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Crescent Duck Farm Inc., New York

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

USDA Inspection Report: 18 Apr 2011

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.13(b), 416.4(d)

Citation: On April 18, 2011 at 1345 while the bagged ducks were being packed into boxes the sizing line backed up and the ducks could not be packed into the boxes fast enough to keep up with the sizing line, so the ducks backed up into the shrinker. An employee then dropped a duck on the floor The employee continued to pack boxes with the product on the floor. A regulatory control action was initiated to stop the bagging of the ducks until corrective action could be performed (Tag # B26855882). They rang the bell twice but with no response, They rang the third time and then Mr. was informed immediately. The Regulations in Section 416.13 (b) state "(b) Each official establishment shall conduct all other procedures in the Sanitation SOP's at the frequencies specified." The Regulations in Section 416.4(d) state "Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments." The Regulations in Section 416.13(b) and 416.4(d) have not been met.

Regulation:

416.13(b) Each official establishment shall conduct all other procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s at the frequencies specified.

416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.

 

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