Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
P and N Packing

Address: Rd#2, Box 180, State Rt. 187, Wyalusing, PA 18853
Establishment No.: m4763

USDA Inspection Report: 10 Jan 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.2(b), 416.3(a)

Citation: As a result of a recent Food Safety Assessment conducted during the time frame of 11/02/2010 to 12/03/2010, the following deficiencies were noted during the conducting of PBIS task 01B02, Pre-operational Sanitation: 1)The hand saw used in the slaughter process on carcasses was observed with a clear silicone seal peeling off the back part of the saw. Plant management was notified of this non-compliance. There was no indication that the plant had identified this non-compliance. This was a violation of 9CFR 416.3(a). 2)In the slaughter process area, next to where the carcass is dehided, the wall on the bottom corner was missing tiles and had cracked tiles. Situation was notified to establishment management. This is noncompliance with 9 CFR 416.2(b)(1). 416.3 Equipment and utensils. (a) Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product 416.2 Establishment grounds and facilities. (b) Construction. (1) 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. Failure to control this type of non-compliance could result in further regulatory and/or administrative control measures.

Regulation:

416.2(b)(1) 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.

416.3(a) Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product.

 

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