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Barrow County Restaurant Inspections for May 2: Black Mold Found in Two Local Establishments

Find out how Barrow restaurants and places that offer food services scored on recent health inspections.

The Northeast Health District reports the following health inspection scores for Barrow County.

 

World Wing & Taco, 1945 Ga. Highway 211 N.W., Suite A, Hoschton
Score: 85
Date of inspection: April 25, 2012
Type of inspection: Routine
No critical violations
Non-critical violations:

  • Violation of: 4-2B. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized (Excessive mold found in ice shoot of drink machine.)
  • Violation of: 8-2B. Toxic substances properly identified, stored, used (Sanitizer strength in three-compartment sink greater than 200 ppm — proper strength 50 to 100 ppm. Corrected on site by dumping in sink and refilling to 50 ppm.)
  • Violation of: 11A. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control (Unapproved cooling method in use at time of inspection. Do not use countertop fan to cool foods. Must use approved cooling methods such as ice baths, breaking food into smaller portions, ice wands, etc.)
  • Violation of: 12A. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display (A container of raw beef was stored on top of trash can at time of inspection. Corrected on site by removing from trash can.)
  • Violation of: 15A. Food and nonfood-contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, and used (Unapproved freezer placed in dining area, not NSF approved.)

 

Jack’s, 1929 Ga. Highway 211, Suite 105, Hoschton
Score: 90
Date of inspection: April 25, 2012
Type of inspection: Routine
No critical violations
Non-critical violations:

  • Violation of: 4-2B. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized (Ice machine deflector soiled with black mold.)
  • Violation of: 11A. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control (Bags of pulled pork sealed not cooling rapidly. Corrected on site by person in charge setting up ice bath to rapidly cool to 70 within two hours.)
  • Violation of: 11C. Approved thawing methods used (Box of ribs, still frozen, stacking in box at room temperature. Corrected on site by moving to walk-in to thaw.)
  • Violation of: 17C. Physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean (Floors behind ice machine have black dirt accumulation.)

 

, 916 Loganville Highway, Suite 110, Bethlehem
Score: 94
Date of inspection: April 25, 2012
Type of inspection: Routine
No critical violations
Non-critical violations:

  • Violation of: 2-2D. Adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible (Tea filter funnel stored in hand wash sink at beginning of inspection. Corrected on site by removing.)
  • Violation of: 14C. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored, used (Single service items — salad dressing packets — stored under sink waste drain. Single service tea sweetener, lids under beverage dispenser waste lines. *REPEAT)

 

Taqueria Mi Tierra, 2085 Atlanta Highway, Suite 100, Statham
Score: 95
Date of inspection: April 18, 2012
Type of inspection: Routine
No critical violations
Non-critical violations:

  • Violation of: 4-2B. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized (Inside chip container heavily soiled. Wash, rinse and sanitizer between each use.)
  • Violation of: 14B. Utensils, equipment and linens: properly stored, dried, handled (Dishes stacked wet on shelf above three-compartment sink. Allow all items to air dry before stacking.)

 

, 1176 Atlanta Highway, Auburn
Score: 96
Date of inspection: April 24, 2012
Type of inspection: Routine
No critical violations
Non-critical violations:

  • Violation of: 4-2A. Food stored covered (Pans of cooked chicken not covered in freezer.)

 

, 1365-C Fourth Ave., Auburn
Score: 96
Date of inspection: April 24, 2012
Type of inspection: Routine
No critical violations
Non-critical violations:

  • Violation of: 2-2D. Adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible (An employee was observed washing hands at three-compartment sink. Use hand sinks only for hand washing.)

 

What has been your experience at the restaurants listed above? Tell us in comments.

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Michael May 06, 2012 at 11:49 AM
I haven't been to those places but La Luna definitely needs to be checked out. Went there Sat night and we were served "left over" chips from someone else. Chips in the middle of the bowl had dried salsa on them. When I confronted the server on it, he was embarrassed and said the restataunt had run out of chips... I will not be going back.

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