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Alex Froehlich Packing Company

Address: 77 D Street, Johnstown, PA 15906
Establishment No.: m09369

USDA Inspection Report: 27 Oct 2010

Code: 06D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 416.4(b)

Citation: At approximately 1030 hours on 10/27/2010 while performing a scheduled 06D01 procedure I found the following noncompliance. The bottom of the large (tall) cooler door leading from the slaughter area to the cooler is rusted with holes and damaged (ripped) surface areas. The door is not in good repair and is not impervious to moisture and is not able to be properly cleaned and sanitized to prevent insanitary conditions. I checked the establishments pre-operational, operational, and plant improvement program records, and found no cooler door entered as a deficiency. No product was involved in this noncompliance. [redacted] 2nd was informed of the noncompliance verbally and in writing with this NR. No similar NRs were found in the last sixty days. This is in violation of 9CFR 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. 9CFR 416.2(b)(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. 9CFR 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. 9CFR 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. involved in this noncompliance.

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.

416.4(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.

 

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