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Crescent Duck Farm Inc., New York

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

USDA Inspection Report: 29 Dec 2011

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(h)(1), 416.4(b)

Citation: On 12/28/2011 while conducting my tour of the facilities I noticed the following non-compliances in the establishment.[newline]1) At approximately 1315hrs while examining the receiving area it was noticed that the freezer door had a trail of rust and rusty discoloration running from the door handle to the bottom of the door. It was an approximately 1” wide and 2”-3” long stream. This is in violation of 9CFR 416.4(b) which states" Non-food-contact surfaces of facilities, equipment, and utensils used in the operation of the establishment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product."[newline]2 ) At approximately 1345hrswhile conducting a tour of the ladies lounge's restroom it was observed that the 1st stall's door was missing. This made it ususable to the employees and in violation of 9CRF 416.2(h)(1) which states") Dressing rooms, toilet rooms, and urinals must be sufficient in number, ample in size, conveniently located, and maintained in a sanitary condition and in good repair at all times to ensure cleanliness of all persons handling any product."[newline]They are both in violation of 9CFR 416.1 which states"Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated."Mr. Douglas Corwin (owner) and Mr. (floor manager) were immediately notified of the non-compliances. No Product was adulterer or food contact surface contaminated at the time, so no tags were issued.[newline]

Regulation:

416.1 Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated.

416.2(h)(1) Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated.

416.4(b) Non-food-contact surfaces of facilities, equipment, and utensils used in the operation of the establishment 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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