Franconia Moose Lodge # 1076, 7701 Beulah St, Alexandria, VA 22310 - Full Service Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Franconia Moose Lodge # 1076
Address: 7701 Beulah St, Alexandria, VA 22310
Type: Full Service Restaurant
Phone: 703 971-8990
Total inspections: 7
Last inspection: 12/21/2015

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The purpose of today's visit was to conduct a risk factor assessment. The following suggestions have been made as a means to incorporate Active Managerial Control:
1. Regularly review diseases and symptoms outlined in your written Employee Health Policy (EHP). Review EHP with all long term staff on a regular basis (i.e., biannually).

No violation noted during this evaluation.
12/21/2015Risk Factor
This was a risk factor assessment inspection. the inspect on focused on critical violations and their corrective actions.
The manager has been advised to fax the service report for repairs on the walk-in cooler. The walk-in cooler was not maintaining potentially hazardous foods at 41F or lower. The manager was also advised to write prep and use-by-dates on foods that are cooked or prepared and held over 24 hours.
Also, it was noted that 4 of 7 light bulbs under the hood over cooking equipment were burned out. Replace the burned out bulbs to provide proper lighting over food contact surfaces. Thermometers were missing in some of the coolers. Place at least one thermometer in each refrigerated unit to monitor the ambient temperature of the units.

  • Critical: Eating, Drinking, or Tobacco Use / Proper Food Employee Drinking Containers (corrected on site)
    Observation: Open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
    Correction: Food employees may have beverages in the kitchen areas as long as they are covered and consumed through a straw and stored in a manner that will prevent contamination to food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single service items.
  • Critical: Cold Holding of Potentially Hazardous Food at 41°F or less (corrected on site)
    Observation: The following food item(s) were observed cold holding at improper temperatures using a calibrated food temperature measuring device: groundbeeef sauce, tomato sauce, cut fresh fruit salad, mashed potato.
    Correction: Potentially hazardous foods (time/temperature control for safety food) shall be held cold at a temperature of 41°F or below.(Relocated all foods items listed above to an other unit for proper cold holding).
  • Critical: Date Marking of Refrigerated, Ready-to-Eat PHF (TCS Food) (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: The following refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food that is commercially processed is not used or discarded within 24 hours of when the original container was opened and is not observed to be date marked:Mashed potato, ground beef sauce, beans, tomato sauce, etc.
    Correction: Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous commercially processed foods when opened and kept for more than 24 hours cannot have a shelf-life of more than 7 days, including the day of the original container was opened. These food items must be marked with either the "consume-by" date and/or "preparation" date, color-coded labels, or another marking system/method that effectively indicates shelf-life that is clearly understood and properly used by the employees. This date cannot exceed any manufacturer determined "use-by" date based on food safety.
  • Food-Contact Surface in Contact with Non-PHF(TCS) Cleaned Any Time after Contamination
    Observation: Surfaces of the can oipener blade were observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
    Correction: Surfaces of utensils and equipment contacting food that is NOT potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety food) shall be cleaned at any time when contamination may have occurred.
  • Microwave Oven Interior & Door Seals Cleaned Every 24 Hours
    Observation: cavities of the microwave ovens are observed soiled.
