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

USDA Inspection Report: 15 Oct 2010

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

Citation: During the course of a Food Safety Assessment conducted at this establishment (Est. 9672 dates 08/05/2010 to 10/15/2010), the following noncompliance was observed by the EIAO. The Fermentation chamber, located in the Smokehouse area, has rusted out spaces in the floor. There are two areas, approximately 6 inches long by 6 inches wide by a of an inch deep. The diamond plating appears to be the original flooring. The continued deterioration of the flooring in this room could lead to the creation of insanitary conditions. Ms. [redacted] (Production manager) and Mr. [redacted] (Plant manager) were informed verbally of the noncompliance. The requirements of 416.2 (b)(1) and 416.2(b)(2) of the Meat and Poultry regulations (9 CFR416) as well as those of the establishment's prerequisite program "SPS for Construction" (reassessment dated 2-23-2010) were not met. This document serves as written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative action outlined in 9 CFR500.


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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