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Bennerís Butcher Shoppe

Address: RR#1,Box 378, Thompsontown, PA 17094
Establishment No.: m08630

USDA Inspection Report: 21 Oct 2010

Code: 06D01
Violation: 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 416.4(b)

Citation: At approximately 0715 hours, while performing pre-operational sanitation, I observed the following 06D01 noncompliances: 1. The ladder which is located on the kill floor and is used for trimming carcasses, has a residue build-up (protein, fat) on the undersides of the frame and stair treads. 2. In the processing room the white door which leads into the hallway is stained, has a whole in the door, has rusty hinges, and the corner strips around the frame are broken up. 3. The white door which leads into the retail/custom area, has a bottom edge which is broken, has rusty hinges and a rusty doorknob. This door is also stained. I informed Mr. [redacted] (Supervisor) of the violations of 9CFR 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 416.4(b) and your own SSOP


416.2(b)(1) Construction. 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.

416.2(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.

416.4(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.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 25 Jul 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 1 Oct 2010

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