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'Mold-Like Substance' Found in Drink Machine and Other Violations Noted During Recent Restaurant Inspections

A look at the most recent restaurant inspections by the East Metro Health District.

The East Metro Health District is tasked with ensuring restaurant compliance with applicable health and safety regulations. The following restaurant scores are the most recent scores posted on the East Metro Health District website as of Jan. 15.

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Recent inspections:       

Mo Mo Ya
4300 Buford Drive, Buford
Score: 94
Last inspection: 1/14/13
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  • Violation of Code: [.07(6)(b) ] Chemical spray bottle unlabeled with common name of toxic substance. Bottle labeled. Working containers shall be properly labeled with common name.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • Violation of Code: [.05(6)(q) ] Sushi display cooler with ambient air temperature of 46.8F. Ambient temperature reacxhed to 39F. Cold-holding equipment for potentially hazardous food must maintain a temperature of 41F or below.  Corrected On-Site.  Repeat Violation.

 

The Real Chow Baby 
3333 Buford Drive, Buford
Score: 100
Last inspection: 1/10/13
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  • No violations noted.

 

Kebab and Curry 
1905-B Mall of Georgia Boulevard, Buford
Score: 81
Last inspection: 1/10/13
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  • Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Soda fountain nozzles have build up. Nozzles were removed washed and sanitized. Food contact surfaces must be kept clean to sight and touch.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • 6 Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Multiple foods in the prep coolers above 41F. Foods were discarded. All potentially hazardous foods must be cold held at 41For below.  Corrected On-Site.  Repeat Violation.
  • Violation of Code: [.04(4)(d) ] Multiple bulk containers not labeled with the common name of the food. Containers were labeled. Food removed from original containers and stored in bulk containers must be labeled with the common name of the food.  Corrected On-Site.  Repeat Violation.

 

Aunt Connie’s  
4125 Buford Drive, Suite D, Buford
Score: 91
Last inspection: 1/10/13
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  • Violation of Code: [.04(4)(c)1(i)-(iii),(v),(viii) ] Eggs stored over ready to eat foods. Eggs moved to bottom shelf, below ready to eat foods. All foods must be stored in such a way to prevent contamination.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

 

Domino’s Pizza
1879 Buford Highway, Buford
Score: 90
Last inspection: 1/9/13
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  • Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Cold-held potentially hazardous foods not maintained below 41oF; no time controls/documentation in place. See temperatures marked '*'. Food placed in walkin cooler for cooling. Cold-held potentially hazardous food must be maintained at 41F or below.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • Violation of Code: [.04(6)(i) ] Container of pizza sauce marked to be discarded at 2:30 transferred to squeeze bottles and marked for discard at 5:00. Squeeze bottles marked for 2:30. Potentially hazardous foods marked under Time as a Public Health Control shall be discarded at time marked (no longer than 4 hours from time removed from temperature control).  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • Violation of Code: [.05(6)(q) ] Ambient air temperature of prep cooler is 48.6F. Ambient air temperature of cold-hold equipment shall be 41F or below.  New Violation.

 

Bourbon Street Cafe
3333 Buford Drive, Buford
Score: 80
Last inspection: 1/9/13
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  • Violation of Code: [.03(2)(a)-(n) ] No designated person in charge in facility at time of inspection. Donna Chen appointed as person in charge. When manager or Certified Food Safety Manager is not at facility an employee shall be designated as person in charge.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • Violation of Code: [.03(1)(a)-(c) ] Person in charge unaware of proper reheat temperature for Time Control Procedures. Discussed with PIC that foods that are already cooked must be reheated to 165F to start time control. Person in charge shall be able to demonstrate knowledge of food safety related to facility operations.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • Violation of Code: [.03(4)(a)-(f) ] Person in charge not aware of Employee Health Policy (5 symptoms/5 illnesses) and actions that shall be taken by person in charge. Person in charge made aware of employee health policy. Person in Charge and employees shall be made aware of symptoms and illnesses to ensure proper exclusion/restriction takes place.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • No soap at handsink in kitchen. Handsoap and papertowels shall be supplied at all times at all handsinks to ensure proper handwashing.  New Violation.
  • Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Cold-held potentially hazardous foods not maintained below 41oF; no time controls/documentation in place. See temperatures marked '*'. Food discarded. Cold-held potentially hazardous food shall maintain a temperature of 41F or below.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • Violation of Code: [.04(6)(i) ] Time controls not documented according to written procedure. No stickers on pans of food held on time control as according to written procedure. Sticker placed on pans. Time control shall be documented according to written procedure.  Corrected On-Site.  Repeat Violation.
  • Violation of Code: [.05(6)(q) ] Ambient air temperature for prep cooler at 46.8F. Cold-holding equipment must maintain an ambient air temperature of 41F or below.  New Violation.
  • Remarks: Notes--Violation of .04(6)(i) 'Time as a Public Health Control' on next inspection may result in SUSPENSION OF FOOD SERVICE PERMIT.
  • Previous CFSM no longer with facility. (approx. 1 week). Facility must employ new CFSM within 90days of termination of previous employee.

 

Restaurant Tipico Mexicana
1325 Buford Highway, Suite 106, Buford
Score: 96
Last inspection: 1/9/13
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  • Violation of Code: [.07(6)(b) ] All sanitizer buckets were unlabeled. Sanitizer buckets were labeled at time of inspection. Working containers used for storing poisonous or toxic materials such as cleaners and sanitizers taken from bulk supplies shall be clearly and individually identified with the common name of the material.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • Violation of Code: [.07(6)(c) ] Chemical spray bottles stored adjacent to single use items & above fryer oil & paper towel in the storage room. Chemicals were removed. Store poisonous or toxic materials away from/below food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-service and single-use articles.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

 

Stevi B’s Pizza 
1950 B Buford Mill Drive, Buford
Score: 85
Last inspection: 1/14/13
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  • Violation of Code: [.05(7)(b) ] Ice machine contains mold-like substance buildup inside. Cleaned once a week per person-in-charge. Increase cleaning frequency to avoid buildup of soil on food contact surfaces.  Repeat Violation.
  • Violation of Code: [.04(6)(d) ] Potentially hazardous foods prepared from products at ambient temperature (i.e. canned products) not cooled to 41oF within 4 hours. See temperature marked '*'. Food discarded. Potentially hazardous foods from canned products shall be cooled to 41F within 4 hours.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.
  • Remarks: Note--Violation of provision .05(7)(b) 'cleaning frequency food contact surfaces' on next inspection may result in suspension of food service permit.

 

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