Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Hatfield Quality Meats, Inc.

Address: 3150 Coffeetown Rd, Orefield, PA 18069
Establishment No.: m791

USDA Inspection Report: 19 Feb 2012

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

Citation: At approximately 0530 hours, in room 2170 ( Frank Stuffing ), and room 2171 ( Cooler ) the following noncompliances were observed by me, after the plant performed their Pre-Operational verification inspection and released the room for the start of Production. the walls of the stuffing room, which are approximately 30 to 40 feet long and approximately 20 feet wide were covered with too many to count spots of Product residue from previous day's production, most of the residue had a hard dryed on appearence. The spots of residue ranged in size from 1/2 inch in length up to 2 inches. In room 2171, ( Frank Cooler ) I observed dryed on Product residue on both the ceiling and the walls, again to many spots to count but ranged in size from 1/4 inch up to 1 1/2 inches. I also observed on the ceiling where the sheets of kay-lite are jointed together a Heavy Black residue starting to form about the first half of the room. I informed Mr. , Plant Management representative of the above noncompliances.


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.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 22 Feb 2012
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