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Hirsch’s Meats

Address: 1787 Route 322, Kossuth, PA, 16331
Establishment No.: m08636

USDA Inspection Report: 10 Nov 2010

Code: 06D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 416.3(a)

Citation: On 11/10/10 at 0730 while performing procedure 06D01 I observed the following. #1In the packaging room I observed (a) Meat scraps and grease smears from the previous days use back in under the sealing bars of the vacuum machine. (The vac machine was cleaned before it was used) (b) A four plug wall receptacle at the door way to the smokehouse with the cover covered with rust and one of the receptacles with a piece broken out of it. (c) The top of the hot water tank is rusted (d) The soap dispenser, the paper towel dispenser and the wall directly around them is covered with a greasy residue. (e)The blades on the ceiling fan have dust and grease residue on the top side. #2 in the boxed beef cooler I observed. (a)The surface of the two ceiling fans are begining to rust and the blades have dust and grease residue on the top side. (b) The out side corner moldings around the doorway entering the Ready to Eat cooler are broken with pieces of the molding missing. (c) There is an electrical switch box and a junction box mounted on the out side of the freezer wall that are covered with rust. There was no product contamination observed due to these non-compliances. 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 Establishment grounds and facilities. (b) Construction. (1) 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. (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. 416.3 Equipment and utensils. (a) Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product. This document serves as notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirement(s) could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.

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(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.

416.3(a) Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product.

 

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