Atlanta pizza spot gets a 70 on health check after failing with a 31


UPDATE: The restaurant was re-inspected Thursday and received a 70/C. Ten violations were noted, including a continued failure to provide hot water at all hand sinks and a failure to post the failing score received Nov. 6.

ORIGINAL STORY: A pizza restaurant failed a recent health inspection, Fulton County records show.

Baba Jaan Pizza, located on Delowe Drive, scored a 31 following the Nov. 6 evaluation. Scores below 70 are considered failing. Its prior score, from August 2016, was a 100.

According to the report, several live roaches and spiders were seen during the inspection. Dead roaches were also reported.

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“The facility must provide pest control from a licensed contractor within 10 days and provide invoice to health authority at follow up,” the report said. 

Officials also reported heavy rust build-up on a can opener blade and an employee preparing food without a proper hair restraint. 

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A call placed to the manager were not immediately returned Tuesday. There is also a Baba Jaan Pizza in Jonesboro. 

Follow-up inspections are generally completed within 10 days of the original evaluation.

Baba Jaan Pizza

2000 Delowe Drive

Atlanta, Ga., 30311

Score: 31

Read the full report. 


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