Health inspections: May 7, 2016
AMERICUS — The following health inspections were recently conducted by Sumter County Environmental Health.
• Cane’s Den, 800 GSW State University Drive, Americus — Sept. 21, 2015 — 100A
• Captain D’s, 1305 E. Lamar St., Americus — Dec. 7, 2015 — 93 A
— Observed the sanitizer in the spray bottle to clean the dinning room tables reading above 100 ppm. Using bleach as a sanitizer solution should read between 50-100 ppm. Spray was empty out and the correct solution was put in it. Corrected On-Site.
— Observed no hair restraints on employees. Hair net must be worn at all times in the food prep area.
— Remarks: Spoke with the manager about the new food rule changes. Gave him the handouts about the changes.
• Carter’s Fried Chicken, 206 Tripp St., Americus — Sept. 24, 2015 — 89 B
— Observed foods stored on cold hold/prep table in kitchen reading greater than 41 degrees F. All Time/Temp control for safety foods like cut tomatoes, slaw, potato salad, must be held at 41 degrees .F or colder, or use Time as the Public Health Control. Manager will contact service to work on this unit to see if repair is needed. For today, TPHC will be used and food discarded at the end of four-hour hold period. Corrected On-Site.
— Observed TCS foods (baked chicken, blackeye peas) hot-held on steam table at less than 135 degrees F. All TCS foods must be hot held at 135 degrees F. or greater. Peas were reheated to 180 degrees F., then put back on table. Chicken will be held using time and discarded at end of 4-hour hold time.
— Observed TCS foods on prep table being held at room temperature (cooked wings, chicken tenders, etc.) Manager said they were using TPHC for these items and they will devise a chart system for managing these, for the 4-hour hold time. (Currently they don’t have a procedure in place to do this.) Corrected On-Site.
• Carter’s Fried Chicken Express, 1110 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Americus — 100 A