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Food service inspections - June-July, Part 2
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected in June and July 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.

July 9
KBOB Kelly's
, 516 South Main Street  Score: 94
    Need choking poster. Protect single-use items in storage. Floor in areas not cleanable — needs resurfacing. Need lids on women's restroom trash cans. Replace needed light bulbs. Inspector: Street.
Subway #11391, 860 Buckhead Drive  Score: 99
    Bins stacked before completely air-dried; corrected on-site. Extremely clean. Great job. Inspector: McKanna.
Westwood Nursing Center, 101 Stockyard Road  Score: 91
    No towels at hand sink. Clean inside of ice machine. Need sanitizer test strips. Inspector: Street.
Southern Palace, 602 Brannen Street Suite 9  Score: 88
    Cardboard and plastic used as liners for pot storage area. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on-site and held more than 24 hours not properly date-marked. Pans/bowls stacked before completely air-dried. Observed the presence of insects, rodents or other pests. Observed screen in door torn/in poor repair. Inspector: McKanna.
July 12
Southern Palace
, 602 Brannen Street Suite 9  Score: 94 (Reinspection)
    Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on-site and held more than 24 hours not properly date-marked. Inspector: McKanna.
Carey Hilliard's Restaurant, 340 Henry Boulevard  Score: 71
    Must have soap and paper towels at all hand sinks. Cover all food items when not in use. Cover all food items in coolers/freezers. All potentially-hazardous food items must be held at 41 degrees F or below. All potentially-hazardous food items must have seven-day discard date. Label all food items. Clean shelves in spice area. Clean floors in dish wash area. Clean floors under and around all equipment. Rid kitchen of flies. Inspector: Thomas.
July 14
Carey Hilliard's Restaurant
, 340 Henry Boulevard  Score: 96 (Reinspection)
    Invert all plates to prevent contamination of serving surface. Protect all single-service items. Replace weather-stripping at bottom of rear exterior door. Inspector: Thomas.
July 12
Fire Cannon, LLC, dba Firehouse Subs
, 600 Brannen Street Suite B  Score: 91
    Must mark all applicable foods with seven-day discard date. Do not store cleaners around food. Post choking poster and most recent inspection within 15 feet of front door. Choking poster available at georgiaeh.us. Inspector: Wiggins.
Subway # 18965, 12399 Highway 301 South  Score: 95
    Cover all food items in freezer. Replace chipped/broken lids on lettuce containers. Inspector: Thomas.
July 13
Papa's Pizza To Go
, 812 A Highway 80 East  Score: 90
    No certified food manager for establishment. Grease and/or food build-up on dough press, can opener blade and utensil bin.  Tongs and utensils not stored to protect food contact surface. Shelving is rusted. Grease build-up around equipment and on cabinet door handles. Inspector: McKanna.
Ruby Tuesday, 724 Northside Drive East  Score: 84
    Clean scoops. Clean slicer. Keep thermometers in all coolers. No jewelry allowed on food preps aside from plain wedding band. Keep cups in plastic sleeves. Keep to-go containers in plastic. Clean non-food contact surfaces. Repair leaks in sinks. Repair floor where needed/missing tiles.  Inspector: Wiggins.
July 14
Ruby Tuesday
, 724 Northside Drive East  Score: 92 (Reinspection)
    Clean slicer. Repair floor where needed; missing tiles. Inspector: Wiggins.
July 15
Books-A-Million/Joe Muggs
, 343 Henry Boulevard  Score: 91
    All potentially-hazardous foods must be held at 41 degrees F or cooler. Food discarded. Do not store potentially-hazardous foods in unit until air temp. reads 41 degrees F or cooler. Inspector: Wiggins.
Emma's, 455 Commerce Drive  Score: 75
    Get hand towels at hand sink. Dish machine must sanitize. All potentially-hazardous foods must be held at 41 degrees F or cooler. Mark all applicable foods with seven-day discard date. Discard all outdated foods. Do not keep foods outside of sneeze shield on bar. All foods must be covered. No hand/arm jewelry/watches allowed on food preps aside from plain wedding band. All shelves must be constructed of smooth, easily cleanable surface; no particle board. Get test strips for dish machine. Clean cooler bottoms. Food discarded. Inspector: Wiggins.
July 19
Emma's
, 455 Commerce Drive  Score: 95 (Reinspection)
    Do not store cleaners over clean utensils. Clean flour and sugar containers. Inspector: Wiggins.