    Correction: The interiors of all microwave ovens including cavities, door seals, floors, walls, and ceilings shall be cleaned at least every 24 hours by using the manufacturer's recommended cleaning procedure.
  • Critical: Certified Food Manager/Presence Required (corrected on site)
    Observation: There is no Certified Food Manager present at the beginning of the inspection.
    Correction: It shall be unlawful to operate a food establishment unless it is under the immediate control of a certified food manager. It is highly suggested that you have more than one employee with the food manager's license. ORS Interactive, Inc. (see handout provided) issues the required photo identification card with proof of successful completion of a certified food manager's exam. Failure to have a certified food manager on site during ALL hours of operation including food preparation, food service, and cleaning/sanitizing of equipment/utensils will result in closure of the establishment.
09/11/2015Risk Factor
  • Critical: Food Condition / Safe, Unadulterated, and Honestly Presented (corrected on site)
    Observation: The following food item(s) is observed to be unsound or adulterated: Bean soup. Spoiled bean soup was found on shelf in the walk-in refrigerator.
    Correction: ALL food shall be safe, unadulterated and honestly presented as specified under 3-601.12. (Discarded). Monitor food for spoilage. Check dates and discard expired dated foods.
  • Critical: Date Marking of Refrigerated, Ready-to-Eat PHF (TCS Food) (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Several foods refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food that were prepared on site were not used or discarded within 24 hours of preparation and was not observed to be date marked:
    Correction: Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous foods that are prepared on site and kept for more than 24 hours cannot have a shelf-life of more than 7 days, including the day of preparation. These food items must be marked with either the "consume-by" date and/or "preparation" date, color-coded labels, or another marking system/method that effectively indicates shelf-life that is clearly understood and properly used by the employees.(Discarded foods whose prep dates could not be determined)(Others were date marked accordingly).
  • Refuse / Outdoor Storage Surface / Nonabsorbent / Sloped to Drain
    Observation: The waste oil/.grease container is stored on absorbent greasy surface.
    Correction: 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.
  • Refuse / Cover Receptacles / Outdoors / Tight-Fitting Lids (corrected on site)
    Observation: The dumpster and Waste grease container were found opened.
    Correction: Receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables, and returnables shall be kept covered with tight fitting lids or doors if kept outside the food establishment. Keep both containers closed tightly when not in use.
  • Refuse / Drain Plug
    Observation: The refuse container used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug. The dumpster's drain plug is missing.
    Correction: Drains in receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables, and returnables shall have drain plugs in place. Replace the missing drain plug on the dumpster.
  • Outer Openings, Protected / Screen Requirements
    Observation: Openings to the exterior of the building are present along the base of the back entrance to the kitchen.
    Correction: Fill or close holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings to protect against the entry of insects and rodents.Install a weather stripping at the base of this door to prevent entry of pest into the kitchen.
04/21/2015Routine
The purpose of this visit was to conduct a risk factor inspection.
Environmental health specialist (EHS) discussed consumer advisory, employee health and using time as a public health control.
EHS provided a thermometer and recommended that more thermometers are provided in the food establishment.
EHS discussed pest control, grease trap, hood cleaning, cooking temperatures, thawing, glove use, calibrating thermometers, cooling and reheating.

