Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
New Lee's Live Poultry Market

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

USDA Inspection Report: 20 Jun 2011

Code: 03J02
Violation:  381.66(b), 417.2(c)(4)

Citation: At approximately 8:05, while doing a random temperature check CSI and SPHV observed the following non-compliance: Establishment employee was in the process of packaging young chickens from the chill tank into the establishments brown paper bag for shipping. I requested a tempreture check. proceeded to check the product with the establishments thermometer. Tempreture was approximately [redacted] degrees. I immediately notified of the non-compliance and issued a U.S retained tag No. B38264243. He was informed that the regulatory control action would remain in effect until the establishment demonstrated product safety. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: The Establishment has not given a written response in regards to the previous NR #: 0027-2011-17846. NR: 27-2011 dated 6/18/2011

Regulation:

381.66(b) General chilling requirements, except for ratites. (1) All poultry that is slaughtered and eviscerated in the official establishment shall be chilled immediately after processing so that the internal temperature is reduced to 40 F. or less, as provided in paragraph (b)(2) of this section unless such poultry is to be frozen or cooked immediately at the official establishment. Eviscerated poultry to be shipped from the establishment in packaged form shall be maintained at 40 F. or less, except that during further processing and packaging operations, the internal temperature may rise to a maximum of 55 F.: Provided, That immediately after packaging, the poultry is placed under refrigeration at a temperature that will promptly lower the internal temperature of the product to 40 F. or less, or the poultry is placed in a freezer. Poultry which is to be held at the plant in packaged form in excess of 24 hours shall be held in a room at a temperature of 36 F. or less.

417.2(c)(4) List the procedures, and the frequency with which those procedures will be performed, that will be used to monitor each of the critical control points to ensure compliance with the critical limits;

 

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 20 Jun 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 18 Jun 2011

Return to: New Lee’s Live Poultry
Return to: New York Slaughterhouses