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Jerry Hayes Meats, Inc.
Address: RD1, Stratton Rd, Newark Valley, NY 13811
Establishment No.: m4488
USDA Inspection Report: 7 May 2012
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(b)(1), 416.4(b)
Citation: At approximately 2:30pm while performing a routine SPS verification on the large slaughter floor it was noted that the transfer rail, which is primarily used to store and hold the gamberel hooks for the hanging of cattel, near the cattle restrainer, was rusty to the extent that when wiped with a bare hand it would be covered with rust. This is noncompliant with 9cfr 416.1,416.2(b)(1) and 416.4(b). was notified of this noncompliance.
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)(1) Establishment buildings, including their structures, rooms, and compartments must be of sound construction, be kept in good repair, and be of sufficient size to allow for processing, handling, and storage of product in a manner that does not result in product adulteration or the creation of insanitary conditions.
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.