Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Joe Pagliuso & Bros., Inc., New York

Address: 6845 N. Slocum Rd, Ontario, NY 14519
Establishment No.: m4253

USDA Inspection Report: 8 Nov 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)

Citation: At approximately 0700 hrs while performing a routine pre-operational inspection I found the following non-compliances.[newline]In the processing room I found 27 grey totes with meat and fat on the inside and outside of the totes (contact). U.S. Reject tag NO. B39879007 was applied to the totes. There were a 2 knives and a scabbard used for processing product that were in the processing area that had small pieces of meat stuck to them (contact). U.S. Reject tag NO. B39879009 was applied to the scabbard and knives. By the end of my pre-operational inspection, neither the totes nor the scabbard with knives were cleaned so both U.S. Reject tags have remained attached to the items.[newline]In the slaughter floor I found what appeared to be a fat residue on the hog dehairer (non-contact). U.S. Reject tag NO. B39879008 was applied to the dehairer. A slaughter floor employee immediately re-cleaned the equipment and U.S. Reject tag NO. B39879008 was removed.

Regulation:

416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.

416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

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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