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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: 01B02
Violation:  416.13(c), 416.4(a)

Citation: At approximately 0615 hours while performing preoperational inspection and after the plant had completed their pre-operational sanitation procedures the following non-compliances were noted: 1.) The medium size stainless steel holding tank in the evisceration room has visible signs of small pieces of chicken fat and debris on the inside bottom flat surface and inside side walls from previous days' production. The inside of the tank is a food contact surface. The medium sized stainless steel holding tank was rejected with U.S. Reject Tag # B41005073. 2.) Two knives used to cut open chicken product had rust on the blade portion of the knives and chicken debris leftover from previous days' operation. The two knives were located in the rear of the evisceration room adjacent to the hand wash sink placed inside of stainless steel knife holder that is on the wall. The two knives were rejected with U.S. Rejected Tag # B37703224. The establishments SSOP plan last signed and reassessed on 01/14/2009 states the following: "[redacted]" Plant management was notified and failed to meet the following regulations: 9CFR 416.13(c) which states: "Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP's." 9CFR 416.4(a) which states: "All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product." Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: No establishment statement indicated on NR NR: 23-2010 dated 7/7/2010

Regulation:

416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.

416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, 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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