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: 2 May 2011
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(b)(2)
Citation: At approximately 0700 hours it was observed that the establishment had completed it's pre-operational inspection for today production (05/02/2011). I then conducted a scheduled pre-operational of the kill floor. The double plane window on the kill floor was observed to have a greenish colored mold appearing like material adhering to the window framework. Mr. was informed of my observation on the Kill Floor. This is a failure to comply with 9 CFR 416.1 and 416.2(b) (2)
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(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.