Live roaches main concern during health inspection of “Andy’s It’s All Good” soul food restaurant

Aug 1, 2020 at 9:29 AM EDT

VALDOSTA – Andy’s It’s All Good soul food and BBQ restaurant, located at 118 W Martin Luther King Jr Dr, received a score of 77 points out of a possible 100 points during their June 18 inspection by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

It was due to this ‘passing’ grade, that the roach concerns didn’t immediately catch our attention.

The violations noted on June 18 by inspector Bernotta Linder were:

3-1C – food in good condition, safe, and unadulterated
511-6-1.04(1) – safe, unadulterated and honestly presented (p)
Inspector Notes: Observed container of rice with live roach at steam table. Rice was being reheated. COS, Rice discarded.

6-2 – proper date marking and disposition
511-6-1.04(6)(g) – ready-to-eat time/temperature control for safety food, date marking (pf)
Inspector Notes: Several pots of leftover TCS foods (collard greens, chittlins, pork, baked beans) in RIC without date marking of preparation/disposal date. COS, TCS foods were properly date marked with preparation date of 6/14/20.

8-2B – toxic substances properly identified, stored, used
511-6-1.07(6)(e) – conditions of use (p, pf, c)
Inspector Notes: Observed several cans/bottles of roach & ant killer (Bengal Roach Spray, Ecologic Ant & Roach Killer 2, Safer Brand Ant & Crawling Insect Killer, Ortho Home Defense)throughout kitchen and on prep tables. Insecticides are fro residential use only. COS, All cans/bottles were removed from kitchen area.

17C – physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean
511-6-1.07(5)(a),(b) – good repair, physical facilities maintained; cleaning, frequency & restrictions, cleaned often enough to keep them clean (c)
Inspector Notes: Detail clean kitchen area. Clean grease and food particles under fryer and stove.

18 – insects, rodents, and animals not present
511-6-1.07(5)(k) – controlling pests (pf, c)
Inspector Notes: Observed several live roaches throughout kitchen. Please have a pest control company come out to spray. Keep copy of records in facility.

Remarks*Get more hand soap at hand washing sink. Discarded other due to dead roach inside (Opened Ajax bottle).
*Remove any items not used for the purpose of the restaurant from kitchen (container with medicines, big orange massage chair, etc.)
*Any leftover TCS foods must be date marked and discarded within 7 days.
*Recommend detail cleaning facility on off days.
*Watch storage in reach in cooler (roll of raw ground beef).
*Keep insecticides sprays out of kitchen.
*Recommend reheating wings in microwave before placing in steam well. TCS foods must be reheated to 165F within 2 hours.
*The Health Department offers free food safety trainings and informal inspections. Please call (229)245-2314 or email Bernotta.linder to schedule.
*Gave COVID-19 documents (return to work 7 free testing).
*Make sure all food products are sealed tight to prevent any pest contamination.