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Pursuant to Title 25-A of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations
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Health Regulation and Licensing Administration    Food Safety & Hygiene Inspection Services Division    899 North Capitol Street, NE   Washington, DC 20002
http://doh.dc.gov/service/food-safety      email: food.safety@dc.gov
Establishment Name  17783 - Vendor - JERK AT NITE #2
Address  4215 FAIRFAX DR
City/State/Zip Code  ARLINGTON, VA 22203
Telephone
 (202) 538-3396
 E-mail address  JERKATNITE@GMAIL.COM
Date of Inspection
 10
/
 28
/
 2020
    Time In
 09
:
 50
AM     Time Out
 11
:
 35
AM  
License Holder  17783 - Denville Myrie
License/Customer No.  19CAP-00000050
License Period
 06 
/
 27 
/
 2019 
 - 
 03 
/
 31 
/
 2021 
 Type of Inspection
 Complaint
Establishment Type:  Mobile Vending
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  3 COS  0 R  0
Priority Foundation Violations  6 COS  0 R  0
Core Violations  3 COS  0 R  0
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
 KADEEM TODD 
CFPM #:  FS-82352 

CFPM Expiration Date:   08/08/2021  
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
  
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
  
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
  
D.C. licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor:
  
FOODBORNE ILLNESS RISK FACTORS AND PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS
  Compliance Status COS R
  Supervision  
IN OUT 1. Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
 
 
IN OUT 2. Certified Food Protection Manager
 
 
  Employee Health  
IN OUT 3. Management, food employee, and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities, and reporting
 
 
IN OUT 4. Proper use of restriction and exclusion
 
 
IN OUT 5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
 
 
  Good Hygienic Practices  
IN OUT N/O 6. Proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use
 
 
IN OUT N/O 7. No discharge from eyes, nose, and mouth
 
 
  Control of Hands as a Vehicle of Contamination  
IN OUT N/O 8. Hands clean and properly washed
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 9. No bare hand contact with RTE foods or a pre-approved alternate procedure properly allowed
 
 
IN OUT 10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
 
 
  Approved Source  
IN OUT 11. Food obtained from approved source
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 12. Food received at proper temperature
 
 
IN OUT 13. Food in good condition, safe, and unadulterated
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 14. Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction
 
 
  Protection from Contamination  
IN OUT N/A N/O 15. Food separated and protected
 
 
IN OUT N/A 16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned and sanitized
 
 
IN OUT 17. Proper disposition of returned, previously served, reconditioned, and unsafe food
 
 
  Potentially Hazardous Food (Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food)  
IN OUT N/A N/O 18. Proper cooking time and temperatures
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 19. Proper reheating procedures for hot holding
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 20. Proper cooling time and temperature
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 21. Proper hot holding temperatures
 
 
IN OUT N/A 22. Proper cold holding temperatures
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 23. Proper date marking and disposition
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 24. Time as a public health control: procedures and records
 
 
  Consumer Advisory  
IN OUT N/A 25. Consumer advisory provided for raw or undercooked foods
 
 
  Highly Susceptible Populations  
IN OUT N/A 26. Pasteurized foods used; prohibited foods not offered
 
 
  Chemical  
IN OUT N/A 27. Food additives: approved and properly used
 
 
IN OUT 28. Toxic substances properly identified, stored, and used
 
 
  Conformance with Approved Procedures  
IN OUT N/A 29. Compliance with variance, specialized process, and HACCP plan
 
 
 
GOOD RETAIL PRACTICES
  Compliance Status COS R
  Safe Food and Water  
IN OUT N/A 30. Pasteurized eggs used where required
 
 
IN OUT 31. Water and ice from approved source
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 32. Variance obtained for specialized processing methods
 
 
  Food Temperature Control  
IN OUT N/A N/O 33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 34. Plant food properly cooked for hot holding
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 35. Approved thawing methods used
 
 
IN OUT 36. Thermometers provided and accurate
 
 
  Food Identification  
IN OUT 37. Food properly labeled; original container
 
 
  Prevention of Food Contamination  
IN OUT 38. Insects, rodents, and animals not present
 
