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Address: 670 E. Cherry Rd, Quakertown, PA 18951
Establishment No.: m09672

USDA Inspection Report: 17 Aug 2010

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

Citation: At approximately 0800 hours, while performing a scheduled operational sanitation inspection in the smokehouse area, I observed the following Sanitation Performance Standards noncompliance: 1. Cobwebs were on top of the electrical boxes on the side of the fermentation room and in the wall/ceiling junction behind the Alkar oven. 2. There was peeling paint around the edge of the fan vent in the ceiling between the Alkar and Kerr ovens. 3. There was peeling paint on the north wall near the door leading to the raw processing area. 4. The electrical panel on the west wall next to the data logger has areas of rust. There was no product or product contact areas involved and no further regulatory action was taken. Mr. [redacted] was verbally notified of the noncompliance and the failure to comply with sections 416.1, 416.2(b)(1), and 416.2(b)(2) of the Meat Inspection Regulations Sanitation Performance Standards. This noncompliance was not documented on the establishments sanitation form dated 08/17/2010. A similar SPS structural noncompliance was documented on Noncompliance Record # 8-2010, dated 07/20/2010. This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.


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.


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