Subway - Inspection Report

Inspection Information:

Facility Type:Fast Food Restaurant
Inspection type:Routine
Inspection date:January 15, 2013
Number of critical violations:1
Number of non-critical violations:  4

Definition of critical and non critical violations


A summary of the violations found during the inspection are listed below.

Code   Observation / Corrective Action
6-301.14  Corrected During Inspection Observed that sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all handwashing sinks used by food employees. NOTE: Provided handwashing instruction signs, and observed that they were posted at all handwashing sinks.
Provide a sign or poster at all handwashing sinks used by food employees that reminds food employees to wash their hands.
3-501.16(A)(2)(a)  Corrected During Inspection Critical The following food item(s) were observed cold holding at improper temperatures using a calibrated food temperature measuring device: Numerous items in the 2 dr undercounter cooler, and food taken from the undercounter cooler to place on the serving line was above 41 degrees F. NOTE: All Potentially hazardous foods (PHF) in the undercounter cooler and the serving line were tested for proper temperature. All PHF found to be out of temperature was disposed of voluntarily..
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.
4-501.11(A)   The following refrigeration unit is not operating properly and is unable to maintain cold food at or below 41°F: 2 dr undercounter cooler at front serving line. NOTE: All potentially hazardous foods in cooler that had been out of temperature for more than 4 hours were voluntarily disposed.
Repair/adjust the unit so it is able to maintain foods at or below 41°F. Do not use the unit to store potentially hazardous foods while it is not operating properly.
5-501.113(B)   Repeat Outside refuse container had open side doors.
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.
15.2-2825.D   Absence of no-smoking signs or international no-smoking signs in non-smoking area.
Post of no-smoking signs or international no-smoking signs in non-smoking area. These can be found online at


The purpose of this visit is to conduct a routine inspection. Water Heater info: AO Smith DRE 52917. Pest control treatment records provided: Erlich 1/8/13. EHS discussed public health significance of maintaining all food within required time/temperature parameters. All food found to be out of temperature in the front serving line had been removed from the 2 dr undercounter unit immediately prior to placing on serving line. PIC called to schedule service of 2 dr undercounter unit later today. 2 dr undercounter unit will not be used for the cold holding of PHF unitl it is restored to fully functional condition. FAX or email copy of repair invoice to Health Department (FAX# 703-278-8157, email Provided handwashing signs for all hadwashing sinks - installed during visit.