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Bingman Packing Co.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 14 Mar 2012

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(a), 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 416.4(b)

Citation: At approximately 1100 hours the following observations were made leading to the following noncompliance. On the inside of the slaughter cooler there are dark spots of an undetermined nature on the ceiling where the door closes. There appears to be grease spots above the rails, on the ceiling,leading into the cooler. Around the upper outside of the building, the overhang has an opening where a birds nest is apparent in the front and at the rear the overhang is coming loose. Further towards the rear are several terra cotta pipe laying haphazardly and a pallet and some plastic on the ground. These are violations of the afore mention regulations. Joe Bingman (owner) was informed verbally and in writing with this document of the need for corrective action. A review of available plant records indicate no action taken on this noncompliance. A review of the noncompliance record show no recent noncompliance of this nature.

Regulation:

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(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)(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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