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 Chinese restaurant re-checked after rodent feces, roaches found

Update: The restaurant passed a re-inspection on Dec. 14 with a 96. For the full report, read here.

Original: A DeKalb County Chinese restaurant failed its recent health inspection with rodent droppings and live roaches reported in the kitchen.

Hong Kong BBQ, located at 5985 New Peachtree Road, Chamblee, received a 61 on Tuesday, according to the inspector’s report.

The report says there were a number of issues with food storage, including raw chicken and shrimp stored next to each other and raw beef stored next to cooked noodles in the cooler.

The inspector also complained of “excessive debris” behind equipment.

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The roaches were around the service counter as well as in the kitchen, and the droppings were throughout the kitchen, the report said.

A message left at the restaurant for comment wasn’t returned.

Restaurants that fail health checks are typically reinspected within 10 days.

Hong Kong BBQ

5985 New Peachtree Road, Chamblee

Score: 61

Report: here.

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