Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can
See Behind Closed Doors
Hilltown Pork, Inc.,
Address: 12948 Rt 22, Canaan, NY 12029
Establishment No.: m4018
USDA Inspection Report: 7 Oct 2011
Violation: 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2)
Citation: On this date while performing the scheduled 06D01 task at 0930hrs, the following was noted: - Entrance and exit openings to the offal room, molding in disrepair, coming off the corners, bottom needs repair due to exposed wall covering. - Conduits on the kill floor peeling and flaking, no product contact noted. - Covering to chill box door, on the kill floor starting to exhibit cracks and hinges starting to exhibit the beginnings of rusting process. no product contact noted. Mr. was notified of these discrepancies. 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: Facilities NR: 6-2011 dated 9/12/2011; NR: 3-2011 dated 4/19/2011
416.2(b)(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.