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Bingman Packing Co.

Address: 165 5th Ave, Berlin, PA, 15530
Establishment No.: m09696

USDA Inspection Report: 13 Apr 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation: 417.4(a)(2)(ii), 417.4(a)(2)(iii), 416.1, 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 417.4(a)(2)(ii), 416.1, 416.2(a), 416.2(b)(3)

Citation: At approximately 10:30 am on 04/13/2011 while performing an unscheduled PBIS task 06D01, the following noncompliances were observed. Outside premise, on the left side of the building heading toward the holding pens there is weeds, stacked wood on top of rusty barrels, leaves, fiberglass sheeting, boxes and debris. On the right side of the building there is a red tarp and terra cotta pipe, this is directly along the building. [redacted] was verbally notified of the above noncompliances. This is a violation of part "416.1 General rules. 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 Establishment grounds and facilities. (a) Grounds and pest control. The grounds about an establishment must be maintained to prevent conditions that could lead to insanitary conditions, adulteration of product, or interfere with inspection by FSIS program employees. Establishments must have in place a pest management program to prevent the harborage and breeding of pests on the grounds and within establishment facilities. Pest control substances used must be safe and effective under the conditions of use and not be applied or stored in a manner that will result in the adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions". I reviewed the NR file and found no similar noncomplance report.

Regulation:

417.4(a)(2)(ii) Ongoing verification activities. Ongoing verification activities include, but are not limited to: Direct observations of monitoring activities and corrective actions; and

417.4(a)(2)(iii) The review of records generated and maintained in accordance with 417.5(a)(3) of this part.

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.

416.2(a) Grounds and pest control. The grounds about an establishment must be maintained to prevent conditions that could lead to insanitary conditions, adulteration of product, or interfere with inspection by FSIS program employees. Establishments must have in place a pest management program to prevent the harborage and breeding of pests on the grounds and within establishment facilities. Pest control substances used must be safe and effective under the conditions of use and not be applied or stored in a manner that will result in the adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions.

416.2(b)(3) Walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, and other outside openings must be constructed and maintained to prevent the entrance of vermin, such as flies, rats, and mice.

 

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