Putting Glass Walls on New Jersey's Slaughterhouses So We Can
See Behind Their Closed Doors:
Seugling Meat Packing, Inc.
Address: 9 Mandeville Ave, Pequannock NJ 07440
Establishment No.: 18736
USDA Inspection Report: 22 May 2007 #2
Violation of: 310.25(a)
05AOl E. coli Testing and Criteria An Enforcement, Investigation and Analysis Officer EIAO from Food Inspection and Inspection Service (FSIS) Field Operations (FO) performed a comprehensive assessment of the plant HACCP food safety system between 05-02 -18-07. The following noncompliance was observed by the EIAD within the HACCP system and was discussed with plant management at the exit meeting held with on 05-18-07. The generic E. coli test result chart for 2006 was not filled out as required by 9 CFR 310.25 (a) v B (4). This regulation states in part: Results shall be recorded onto a process control chart or table showing at least the most recent 13 test results, by type of livestock slaughtered. Records shall be retained at the plant for a period of 12 months and shall be available to FSIS on request. Continued noncompliance with the regulatory requirements could lead to further regulatory or administrative actions.
310.25(a) Criteria for verifying process control; E. coli testing. (1) Each official establishment that slaughters livestock must test for Escherichia coli Biotype 1 (E.coli) Establishments that slaughter more than one type of livestock or both livestock and poultry, shall test the type of livestock or poultry slaughtered in the greatest number. The establishment shall:
(i) Collect samples in accordance with the sampling techniques, methodology, and frequency requirements in paragraph (a)(2) of this section;
(ii) Obtain analytic results in accordance with paragraph (a)(3) of this section; and
(iii) Maintain records of such analytic results in accordance with paragraph (a)(4) of this section.
For More Information See: Subchapter A - AGENCY ORGANIZATION AND TERMINOLOGY; MANDATORY MEAT AND POULTRY PRODUCTS INSPECTION AND VOLUNTARY... (Parts 300 - 381) 2004