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Crescent Duck Farm Inc., New York

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

USDA Inspection Report: 4 Apr 2011

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

Citation: On April 4, 2011, at 0635 after the plant had completed pre-operational sanitation inspection and prior to the start of operations I observed the Grader's table. There is a brown residue about one half inch in diameter and several pin sized spots on the top surface in the middle of the table (product contact surface). A regulatory control action was initiated to restrict use of the table until corrective action could be performed (Tag # B 39133816). 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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