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New Lee's Live Poultry Market
Address: 122 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Establishment No.: p4734
USDA Inspection Report: 22 Dec 2011
Violation: 416.2(d), 416.4(d)
Citation: At approximately 0645 hours, SPHV found the following noncompliance: [newline][newline]In the back product cooler off the slaughter floor (cooler #2), an employee was moving chickens out of chill tanks. On the ceiling, there were two areas of dripping condensation but this was not above product. There was also beaded condensation above two chill tanks. The product was covered in one tank and only partially covered in the other tank. A heavy amount of condensation was also seen all along the cooler door frame. No product was seen affected. [newline][newline]This noncompliance was immediately shown to plant manager, and the condensation was removed in my presence.
416.2(d) Ventilation. Ventilation adequate to control odors, vapors, and condensation to the extent necessary to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions must be provided.
416.4(d) Provide adequate floor drainage in all areas where floors are subject to flooding-type cleaning or where normal operations release or discharge water or other liquid waste on the floor;