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Kitchen Cops; seven low performers

Kitchen Cops: seven low performers

This week's kitchen cops reveals seven low performers in the area. (Source: MGNOnline) This week's kitchen cops reveals seven low performers in the area. (Source: MGNOnline)
MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Santa Fe Cattle Co. in Albertville scored a 78 with the Marshall County Health Department. The inspector reported that the cooler holding food under the grill and the cooler holding food for frying were up to nine degrees above the temperature required to prevent bacterial growth. The inspector also discovered food residue on dishes stored on the clean dish shelf, and they reported that fryer baskets had loose wires.

Eagles Corner Café in Douglas scored a 78. The inspector reported that bare hand contact was made with food. They also lost points because of employee drinks found in the kitchen.

The Catfish Cabin in Athens scored an 84. A Limestone County health inspector reported that fish, oysters, shrimp and chicken were nine degrees above the required cold holding temperature. The inspector also took of points because they were using damaged fryer baskets.

The KFC in Boaz scored an 83. Water used while breading chicken needs to be hot or cold, and the inspector says it was neither.

An 84 for La Orquidea Restaurant in Albertville. The inspector reports three coolers were running too warm. Also, refried beans were not cooled correctly, found in a cooler in the food danger zone for bacteria growth.

Sam's Mini Mart in Huntsville scored an 81. The inspector reported that nacho cheese was more than twenty degrees below the required temperature and that the fountain drink nozzles needed cleaned.

Taqueria Guanajuato in Albertville scored an 80. The inspector reported that raw meat was 34 degrees above the maximum 41 degree temperature required for cold holding food. The inspector also found a worker's drink in the kitchen.

For the most recent health inspection scores, log on to the Alabama Department of Public Health Food Establishment Scores .

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