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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  BALLEY'S CARRYOUT
Address  5577 CENTRAL AVE SE
City/State/Zip Code  Washington, DC 20019
Telephone
 (646) 427-2622
 E-mail address  Tcwee12345@gmail.com
Date of Inspection
 06
/
 25
/
 2021
    Time In
 12
:
 15
PM     Time Out
 01
:
 00
PM  
License Holder  Balley's Carry-out LLC
License/Customer No.  09305xxxx-70103777
License Period
 05 
/
 01 
/
 2020 
 - 
 04 
/
 30 
/
 2022 
 Type of Inspection
 Follow-up
Establishment Type:  Delicatessen
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  1 COS  0 R  1
Priority Foundation Violations  1 COS  0 R  1
Core Violations  3 COS  0 R  2
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
 KONG CHEN 
CFPM #:  FS-97833 

CFPM Expiration Date:   04/25/2025  
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
 Waste Management 
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
 Green Protection Inc 
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
 EJ's Pest Control (Service Date - 05/20/2021) 
D.C. licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor:
 TYRONE HUNTER 
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 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 N/A 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 32. Variance obtained for specialized processing methods
 
 
  Food Temperature Control  
IN OUT 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 N/A 40. Personal cleanliness
 
 
IN OUT 41. Wiping cloths: properly used and stored
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 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 N/A 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  BALLEY'S CARRYOUT    Establishment Address  5577 CENTRAL AVE SE
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
22. - Temperature control for safety foods (lettuce, sliced tomatoes, cheese, egg rolls and ground beef) observed improperly cold holding in the sandwich prep refrigeration unit. REPEAT  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. - Observed the sandwich prep refrigerator across the grill not been able to keep interior ambient air temperature at 41 degree F or less during the inspection. REPEAT  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  
37. - Working containers of foods that are not easily recognizable are not name labeled. REPEAT  803.1 Working containers holding food or food ingredients that are removed from their original packages for use in the food establishment, such as cooking oils, flour, herbs, potato flakes, salt, spices, and sugar shall be identified with the common name of the food, except that containers holding food that can be readily and unmistakably recognized, such as dry pasta, need not be identified.  
38. - Observed the rear door open without adequate means to protect against pest entry. REPEAT  2912.4 Except as specified Sections 2912.2 and 2912.5, if the windows or doors of a food establishment, or of a larger structure within which a food establishment is located, are kept open for ventilation or other purposes or if a temporary food establishment is not provided with windows and doors as specified in Section 2912.1, the openings shall be protected against the entry of insects and rodents by: (a) Sixteen (16) mesh to twenty-five and four tenths millimeters (25.4 mm) or sixteen (16) mesh to one inch (1 in.) screens; (b) Properly designed and installed air curtains to control flying insects; or (c) Other effective means that prohibit the entry of insects and rodents to a similar degree.  
40. - Food employee observed not wearing a hair restraint while working with open food.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  502.1 Food employees shall wear clean and effective hair restraints, such as hairnets or beard nets, if appropriate, and clothing that covers body hair that are designed and worn to effectively keep hair from contacting exposed food, clean equipment and utensils, linens, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles. Hats, caps, scarves or other head covers are acceptable if the hair is contained to prevent contamination. Hair spray and tying back the hair in a ponytail are not effective hair restraints.  
 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
(Reach-in Refrigerator) 39.0F Raw Beef (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F Bean Sprouts (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F Chicken (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 37.0F
Shrimp cooked (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) 36.0F Garlic in oil (Counter Top) (Holding) 64.0F Egg Roll (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 52.0F
Lettuce (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 52.0F Sliced Tomatoes (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 51.0F Raw Beef (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 53.0F Cheese (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 57.0F
(Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) 50.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - Dishwash area) 112.0F Egg Roll (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F (Reach-in Refrigerator) 35.0F
Hot Dog (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 36.0F Steamed Rice (Rice Steamer) (Hot Holding) 153.0F Chicken Wings (Deep Fryer) (Cooking) 189.0F    
Inspector Comments:
5-calendar day notices have been corrected from the previous inspection conducted on 04/06/2021:
25-A DCMR 2414.1
25-A DCMR 711.1
25-A DCMR 1007.2
14-calendar day notices have been corrected from the previous inspection conducted on 04/06/2021:
25-A DCMR 2205.1
25-A DCMR 1900.3
The licensee has failed to comply with the 5 calendar-day notices cited on 04/06/2021, as listed within the observations section of this report. The Licensee's failure to comply may result in additional enforcement action:
25-A DCMR 1005.1
25-A DCMR 1600.1
The licensee has failed to comply with the 14 calendar-day notices cited on 04/06/2021, as listed within the observations section of this report. The Licensee's failure to comply may result in additional enforcement action:
25-A DCMR 803.1
25-A DCMR 2912.4
If you have any questions, please contact the Area Supervisor at food.safety@dc.gov with your inquiry details.
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.
  Kong Quang Chen 06/25/2021
 Person-in-Charge (Signature) (Print) Date
    Solomon Balcha 038  06/25/2021 
  Inspector (Signature) (Print) Badge # Date
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