Establishment Closings

The inspection and regulation of food establishments and other facilities in Alabama is the responsibility of the Alabama Department of Public Health environmental staff at the county health departments and the Division of Food, Milk and Lodging (FML). The Department issues enforcement actions where immediate hazards exist or where compliance is not obtained voluntarily.

An establishment is required to immediately cease operations in the event of any of the following: extended interruption of electrical or water service, complete lack of refrigeration, complete lack of hot water, sewage backup, misuse of poisonous or toxic materials, onset of an apparent foodborne illness outbreak, or other circumstance that may endanger public health, including an inspection score of less than sixty. Operations are not resumed until an inspection indicates conditions constituting an imminent health risk and a substantial hazard no longer exist.

Below is a list of recent (within the last 90 days) enforcement actions for food service establishments, lodging facilities and body art facilities. In most instances conditions are corrected and the establishment can reopen within a few hours. To verify the current status of a particular establishment, contact the Environmental Office of the local county health department.

Food Establishments

Teri & Grill
Montgomery, AL 36117
07/19/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Schlotzsky's Deli
Madison, AL 35758
07/16/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

U.S. Travel Center
Montgomery, AL 36117
07/13/2018
Purpose: Sewage backup into the kitchen

Church's Chicken #4608
Montgomery, AL 36116
07/11/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Pine Brothers Coffee Company
Huntsville, AL 35801
07/10/2018
Purpose: Sewage backup into the kitchen

Wendy's 
Ozark, AL 36360
07/10/2018
Purpose: Sewage backup into the kitchen

Burger King
Mobile, AL 36608
07/10/2018
Purpose: Sewage backup into the kitchen

Mike's Mini Mart
Huntsville, AL 35810
07/09/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Sonic Drive Inn #602165
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
07/03/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

McDonald's 
Oneonta, AL 35121
07/03/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Circle K
Midfield, AL 35228
07/02/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

El Pollo Ranchero
Birmingham, AL 35209
07/02/2018
Purpose: Lack of adequate refrigeration

Taco N Madre
Hoover, AL 35216
06/27/2048
Purpose: Lack of adequate refrigeration

Jack's Family Restaurant #180
Lincoln, AL 35096
06/26/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of water

Waffle House #1560
Lincoln, AL 35096
06/26/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of water

Taco Bell/KFC
Lincoln, AL 35096
06/26/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of water

Joel's Varsity Restaurant
Trussville, AL 35173
06/25/2018
Purpose: Lack of adequate refrigeration

Mr. Shark's Fish & Chicken
Hoover, AL 35244
06/25/2018
Purpose: Overhead A/C leak in the food preparation/utensil storage area

Jay Veerdada Inc. dba Redstone Food Marts
Huntsville, AL 35805
06/21/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Krystal MNT - 02
Montgomery, AL 36109
06/21/2018
Purpose: Lack of adequate refrigeration

Extend-A-Suites
Mobile, AL 36606
06/20/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

McDonald's Emerald Management Corporation
Union Springs, AL 36089
06/19/2018
Purpose: Lack of adequate refrigeration

Dinner's Ready
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
06/18/2018
Purpose: Performed construction without first submitting plans

Starbucks Coffee Co. #9507
Huntsville, AL 35801
06/15/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Mahalo Poke
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
06/14/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Millbrook Citgo dba PGANI, LLC.
Millbrook, AL 36054
06/13/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Coliseum Food Mart
Montgomery, AL 36110
06/13/2018
Purpose: Rodent infestation

Jersey Mike's
Hoover, AL 35244
06/13/2018
Purpose: Inspection score of less than 60

Subway #34736
Huntsville, AL 35801
06/11/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Hardee's
Mobile, AL 36695
06/08/2018
Purpose: No air/AC; excessive heat

SKT Mini Mart
Montgomery, AL 36108
06/07/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Alabama State University Acadome Sky Lounge
Montgomery, AL 36104
06/06/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Alabama State University Acadome Concession #10
Montgomery, AL 36104
06/06/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Alabama State University Acadome Concession #3
Montgomery, AL 36104
06/06/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Alabama State University Acadome Concession #5
Montgomery, AL 36104
06/06/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Subway #34575
Sneed, AL 35952
06/05/2018
Purpose: Lack of adequate refrigeration

Mexican Food Truck
Pinson, AL 35215
06/05/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Off the Hook Seafood
Columbia, AL 36319
06/01/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Captain D's 
Birmingham, AL 35208
06/01/2018
Purpose: Roof leak into food preparation area

