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: 3 Apr 2012

Code: 01D01
Violation:  416.2(a)

Citation: On 4/3/2012 at approximately 0630hrs while conducting a tour of the establishment it was observed the following noncompliance concerning the outside perimeter. There were two areas outside on the front side of the build that could allow pest to harbor; and if were to find entry into the establishment can cause an in sanitary condition. [newline]1-There were 6 wooden palettes leaning against the wall located between the offal room and freezer doors.[newline] 2-On the outside wall located between the front door and holding pen, there were two plastic crates and assortment of paper and plastic wrappers. [newline]These were in violation of 9CFR regulation 416.2(a) which states:"Grounds and pest control. The grounds about an establishment must be maintained to prevent conditions that could lead to insanitary conditions, adulteration of product, or interfere with inspection by FSIS program employees. Establishments must have in place a pest management program to prevent the harborage and breeding of pests on the grounds and within establishment facilities. Pest control substances used must be safe and effective under the conditions of use and not be applied or stored in a manner that will result in the adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions." The establishment's  manager, Mr was informed of the noncompliance immediately. Since no product was affected, no regulatory tags were issued.[newline] 

Regulation:

416.2(a) Grounds and pest control. The grounds about an establishment must be maintained to prevent conditions that could lead to insanitary conditions, adulteration of product, or interfere with inspection by FSIS program employees. Establishments must have in place a pest management program to prevent the harborage and breeding of pests on the grounds and within establishment facilities. Pest control substances used must be safe and effective under the conditions of use and not be applied or stored in a manner that will result in the adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions.

 

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