CONYERS, Ga. - A Waffle House in Conyers is apologizing after failing its health inspection.
The Waffle House, located off Interstate 20 on Sigman Road, scored a 57 on its Feb. 26 inspection.
It was previously inspected in December, barely passing with a 72. A score of a 70 is considered passing.
Some of the recent violations included expired milk in the reach-in coolers, an employee removed a washed lemon from a bag with bare hands (bare hands aren't allowed on ready to eat foods) and the person in charge was not ensuring proper hand washing, use of sink and holding of foods.
Channel 2’s Carol Sbarge went to the restaurant to find out why they've struggled with their scores in the past few months. No one was allowed to talk on camera, but Waffle House spokesperson Pat Warner sent a statement:
“We apologize to our customers and want to assure them we have taken corrective measures at this restaurant. The division manager has implemented an action plan that was approved by the Health Department. Our associates will receive additional training, and a member of our corporate training team is on site today to assist."
Waffle House also said it is make every effort to provide a clean and safe environment for all its customers and employees and that any problems are fully investigated
The Waffle House will be re-inspected within 10 days of its failing inspection.