Waffle House in Fulton fails health check with dirty kitchen, bad milk

A Waffle House has failed its recent inspection due to issues with expired milk and an unhygienic kitchen, according to Fulton County health department records.

The rarely-closed eatery at 9159 Roosevelt Highway in Palmetto earned a score of 60 on Friday. Any score below a 70 is considered failing.

Workers were required to throw out milk that was three days expired, according to the report. Staff also discarded salad along with sausage gravy because the items were not dated.

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A person who identified themselves as a store manager over the phone Wednesday declined to comment and referred The Atlanta Journal-Constitution to a corporate spokesperson. The corporate spokesperson has not responded to a request for comment.

Other issues included “black substance accumulated on drink nozzles” and “accumulation” in several reach-in coolers.

Employees were cited for eating in the grill prep area and food being improperly stored.

The location earned scores of 82 during inspections in August 2018 and November 2017county records show.

Follow-up inspections are usually done within 10 days of the original evaluation.

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Waffle House No. 1776

9159 Roosevelt Highway

Palmetto, Ga., 30268

Read the full inspection here.

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