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American Deli in Dacula receives a 74% on their recent health inspection

American Deli, located at 2700 Braselton Highway in Dacula, received a score of 74 points out of a possible 100 points during their 11/04/2022 inspection by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

The violations noted by the inspector were:

Violation #1
2-2A: .03(2)(m)Facility could not demonstrate in a verifiable manner that food employees were/are informed of the employee health policy. // Food employees and conditional employees shall be informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report to the person in charge information about their health and activities as they relate to diseases that are transmissible through food. (Pf)
Corrective Actions: Employee health reporting agreements were signed during inspection. //
Violation #2
4-1A: .04(4)(c)1(i)(ii)(iii)(v) (vi)(vii)(viii)Observed raw chicken stored behind raw beef in reach in prep cooler. Observed raw shrimp stored below raw gyro meat and raw chicken in upright freezer (all foods out of original packaging). Observed cooked rice stored beneath raw philly meat and raw chicken in walk in cooler. // Food shall be protected from cross contamination by: (i) Except as specified in paragraph (i)(III) of this subsection, separating raw animal foods during storage, preparation, holding, and display from: (I) 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, (P) and (II) Cooked ready-to-eat food; and (P) (III) Frozen, commercially processed and packaged raw animal food may be stored or displayed with or above frozen, commercially processed and packaged, ready-to-eat food. (ii) Except when combined as ingredients, separating types of raw animal foods from each other such as beef, fish, lamb, pork, and poultry during storage, preparation, holding, and display by: (I) Using separate equipment for each type, (P) or (II) Arranging each type of food in equipment so that cross contamination of one type with another is prevented, (P) and (III) Preparing each type of food at different times or in separate areas; (P) (iii) Cleaning and sanitizing equipment and utensils; (v) Cleaning hermetically sealed containers of food of visible soil before opening; (vi) Protecting food containers that are received packaged together in a case or overwrap from cuts when the case or overwrap is opened; (vii) Storing damaged, spoiled, or recalled food being held in the food service establishment separate from food, equipment, utensils, linens and single-service and single-use articles; or (viii) Separating fruits and vegetables, before they are washed from ready-to-eat food.
Corrective Actions: Foods were rearranged according to internal cook temperature. //
Violation #3
8-2B: .07(6)(b)Observed a QUAT sanitizer spray bottle and bucket that were not labeled with contents. // Working containers used for storing poisonous or toxic materials such as cleaners and sanitizers taken from bulk supplies shall be clearly and individually identified with the common name of the material. (Pf)
Corrective Actions: Labels were added to bucket and spray bottle. //
Violation #4
8-2B: .07(6)(g)Observed facility using a QUAT sanitizer in bucket and spray bottle that were at too high a concentration, above manufacturer’s specifications. // Chemical sanitizers used on food contact surfaces shall not exceed stated concentrations (100 ppm for chlorine and 400 ppm for quaternary ammonia). (P)
Corrective Actions: QUAT sanitizer was diluted to manufacturer’s specifications. //
Violation #5
10D: .04(4)(d)Observed multiple sauce bottles and containers of flour throughout kitchen with no common English name labels. // Except for containers holding food that can be readily and unmistakably recognized, such as dry pasta, 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 clearly and legibly identified, in English, with the common name of the food. (C)
Corrective Actions: Labels were added to bottles and containers. //
Violation #6
12A: .04(4)(q)Observed facility storing pickles and sauce bottle on floor of walk in cooler. Multiple boxes of frozen vegetables and raw chicken stored on floor of walk in freezer. Seasoned flour stored on floor in prep area. // Food shall be protected from contamination by storing the food: 1) in a clean dry location; (C) 2) where it is not exposed to splash, dust, or other contamination; (C) and 3) at least 6 inches (15 cm) above the floor. (C)
Violation #7
18: .07(2)(m)Back door to kitchen does not self-close. // Outer openings of a food service establishment shall be protected against the entry of insects and rodents by: 1) filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings; (C) 2) closed, tight-fitting windows; (C) and 3) solid self-closing, tight-fitting doors. (C)
Additional Comments
All hot/cold holding temperatures were in compliance unless otherwise stated in temperature log.
NOTE: Ensure no wrist or hand jewelry is worn by employees when handling food (except plain band ring).
NOTE: Remove plastic film from appliances.
NOTE: Ensure dumpster plug is replaced.
A follow-up inspection will be conducted within the next ten calendar days. Correct any uncorrected violations or permit may be suspended.

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