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.

Flies found (again) at American Deli in DeKalb during reinspection

Update: The restaurant passed its reinspection Thursday with an 82. Read the new report: here.

Original: A DeKalb County American Deli failed its recent health inspection with various issues.

The restaurant, located at 2998 Turner Hill Road by the Mall at Stonecrest, scored 64 on Tuesday, according to the inspector’s report.

Among the problems were both living and dead flies found in the kitchen, the report said. Also, an employee was seen practicing incorrect handwashing and raw meat was thawing at the wrong temperature.


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The inspector also took issue with the fact that paper towels were missing from the handsink.

Through an employee, the manager declined to comment in a phone call Wednesday.

Restaurants that fail are typically rechecked within 10 days.


American Deli

2998 Turner Hill Road, Stonecrest

64

Report: here. 


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