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Jerry Hayes Meats, Inc.
Address: RD1, Stratton Rd, Newark Valley, NY 13811
Establishment No.: m4488
USDA Inspection Report: 2 Aug 2011
Citation: On August 2, 2011 while performing final inspection on the small animal slaughter floor, I found the following noncompliance. After a goat carcass had passed through the establishments CCP for zero tolerance, I checked a goat carcass at final inspection and found an area approximately 3 inches by 1 1/2 inches that had fecal and/or ingesta on the front shank. I immediately notified the slaughter floor personnel, and he immediately trimmed the contaminated carcass, i re-inspected the carcass and found it to be acceptable.
310.18(a) Carcasses, organs, and other parts shall be handled in a sanitary manner to prevent contamination with fecal material, urine, bile, hair, dirt, or foreign matter; however, if contamination occurs, it shall be promptly removed in a manner satisfactory to the inspector.