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Two Lawrenceville Restaurants Score U's: Restaurant Inspections Jan. 28

A sushi restaurant in Lawrenceville, Ga. scored a 58 while a Latin restaurant's permit has been suspended.

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

Athens Kouzzina, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway Suite 419
Score: 99 A
Inspection Date: 
January 29
Previous Score: 94 A (11/27/12), 82 B (3/26/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 15A, Violation of Code: [.05(6)(b) ] Observed cutting surfaces missing chips, cracked and in poor repair. PIC discarded cutting surfaces. Advised PIC to replace cutting boards more often. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Franco's Pizza, 1365 Grayson Highway Suite 104
Score: 100 A
Inspection Date: 
January 29
Previous Score: 95 A (2/24/12), 100 A (9/22/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
No Violations

Romeo's Pizza, 139 South Clayton Street
Score: 95 A
Inspection Date: 
January 29
Previous Score: 96 A (2/23/12), 100 A (12/6/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 2-2B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(j)1&2 ] 1. Unapproved employee drink cup stored on food prep table 2. Approved employee drink stored on shelf above food prep cooler. Employee drinks need to be in disposable cup with a secure lid and straw. Additionally they need to be stored away from food, food prep surface, single service items, equipment, and utensils. Cups were discarded. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 17D, Violation of Code: [.07(4)(b) ] Employee phone stored on shelf above uncovered pizza and another employee phone was stored on sheld where clean dishes were stored. Employee personal items need to be stored away from food, food prep surface, single service items, equipment,and utensils. Person moved the phone to another location. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Genesis Pupuseria, 2449 Lawrenceville Highway Suite 101
Score: 99 A
Inspection Date: 
January 29
Previous Score: None Available
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 17C, Violation of Code: [.07(2)(a) ] Acoustic ceiling tiles in bathroom, back storage room and 3 ceiling tiles in kitchen area by back door. All ceiling tiles must be washable. Please replace with washable ceiling tiles by 02/05/13. New Violation. Correct By: 02/05/2013

Alton C. Crews Middle School, 1000 Old Snellville Highway

Score: 100 A
Inspection Date: 
January 29

Previous Score: 100 A (8/21/12), 100 A (3/29/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine

No Violations

Suchi Hiro, 2785 Cruse Road Suite 6

Score: 58 U
Inspection Date: 
January 29
Previous Score: 100 A (12/13/12), N/A (12/5/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine

Violations: 2-1B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(c) ] Employee putting on gloves for food service without washing hands first. Had employee remove gloves and wash hands before putting on new gloves. All employees must wash hands prior to donning gloves for food service. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 2-1C, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(a) ] Employees handling raw carrots and peppers with their bare hands. Products were discarded. No bare hand contact is allowed for ready to eat foods. Must use some kind of barrier, utensils,gloves paper etc. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 2-2A, Violation of Code: [.03(4)(a)-(f) ] Person in charge could not answer questions about what needs to be reported and to whom or questions about restriction/exclusion. Printed Health policy for person in charge. Person in charge must be able to demonstrate knowledge about the health policy. New Violation. 2-2B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(j)1&2 ] Employee eating peaches in the kitchen prep area. Removed employee foods from prep area. Employees msut not eat in food prep/storage areas. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 3-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(5)(d) ] Person in charge did not have parasite destruction letters for all foods served raw. Need parasite destruction letter for mackeral and tilapia. Told him not to sell until he had parasite destruction letters. New Violation. 5-2, Violation of Code: [.04(7)(e) ] Raw foods not marked with anything to refer customer to statement. All foods served raw or undercooked must have a disclosure and a reminder statement. New Violation. 6-1D, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(i) ] Using time for sushi rice but no documentation and product not marked with start or end time. Documentation filled out and rice marked with start and end time. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 8-2B, Violation of Code: [.07(6)(g) ] Sanitizer in bucket above 200 ppm chlorine. New sanitizer bucket was made with proper sanitizer levels. Wet wiping clothes must be maintained in proper sanitizing solution. New Violation. 13A, Violation of Code: [.10(2)(g) ] Inspection posted behind register area. Inspection must be posted within 15 feet of the primary entrance, 5-7 feet in height and approachable by the custer within 1 foot. New Violation. 14A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(k) ] Soons and chopsticks stored in room temperature water at sushi bar, Spoon for dispensing rice in back prep area both stored in room temperature water. Utensils removed and sent to dishwashing. Utensils must be stored on a clean dry surface, in hot water at or above 135F or in cold running water. New Violation. 15B, Violation of Code: [.05(3)(h),(i) ] Using both chlorine and Quat, no test strips for Quat. Must have test strips to test sanitizer solutions. New Violation.

