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Restaurant Inspections: September 24

A Mexican restaurant in Lawrenceville, Ga. scores a U and is at risk of having their permit suspended and dead roaches were found at a fast food restaurant.

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

Pupuseria Los Campos, 706 Gayson Highway Suite 212
Score: 89 B
Inspection Date: 
September 24
Previous Score: 90 A (8/13/12), 75 C (8/3/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 4-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(c)1(i)-(iii),(v),(viii) ] Raw beef stored over pupuseria mix in lower prep cooler, raw eggs stored over ready to eat products in the Delfield 1-dr reach-in & raw chicken stored over raw beef/ready to eats in the chest freezer. Foods should be stored according to their bacteria load/cook temperatures to prevent possible cross contamination. Foods were re-arranged during inspection. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation.

Cosmo's Original Little Italy Pizza, 144 East Crogan Street
Score: 96 A
Inspection Date: 
September 24
Previous Score: 96 A (1/18/12), 94 A (8/8/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 2-2B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(j)1&2 ] Employee water bottle (with twist top) stored in 2-dr reach-in cooler. Employee drinks should be kept in disposable cup with lid/straw and stored in an area away from food prep areas/food storage areas. Drink was discarded. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 2-2D, Violation of Code: [.06(2)(o) ] Employee using front hand sink to rinse vegetables for salad prep. Hand sinks should be used for hand washing only, no other use is intended or permitted. Employee was instructed to use vegetable sink for vegetable washing. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Philly Connection, 929 Buford Drive #400
Score: 84 B
Inspection Date: 
September 24
Previous Score: 96 A (5/16/12), 91 A (8/8/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 2-2D, Violation of Code: [.07(3)(b) ] No paper towels at rear handwashing sink. Paper towels not dispensing from front handwashing sink. Paper towels supplied to both handwashing sinks. Must supply paper towels at all handwashing sinks at all times. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Ice shoot to soda machine with slime like build up. Slicer last used the night before not clean - food residue on machine. Must clean all food contact surfaces to sight & touch. Both items cleaned & sanitized at time of inspection. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 8-2B, Violation of Code: [.07(6)(b) ] Sanitizer spray bottle not labeled. Must label all chemicals. Spray bottle labeled. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 8-2B, Violation of Code: [.07(6)(e) ] Unapproved insecticides found in facility (i.e., 2 - RAID, 1 - Servin). Only pesticides approved for food service establishments may be used. Unapproves pesticides DISCARDED. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 17B, Violation of Code: [.06(5)(b) ] Grease storage bin moved to soft ground (new). Must place on sealed asphalt or concrete pad. New Violation. 17C, Violation of Code: [.07(5)(a),(b) ] Floors below reach in freezer & fryer, below desk, in walk in cooler with some build up. Must clean floors more often to maintain a clean environment. Some areas being missed. New Violation. 18, Violation of Code: [.07(5)(l) ] Dead roaches found on floor in walk in cooler, by desk, by small reach in freezer/fryer. Must clean up dead insects. New Violation.

El Real Mexican Restaurant, 1475 Buford Drive Suite 100
Score: 66 U
Inspection Date: 
September 24
Previous Score: 90 A (4/25/12), 100 A (3/15/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 4-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(c)1(i)-(iii),(v),(viii) ] Raw beef stored above cheese, cut onions, cut peppers. Raw meats must be stored below ready to eat foods to prevent cross contamination. Raw meats and eggs must be stored according to cook temperature. Raw beef moved below vegetables & cheese. IF THIS ITEM IS MARKED OUT OF COMPLIANCE ON THE NEXT ROUTINE INSPCTION, THEN THE PERMIT MAY BE SUSPENDED. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 5-2, Violation of Code: [.04(7)(e) ] To-Go menu: Reminder statement, disclosure statement, asterisk, not posted on the same page as the menu items that are offered raw or undercooked (i.e., some steaks). Must provide the disclosure statement, the reminder statement with the asterisk on the same page as the menu items that are offered raw or undercooked. Address immediately. Will recheck in 3-10 days. New Violation. 6-1C, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(d) ] Cooked potentially hazardous foods not cooled from 135oF to 41oF within a total of 6 hours. Jalapeno cheese dip made 09-23 at 54 deg. F & chicken broth soup at 46 deg. F. Cheese dip DISCARDED. Must cool food from 135 deg. F to 70 deg. F within 2 hrs and from 135 deg. F to 41 deg. F within 6 hrs. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 10D, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(d) ] Bulk products removed from their original packages, and not labeled with the common name of the food. 3 containers with bulk food found not labeled. Bulk products removed from their original packages must be labeled with the common name of the food. Product labeled. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 11A, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(e) ] Cheese dip, chicken broth not cooling via an effective cooling method. Beans cooling in large containers. Must use an effective cooling method that facilitates rapid cooling from 135 deg. F to 70 deg. F within 2 hrs and from 135 deg. F to 41 deg. F within 6 hrs (e.g., thin pans, ice paddles, ice bath, vent food, place in coldest section of cooler, stirr often). MONITOR COOLING PROCESS! Cheese dip, chicken soup/broth DISCARDED. Beans transferred to thin pans. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 12C, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(m) ] A couple of used cloth towels stored on counter. Cloth towels moved to sanitizer solution. Must store cloth towels in sanitizer between uses. Sanitizer solution for cloth towels with 0 PPM chlorine (one bucket). Must maintain sufficient chlorine in sanitizer solution for cloth towels. Chlorine increased. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 12D, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(g) ] Green onions being cut straight out of the original container without first being washed. Onions washed & transferred to a clean container. Produce must be washed PRIOR to cutting. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 14A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(k) ] Bowl for rice in water at room temperature. Utensils at bar stored in water. All dispensing utensils must have a handle. Dispensing utensils stored in water must be in water at 135 deg. F or higher. Dispensing utensils at bar must be washed/sanitized & stored dry. See code for other options. Bowl removed from water. Water DISCARDED. Water discarded for utensils at bar. Utensils washed/sanitized. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Subway Sandwich Shop, 884 Buford Drive Suite 1400
Score: 100 A
Inspection Date: 
September 24
Previous Score: 100 A (5/8/12), 100 A (4/25/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
No Violations

Vanzetta Evans (Editor) September 25, 2012 at 09:31 PM
Have you dined at any of these restaurants before? What was your experience?

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