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Cargill Meat Solutions Corp.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 16 Mar 2011

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

Citation: On 3/16/11 at approximately 22:45 hours while performing the ISP task 06D01 the following was observed in the EU cooler: 1.) At the main entrance where the pallets of product are brought in there is flaking paint across the entire top of the entrance way and also a few areas on the sides of the same entrance, 2.) At the base of this entrance there is some damage to the metal covering leaving exposed wood that is wet to the touch, 3.) At the base of the wall that's toward the center of the cooler near the returned product area there is also some damage to the sheet metal leaving more exposed wood that's wet to the touch, 4.) There are four spots where there are cracks and holes in the concrete floor that contain puddles of water, 5.) There is a push broom hanger with two push brooms located high on the wall above bins and boxes of product. Ms. [redacted] QA, was notified about the non-compliances. No U.S. Reject/Retain tags were needed as Ms. [redacted] immediately arranged corrective actions for the flaking paint over the entrance way and removal of the brooms. No product was affected. 9CFR 416.2(b)(1) states in part: Establishment buildings, including their structures, rooms, and compartments must be of sound construction, be kept in good repair, 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) states in part: Walls, floors, and ceilings within establishments must be built of durable materials impervious to moisture. Continued failure to comply with these regulatory requirements could result in further regulatory or administrative action.

Regulation:

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.

 

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