Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can
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Josef Meiller Slaughterhouse
Address: 2768 Rt 199, Pine Plains, NY 12567
Establishment No.: m4477
USDA Inspection Reports: 2 Aug 2011
Violation: 416.1, 416.4(b)
Citation: At approximately 0705 hours it was observed that the establishment had completed it's pre-operational inspection for today production (08/02/2011). I then conducted a scheduled pre-operational inspection of the Processing Room and observed that freezer door 1 had product residue from the previous day production above the door handle (approximately six inch in length and 1/2 inch in width). Mr. was informed of my observation made in the Processing Room. This a failure to comply with 9 CFR 416.1 and 416.49b)
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.
416.4(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.