Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors from FAUN Friends Of Animals United

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

USDA Inspection Report: 1 Feb 2012

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2)

Citation: At approximately 1030 hours, while performing a Sanitation Performance Standards inspection in the Smokehouse Area, I observed the following noncompliance:

1. The plexiglass windows in the doors leading from the Processing Kitchen to the Smokehouse Area are broken with exposed wood.
2. The are several holes in the ceiling of the Smokehouse Area near the wall facing E. Cherry St.
3. There is peeling paint on the wall adjacent to the RTE Room, on the wall next to the fermentation chamber, around the door nearest to E. Cherry St.leading into the Processing Kitchen, and on the base of the exit door and step leading to E. Cherry Rd.

All areas are non product contact and no product was involved. There was no further regulatory action taken.
[redacted] and [redacted] were verbally notified of the noncompliance and the failure to comply with the Meat Inspection Regulations Sanitation Performance Standards. The establishments sanitation forms did not document this noncompliance. A similar SPS noncompliance was issued on Noncompliance Record YYD0410015425N, dated 01/25/2012.


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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