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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  7-ELEVEN 35777B
Address  1918 14TH ST SE
City/State/Zip Code  WASHINGTON, DC 20020
Telephone
 (202) 610-0472
 E-mail address  deresagedefa@yahoo.com
Date of Inspection
 11
/
 16
/
 2021
    Time In
 11
:
 45
AM     Time Out
 01
:
 00
PM  
License Holder  Beftu & Sena Inc.
License/Customer No.  09305xxxx-17000114
License Period
 06 
/
 01 
/
 2021 
 - 
 05 
/
 31 
/
 2023 
 Type of Inspection
 Routine
Establishment Type:  Delicatessen
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  2 COS  0 R  0
Priority Foundation Violations  4 COS  1 R  0
Core Violations  3 COS  0 R  0
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
 DERESA GEDEFA 
CFPM #:  FS-93602 

CFPM Expiration Date:   06/23/2024  
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
 Waste Management 
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
  
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
 Pentiok 
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 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  7-ELEVEN 35777B    Establishment Address  1918 14TH ST SE
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
8. - (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS) Observed employee wash her hands without soap and only allowing her hand to be sprinkled with a small amount of water.  401.2 Food employees shall clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms as specified in Section 401 immediately before working in direct contact with food, clean equipment and utensils, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles, P and: (a) After touching bare human body parts other than clean hands and clean, exposed portions of arms; P (b) After using the toilet room; P (c) After caring for or handling aquatic animals as specified in Section 503.2; P (d) After coughing, sneezing, using a handkerchief or disposable tissue, using tobacco, eating, or drinking; P (e) After handling soiled surfaces, equipment, or utensils; P (f) During food preparation, as often as necessary to remove soil and contamination and to prevent cross-contamination when changing tasks; P (g) After each absence from the work station; P (h) Immediately before touching ready-to-eat food or food-contact surfaces; P (i) When switching between working with raw food and working with ready-to-eat food; P (j) Before donning gloves for working with food; P and (k) After engaging in other activities that contaminate the hands. PFood employees shall use the following cleaning procedure in the order stated to clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms, including surrogate prosthetic devices for hands and arms: (a) Rinse under clean, running warm water; P (b) Apply an amount of cleaning compound recommended by the cleaning compound manufacturer; P (c) Rub together vigorously for at least ten (10) to fifteen (15) seconds while: (1) Paying particular attention to removing soil from underneath the fingernails during the cleaning procedure, P and (2) Creating friction on the surfaces of the hands and arms or surrogate prosthetic devices for hands and arms, finger tips, and areas between the fingers; P (d) Thoroughly rinse under clean, running warm water; P (e) Immediately follow the cleaning procedure with thorough drying using a method specified in Section 3002. P  
10. - Observed no soap at the handwashing sink behind register. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS) (Corrected On Site)  3001.1 Each handwashing sink or group of two (2) adjacent sinks shall be provided with a supply of hand cleaning liquid, powder, or bar soap. PfEach handwashing sink or group of two (2) adjacent sinks shall be provided with a supply of hand cleaning liquid, powder, or bar soap. PfEach handwashing sink or group of two (2) adjacent sinks shall be provided with a supply of hand cleaning liquid, powder, or bar soap. Pf  
10. - There are no paper towels at the handwashing sink in the back of the store.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  3002.1 Each handwashing sink or group of adjacent sinks shall be provided with: (a) Individual, disposable towels; Pf (b) A continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel; Pf (c) A heated-air hand drying device that is provided in addition to other hand-drying devices at sinks used for food preparation or warewashing areas; Pf or (d) A hand drying device that employs an air-knife system that delivers high velocity, pressurized air at ambient temperatures. Pf  
13. - (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS) Observed damaged cereal boxes, molded fruit, old poptarts, and containers of open Oreo cookies for sale in the store.  711.1 Food packages shall be in good condition and protect the integrity of the contents so that the food is not exposed to adulteration or potential contaminants. PfFood packages shall be in good condition and protect the integrity of the contents so that the food is not exposed to adulteration or potential contaminants. Pf  
16. - The temperature of the quaternary ammonium sanitizing solution is not in compliance and was too low.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  1813.4 A quaternary ammonium compound solution shall: (a) Have a minimum temperature of twenty-four degrees Celsius (24 degrees C) (seventy-five degrees Fahrenheit (75 degrees F)); P (b) Have a concentration as specified in Section 3404 and as indicated by the manufacturer's use directions included in the labeling; P and (c) Be used only in water with five hundred micrograms per liter (500 mg/L) hardness or less, or in water having hardness no greater than specified by the EPA-registered label use instructions. PA quaternary ammonium compound solution shall: (a) Have a minimum temperature of twenty-four degrees Celsius (24 degrees C) (seventy-five degrees Fahrenheit (75 degrees F)); P (b) Have a concentration as specified in Section 3404 and as indicated by the manufacturer's use directions included in the labeling; P and (c) Be used only in water with five hundred micrograms per liter (500 mg/L) hardness or less, or in water having hardness no greater than specified by the EPA-registered label use instructions. P  
38. - (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS) Observed roach near the 3-compartment sink. Observed numerous flies in the back room of the store. Neither the name of the establishment's licensed Pesticide Operator/contractor nor its pest extermination services contract are available. The date that pest extermination services were last provided to the establishment is not available.  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. PfThe 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. - (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS) Observed food being returned in the window of the store near other food.  3103.1 Products that are held by the licensee for credit, redemption, or return to the distributor, including damaged, spoiled, or recalled products, shall be segregated and held in designated areas that are separated from food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-service and single-use articles.  
39. - (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS) Observed cans and bottles of soda and other packaged food directly on the floor in the back room, the walk-in refrigerator and inside the immediate store. The cleaning solutions stored in the back of store have been soaked and have left a egregious mildew smell in the back of the store.  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.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.  
55. - (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS) Observed mop and mop bucket full of water in the establishment near drink dispenser.  3212.1 Maintenance tools such as brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners, and similar items shall be: (a) Stored so they do not contaminate food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-service and single-use articles; and (b) Stored in an orderly manner that facilitates cleaning the area used for storing the maintenance tools.  
 
Sanitizer: Quaternary Ammonium, 00 ppm, 0.0 pH, 80.0°F 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
Hot Water (Handwashing Sink) 107.0F Taquito (Hot Dog Roller) (Hot Holding) 155.0F Pizza - Pepperoni (Deli display) (Hot Holding) 146.0F Meatballs (Deli display) (Hot Holding) 146.0F
Pizza - Cheese (Deli display) (Hot Holding) 150.0F Hot Dog (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 41.0F Pizza - Cheese (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F (Walk-in Refrigerator) 36.0F
(Reach-in Freezer) -2.0F (Open Display Refrigerator) 34.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink) 127.0F Hot Water (3-compartment sink) 140.0F
Hot Dog (Hot Dog Roller) (Hot Holding) 150.0F            
Inspector Comments:
Correct violations within 5 and 14 days. If any questions contact 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.
  Deresa Gedefa 11/16/2021
 Person-in-Charge (Signature) (Print) Date
    Priscilla Lyle/Megan Johnson   11/16/2021 
  Inspector (Signature) (Print) Badge # Date
    FSHISD_2015_3