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: 20 Sep 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation:  416.3(a)

Citation: On Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 0610 while walking through the facility conducting a pre-operational procedure the following non-compliances(s) were observed: There are two plastic white meat tubs in the grinding room cooler that contain deep score marks throughout this equipment. The equipment and utensils used for processing and otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must facilitate thorough cleaning. No product was involved at the time of observance. A U.S. reject tag #B 24791170 was placed on this equipment restricting it's use in production. Also the hot water pasteurization hose located to the left of the cooler door in the processing area has melted due to the extreme heat passing through it. This hose is sticky to the touch which prohibits proper sanitation of this equipment, use was restricted by placing a U.S. reject tag #B 24791174. Mr. was immediately informed of these non-compliance(s) and informed me that the meat tubs will be removed from production immediately. The hose will be ordered and replaced. 9CFR416.3(a) states..equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product.

Regulation:

416.3(a) Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product.

 

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