Georgia has rules it requires every food service operation to follow. These are just a few of the many health and safety regulations. Food service operations without a permit are illegal. Employees must know how to prevent foodborne illness and the symptoms of those illnesses. Food must be kept at the correct temperatures to prevent pathogens from growing. Employees must meet standards of cleanliness while working around food. If health laws are not met, the food service's permit may be suspended.

DeKalb McDonald’s rechecked after flies found, ‘slime’ issue

Update: The restaurant has passed with a 94. Read the new report: here

Original: A DeKalb County McDonald’s failed its recent health inspection with a variety of issues.

The restaurant, located at 2739 Wesley Chapel Road near the intersection with South Hairston Road, received a 65 on Monday, according to the inspector’s report.

The report docked the establishment for an employee not properly washing hands, improper food storage and “flies and gnat” in the facility. From the report, it isn't clear if more than one gnat was found.

“Observed soda fountain dispensing nozzle unclean with a slime residue on the grooves of the nozzle,” the report said.  

A McDonald’s representative emailed a statement from the owner-operator of the location.

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“I have taken immediate action to address the violations. The health and safety of my customers and employees is my top priority, which includes operating a safe and clean restaurant,” said the statement, which didn’t give the name of the owner-operator.

Restaurants that fail are generally re-inspected within 10 days.


2739 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur

Score: 65

Report: here.

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