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Herfurth Brothers

Address: Route 209, Gilbert, PA 18331
Establishment No.: m09465

USDA Inspection Report: 18 Oct 2010

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

Citation: On the 18th of October, 2010; at approximately 0710 hours, while performing other inspection requirements/facilities and equipment procedure, the following was observed: *peeling paints exposed sharp edges on the gate separated the stunning/bleeding area and the scalding area; *rust on various areas on the cooler 1 door facing the kill area; [redacted] slaughter supervisor, was informed of the aforementioned noncompliance. The requirement of regulatory of 9CFR 416.1, 416.2(b) and 416.4(b) was not met.

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.

416.4(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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