Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can
See Behind Closed Doors
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Address: 350 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank, NY 11980
Establishment No.: m4675
USDA Inspection Report: 17 Aug 2010
Citation: At approximately 0715 hrs., and prior to the start of production subsequent plant managers preoperational sanitation inspection, I observed the following. In the Evisceration room. on the band saw; the backside of the flywheel in the upper housing has visible meat particles and a greasy film adhered to its surface. Plant manager Mr. cleaned immediately. In the processing room, the first boning board upon entering, has several visible black stains of unknown origin on its exposed product contact surface. U.S. Reject tag No.B39831074 was applied. The establishments SSOP plan signed and dated, 6/18/07 on page 1, under Pre-Operational Sanitation, states, ". Plant manager Mr. was informed. This is in noncompliance with Title 9CFR 416.13(c) which requires each official establishment to monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP's.
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.