Pho Bien Restaurant - Inspection Report

Inspection Information:

Facility Type:Full Service Restaurant
Inspection type:Risk Factor
Inspection date:December 05, 2012
Number of critical violations:5
Number of non-critical violations:  0

Definition of critical and non critical violations


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

Code   Observation / Corrective Action
43.1-3-4(a)-(h)   Critical The person in charge (PIC) has a valid certificate of successful completion of a Certified Food Manager (CFM) exam but does not possess the CFM card issued by ORS Interactive, Inc.
Food managers who possess a valid certificate of passing a food safety exam shall obtain the photo identification card from ORS Interactive, Inc. (see handout provided) within 10 business days. A copy of the photo identification card can be faxed to the food safety section at (703) 385-9568. Failure to provide a copy of the photo identification card will result in further enforcement action.
2-201.11(A)(1)-(5)   Critical Repeat Upon discussion with the person-in-charge, one or more of the elements of an effective employee health policy is either missing or incomplete. A complete employee health policy is required to be in place at the food establishment. At the time of this inspection, the Health Department provided and reviewed handouts and resource information in a red folder labeled "Employee Health Policy."
A complete employee health policy must have the following elements: 1) Employee training on foodborne illness, particularly symptoms of illness and prevention of the Big Five illnesses (see "What is Foodborne Illness" handout); and 2) Documentation that employees have been instructed of their responsibility to report symptoms of, diagnosis of or exposure to foodborne illness to management (see "Employee Illness Reporting Agreement" handout); and 3) A management plan to restrict or exclude employees, as applicable, who have symptoms, diagnosis or exposure to foodborne illness (see "Employee Illness Decision Guide for PIC/CFM" handout). The information provided at the time of this inspection will help you develop and implement this policy. Handouts are available in the following languages: English, Arabic, Chinese (traditional), Farsi, Hindi, Korean, Spanish, Thai, Urdu and Vietnamese. If you have any questions about your employee health policy, please contact your area inspector or contact the Health Department at 703-246-2444, TTY 703-591-6435.
3-203.12(B)   Critical Repeat The date when the last shellstock from the container is sold or served is not recorded on the tag or label.
Keep the tags with the container until it is empty. When it is empty mark the date on the tag and keep the tag for 90 days.
3-203.12(A)   Critical Repeat Tags missing from the molluscan shellfish containers.
Keep shellstock tags attached to the container in which the clams or oystes are received until the container is empty.
3-501.17   Critical Repeat 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: goat, chicken
If a food is prepared and used for more than 24 hours, it must be marked with the date it will be discarded. That date will be six days from the date that it was prepared.