Mango Latino Grill, 3870 Lawrenceville Highway Suite 114
Score: 54 U 
Inspection Date: 
January 29
Previous Score: 89 B (11/19/12), 58 U (11/8/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine

Violations: 1-2, Violation of Code: [.03(2)(a)-(n) ] No designated PIC (person in charge) onsite at time of inspection. Spoke with CFSM on the phone; he said today is his day off & there is no PIC today. CFSM arrived during the middle of inspection. A person in charge (PIC) shall be on the premises of the food service establishment at all times. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 2-1B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(c) ] Food handler did not wash his hands between preparing raw chicken & handling clean dishes; one hand had a glove on & the other hand was bare; glove was removed before handling the dishes. Training provided on hand washing. Employee washed his hands & rewashed the dishes. Food employees shall clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms immediately before engaging in food preparation including working with exposed food, clean equipment and utensils, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles and: During food preparation, as often as necessary to remove soil and contamination and to prevent cross contamination when changing tasks; After engaging in other activities that contaminate the hands. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 4-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(c)1(i)-(iii),(v),(viii) ] Raw seafood mix above vegetables in the upright freezer. Raw beef above ready-to-eat ham croquettes, yucca, empanadas, raw fish in the upright freezer. Raw chicken above raw pork upright cooler. Raw chicken and raw beef above soup, vegetables in the upright cooler. Raw chicken above french fries in the chest freezer. Foods were properly organized/separated at time of inspection. Issued food storage chart. Food shall be protected from cross contamination by separating raw animal foods during storage, preparation, holding, and display from (1) Raw ready-to-eat food including other raw animal food such as fish for sushi or molluscan shellfish, or other raw ready-to-eat food such as fruits and vegetables, and (2) Cooked ready-to-eat food. Store/separate raw animal foods by minimum cooking temperatures. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 4-2A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(c)1(iv) ] Uncovered food in the upright freezer. Food were covered at time of inspection. Foods shall be stored covered to prevent contamination. IF THIS ITEM IS MARKED OUT OF COMPLIANCE ON THE NEXT INSPECTION, PERMIT MAY BE SUSPENDED. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(6)(n) ] Quat sanitizer concentration in the front of house (FOH) and back of house (BOH) dish sinks were <150ppm. Dishes were actively being washed in the BOH dish sink. Sanitizer was changed to adequate concentration and dishes were rewashed/sanitized. Ensure sanitizer is at approved concentrations while in use. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(8)(b) ] Dishes that were actively being washed/sanitized were not immersed/exposed to the sanitizer for the required time; <30 seconds in quat sanitizer. Dishes placed back in sanitizer for required time. Dishes being manually sanitized with quat sanitizer, shall be immersed in sanitizer for an exposure time of at least 30 seconds. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 6-2, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(g) ] Missing date marks on ready-to-eat potentially hazardous foods: beef soup seafood mix, vegetable soup. Foods were voluntarily discarded by CFSM. Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food (time/temperature control for safety food) prepared and held in a food establishment for more than 24 hours shall be clearly marked to indicate the date or day by which the food shall be consumed on the premises, sold, or discarded, which is including the day of preparation a maximum of seven (7) calendar days from the day the food is prepared if the food is maintained at 41°F (5°C) or below. IF THIS ITEM IS MARKED OUT OF COMPLIANCE ON THE NEXT INSPECTION, PERMIT MAY BE SUSPENDED. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 6-2, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(h) ] Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous foods held >7 days: cooked chicken dated 1/21; cheese patties dated 1/17/13, cooked plaintains (mandoca) 1/4/13. Foods were discarded. A food that requires datemarking shall be discarded if it exceeds 7 days. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 10D, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(d) ] Unlabeled containers of food: mayo, sour cream, salt. Foods were labeled. Working containers holding food or food ingredients that are removed from their original packages for use in the food establishment, such as cooking oils, flour, herbs, potato flakes, salt, spices, and sugar shall be identified with the common name of the food. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 14A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(k) ] Scoop handle, cups used as scoop stored in direct contact with food in the bulk food containers. Scoop, cup were removed. While not in use, food preparation/dispensing utensils shall be stored with their handles above the top of the food and the container. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 14C, Violation of Code: [.05(10)(e) ] Single-use food containers, paper towel, toilet paper stored on the hallway floor. Cleaned equipment and utensils, laundered linens, and single-service and single-use articles shall be stored: (i) In a clean, dry location; (ii) Where they are not exposed to splash, dust, or other contamination; and (iii) At least 6 inches (15 centimeters) above the floor. New Violation. 14C, Violation of Code: [.05(6)(r) ] Facility re-using single-use sour cream container for salt. Single-service and single-use articles may not be reused. New Violation. 15C, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)2,3 ] Old labels/stickers on food containers stored clean. Nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment/utensils shall be kept free of an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and other debris. Repeat Violation. 17B, Violation of Code: [.06(5)(o),(p) ] Missing dumpster drain plug. Dumpster shall be equipped with drain plug. Repeat Violation. 17B, Violation of Code: [.06(5)(n) ] Dumpster doors left open. Receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables, and returnables shall be kept covered. New Violation. PERMIT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR U's ON 2 CONSECUTIVE ROUTINE INSPECTIONS & 3 CONSECUTIVE REPEAT VIOLATIONS (4-2A FOOD SEPARATED AND PROTECTED).

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