JONESBORO, Ga. - Bass BBQ & Soul Food failed health inspection earlier this month and must now fix multiple violations before a re-inspection that could happen any day.
The owner declined to be interviewed by Channel 2 Action News, but did say the eatery is addressing all violations.
The Clayton County restaurant on Anvil Block Road in Jonesboro dropped 30 points to a 61. A passing health inspection grade is 70.
"Rise it up a little bit because I'm in food service," said customer Abigail Cloud. "So 61 is degrading."
Violations included no soap and/or paper towels in the hand sinks, potentially hazardous cold food stored at a temperature greater than 41 degrees and garbage around the dumpster.
There were also adult flies in the dining area, kitchen and food prep area.
Bass BBQ & Soul Food opened last September. Channel 2's Carol Sbarge reviewed its two previous health inspections and learned the absence of soap and paper towels was a repeat violation.
Cloud said she doesn't usually pay attention to inspection scores.
"Yes, because the report card tells it all," she said.
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