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Japanese Restaurant Scores a 42: Restaurant Inspections Jan. 30

A Lawrenceville, Ga. Japanese restaurant's license has been suspended after receiving U's on two consecutive inspections. Meanwhile, a movie theater earned a perfect score.

The following are restaurant health inspection scores as reported by Gwinnett County:

Moes SW Grill, 900 Duluth Highway, Cross Creek Village
Score: 90 A
Inspection Date: 
January 30
Previous Score: 96 A (10/10/12), 100 A (1/12/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Ice machine ice shoot with mold-like build-up. Cleaned and sanitized at time of inspection. Must be clean to sight & touch. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 12A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(w)4 ] Sign not provided at self-service salsa station that reminds customers to use clean tableware when re-serving from self-service salsa station. A public notice informing customers to use clean tableware shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the self-service area. New Violation. 14B, Violation of Code: [.05(10)(e) ] Water from handwashng sink splashing on clean utensils/equipment. Utensils in containers covered. Utensils hanging on storage rack re-located to an area where they will not be contaminated. Install splash guard or relocate, cover clean utensils to protect against contamination. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 17B, Violation of Code: [.06(5)(o),(p) ] Left dumpster missing drain plug. Must supply drain plug to dumpsters. Repeat Violation. 17B, Violation of Code: [.06(5)(o),(p) ] Trash on ground at dumpster area. Must maintain area clean. New Violation.

Shogun Japanese Steakhouse, 860 Duluth Highway Suite 1400
Score: 42 U
Inspection Date: 
January 30
Previous Score: 96 A (11/2/12), 61 U (10/24/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 1-2, Violation of Code: [.03(2)(a)-(n) ] Person in charge not maintaining active managerial control over facility. Person in charge must meet the responsibilities of the person in charge listed in the food code. New Violation. 2-2B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(j)1&2 ] Employee drinking from a non-single use container without a lid or a straw (cook line). Drink DISCARDED. Employees must drink from a disposable container with a lid and a straw. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 2-2D, Violation of Code: [.07(3)(b) ] No paper towels at two handwashing sinks in the kitchen. Paper towels supplied to sinks. Paper towels must be supplied to handwashing sinks at all times. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 3-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(5)(d) ] Parasite destruction documentation not provided for the Mashi Mashi Smoked Salmon (Komolo) or the tilapia, the Tesoro tuna ground (Komolo) and the black massago (Komolo). Komolo updated parasite destruction letter to include the black massago, the smoked salmon & the tuna ground. The tilapia is transferred from another location to this store still not supplied with parasite destruction documentation. Facility must supply adequate parasite destruction documentation for seafood that with be served raw or undercooked. New Violation. 4-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(c)1(i)-(iii),(v),(viii) ] Raw salmon stored above fried tofu in chest freezer. Raw seafood stored above ginger in glass door cooler at sushi bar. Roe(two containers) stored above vegetables/noodles in 3 door cooler at sushi bar. Items rearranged properly. Raw meats, seafood, & eggs must be stored below ready to eat foods. Raw meats, eggs, seafood must be stored according to cook temperature. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 4-2A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(c)1(iv) ] 5 containers of broth and 2 containers of peeled/washed onions not covered in walk-in cooler. Had person in charge cover food at time of inspection. Food must be covered. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 5-2, Violation of Code: [.04(7)(e) ] DISCLOSURE statement not provided on lunch menu for sushi items. Asterisk and DISCLOSURE statement not provided for the scallops and the salmon that is being undercooked if the request is made by the customer (both lunch and dinner menus). Symbol representing asterisk on items that are offered raw or undercooked not the same symbol on reminder statement on paper sushi menus. DISCLOSURE statement not provided for items that are offered raw or undercooked on paper sushi menus. Smoked salmon on paper sushi menu not asterisked as required. Facility must review menus to ensure consumer advisory requirements are met. IF THIS ITEM IS MARKED OUT OF COMPLIANCE ON THE NEXT ROUTINE INSPECTION, THEN THE PERMIT MAY BE SUSPENDED.  Repeat Violation. 6-1B, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Hot-held potentially hazardous foods not maintained above 135oF; no time controls/documentation in place. Rice in back rice cooker at 103, 109 deg. F. Rice made the day before & left in rice cooker. Rice DISCARDED. Must hold hot food at 135 deg. F or higher. IF THIS ITEM IS MARKED OUT OF COMPLIANCE ON THE NEXT ROUTINE INSPECTION, THEN THE PERMIT MAY BE SUSPENDED. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 6-1D, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(i) ] Rice on time control for food safety not documented with the time that it was removed from time control. Rice made at 11, so employee wrote 11 on the rice cooker. Facility must document when rice is removed from temperature control as per written procedures (posted on wall). Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 8-2B, Violation of Code: [.07(6)(b) ] Three chemical spray bottles not labeled. Had person in charge label chemicals at time of inspection. Chemicals must be labeled. IF THIS ITEM IS MARKED OUT OF COMPLIANCE ON THE NEXT ROUTINE INSPECTION, THEN THE PERMIT MAY BE SUSPENDED. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 10D, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(d) ] Three containers of bulk food not labeled. Had person in charge label items. Bulk food must be labeled. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 14B, Violation of Code: [.05(10)(g)2 ] Straws on bar not individually wrapped or provided out of an approved dispenser. Mixed in with straws that are wrapped. Unwrapped straws must be removed from self service, provided out of an approved dispenser OR they must be provided individually wrapped. New Violation. 14C, Violation of Code: [.05(6)(r) ] Pepper sauce containers being reused. Large white container being reused for broth. May not reuse single service/single use articles. New Violation. 15A, Violation of Code: [.05(6)(a) ] Heavy ice build up in walk in freezer. Must maintain equipment in good repair. Address issue. New Violation. 15C, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(d) ] Interior of washing machine with heavy build-up. Must clean nonfood contact surfaces of equipment at a frequency that prevents build-up. New Violation. Permit suspended due to facility earning a U on two consecutive routine inspections.

