Mon, 11 Nov 2013 03:52:53 GMT — 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: Hibachi Express, 2818 Old Dawson Rd., Albany - Grade: 74 According to the Georgia Department of Public Health , any score below 70 is considered unsanitary. During the inspection, the health inspector took off points for raw food being stored over ready-to-eat food. Food was not held at the proper temperatures. Wiping cloths were not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. There were damaged floor tiles beneath the sink and an opening beneath the door in the kitchen. Lastly, Hibachi Express was cited for live roaches found in the restaurant. Top Scores: Local restaurants obtained a perfect grade this week; several others were graded in the 90s. Edith's Catering, 362 Delta Rd., Fitzgerald - Grade: 100 Lil Mike's Family Restaurant, 611 S. Gaskin Ave., Douglas - Grade: 100 Fat Daddy's, 116 S. Grant St., Fitzgerald - Grade: 100 Subway, 707 Adel Hwy., Nashville - Grade: 100 Sonic Drive-In, 276 Ocilla Hwy, Fitzgerald - Grade: 100 Subway, 172 Ocilla Hwy, Fitzgerald - Grade: 100 Pastry Palace, Hwy. 82 E. American Legion Fairgrounds, Tifton - Grade: 100 Ranchero's Fresh Grill, 133 S. Virginia Ave, Tifton - Grade: 100 Rockin Joe, 1811 U.S. Hwy. 41 N., Tifton - Grade: 100 Chick-Fil-A, 1197 U.S. Highway 82 W., Tifton - Grade: 100 Chompy's Hot Dogs Base, 367 Tifton-ElDorado Rd., Tifton - Grade: 100 Dave's Bread & Coffee House, 1805 N. Tift, Tifton - Grade: 100 Ice Tea, Hwy. 82 E. American Legion Fairgrounds, Tifton - Grade: 100 Kandy Kitchen, Hwy. 82 E. American Legion Fairgrounds, Tifton - Grade: 100 Subway, 1250 U.S. Highway 82 S., Leesburg - Grade: 100 McDonald's, 28 U.S. Highway 19 S., Camilla - Grade: 100 No. 1 Chinese Restaurant, 147 North Main St., Dawson - Grade: 99 Country Girl Cafe, 112 S. Liberty St., Nicholls - Grade: 99 Subway, 912 S. Slappey Blvd., Albany - Grade: 96 The Rolling Pin, 1101 King Rd., Tifton - Grade: 96 Jernigan's, 2211 Livingston Bridge Rd., Norman Park - Grade: 95 Charlie & Pearl's Country Fried Chicken, 1610 S. Jefferson St., Albany - Grade: 92 Taqueria Viki, 10 Sandra Dr., Tifton - Grade: 91 Pizza, Hwy. 82 E. American Legion Fairgrounds, Tifton - Grade: 91 La Cueva, 195 Ty Ty Omega Rd., Tifton - Grade: 89 Wendy's, 208 E. 20th St., Tifton - Grade: 89 Corndog, Highway 82 E. American Legion Fairgrounds, Tifton - Grade: 88 San Joe's Mexican Grill, 460 S. Main St., Dawson - Grade: 87 Three Squares Diner, 1587 U.S. Highway 19 S., Leesburg - Grade: 87 Rescue Smokehouse Grill, 245 E. Monroe Ave., Ashburn - Grade: 87 Waffle House, 2203 U.S. Highway 41 N., Tifton - Grade: 84 Logan's Roadhouse, 910 W. 7th St., Tifton - Grade: 82 Western Sizzlin, 2004 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany - Grade: 80 Little Caesar's Pizza, 1876 U.S. Highway 82, Tifton - Grade: 80 Hibachi Express, 2818 Old Dawson Rd., Albany - Grade: 74 Restaurants are inspected every six months, but if you see a potential violation let your county health department know about it. Stay connected to MySouthWestGA.com as stories develop and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter to join in on the conversation and connect with FOX 31!
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