5 restaurants score low with health inspectors

LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Lil Dotties in Tanner remains on the Limestone County Health Department's reinspection schedule after scoring a 71. The restaurant scored a 75 during their previous inspection.

The health inspector reported finding fish thawing in a sink that is used for mops, one of several critical violations for Lil Dottie's. The inspector also reported a worker made bare hand contact with ready to eat food. Food in a cooler was 13 degrees above the required cold holding temperature, and pork chops were 27 degrees below the required hot holding temperature.

The Bojangles in Athens scored a 79. The health inspector reported finding damaged fryer baskets. Bojangles also lost point because of a rusty and damaged ice maker, and the inspector reported cheese was held 18 degrees above the maximum temperature required to prevent bacterial growth in cold holding foods.

La Costenita in Boaz scored an 83. A Marshall County health inspector reported beef was held 31 degrees below the required temperature. La Costenita also lost points because a worker touched ready to eat food with their bare hands.

Kreme Delite in Athens scored an 83. The inspector reported finding a dirty can opener blade.

The Pine Grove Texaco on Wall Triana Highway in Madison remains on the Madison County Health Department's reinspection schedule after scoring a 79. They scored an 82 during their previous inspection.

The inspector reported there were an excessive number of flies in the building.

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