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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  HOWARD UNIVERSITY - MAIN CAFETERIA
Address  2400 6TH ST NW
City/State/Zip Code  Washington, DC 20059
Telephone
 (202) 806-2072
 E-mail address  keisha.bumbray@sodexo.com
Date of Inspection
 04
/
 03
/
 2018
    Time In
 11
:
 30
AM     Time Out
 01
:
 40
PM  
License Holder  Howard University (The)
License/Customer No.  09313xxxx-39802042
License Period
 05 
/
 01 
/
 2016 
 - 
 04 
/
 30 
/
 2018 
 Type of Inspection
 License Renewal
Establishment Type:  Restaurant Total
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  4 COS  1 R  0
Priority Foundation Violations  2 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:
 HU BUILDING/WM 
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
 VALLEY PROTEINS 
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
 ECOLAB PEST CONTROL 
D.C. licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor:
 DELTA HOOD CLEANING SERVICES 
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  HOWARD UNIVERSITY - MAIN CAFETERIA    Establishment Address  2400 6TH ST NW
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
1. - No CFPM on duty at Sankofa Express, and the one in charge was unable to demonstrate food safety knowledge protocols, policies and procedures. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  201.2 Each person in charge shall be certified by a food protection manager certification program that is accredited by the Conference for Food Protection Standards for Accreditation of Food Protection Manager Certification Programs. Such certified food protection managers shall be deemed in compliance with ?201.2(b). PEach person in charge shall be certified by a food protection manager certification program that is accredited by the Conference for Food Protection Standards for Accreditation of Food Protection Manager Certification Programs. Such certified food protection managers shall be deemed in compliance with ?201.2(b). PThe person in charge shall demonstrate the knowledge required in Section 201.1 by: (a) Complying with this Code by having no violations of critical items during the current inspection; Pf (b) Being a certified food protection manager who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an accredited program. Pf  
3. - The establishment did not provide proof of an employee health policy for the prevention of foodborne illness. A DC DOH's conditional food employee reporting agreement is explained in detail and given to the PIC. (Corrected On Site)  300.1 The licensee shall require food employees and conditional employees to report to the person in charge, in accordance with this Section, information about their health and activities as they relate to diseases that are transmissible through food.The licensee shall require food employees and conditional employees to report to the person in charge, in accordance with this Section, information about their health and activities as they relate to diseases that are transmissible through food.The licensee shall require food employees and conditional employees to report to the person in charge, in accordance with this Section, information about their health and activities as they relate to diseases that are transmissible through food.  
8. - Food Handlers are not frequently washing hands or frequently changing gloves between tasks or when returning to work throughout the inspection. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS  402.1 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 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. P  
10. - No hot water (100 degrees Fahrenheit or above) in the restroom. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  2402.1 A handwashing sink shall be equipped to provide water at a temperature of at least thirty-eight degrees Celsius (38 degrees C) (one hundred degrees Fahrenheit (100 degrees F)) through a mixing valve or combination faucet. PfA handwashing sink shall be equipped to provide water at a temperature of at least thirty-eight degrees Celsius (38 degrees C) (one hundred degrees Fahrenheit (100 degrees F)) through a mixing valve or combination faucet. Pf  
15. - Protecting food from cross contamination (HIERARCHY) Multiple uncovered containers of PHF items found in the reach-in coolers. (Corrected On Site)  802.1(a)-(b) Food shall be protected from cross contamination by: (a) Except as specified in Section 802.1(a)(3), separating raw animal foods during storage, preparation, holding, and display from: (1) Raw ready-to-eat food including other raw animal food such as fish for sushi or molluscan shellfish, or other raw ready-to-eat food such as fruits and vegetables; P and (2) Cooked ready-to-eat food; P and (3) Frozen, commercially processed and packaged raw animal food may be stored or displayed with or above frozen, commercially processed and packaged, ready-to eat food; (b) Except when combined as ingredients, separating types of raw animal foods from each other such as beef, fish, lamb, pork, and poultry during storage, preparation, holding, and display by: (1) Using separate equipment for each type; P or (2) Arranging each type of food in equipment so that cross contamination of one type with another is prevented, and (3) Preparing each type of food at different times or in separate areas. PFood shall be protected from cross contamination by: (a) Except as specified in Section 802.1(a)(3), separating raw animal foods during storage, preparation, holding, and display from: (1) Raw ready-to-eat food including other raw animal food such as fish for sushi or molluscan shellfish, or other raw ready-to-eat food such as fruits and vegetables; P and (2) Cooked ready-to-eat food; P and (3) Frozen, commercially processed and packaged raw animal food may be stored or displayed with or above frozen, commercially processed and packaged, ready-to eat food; (b) Except when combined as ingredients, separating types of raw animal foods from each other such as beef, fish, lamb, pork, and poultry during storage, preparation, holding, and display by: (1) Using separate equipment for each type; P or (2) Arranging each type of food in equipment so that cross contamination of one type with another is prevented, and (3) Preparing each type of food at different times or in separate areas. P  
16. - Unclean food contact surfaces: Unclean rusty can opener/Unclean prep table with ready to eat food.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  1900.1 Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch. Pf  
22. - Cold food items are held at improper temperatures in the open cooler display and inside reach-in coolers. Internal air temperatures are in danger zone way above 41 degrees F. The cold holding unit is not well maintained to keep cold food at 41 degrees F and below. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  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. PExcept 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  
37. - Protecting food from cross contamination (HIERARCHY) Multiple uncovered containers of PHF items found in the reach-in coolers.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  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.  
39. - Multiple containers of dry food and food products boxes stored on the floor in the walk-in cooler. (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.  
56. - There is no lighting (blown bulb) in the reach-in freezer in the bakery backstop area. There is no lighting (blown bulbs) in the reach-in refrigerator and display refrigerator. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  3008.1(b) The light intensity shall be: At least two hundred fifteen (215) lux or twenty (20) foot candles: (1) At a surface where food is provided for consumer self-service, such as buffets and salad bars, or where fresh produce or packaged foods are sold or offered for consumption; (2) Inside equipment such as reach-in and under-counter refrigerators; and (3) At a distance of seventy-five centimeters (75 cm) or thirty inches (30 in.) above the floor in areas used for handwashing, warewashing, and equipment and utensil storage, and in toilet rooms.  
 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
Pasta Salad (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 49.0F Lettuce spring mix (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 49.0F Hummus (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 49.0F Tuna (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 45.0F
Onions raw (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 49.0F Beets (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 47.0F Carrots (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 41.0F Chicken (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 47.0F
Cucumbers (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 41.0F Tomatoes chopped (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 45.0F Lettuce (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 49.0F Tuna (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 49.0F
Diced Tomatoes (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 48.0F (Refrigerator - walk-in) 39.0F (Refrigerator - walk-in) 40.0F (Refrigerator - walk-in) 38.0F
(Refrigerator - reach-in) 39.0F (Refrigerator - reach-in) 41.0F (Refrigerator - open display) 45.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - toilet room) 55.0F
Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - kitchen) 113.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - kitchen) 118.0F Hot Water (3-compartment sink) 122.0F Chick Peas (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 51.0F
Broccoli (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 76.0F Cheese (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 49.0F Potatoes (Refrigerator - open display) (Hot Holding) 155.0F Chicken (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 41.0F
Blue Cheese (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 45.0F Beef Patties (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 43.0F Beef (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 38.0F Lettuce Greenleaf (Refrigerator - open display) (Cold Holding) 48.0F
               
Inspector Comments:
Correct items stated within 5-days and 14-days
If any question, Please feel free to contact the area supervisor at food.safey@dc.gov

CFPM JOHN NICOLICH FS- 79865 EXP. 11/10/2020
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.
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