July 15
Carmike Cinema 12
, 610 Brannen Street  Score: 90
    Cover all food items when not in use — popcorn salt. Get thermometers in all coolers/freezers. Repair ice machine door. Clean floors under and around all equipment. Shield lights in dry goods storage. Inspector: Thomas.
Zach's Brew, 255 Forest Drive  Score: 97
    Improper cloth storage. Inspector: Thomas.
July 19
Shogun Japanese Restaurant
, 12218 Highway 301 South  Score: 85
    Prep sinks must be labeled with signs, have paper towels and not be used for dishes. Cover all foods in cooler and freezer; corrected on-site. Improper storage of chemicals. Salad bar/buffet plates/bowls not properly protected or inverted to prevent contamination. Observed single-service articles handled, displayed or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination. Improper scoops noted; scoops must have handles. Leak in walk-in cooler ceiling; no food involved at this time. Inspector: McKanna.
July 21
Shogun Japanese Restaurant
, 12218 Highway 301 South Score: 97 (Reinspection)
    Replace or resurface cutting boards. Scoop in rice in cooler must have handle. Grease build-up on pipes under exhaust hood. Repair cooler gaskets and doors. Great job. Very clean! Inspector: McKanna.
July 20
Daylight Donuts
, 455 South Main Street  Score: 93
    Need accurate thermometers. Do not use Duct tape for repairs. Fix floor and ceilings where needed. Inspector: Street.
LaQuinta Inn, 225 Lanier Drive  Score: 95
    Cover all food items when not in use. Defrost freezer. Inspector: Thomas.
Ocean Galley Seafood, 503 Northside Drive  Score: 83
    Cover all food items when not in use and in coolers/freezers. Clean can opener blade (build-up). All potentially-hazardous food items must be held at 41 degrees F or below. Repair floor where needed. Inspector: Thomas.
July 22
Ocean Galley Seafood
, 503 Northside Drive  Score: 93 (Reinspection)
    Cover all food items when not in use. Repair floor where needed. Good job. Inspector: Thomas.
July 21
Latte Da Café
, 721 South Main Street  Score: 93
    All potentially-hazardous food items must have seven-day discard date. Improper scoop in granola. Protect all single-service items. Clean vegetable bins. Clean floors under and behind all equipment. Inspector: Thomas.
Comfort Inn & Suites, 17870 Highway 67  Score: 94
    All personal drinks must have designated area in coolers away from food item. Protect all single-service items. Clean bottom of freezer. Inspector: Thomas.
McDonald's, Wal-Mart, 730 Northside Drive East Score: 91
    Need thermometer in cooler unit. Need hair restraint; hair found in cooler. Keep ice scoop out of ice dispenser. Need to locate sanitizer test strips. Clean undersides of drink dispenser. Inspector: Street.
Pizza Hut #316228, 860 Buckhead Drive  Score: 92
    Dirty pan on shelf touching other clean items. Keep utensils stored in bins with handles in same direction. Clean freezer door threshold, light shield and shelves in walk-in cooler. Clean wall area by dish machine. Need light shield in cooler. Inspector: Street.
July 22
El Sombrero #10
, 600 Northside Drive  Score: 94
    Cover all food items when not in use. Great job. Inspector: Thomas.
Kentucky Fried Chicken at Buckhead, 898 Buckhead Drive  Score: 94
    Improper sanitizer strength in cloth bucket. Protect single-use items — coffee filters. Clean outside of equipment where needed. Inspector: Street.
Shane's Rib Shack, 1100 Brampton Avenue  Score: 91
    Cover all food items when not in use. Store handle up in sugar bins. Protect all single-service items. Clean flour/sugar bins. Clean grill. Clean shelves under tables and in grill area. Rid kitchen of flies. Inspector: Thomas.
Waffle House #935, 609 Northside Drive East  Score: 93
    Observed build-up on the inside of the ice maker. No hand-washing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees in kitchen or restrooms. Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. Observed cross-contamination caused by handling dirty tableware in consumer area and then handling clean tableware. Observed single-service articles handled, displayed or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination. Observed food preparation sinks, hand sinks or ware-washing machine used for purposes other than the designated use. Great job cleaning. Much improved. Inspector: McKanna.
July 23
The Bar B Q Place
, 20860 Highway 301 North  Score: 90
    Observed personal beverages on prep surfaces. Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Observed single-service articles handled, displayed or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination. Raw wood should not be used; surface should be smooth and nonabsorbent. Repair floor tiles. Personal items and first aid equipment must be stored away from prep areas and food/equipment storage. Inspector: McKanna.
— compiled by Rheneta A. Washington Ward