Clarkesville’s Hawg Wild Receives 47% on Public Health Inspection

Last updated September 23, 2021 @ 1:01 PM ET

Hawg Wild Clarkesville, located at 515 GRANT ST, received a score of 47 points out of a possible 100 points during their 09/17/2021 inspection by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

The violations noted by inspector Marcus Hall were:

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(2)(a)-(l)(n)(o)]
The PIC failed to adhere to the standards outline in the Georgia Food Code regarding food safety and temperature control; see violations in addendum for details. New Violation.

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(4)(a)1,2,3,4(I)]
Observed an employee plate a hamburger with bare hands; suspended employee task to inculcate the proper procedures on preventing contamination of hands as outlined in the Georgia Food Code; employee voluntarily discarded food in question. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(5)(j)1&2]
Observed a plate of food previously eaten by an employee located on the facility cook line; consulted with PIC on ensuring employees are aware of designated area for eating as outlined in the Georgia Food Code; employee voluntarily discarded item in question. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.07(3)(a)]
Observed inoperable soap dispenser at front handwashing sink.
PIC advised soap must be accessible at all times at handwashing sinks used by employees. New Violation. Correct By: 09/20/2021

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.06(2)(c)]
Observed multiple hand-washing sinks lacking the required hot water provisions; further investigation revealed disrepair of the facility’s hot water heater; PIC was informed hot water generation and distribution systems shall be sufficient to meet the peak hot water demands
throughout the foodservice establishment; PIC enacted voluntary closure due to insufficient hot water supply. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(4)(c)1(i)(ii)(iii)(v)(vi)(vii)(viii)]
Observed multiple ready-to-eat food (potato salad, coleslaw) commingled with raw seafood/poultry batter uncovered and exposed to potential contamination; informed PIC on adhering to the guidelines in the Georgia Food Code regarding proper segregation of raw food from ready-to-eat food; PIC voluntarily discarded items inn question. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(4)(c)1(iv)]
Observed multiple ready-to-eat food on facility’s steam well uncovered underneath a low hanging wire with an accumulation of dust, grease and food debris; consulted with PIC on adhering the provisions in the Georgia Food Code for preventing contamination of food. New Violation. Correct By: 09/18/2021

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(6)(f)]
Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit; (see temperature observations); PIC voluntarily discarded the item(s) in question. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(6)(g)]
Observed previously cooked pans of turkey stored in a facility reach-in cooler lacking the required date-marking criteria; an employee stated items were prepared within the facility on 9/16/2020; consulted with PIC on ensuring all time/temperature controlled 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, when held at a temperature of 41°F (5°C) or below for a maximum of 7 days. The day of preparation shall be counted as Day 1; PIC supplied items in question with the appropriate identifier. New Violation.

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.07(6)(b)]
Observed a unidentifiable chemical stored in a container labeled “Roundup”; further investigation revealed the solution in question to be degreaser; informed PIC on ensuring 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. New Violation. Correct By: 09/18/2021

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(5)(g)]
Observed an employee wearing a watch on wrist while engaged in food preparation; Except for a plain ring such as a wedding band food employees may not wear jewelry including medical information jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food. Repeat Violation.

Violation of Code: [511-6-1.06(1)(g),(h)]
No hot water supplied to the facility; further investigation revealed disrepair to the facility’s hot water heater; PIC voluntarily closed facility until repair to the facility’s hot water heater were completed. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

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