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Cargill Meat Solutions Corp.

Address: Rt. 706, Wyalusing PA 18853
Establishment No.: m09400

USDA Inspection Report: 25 Feb 2011

Code: 06D02
Violation: 307.2, 416.4(d)

Citation: On 25 February 2011, at approximately 1315 hrs, whilst performing an unscheduled ISP procedure code 06D02, I noted the following noncompliance: The right side of a carcass that I had condemned for malignant lymphoma (681412) was observed to be in contact throughout much of its extent with the carcass to its immediate right, this carcass (681413) having been passed, pending a negative KIS test, for acute pneumonia. [redacted] was notified of the noncompliance at approximately 1320 hrs. The establishment is not in compliance with the following regulations: 9 CFR 307.2(g) which states, in part, the following: "In establishments in which slaughtering is done, rooms, compartments, or specially prepared open places, to be know as "final inspection places," at which the final inspection of retained carcasses may be conducted (competent assistants for handling retained carcasses and parts shall be provided by the establishment; final inspection places shall be adequate in size and their rail arrangement and other equipment shall be sufficient to prevent carcasses and parts passed for food or cooking, from being contaminated by contact with condemned carcasses or parts; they shall be equipped with hot water, lavatory, sterilizer, tables and equipment required for ready, efficient, and sanitary conduct of the inspection; the floors shall be of such construction as to facilitate the maintenance of sanitary conditions and shall have proper drainage connections, and when the final inspection place is part of a larger floor, it shall be separated from the rest of the floor by a curb, railing, or otherwise)"; 9 CFR 416.4(d), which states the following: "Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments."


307.2 When required by the circuit supervisor, the following facilities and conditions, and such others as may be found to be essential to efficient conduct of inspection and maintenance of sanitary conditions, shall be provided by each official establishment:
(a) Satisfactory pens, equipment, and assistants for conducting ante-mortem inspection and for separating, marking and holding apart from passed livestock those marked ‘‘U.S. suspect’’ and those marked ‘‘U.S. condemned’’ (pens, alleys, and runways shall be paved, drained, and supplied with adequate hose connections for cleanup purposes); (b) Sufficient light to be adequate for proper conduct of inspection;

416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.


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