  • Critical: No Bare Hand Contact with RTE Foods (corrected on site)
    Observation: A food employee was observed handling the following ready-to-eat food using their bare hands: bread for sandwiches
    Correction: Except when washing fruits and vegetables, food employees may not contact ready-to-eat foods using their bare hands. Employees shall use suitable utensils such as deli tissue, spatulas, tongs, or clean disposable gloves to handle all ready-to-eat foods.
  • Clean Ice Bins, Beverage Dispenser Nozzles, Etc. per Manufacturer Specs. (repeated violation)
    Observation: Pink and black mold observed on the surfaces of ice bins and enclosed components of equipment are not being cleaned as required.
    Correction: Clean ice machine to preclude accumulation of soil or mold.
09/22/2014Risk Factor
The purpose of this visit was to conduct a routine inspection.
Environmental health specialist (EHS) discussed hand washing, gloves use, cooling, reheating and datemarking.
EHS recommended that STOP signs are posted on each refrigeration unit to make sure everything is date marked before stored in the refrigeration unit.

  • Critical: Handwashing / When to wash hands (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before engaging in food preparation, before and after putting on gloves or after engaging in any activity that could contaminate the hands.
    Correction: ALL food employees shall wash their hands OFTEN especially after handling trash, using the restroom, handling raw meats, handling soiled equipment and utensils, BEFORE putting on clean gloves, etc. Proper handwashing frequencies will aid in the reduction of foodborne illness.
  • Critical: Date Marking of Refrigerated, Ready-to-Eat PHF (TCS Food) (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: The following refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food that is prepared on site is not used or discarded within 24 hours of preparation and was not observed to be date marked: diced ham, pizza sauce, pepperoni pizza toppings, sliced ham inside of 2dr Superior reach in cooler, soup, taco meat, cooked chicken, mashed potatoes, hot dogs inside of walk-in cooler, cooked potatoes inside of prep cooler
    Correction: Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous foods that are prepared on site and kept for more than 24 hours cannot have a shelf-life of more than 7 days, including the day of preparation. These food items must be marked with either the "consume-by" date and/or "preparation" date, color-coded labels, or another marking system/method that effectively indicates shelf-life that is clearly understood and properly used by the employees.
  • Nonfood-Contact Surfaces Clean at Frequency to Preclude Accumulation
    Observation: The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment had accumulations of grime and debris: inside of freezers and drawers that store clean utensils.
    Correction: Nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils shall be cleaned at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues.
05/02/2014Routine
The purpose of this visit was to conduct a risk factor inspection.
EHS discussed cooling and provided cooling information in Spanish.
EHS discussed calibrating thermometers.

  • Critical: Handwashing / When to wash hands (corrected on site)
    Observation: A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before engaging in food preparation, after coughing in gloves or after engaging in any activity that could contaminate the hands.
    Correction: ALL food employees shall wash their hands OFTEN especially after handling trash, using the restroom, handling raw meats, handling soiled equipment and utensils, BEFORE putting on clean gloves, etc. Proper handwashing frequencies will aid in the reduction of foodborne illness.
  • Critical: Cold Holding of Potentially Hazardous Food at 41°F or less (corrected on site)
    Observation: The following food item(s) were observed cold holding at improper temperatures using a calibrated food temperature measuring device: tuna salad inside of prep cooler
    Correction: Potentially hazardous foods (time/temperature control for safety food) shall be held cold at a temperature of 41°F or below unless the permit holder is using "time as public health control" as specified under 3-501.19 to limit bacteria growth. Tuna was discarded at time of inspection.
  • Clean Ice Bins, Beverage Dispenser Nozzles, Etc. per Manufacturer Specs. (repeated violation)
    Observation: Surfaces of ice bins and enclosed components of equipment are not being cleaned as required.
    Correction: Surfaces of utensils and equipment contacting food that is NOT potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety food) such as ice bins, beverage dispensing nozzles, and enclosed components of equipment such as ice makers, cooking oil storage tanks and distribution lines, beverage and syrup dispensing lines or tubes, coffee bean grinders, and water vending equipment at a frequency specified by the manufacturer or at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil or mold.
10/31/2013Risk Factor
The purpose of this visit was to conduct a routine inspection.
EHS discussed cooling methods with manager.
Water heater: State SBD8118ONE 180,000 BTU

  • Critical: Date Marking of Refrigerated, Ready-to-Eat PHF (TCS Food) (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: The following refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food that is prepared on site is not used or discarded within 24 hours of preparation and was not observed to be date marked: coleslaw and cooked meatballs
    Correction: Refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous foods that are prepared on site and kept for more than 24 hours cannot have a shelf-life of more than 7 days, including the day of preparation. These food items must be marked with either the "consume-by" date and/or "preparation" date, color-coded labels, or another marking system/method that effectively indicates shelf-life that is clearly understood and properly used by the employees.
  • Clean Ice Bins, Beverage Dispenser Nozzles, Etc. per Manufacturer Specs.
    Observation: Surfaces of ice bins and enclosed components of equipment are not being cleaned as required.
    Correction: Surfaces of utensils and equipment contacting food that is NOT potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety food) such as ice bins, beverage dispensing nozzles, and enclosed components of equipment such as ice makers, cooking oil storage tanks and distribution lines, beverage and syrup dispensing lines or tubes, coffee bean grinders, and water vending equipment at a frequency specified by the manufacturer or at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil or mold.
  • Microwave Oven Interior & Door Seals Cleaned Every 24 Hours
    Observation: The (cavity, door seal) of the microwave oven is observed soiled.
    Correction: The interiors of all microwave ovens including cavities, door seals, floors, walls, and ceilings shall be cleaned at least every 24 hours by using the manufacturer's recommended cleaning procedure.
06/10/2013Routine

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