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Champlain Beef Inc.
Address: 9679 State Rt 4, Whitehall, NY 12887
Establishment No.: m8547
USDA Inspection Report: 4 Apr 2011
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(d)
Citation: On 4/4/2011 at approximately 1045 hours while performing inspection duties at Establishment # 08547 the following noncompliance was observed. The rail scale was not being wiped down between carcasses. Condensation had built up on the rail from spraying the previous carcass. I stopped production and asked the employee at the final wash station why he was not wiping the condensation down. He replied he had no squeegee. I notified of my findings .This is a noncompliance of 9 CFR 416.4(d) and 416.13(c) and the plants SSOP condensation control plan. This document serves as written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in further regulatory action. As always you have the right to appeal.
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.
416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.