 
IN OUT 39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage, and display
 
 
IN OUT 40. Personal cleanliness
 
 
IN OUT 41. Wiping cloths: properly used and stored
 
 
IN OUT 42. Washing fruits and vegetables
 
 
  Proper Use of Utensils  
IN OUT 43. In-use utensils: properly stored
 
 
IN OUT 44. Utensils, equipment and linens: properly stored, dried, and handled
 
 
IN OUT 45. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored and used
 
 
IN OUT 46. Gloves used properly
 
 
  Utensils, Equipment, and Vending  
IN OUT 47. Food and nonfood-contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, and used
 
 
IN OUT 48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained, and used; test strips
 
 
IN OUT 49. Nonfood-contact surfaces clean
 
 
  Physical Facilities  
IN OUT 50. Hot and cold water available; adequate pressure
 
 
IN OUT 51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
 
 
IN OUT 52. Sewage and waste water properly disposed
 
 
IN OUT 53. Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, and cleaned
 
 
IN OUT 54. Garbage and refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
 
 
IN OUT 55. Physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean
 
 
IN OUT 56. Adequate ventilation and lighting; designated areas used
 
 
IN = in compliance OUT = not in compliance N/O = not observed
N/A = not applicable COS = corrected on-site R = repeat violation
Establishment Name  17783 - Vendor - JERK AT NITE #2    Establishment Address  4215 FAIRFAX DR
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
10. - The hand washing sink has been blocked.  2414.1 A handwashing sink shall be maintained so that it is accessible at all times for employee use. Pf  
10. - I observed shredded cheese products in plastic bags have been stored inside the hand washing sink.  2414.2 A handwashing sink shall not be used for purposes other than handwashing. Pf  
10. - I observed there was no running hot water (at least 100 degree F) at the hand washing sink during the inspection.  2402.1 A handwashing sink shall be equipped to provide water at a temperature of at least thirty-eight degrees Celsius (38 degrees C) (one hundred degrees Fahrenheit (100 degrees F)) through a mixing valve or combination faucet. Pf  
11. - During the inspection, I observed prepared food items (cooked and cooked jerk chicken legs, chopped onions and peppers) have been delivered to the truck from unlicensed facility.  700.1 Food shall be obtained from sources that comply with federal and state laws and An Act Relating to the adulteration of foods and drugs in the District of Columbia, approved February 17, 1898 (30 Stat. 246; D.C. Official Code Sections 48-101, et seq. (2009 Repl. and 2011 Supp.)). P  
21. - I observed beef patties have been held at improper hot holding temperature in the hot holding unit during the inspection.  1005.1 Except during preparation, cooking, or cooling, or when time is used as the public health control as specified in Section 1009, potentially hazardous food (time/ temperature control for safety food) shall be maintained: (a) At fifty-seven degrees Celsius (57 degrees C) (one hundred thirty-five degrees Fahrenheit (135 degrees F)) or above, except that roasts cooked to a temperature and for a time specified in Section 900.2 or reheated as specified in Section 906.5 may be held at a temperature of fifty-four degrees Celsius (54 degrees C )(one hundred thirty degrees Fahrenheit ((130 degrees F)) or above. P  
22. - I observed jerk fish fillets, shredded cheese, chopped onions and peppers have been held at improper cold holding temperatures on the truck during the inspection.  1005.1 Except during preparation, cooking, or cooling, or when time is used as the public health control as specified in Section 1009, potentially hazardous food (time/ temperature control for safety food) shall be maintained: (b) At five degrees Celsius (5 degrees C) (forty-one degrees Fahrenheit (41 degrees F)) or less. P  
33. - I observed the truck has not been equipped with refrigerator or freezer during the inspection.  1600.1 Equipment for cooling and heating food, and holding cold and hot food, shall be sufficient in number and capacity to provide food temperatures as specified in chapters 6 through 13. Pf  
35. - I observed plantain was thawing at room temperature in the 3-compartment ware washing sink.  1002.1 Except as specified in Section 1002.5, potentially hazardous food (time/temperature control for safety food) shall be thawed under refrigeration that maintains the food temperature at five degrees Celsius (5 degrees C) (forty-one degrees Fahrenheit (41 degrees F)) or less; or: (a) Completely submerged under running water: (1) At a water temperature of twenty-one degrees Celsius (21 degrees C) (seventy degrees Fahrenheit (70 degrees F)) or below; (2) With sufficient water velocity to agitate and float off loose particles in an overflow; (3) For a period of time that does not allow thawed portions of ready-to-eat food to rise above five degrees Celsius (5 degrees C) (forty-one degrees Fahrenheit (41 degrees F)); or (4) For a period of time that does not allow thawed portions of a raw animal food requiring cooking as specified in Sections 900.1 and 900.2 to be above five degrees Celsius (5 degrees C) (forty-one degrees Fahrenheit (41 degrees F)), or seven degrees Celsius (7 degrees C) (forty-five degrees Fahrenheit (45 degrees F)) as specified in Sections 900.1 and 900.2, for more than four (4) hours including the time the food is exposed to the running water and the time needed for preparation for cooking, or the time it takes under refrigeration to lower the food temperature (41 degrees F)); (b) As a part of a cooking process if the food that is frozen is: (1) Cooked as specified in Sections 900.1, 900.2 or Section 901; or (2) Thawed in a microwave oven and immediately transferred to conventional cooking equipment, with no interruption in the process; or (c) Using any procedure if a portion of frozen ready-to-eat food is thawed and prepared for immediate service in response to an individual consumer's order.  
47. - I observed a Styrofoam box used as a food preparation container, holding multiple jerked fish fillets on the truck during the inspection.  1400.1(b)-(e) Materials that are used in the construction of utensils and food-contact surfaces of equipment shall not allow the migration of deleterious substances, or impart colors, odors, or tastes to food, and under normal use conditions shall be: (b) Durable, corrosion-resistant, and nonabsorbent; (c) Sufficient in weight and thickness to withstand repeated warewashing; (d) Finished to have a smooth, easily cleanable surface; and (e) Resistant to pitting, chipping, crazing, scratching, scoring, distortion, and decomposition.  
50. - I observed there was no running hot water (110 degree F) provided at the 3-compartment ware washing sink during the inspection.  2305.2 Hot water generation and distribution systems shall be sufficient to meet the peak hot water demands throughout the food establishment. Pf  
51. - I observed the wastewater tank has been leaking.  2418.1 A plumbing system shall be: (a) Repaired according to the D.C. Plumbing Code (2008) incorporating the International Plumbing Code 2006, as amended by the D.C. Plumbing Code Supplement (subtitle F of 12 DCMR); and (b) Maintained in good repair.  
62. - The establishment's business license has expired on March 31, 2019. Contact the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs regarding the license's status. Please fax a copy of the renewed license to our office at 202-535-1359.  4300.2 No person shall operate a food establishment with an expired license. Pf  
 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
Hot Water (Handwashing Sink) 64.7F Hot Water (3-compartment sink) 64.7F Beef Patties (Hot Holding Display Unit) (Hot Holding) 83.8F Cut onions and peppers (Room) (Holding) 59.8F
Cut onions and peppers (Room) (Holding) 60.2F Chicken jerked (Room) (Holding) 41.0F Fish raw (Room) (Holding) 44.0F    
Inspector Comments:
Note: The person-in-charge refused me to go and conduct inspection at the building, addressed 1100 H St NE, trading as 'District Jerk', where the food truck has been using as a depot.

