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J & J Fish & Chicken in Decatur receives a 71% on their recent health inspection

J & J Fish & Chicken, located at 2656 Wesley Chapel Road in Decatur, received a score of 71 points out of a possible 100 points during their 12/09/2022 inspection by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

The violations noted by the inspector were:

Violation #1
2-1B – hands clean and properly washed
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: On multiple occasions, observed employees breading raw fish or shrimp, then change gloves without washing hands before handling ready to eat foods or cooler handles and fryer handles. Corrected on site – Employees washed hands after PIC instructed them.
Violation #2
2-2B – proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed serval employees drinking from an open beverage containers and water bottles in a the main kitchen and other food preparation areas. COS- employees discontinued upon my arrival.
Violation #3
4-1A – food separated and protected
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Employees removed unwashed lemons from several boxes, washed them, then returned them to the original boxes. Advised PIC to rewash all lemons.
Violation #4
4-1A – food separated and protected
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Employees washed some fresh lemons in the same sink as raw shrimp and raw fish. Corrected- employees discarded lemons
Violation #5
11A – proper cooling methods used: adequate equipment for temperature control
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed coleslaw prepared today cooling in tightly closed portion cups. Corrected, moved to freezer for rapid cooling. Also observed raw fish and chicken that was prepared (washed, seasoned, etc.) cooling in tightly closed and stacked containers inside coolers. Corrected on site- lids removed and containers arranged in single layers.
Violation #6
12B – personal cleanliness
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed several employees with hair (or beard) longer than 1/2 inch not wearing any hair restraint while handling food.
Violation #7
17C – physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean
Points: 1
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed a few holes in the walls (near stairwell) and ceiling tiles. Advised to repair to deter pest from harboring in walls or ceiling. Observed excessive food spills under flour and breading storage and throughout the main cook line. Advised to deep clean to prevent attracting pests.
Violation #8
17D – adequate ventilation and lighting; designated areas used
Points: 1
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed several employees’ water bottles and similar personal items stored with or above food throughout the kitchen and in multiple cooers. COS items were discarded or relocated. Advised to store in a designated are away from food and food products.
Remarks
PIC= Person in Charge; COS= Corrected on site; TCS= Time/Temperature Controlled for Safety;
Calibrations: TP=32, DT= 32
Observed Health Decision Tree for HSPs, Vomit & Fecal Event Cleaning Procedures and EPA registered chlorine disinfectant and Employee Reporting Agreement for the PIC.
Advisements- Observations of any of these items will result in violations and points deducted on future inspections
Advised to maintain written policy for using chicken on TPHC
Inspection report is not posted where is is readable from 1-foot away

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