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Eight more local eateries receive satisfactory health ratings

The eight Franklin County establishments that received health ratings during the week of January 29, 2018 through February 2, 2018, each had scores that fall into the “satisfactory compliance” range.

Health ratings are required to be prominently posted in all food/lodging establishments. Scores are graded by the Alabama Department of Public Health inspectors on a 100-point scale.

Establishments with scores of 85 to 100 are considered to be in “satisfactory compliance” and are routinely inspected. Establishments scoring between 70 and 84 will be inspected again in 60 days, and those scoring between 60 and 69 will have another follow-up within 48 hours. Any establishment scoring below 60 will be immediately closed.

Areas of inspection by ADPH include management and personnel; food storage, preparation and service; equipment; utensils; linen cleanliness; plumbing and waste; poisonous or toxic material storage; and an inspection of the physical facility or property.

The eight Franklin County businesses listed in the most recent food and lodging establishment ratings scored 89 or above, within the satisfactory compliance range.

The highest score was 100, given to the Phil Campbell Senior Center, 135 Sherry Brice Drive, Phil Campbell.

Inspections of Franklin County businesses, with critical item violations noted, resulted in the following scores:

  • Kentucky Fried Chicken, 15045 Highway 43, Russellville, 89. (Cracked or damaged utensils).
  • The Flying Beetle Destination, 104 Montgomery St. SW, Russellville, 89. (Can opener blade dirty).
  • McDonald’s, 15254 Highway 43, Russellville, 92. (Leak in freezer dripping on food).
  • Chelle’s Kitchen, 7321 Hwy. 19, Vina, 96.
  • Chevron Food Mart, 3515 Broad St., Phil Campbell, 97.
  • Rhoda P’s Catering Services, 2080 College Road, Phil Campbell, 98.
  • MeMe’s Cakery, 15480 Hwy. 243, Russellville, 98.

Of the 11 inspections done in Colbert County from January 29-February 2, 2018, all received scores of at least 86. USA Ichiban, Inc., 1207 S. Jackson Hwy., Sheffield, had the low score of 86.

Happy’s Victory Fuel, 1300 Woodward Ave., Muscle Shoals, Dollar General #11337, 2821 Hwy. 20, Tuscumbia, and Subway, 4116 Jackson Hwy., Sheffield, each shared the high score of 98.

Health ratings are available at www.foodscores.state.al.us and may be viewed by city or county.

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