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Crescent Duck Farm Inc., New York

Address: 10 Edgar Ave, Aquebogue, NY 11931
Establishment No.: 00824 P

USDA Inspection Report: 16 Feb 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(a), 416.4(a)

Citation: On February 16, 2011 at 0635 after the plant had completed pre-operational sanitation inspection and prior to the start of operations I observed the packing conveyor. There was one dime sized and several smaller grey areas which were located in the center of the belt and were adhering to the surface of the packing conveyor belt (product contact surface). A regulatory control action was initiated to restrict use of the packing conveyor belt until corrective action could be performed (Tag # B 39133802). Mr. was informed immediately. The Regulations in Section 416.13(a) state "Each official establishment shall conduct the pre-operational procedures in the Sanitation SOP's before the start of operations." The Regulations in Section 416.4(a) state "All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of unsanitary conditions and the adulteration of product." The Regulations in Section 416.13(a) and 416.4(a) have not been met

Regulation:

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

416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

 

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