Health inspections: Oct. 17, 2015

Published 4:31 pm Monday, October 19, 2015

AMERICUS — The following food service inspections were conducted recently by Sumter County Environmental Health.
• Hibachi Express, 1556 E. Forsyth St., Americus — July 30 — 87 B
— Observed time/temperature control for safety foods (chicken) in the hot-holding unit held at 125 degrees F. TCS foods should be hot-held at 135 degrees F. or higher to prevent growth of bacteria. Corrective action: Chicken was discarded. Corrected On-Site.
— Observed the spray bottle with sanitizer to clean the tables, reading above 300 ppm. The concentration is too high. The spray bottle with sanitizer should read between 150 to 200 ppm. Corrective action: The spray bottle was diluted down to the correct concentration. Corrected On-Site.
• Medea’s Diner & Bakery, 105 Rucker St., Americus — July 21 — 100 A
• McDonald’s, 202 U.S. Highway 19 South, Americus — Aug. 18 — 96 A
— Observed frozen hamburgers (TCS) stored in a small freezer by the grills, uncovered and some were out of the bag and on the inside of freezer. Time/Temperature control for safety (TCS) foods should be stored inside a container or bag covered to prevent contamination. Corrective action: Was covered and some were discarded. Corrected On-Site.
• Perfect Care Inc., 114 Sullivan Drive, Americus — July 23 — 99 A
— Observed the fire suppression had expired Aug. 20, 2014. System must be maintained with current inspection date. Correct by Aug. 7, 2015.
— Remarks: Milk and bacon were slightly elevated in temperature in cold-hold. Discussed with person in charge; they had gotten big delivery just before we got there and had taken items out of refrigerator to rearrange and store new food. Foods were recooling.