McDonald's 
Alabaster, AL 35007
05/31/208
Purpose: Sewage backup in the restrooms

Eternal Life International Ministries
Birmingham, AL 35215
05/30/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

KFC - J235064
Dothan, AL 36303
05/29/2018
Purpose: Roof leaks in the kitchen area directly over a preparation table and a fryer

McDonald's
Alabaster, AL 35007
05/29/2018
Purpose: Sewage backup into the kitchen and bathrooms

Waffle House #1790
Centre, AL 35960
05/25/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

A & D Xpress Restaurant
Guntersville, AL 35976
05/25/2018
Purpose: Inspection score of less than 60

Curtis Fried Chicken
Birmingham, AL 35208
05/25/2018
Purpose: Extended interruption of water service

Mike's Wings and Fins
Birmingham, AL 35204
05/23/2018
Purpose: No restroom facilities available; broken toilet and water leak 

Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe
Opelika, AL 36801
05/23/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

O'Charley's
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
05/23/2018
Purpose: Lack of adequate water pressure

Wendy's Hamburgers
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
05/21/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of refrigeration

China Super Buffet
Mobile, AL 36608
05/21/2018
Purpose: Inspection score of less than 60

Church's Chicken
Eutaw, AL 35462
05/18/2018
Purpose: Sewage backup into the kitchen

KFC-J235065
Dothan, AL 36301
05/18/2018
Purpose: Roof leaks in the kitchen area, some which were directly over the hot holding cases

Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Huntsville, AL 35801
05/16/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Domino's Pizza
Birmingham, AL 35210
05/16/2018
Purpose: A/C failure; employees were sweating onto food and food contact surfaces

Zaxby's 
Hueytown, AL 35023
05/16/2018
Purpose: Lack of adequate refrigeration

Fairhaven Retirement Community
Birmingham, AL 35210
05/14/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Subway Jasper Mall #5938
Jasper, AL 35501
05/11/2018
Purpose: Lack of adequate refrigeration

Dickey's Barbecue Pit #953
Northport, AL 35475
05/11/2018
Purpose: Gross insanitary condition, specifically a roach infestation

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Mobile
Northport, AL 35475
05/11/2018
Purpose: Suspension of commissary permit due to a gross insanitary condition, specifically a roach infestation

Troy Highway Chevron
Pike Road, AL 36064
05/09/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Rand Quick Stop 
Grand Bay, AL 36541
05/08/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of water

Quality Inn 
Troy, AL 36081
05/07/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

New Garden Chinese Restaurant
Dothan, AL 36303
05/04/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

El Patron Mexican Restaurant
Attalla, AL 35954
05/03/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Paradise Biryani Point
Hoover, AL 35244
05/03/2018
Purpose: Misuse of toxic items (pesticide)

Rooski's @ Chef's Workshop
Hoover, AL 35216
05/01/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Madison Square Chevron Food Mart
Huntsville, AL 35806
04/30/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Mugshots BJCC
Birmingham, AL 35203
04/27/2018
Purpose: Fire

Montevallo Food Mart
Montevallo, AL 35115
04/25/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Burger King
Mobile, AL 36607
04/25/18
Purpose: Unapproved construction/hazardous conditions

Moundville Food Mart
Moundville, AL 35474
04/24/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Pablo's 
Hoover, AL 35244
04/21/2018
Purpose: Extended interruption of water and electrical service

Longhorn Steakhouse #5150
Hoover, AL 35242
04/19/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

Octane Coffee & Bar 
Homewood, AL 35209
04/19/2018
Purpose: Complete lack of hot water

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Lodging Facilities

Hampton Inn - Madison
Madison, AL 35758
06/22/2018
Purpose: Chlorine was found to be less than (1) part per million for both the spa and swimming pool

Holiday Inn Express
Huntsville, AL 35758
06/14/2018
Purpose: Chlorine was found to be less than (1) part per million for both the spa and swimming pool

Days Inn & Suites
Huntsville, AL 35806
04/20/2018
Purpose: Live bed bugs found in room #115 and room #116

In most cases closure orders for hotels only affect one room or a small number of rooms and not the entire facility. To verify the current status of a particular establishment, contact the Environmental Office of the local county health department.

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Body Art Facilities

There are no closures to report at this time. 

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Page last updated: July 19, 2018