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      Restaurant Report: June 16, 2014

      Health inspectors are keeping a close eye out for hygiene violations - things like handling food and drinks properly and correct hand washing procedures. / Kerri Copello

      Health inspectors are keeping a close eye out for hygiene violations - things like handling food and drinks properly and correct hand washing procedures. If these violations are allowed to go on without being corrected, customers could possibly get sick.

      Lowest Scores:

      Kitty's Flea Market Main Stand, 3329 Sylvester Rd., Albany - Grade: 67

      According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, any score below 70 is considered unsanitary.

      During the inspection, the health inspector docked points for there being no employee health policy.

      Food was stored uncovered and the ice bin was left open.

      The fume hood, interior of the freezer, and heat lamps need cleaning.

      Food was not being held at the proper temperature.

      Employees were not wearing a hair restraint.

      Single service containers were being re-used.

      Milk crates were being used as shelving.

      Exteriors of the fryers and drink machines needed to be cleaned.

      The mop sink was broken.

      The lid was open on the dirty grease trap and there was no lid on the trashcan.

      Tile was missing from the floors; the floors, walls and ceiling needed to be cleaned.

      Lastly, Kitty's Flea Market Main Stand was cited for having the back door open and flies in the facility.

      Top Scores:

      Local restaurants obtained a perfect grade this week; several others were graded in the 90s.

      • Cool Scoops, 106 Pine Ave., Albany - Grade: 100
      • Pizza Hut, 922 Forrester Dr., Dawson - Grade: 100
      • Pizza Hut, 1206 U.S. Highway 19 S., Leesburg - Grade: 100
      • El Carrisal, 604 W. Fourth St., Adel - Grade: 100
      • International House of Pancakes, 1200 W. Fourth St., Adel - Grade: 100
      • Rancho Alegre Mexican Restaurant, 100 S. Jefferson St., Nashville - Grade: 100
      • Subway, 4431 Old Union Rd., Tifton - Grade: 100
      • Nabila's Garden Restaurant, 201 S. Main St., Fitzgerald - Grade: 100
      • Carter's Restaurant, 1400 S. Gaskin Ave., Douglas - Grade: 100
      • Peck's Place, 101 S. Irwin Ave., Ocilla - Grade: 100
      • Subway, 1450 SE Bowens Mill Rd., Douglas - Grade: 100
      • The New Wingmasters Sports Grill & Bar, 309 S. Tift Ave., Tifton - Grade: 100
      • Checkers, 110 S. Slappey Blvd., Albany - Grade: 99
      • Little Red Dog House, 821 W. Broad Ave., Albany - Grade: 99
      • Po Boy's BBQ, 1701 West Green Hwy., Douglas - Grade: 99
      • Little Caesar's Pizza, 1100 N. Slappey Blvd., Albany - Grade: 98
      • Hawkeye Bar-B-Que Specialties, 307 W. 12th St., Tifton - Grade: 97
      • DJ's Steak & Seafood, 5561 Broxton-Fitzgerald Hwy., Ambrose - Grade: 97
      • Pepi Food Service, 521 Liberty Expwy., Albany - Grade: 96
      • Sonic Drive In, 55 Brantley Blvd., Douglas - Grade: 96
      • Cirillo's Pizzeria, 113 S. Main St., Fitzgerald - Grade: 96
      • Subway, 195 Highway 300, Warwick - Grade: 96
      • Subway, 1637 Liberty Expressway, Albany - Grade: 94
      • Carter's Fried Chicken, 602 N. Grant St., Fitzgerald - Grade: 94
      • Chick-Fil-A, 2601 Dawson Rd., Albany - Grade: 93
      • Kentucky Fried Chicken, 2727 Dawson Rd., Albany - Grade: 93
      • Wildflour CafÃ, 2206 Dawson Rd., Albany - Grade: 92
      • Nether's Restaurant, 105 E. Martin Luther King Dr., Sylvester - Grade: 92
      • Church's Chicken, 401 W. Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany - Grade: 91
      • Dairy Queen, 2401 Dawson Rd., Albany - Grade: 91
      • Pizza Hut, 2108 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany - Grade: 91
      • Dairy Queen, 1804 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany - Grade: 91
      • Chicago Pizza & Pasta, 401 N. Virginia Ave., Tifton - Grade: 91
      • Esparza's Mexican Restaurant, 611 N. Irwin Ave., Ocilla - Grade: 91
      • Azteca's Mexican Restaurant, 102 McNeil Dr., Douglas - Grade: 90
      • Ray's Ice Cream, 3229 Sylvester Rd., Albany - Grade: 90
      • Tokyo Express Japanese Steakhouse & Seafood Restaurant, 1308 S. Madison Ave., Douglas - Grade: 90
      • Hardee's, 2324 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany - Grade: 90
      • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, 708 U.S. Highway 319 S., Tifton - Grade: 88
      • Marco's Pizza, 1401 Tift Ave., Tifton - Grade: 87
      • El Leon Mexican Restaurant, 15576 Highland Ave., Arlington - Grade: 87
      • Captain D's, 1902 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany - Grade: 87
      • O'Neals Country Buffet, 201 McPherson Ave., Nashville - Grade: 87
      • Little Caesar's Pizza, 1876 U.S. Hwy. 82 W., Tifton - Grade: 83
      • La Fuente, 2000 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany - Grade: 81
      • Ray's Snack Bar, 3229 Sylvester Rd., Albany - Grade: 71
      • Kitty's Flea Market Main Stand, 3329 Sylvester Rd., Albany - Grade: 67

      Restaurants are inspected every six months, but if you see a potential violation let your county health department know about it.

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