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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  AMERICA'S BEST WINGS
Address  3746 10TH ST NE
City/State/Zip Code  WASHINGTON, DC 20017
Telephone
 (202) 832-9464
 E-mail address  rkarim79@gmail.com
Date of Inspection
 07
/
 12
/
 2021
    Time In
 01
:
 00
PM     Time Out
 01
:
 35
PM  
License Holder  Bangla Plus Two, Inc.
License/Customer No.  09313xxxx-16000025
License Period
 11 
/
 01 
/
 2019 
 - 
 10 
/
 31 
/
 2021 
 Type of Inspection
 Follow-up
Establishment Type:  Restaurant Total
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  1 COS  0 R  1
Priority Foundation Violations  2 COS  0 R  1
Core Violations  5 COS  0 R  4
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
 Farha Hima 
CFPM #:  FS-90108 

CFPM Expiration Date:   12/22/2022  
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
 Landloard 
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
 Valley Proteins 
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
 First Route Pest Specialists 
D.C. licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor:
 Hood Cleaning Specialist 
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  AMERICA'S BEST WINGS    Establishment Address  3746 10TH ST NE
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
22. - Observed temperature control for safety (TCS) foods were held at temperature above 41 degrees F in the reach-in refrigerators at the cook line. (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 reach-in refrigerators at the cook line have not been able to keep TCS food internal temperatures 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  
38. - Observed rodent burrows outside at the back of the building where the trash dumpsters and used oil grease barrels are placed. (REPEAT).  3210.1 The premises shall be maintained free of insects, rodents, and other pests. The presence of insects, rodents, and other pests shall be controlled to minimize their presence on the premises by: Pf (a) Routinely inspecting incoming shipments of food and supplies; Pf (b) Routinely inspecting the premises for evidence of pests; Pf (c) Using methods, if pests are found, such as trapping devices or other means of pest control as specified in Sections 3402, 3410 and 3411; Pf and (d) Eliminating harborage conditions. Pf  
39. - Observed frozen fries in cardboard boxes stored on floor in the walk-in freezer. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  816.1 Except as specified in Sections 816.2 and 816.3, food shall be protected from contamination by storing the food: (a) In a clean, dry location; (b) Where it is not exposed to splash, dust, or other contamination; and (c) At least fifteen centimeters (15 cm) or six inches (6 in.) above the floor.  
51. - Observed the garbage disposer was not functional during the inspection. (REPEAT).  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.  
54. - Observed the lids for one of the trash dumpsters and used oil barrels have not been closed. (REPEAT).  2713.1 Receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables, and returnables shall be kept covered inside the food establishment if the receptacles and units contain food residue and are not in continuous use; or after the receptacles and units are filled.  
54. - Observed the area where the trash dumpsters are placed is muddy and has standing water. (REPEAT).  2701.1 An outdoor storage surface for refuse, recyclables, and returnables shall be constructed of nonabsorbent material such as concrete or asphalt and shall be smooth, durable, and sloped to drain.  
56. - Observed there was insufficient lighting (blown bulb) in the walk-in refrigerator.(REPEAT).  3008.1(a) The light intensity shall be: At least one hundred eight (108) lux or ten (10) foot candles at a distance of seventy-five centimeters (75 cm) or thirty inches (30 in.) above the floor, in walk-in refrigeration units and dry food storage areas and in other areas and rooms during periods of cleaning.  
 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
Shrimp raw (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Thawing) 30.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink) 100.0F Fish - Tilapia (Open Display Refrigerator) (Thawing) 32.0F Imitation Crabmeat (Open Display Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 43.0F
Raw Chicken (Refrigerator - display) (Cold Holding) 43.0F Refrigerator - Reach-in (Open Display Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 46.0F Turkey Burger (Open Display Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 43.5F Onions raw (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 48.0F
Cheddar Cheese (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 49.0F Chicken (Hot Holding Unit) (Hot Holding) 159.0F Noodles (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F Refrigerator - Walk-in (Cold Holding) -8.0F
Hot Water (3-compartment sink) 140.0F Tomatoes sliced (Open Display Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F        
Inspector Comments:
The licensee has failed to comply with the 5 calendar-day AND 14 calendar-day notice cited on 06/09/2021, 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
25-A DCMR 3210.1
25-A DCMR 2418.1
25-A DCMR 2713.1
25-A DCMR 2701.1
25-A DCMR 3008.1

If you have question, please contact the supervisor at food.safety@dc.gov.
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  Farha Hima 07/12/2021
 Person-in-Charge (Signature) (Print) Date
    Jemal Yasin 026  07/12/2021 
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