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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  A LITTERI
Address  517 MORSE ST NE
City/State/Zip Code  Washington, DC 20002
Telephone
 (202) 544-0184
 E-mail address  max@alitteri.com
Date of Inspection
 05
/
 25
/
 2023
    Time In
 11
:
 40
AM     Time Out
 01
:
 10
PM  
License Holder  A Litteri Inc
License/Customer No.  09305XXXX-53004699
License Period
 09 
/
 01 
/
 2021 
 - 
 08 
/
 31 
/
 2023 
 Type of Inspection
 Complaint
Establishment Type:  Delicatessen
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  1 COS  0 R  1
Priority Foundation Violations  0 COS  0 R  0
Core Violations  3 COS  1 R  0
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
 JAMES ELLIS 
CFPM #:  FS-94674 

CFPM Expiration Date:   08/19/2024  
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
 Goode Companies Inc 
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
 N/A 
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
 Orkin (Service Date - 05/15/2023) 
D.C. licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor:
 N/A 
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  A LITTERI    Establishment Address  517 MORSE ST NE
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
22. - Cold food items are held at improper temperatures in the deli display and open display refrigerators. 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  
39. - Observed food stored on the floor in the walk-in freezer. The food item have been discarded at the time of call. (Corrected On Site)  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.  
40. - Observed employees wearing bracelets.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  406.1 Persons working in direct contact with food, clean equipment and utensils, or unwrapped single-service and single-use articles shall not wear jewelry, including medical information jewelry on their arms or hands, except for a plain ring such as a wedding band.  
49. - Observed ice build-up in the walk-in freezer.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  1900.3 Nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment shall be kept free of an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and other debris.  
 
Sanitizer: Quaternary Ammonium, 300 ppm, 0.0 pH, 91.0°F 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
Marinara Sauce (Hot Holding Unit) (Holding) 147.0F Crab soup (Hot Holding Unit) (Holding) 153.0F Chili (Hot Holding Unit) (Hot Holding) 158.0F Lasagna (Prep sink) (Holding) 139.0F
Hot Water (Handwashing sink - deli section) 107.0F (Display Refrigerator) 41.0F (Deli display) 35.0F Ham (Deli display) (Cold Holding) 43.0F
Pork (Deli display) (Cold Holding) 50.0F (Walk-in Refrigerator) 37.0F Beef (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F Cheese (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F
(Walk-in Refrigerator) 38.0F Salami (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 41.0F Sliced Ham (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F (Walk-in Freezer) 15.0F
(Display Refrigerator) 36.0F (Open Display Refrigerator) 37.0F (Open Display Refrigerator) 55.0F Pasta Salad (Open Display Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 55.0F
Cheese (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F Chicken (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F (Reach-in Refrigerator) 38.0F Hot Water (2-compartment sink) 120.0F
Sliced Tomatoes (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F Salami (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F Sliced Ham (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F (Reach-in Refrigerator) 37.0F
Sliced Tomatoes (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 41.0F Sliced Turkey (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F Roast Beef (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F (Reach-in Refrigerator) 40.0F
Cucumbers (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F Lettuce (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 41.0F (Reach-in Refrigerator) 38.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink (kitchen)) 102.0F
               
Inspector Comments:
Violations cited at the previous inspection conducted on 5/11/23 have been corrected.
25-A DCMR 3004.1
25-A DCMR 1900.1
25-A DCMR 803.1
25-A DCMR 3210.1
25-A DCMR 812.2
25-A DCMR 2418.1
The licensee has failed to comply with the 5 calendar-day notice cited on 05/11/23, 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
Correct cited violations within 14 calendar-days.
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.
  Management 05/25/2023
 Person-in-Charge (Signature) (Print) Date
    Solomon Balcha 038  05/25/2023 
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