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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  ZEMZEM DOLLAR PLUS FOOD
Address  3915 SOUTH CAPITOL ST SW
City/State/Zip Code  Washington, DC 20032
Telephone
 (301) 795-8323
 E-mail address  Hayathussen2013@gmail.com
Date of Inspection
 02
/
 28
/
 2018
    Time In
 10
:
 30
AM     Time Out
 11
:
 30
PM  
License Holder  ZemZem LLC
License/Customer No.  09306xxxx-14000008
License Period
 11 
/
 01 
/
 2017 
 - 
 10 
/
 31 
/
 2019 
 Type of Inspection
 Routine
Establishment Type:  Food Products
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  2 COS  1 R  0
Priority Foundation Violations  1 COS  0 R  0
Core Violations  4 COS  1 R  0
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
  
CFPM #:   

CFPM Expiration Date:       /    /          
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
 Good Company 
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
 N/A 
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
 General Pest Control (most recent pest extermination service date: 2/18/2018) 
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  ZEMZEM DOLLAR PLUS FOOD    Establishment Address  3915 SOUTH CAPITOL ST SW
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
2. - The person in charge presented prometric food manager training certificate during inspection but has not obtained the District-issued certified food manager Identification Card. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 3 CALENDAR DAYS)  203.3 A person in charge who is a certified food protection manager as required in Section 203.1 shall obtain a District-issued Food Protection Manager Identification Card (ID Card), issued by the Department, and shall renew the District-issued ID Card every three (3) years. P  
10. - There is no handwashing signage at the handwashing sinks. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  3004.1 A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands shall be provided at all handwashing sinks used by food employees and shall be clearly visibly to food employees.  
22. - Temperature control for safety foods, shredded cheese, sausages, milk, raw shell eggs, etc, cold held at temperature above 41 degrees F in reach-in refrigerator. (Said items have been relocated to another properly working reach-in refrigerator during inspection). (Corrected On Site)  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  
47. - Reach-in refrigerator has not been able to maintain internal TCS food temperature at 41 degree F or less. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  1800.1 Equipment shall be maintained in a state of repair and condition that meets the requirements specified in chapters 14 and 15.  
53. - The toilet room door is not self-closing.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 3 CALENDAR DAYS)  2911.1 Toilet rooms shall not open directly into a room used for the preparation of food for service to the public and shall be provided with a tight-fitting and self-closing door in accordance with the D.C. Plumbing Code (2008) incorporating the International Plumbing Code (2006) or most recent edition, as amended by the D.C. Plumbing Code Supplement (subtitle F of 12 DCMR). Pf  
53. - The trash can provided in the unisex restroom is not covered. (Person-in-charge provided a covered trash can in the restroom during inspection). (Corrected On Site)  2707.1 A toilet room used by females shall be provided with a covered receptacle for feminine hygiene products.  
62. - Observed that the establishment is selling open pickled food items. This establishment is licensed to sell packaged food items. You must obtain a Delicatessen business license to sell unpackaged food items. (Cease and Desist selling unpackaged food items effective immediately).  4310.3 The licensee shall comply with the provisions of this Code including the conditions of a granted variance as specified in Section 4105 and approved plans as specified in Section 4201.  
 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
Pizza (Freezer - Reach-In) (Cold Holding) 10.0F Vegetables - cut (Freezer - Reach-In) (Cold Holding) 11.0F Ice Cream (Freezer - Reach-In) (Cold Holding) -8.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - Dishwash area) 100.0F
Hot Water (3-compartment sink) 112.0F Cheese shredded (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 53.0F Eggs (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 54.0F Sausage (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 54.0F
Hot Dog (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 53.0F Dairy Products (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 54.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - toilet room) 100.0F    
Inspector Comments:
Correct items stated within 3-days.
Correct items stated within 14-days.

If you have question, please email the area supervisory sanitarian, Ms. Jacqueline Coleman, 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.
  Hayat Hussen 02/28/2018
 Person-in-Charge (Signature) (Print) Date
    Jemal Yasin 026  02/28/2018 
  Inspector (Signature) (Print) Badge # Date
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