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Springfield Meat Company

Address: 1868 California Rd, Richlandtown, PA 18955
Establishment No.: m09704

USDA Inspection Report: 5 Dec 2011

Code: 01D04
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(b)(4), 416.4(b)

Citation: At approximately 1000 hours while performing an unscheduled Sanitation Performing Standard inspection through out the establishment with FLS [redacted] Plant Manager Mr. [redacted] and SPHV Dr. [redacted] it was observed that a box that stored cryovac bags was uncovered and had a plastic chemical bottle labeled as "comet" laying on top. As the bottle was removed dead flies ( 3 to 4) were laying on top of the plastic bags. The box was tagged with US Reject tag No B32554394. Mr [redacted] who was present was verbally notified of the noncompliance and the failure to comply with sections 416.4 (b) of the Meat Inspection Regulations. There was no record of this noncompliance documented on the establishment SSOP/SPS form dated 12/05/2011 There are no similar noncompliances on file.


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)(4) Rooms or compartments in which edible product is processed, handled, or stored must be separate and distinct from rooms or compartments in which inedible product is processed, handled, or stored, to the extent necessary to prevent product adulteration and 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.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 24 Feb 2012
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 28 Sep 2011

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