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: 2 Jun 2009

Code: 01B02
Violation of: 416.13(a), 416.15(a), 416.15(b)

Citation: At 0915 hrs the following was observe, after management told inspection personnel that they had finish their pre-operations inspection. Inside main holding cooler, was blood and unknown substances on walls I rub the unknown substances it came off when I rub it. The shackles inside holding cooler had blood and meat from previous day production The racks inside the holding cooler had hair on them The main production floor had blood and unknown substances on walls. The rooms were tag with NO B 20 521336. Robert Seugling plant Production Manager was notified immediately about non-compliance. 9CFR 416.13 (a) States that each official establishment shall conduct pre-operations procedures in the Sanitation SOP before the start of operations. 9 CFR 416.15 (a) (b) States that each official establishment, shall take appropriate corrective action(s) when either the Establishment or FSIS determines that the establishment Sanitation SOP or the procedures specified therein, or the implementation or maintenance of the SSOP may have failed to prevent direct contamination or adulteration of product(s). (b) Corrective actions include procedures to ensure appropriate disposition of product(s) that may be contaminated, restore sanitary conditions, and to prevent the recurrence of direct contamination adulteration of product(s), including appropriate reevaluation and modification, of the SSOP’s and the procedures specified therein. 9 CFR 416.13 (a). Was not met. Sanitary conditions were restore.

Regulation:

416.13(a): Each official establishment shall conduct the pre-operational procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s before the start of operations.

416.15(a): Each official establishment shall take appropriate corrective action(s) when either the establishment or FSIS determines that the establishment’s Sanitation SOP’s or the procedures specified therein, or the implementation or maintenance of the Sanitation SOP’s, may have failed to prevent direct contamination or adulteration of product(s).

416.15(b): Corrective actions include procedures to ensure appropriate disposition of product(s) that may be contaminated, restore sanitary conditions, and prevent the recurrence of direct contamination or adulteration of product( s), including appropriate reevaluation and modification of the Sanitation SOP’s and the procedures specified herein or appropriate improvements in the execution of the Sanitation SOP’s or the procedures specified therein. [61 FR 38868, July 25, 1996, as amended at 62 FR 26219, May 13, 1997]

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