Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can
See Behind Closed Doors
Josef Meiller Slaughterhouse
Address: 2768 Rt 199, Pine Plains, NY 12567
Establishment No.: m4477
USDA Inspection Reports: 9 Sep 2010
Citation: At approximately 1045 hours the establishment's pest management control program and records were reviewed. The establishment was found to be following there program and documenting weekly checks on exterior bait boxes( last check was on 09/03/10). Checking the exterior bait boxes the bait box along the north barn wall was observed to be heavily damaged and in need of being replaced This a failure to comply with regulation 9 CFR 416.2(a)
416.2(a) Grounds and pest control. The grounds about an establishment must be maintained to prevent conditions that could lead to insanitary conditions, adulteration of product, or interfere with inspection by FSIS program employees. Establishments must have in place a pest management program to prevent the harborage and breeding of pests on the grounds and within establishment facilities. Pest control substances used must be safe and effective under the conditions of use and not be applied or stored in a manner that will result in the adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions.