 28
Ocean Galley Seafood, 503 Northside Drive Score: 84

Bulk lemons in walk-in cooler have mold growth; corrected on-site. Dried product build-up on slicers; corrected on-site. Clean walk-in refrigerator racks near freezer door. Clean grease build-up around fryer equipment and exhaust hood. Repair floors and walls where needed. Front kitchen is very clean. Watch storage issues. Inspector: Misty McKanna.
Nov. 30
Ocean Galley Seafood, 503 Northside Drive Score: 97 (Reinspection)

Discard broken/pitted equipment/utensils. Repair floors and walls where needed. Inspector: McKanna.
Nov. 29
Subway#28916, 400 Parker Avenue Suite 200, Brooklet Score: 97

Protect single-use items when not in use. Clean around food cover on prep line near bottom. Inspector: Jud Street.
Nov. 30
Little Caesar's, 331 Henry Boulevard Score: 94

Clean cutting utensils stored on dirty racks. Air-dry dishes. Clean wall behind 3-compartment sink. Inspector: Street.
Dec. 1
Thee Bar B Q Place, 20860 Highway 301 North Score: 99

Repair walls where needed as well as the wood around the door jamb. Exceptional job. Inspector: McKanna.
Dec. 5
Bulloch County Correctional Institute, Highway 301 North Score: 79

Dented can found in dry storage. Cutting boards must be resurfaced or replaced - discolored with bacteria in deep cuts. Clean inside of ice machine. Raw eggs stored above ready-to-eat foods. Single-use items unprotected in storage. Rusty shelves in reach-in cooler. Clean underside of mixer. Clean outside of A/C vents. Inspector: Street.
Dec. 12
Bulloch County Correctional Institute, Highway 301 North Score: 97 (Reinspection)

Place open paper flour bag in bulk container after opening. Inspector: Street.
Dec. 5
Dairy Queen, 217 Oak Street Score: 94

Do not store personal beverages on or above prep areas; corrected on-site. Cabinet shelving at one station has worn surfaces. Clean push cart in back storage and wire shelving. Hang mops and brooms when not in use. Great cleaning job. Work on storage. Inspector: McKanna.
The Soda Fountain at Walker Pharmacy, 100 Brampton Avenue Suite F Score: 82
Personal beverages must not be stored on prep surfaces; corrected on-site. Date-mark all potentially-hazardous foods. Label bulk containers. Keep all items stored six inches off the floor. Keep all non-kitchen related items stored out of the food area. Keep scoops' handles out of the food product; corrected on-site. Clean build-up under exhaust hood and oscillating fan. Overall clean. Work on storage. Inspector: McKanna.
Dec. 8
The Soda Fountain at Walker Pharmacy, 100 Brampton Avenue Suite F Score: 99 (Reinspection)

Surfaces in utensil drawers are worn/pitted. Excellent job. Very clean. Inspector: McKanna.
Dec. 5
Willingway, 311 Jones Mill Road Score: 97

Clean single-use container in serving area - holds single-use syrup. Discard damaged plastic bowls. Clean wall under 3-compartment sink. Inspector: Street.
Dec. 6
Arby's, 622 Fair Road Score: 76

Cover all personal drinks with lid and straw. Get hand towels at hand sink. Cover all foods. Clean utensils. Clean tea urns. Cooler must hold food at 41 degrees F or less. Potentially-hazardous foods must be held at 135 degrees F or warmer. Post choking poster and most recent inspection in dining room. Keep scoops' handles out of food and/or ice. Keep cups level with counter line or keep in plastic sleeves. Repaint in cooler where needed. Repaint walls where needed. Food discarded. Inspector: Brad Wiggins.
Dec. 12
Arby's, 622 Fair Road Score: 92 (Reinspection)

Clean slicer. Keep scoop's handle out of food and/or ice. Replace any damaged food containers. Repaint in cooler where needed. Repaint walls where needed. Repair ceiling. Inspector: Wiggins.
Dec. 6
Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins, 606 Fair Road Score: 83

Clean ice machine and jelly/cream dispensers. Discard out-of-date foods. Persons working in kitchen must restrain hair. Wiping cloths must be stored in sanitizing solution. Keep utensils stored handle-up in food items and ice. Repair or replace cutting board. Must keep doors and windows shut to prevent flies and rodents from entering. Food discarded. Inspector: Wiggins.
Dec. 8
Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins, 606 Fair Road Score: 95 (Reinspection)

Cover all foods. Keep cups in plastic sleeves. Inspector: Wiggins.
Dec. 6
Jimmy John Subs, 100 Brampton Avenue Score: 90

Certified food safety manager required. Cover all personal drinks in kitchen. Inspector: Wiggins.
Willie's Fast Food Restaurant, 139 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Score: 80
Don't touch ready-to-eat foods with bare hands. Date potentially-hazardous foods that are left over. Don't store meats on top of vegetables. Keep wiping cloths in sanitizer between uses. Clean out utensil bin. Fix and repair facility where needed. Inspector: Street.
Dec. 9
Willie's Fast Food Restaurant, 139 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Score: 95 (Reinspection)

Ice scoop handle stored in contact with ice. Need to clean shelves above sinks. Clean and repair walls and floor where needed. Inspector: Street.
Dec. 7
Blissberry, 721 South Main Street Unit 9 Score: 93

Store Windex® away from clean bin storage; corrected on-site. Post the current inspection within 15 feet of the main entrance. Scoops' handles observed in contact with food product; corrected on-site. Store single-use containers covered/protected. Resurface or replace cutting board. Clean ice scoop holder (non-food contact area); corrected on-site. Very clean. Great job. Inspector: McKanna.
Fire Cannon, LLC, DBA Firehouse Subs, 600 Brannen Street Suite B Score: 94
Must have discard dates on potentially-hazardous foods held over 24 hours. Protect single-use items in storage. Inspector: Street.
Dec. 8
Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, 1602 Statesboro Place Circle Score: 82

Food on salad bar at 48-50 degrees F; thrown out. Inconsistent discard date-marking. Protect all single-use items in storage. Clean shelves in coolers. Clean floors and walls where needed. Inspector: Street.
Dec. 12
Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, 1602 Statesboro Place Circle Score: 92 (Reinspection)

Label all bulk containers. Do not use prep sink to hold buckets with dirty dishes. Clean shelves in walk-in cooler. Inspector: Street.
Dec. 19
Hardee's, 612 Northside Drive East Score: 93

Store single-service items protected. All surfaces must be smooth and easily cleanable, including pans, shelves, etc. Repair and clean floors, walls and ceilings where needed. Flies noted in kitchen. Inspector: McKanna.
Dec. 21
Your Pie, 701 Piedmont Loop Score: 91

Label bulk containers. Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses; corrected on-site. Store clean utensils/equipment inverted. Repair tile along service sink. Clean bar cooler drains, above dishwasher and the outsides of food bins. Great job. Inspector: McKanna.
      - compiled by Rheneta A. Ward