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

USDA Inspection Report: 25 Jan 2012

Code: 01D04
Violation: 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 416.4(b)

Citation: At approximately 10:30 hours, while performing a sanitation performance standards inspection in the processing areas, I observed the following noncompliance:
1. The floor drain in the RTE Packaging area is rusty.
2. The floor in the RTE Packaging area has a 10" x 10" area of peeling paint.
3. The door between the RTE Packaging area and the Deboning/Raw Processing area has rust on the door hinges.
4. The bottom of the legs on the deboning table in the Deboning/Raw Processing area are rusty.
There was no product involved and all areas are non product contact areas. There was no regulatory control action taken.
Mr. [redacted] was verbally notified of the noncompliance and the failure to comply with the Meat Inspection Regulations Sanitation Performance Standards. The establishments sanitation forms, dated 01/25/2012, did not document this noncompliance.


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.

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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