Dunkin' Donuts, 938 Buford Drive
Score: 84 B
Inspection Date: 
January 30
Previous Score: 98 A (4/3/12), 93 A (8/17/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Food contact surfaces not clean to sight and touch. Interior of ice machine has buildup of debris around interior of shoot. Interior of ice machine cleaned and sanitized at time of inspection. Must ensure all food contact surfaces are clean to sight and touch. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 6-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Cold-held potentially hazardous foods not maintained below 41oF; no time controls/documentation in place (as noted on temperature observations). All cold-held potentially hazardous foods not being maintained at 41 degrees Fahrenhiet or below less than 4 hours were placed in cooler to rapidly cool to 41 degrees Fahrenheit or below. All potentially hazardous cold-held foods not being maintained at 41 degrees Fahrenheit or below for more than 4 hours were discarded. Must ensure all cold-held potentially hazardous foods are maintained at 41 degrees Fahrenhiet or below. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 11D, Violation of Code: [.05(2)(x) ] Hanging thermometer in refrigeration units not located to measure the air temperature at the warmest part of the unit. A hanging thermometer is not provided for walk-in cooler. Must provide a hanging thermometer for walk-in cooler to measure the air temperature at the warmest part of the unit. New Violation.

Papa Johns Pizza #1024, 2476 Cruse Road Suite 1
Score: 96 A
Inspection Date: 
January 30
Previous Score: 92 A (3/12/12), 99 A (11/10/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 12D, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(g) ] At the time of inspection observed containers and utensils stacked on the drain board of the dish sink. Dishes removed. Fruit and vegetable sink should be used only for fruits and vegetables. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 14B, Violation of Code: [.05(10)(a) ] Several containers stacked wet. Dishes should be air dried after washing. New Violation.

American Multi Cinema (AMC), 825 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road
Score: 100 A
Inspection Date: 
January 30
Previous Score: 97 A (7/12/12), 97 A (10/26/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
No Violations

David Womack February 02, 2013 at 05:14 AM
Really disappointed in Shogun.....those violations seem outrageous for a place that serves raw fish!!!!

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