SUMMARY SUSPENSION for:

1) Operating with incorrect hot and cold holding temperatures for potentially hazardous foods that do not comply with this Code and that cannot be corrected during the course of the inspection in violation of chapter 10 [25-A DCMR 4408.1(k)(9)]

2) Operating a food establishment with no hot water in violation of § 2305 [25-A DCMR 4408.1(k)(8)]

3) Operating a food establishment with circumstances that may endanger public health [25-A DCMR 4408.1(h)]

In order for license to be restored, a non-compliance restoration fee of $100 (for re-inspection during normal business hours) or $400 (for re-inspection during non-business hours) must be paid before an inspection can be scheduled and all violations must be corrected and approved by DC Health).

Please see the details in the Restoration Procedures document provided by the inspector.

Please note: Violations of the D.C. Department of Health’s Food Code may incur administrative and/or civil fines and penalties.

To schedule restoration inspection or should you have any question, please contact the area supervisory sanitarian at food.safety@dc.gov.
DC Health does not assign a grade, percentage, or rating for establishment inspection reports. We perform a pass-fail inspection. The amount of Priority, Priority Foundation, and Core violations are tallied at the top of each inspection report. DC Health also performs follow up inspections to ensure the violations which were cited on the initial report have been corrected. To view an establishment's inspection report, follow this link: https://dc.healthinspections.us.
  Kadeem Todd 10/28/2020
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    Jemal Yasin 026  10/28/2020 
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