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New Lee's Live Poultry Market

Address: 122 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Establishment No.: p4734

USDA Inspection Report: 29 Jul 2010

Code: 06D01
Violation:  416.1, 416.2(b)(1), 416.4(b)

Citation: At approximately 0630 hours while performing preoperational inspection; the following SPS condition were observed: 1.) Dust and grease residue on black fan guard which is located in the chill tank area and is affixed to the wall adjacent to and just above grey swings doors that lead to the evisceration room. 2.) Dust observed on small yellow box fan (i.e.- fan blades, front and back fan guards) which located in the evisceration room. 3.) There is large gap underneath the cooler door which is approximately 3 feet long by 3 inches high. The rubber gasket and door at the bottom of the cooler door is broken and in disrepair. The edible product holding cooler is located in the middle of the establishment adjacent to the employee bathroom. 4.) There is large gap underneath the freezer cooler door which is approximately 3 feet long by 3 inches high. The metal trim and freezer door gasket is broken, bent and in disrepair. The freezer cooler is located at the rear of the establishment. Plant management was notified of their failure to meet the following regulations: 9 CFR 416.1 which states: "Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated." 9 CFR 416.4(b) which states: "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." 9CFR 416.2(b)(1) which states: " Establishment buildings, including their structures, rooms, and compartments must be of sound construction, be kept in good repair, and be of sufficient size to allow for processing, handling, and storage of product in a manner that does not result in product adulteration or the creation of insanitary conditions."

Regulation:

416.1 Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated.

416.2(b)(1) Establishment buildings, including their structures, rooms, and compartments must be of sound construction, be kept in good repair, and be of sufficient size to allow for processing, handling, and storage of product in a manner that does not result in product adulteration or the creation of insanitary conditions.

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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