Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Crescent Duck Farm Inc., New York

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

USDA Inspection Report: 29 Jun 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation: 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2)

Citation: At approximately 0640hrs while performing a walk-thru it was observed the following non-compliances in the plant. 1-the freezer door in the receiving area had a trail of rust and rusty discoloration running from the door handle to the bottom of the door. It was a 1"-1 1/2" wide and 2'-2 1/2' long stream. 2-on both sides of the cooler door frame the strips of metal connecting to the wall had the appearance of rust and rusty discoloration on them. The left side had traces and spots of rust and rusty discoloration that ran approximately 4' from the top to the bottom of the frame, sporting a sorted spots; blotches and strips ranging from 1" to 3"in width and 1" to 1' in length. The right side had traces and spots of rust and rusty discoloration that ran approximately 2' from the top to the bottom of the frame, sporting a sorted spots; blotches and strips ranging from 1" to 2"in width and 1" to 2' in length. Mr. Douglas Corwin (owner) immediately was informed of the non-compliances. No product was adulterated or food contact surface contaminated at the time. These non-compliances are in violation of: 9 CFR 416.2(b) (1) which states :"( b) construction. (1) Establishment buildings, including their structures, rooms, and compartments must be of sound construction, be kept in good repair, in a manner that does not result in product adulteration or the creation of insanitary conditions." 9 CFR 416(b)(2) which states:"(2) Walls, floors, and ceilings within establishments must be built of durable materials impervious to moisture and be cleaned and sanitized as necessary to prevent adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions."

Regulation:

416.2(b) Construction. (1) Establishment buildings, including their structures, rooms, and compartments must be of sound construction, be kept in good repair, and be of sufficient size to allow for processing, handling, and storage of product in a manner that does not result in product adulteration or the creation of insanitary conditions.

416.2(b)(2) Walls, floors, and ceilings within establishments must be built of durable materials impervious to moisture and be cleaned and sanitized as necessary to prevent adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions.

 

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