Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Hilltown Pork, Inc., New York

Address: 12948 Rt 22, Canaan, NY 12029
Establishment No.: m4018

USDA Inspection Report: 23 Feb 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation: 416.3(a)

Citation: On this date, while performing a scheduled task, 01B02, after the plant had a chance to perform their own pre-operational inspection the following was noted: - In the middle processing room the underside of the meat cutting table on the Northwest side of the room was noted having meat debris particles from previous day. Approximately 3 cluster areas found about 2-3 cm in diameter! Mr. was notified and immediatlely have an employee flip, clean and sanitixe the underside and then the topside of said table. He was also informed that this document serves as written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative actions. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: Sanitation NR: 28-2010 dated 11/11/2010; NR: 25-2010 dated 11/3/2010

Regulation:

416.3(a) Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product.

 

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