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R.L. Sipes Locker Plant

Address: 422 East South St, Everett PA, 15537
Establishment No.: m08565

USDA Inspection Report: 24 Jun 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(d), 416.1, 416.2(b)(2), 416.2(b)(3)

Citation: At 0800 hrs. on the day of 06/24/2011 I was performing the unscheduled task of 06D01 of the facility and the following noncompliance's were observed. Kill Floor: 1) paint peeling on the walls above the glass board. 2) Caulking around the sheet metal and around the doorway trim. Electrical room: Screen in window need secured and caulked. Carcass Final Wash area: Carcass rail supports are stained from fat and need cleaned. Offal room: The walls and ceiling are stained from dried blood and need cleaned. I then proceeded to notify Mr. of the said noncompliance. This is in violation of regulations which states: 416.1 General rules. 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)(2)Walls, floors, and ceilings within establishments must be built of durable materials impervious to moisture and be cleaned and sanitized as necessary to prevent adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions. 416.2(b)(3) Walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, and other outside openings must be constructed and maintained to prevent the entrance of vermin, such as flies, rats, and mice. I then checked for similar NR's of the same root cause for the past 60 days and found one and it was from 06/01/2011 and it was NR # 0004-2011-17496.

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(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.

416.2(b)(2) Walls, floors, and ceilings within establishments must be built of durable materials impervious to moisture and be cleaned and sanitized as necessary to prevent adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions.

416.2(b)(3) Walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, and other outside openings must be constructed and maintained to prevent the entrance of vermin, such as flies, rats, and mice.

 

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