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: 29 Nov 2011

Code: 01C02
Violation:  416.4(b)

Citation: On Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at approximately 10:00am during slaughter operations the bags that are used to protect the hoist operating equipment in the slaughter area was observed to contain liquid and residue from a previous production. USDA reject tag #B39161267 was placed on the equipment restricting it's use until corrective action was taken. 9CFR416.4(b) states non-food contact surface(s) 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. Document #8 in establishments SSOP states [redacted]. Mr. plant manager was immediately informed of the non-compliance, his immediate action was to remove all product from the area, he removed the bags, sanitized the equipment and replaced with fresh bags. The equipment was re-inspected, passed, USDA reject tag was removed, the product was returned to the area, inspected, and passed.

Regulation:

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.

 

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