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Alex Froehlich Packing Company

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

USDA Inspection Report: 21 Mar 2012

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.2(d), 416.4(b)

Citation: On Wednesday, 3/21/12, while performing a Sanitation Performance Standard task @ establishment # 09369M @ approximately 1130 hours the following noncompliances were observed in the walk-in cooler. 1. The area in the cooler where RTE product is stored is a cooling unit overhead that has an opening in the one end of it. Directly inside that opening is what appears to be a motor which has dust and debris on it. The metal case that surrounds the unit also has dust and debris on the inside surface. There also was a brown streak on the ceiling directly in front of the unit. All product was properly packaged. 2. In the next bay of the cooler there were water droplets being pushed out onto the floor from the unit behind the part of the carcass rail where the carcasses pass by to be taken down for further processing. No product was seen to be coming in contact with the water as they were all pushed back in the cooler. The same above mentioned carcass rail was observed to have some greased smears on it. On the other side of the same bay of the cooler was some condensation dripping on some boxed product. The boxes were sealed and the product inside was not affected. I notified [redacted] a plant associate, and he immediately removed the water dripping with a sponge mop. Mr. II was notified verbally and in writing with this document, as well as Mr. as mentioned above. A review of the noncompliance file indicated no similar noncompliances in the past 60 days.


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(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: 1 May 2012
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 6 Mar 2012

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