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Charles Poultry Co.

Address: 2931 Charlestown Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603
Establishment No.: p08418

USDA Inspection Report: 21 Sep 2010

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.13(b), 416.4(a), 416.4(d)

Citation: At approximately 0840 hours, Inspector [redacted] and I observed carcasses piled on top of each other on both ends of the wax table in the scalder room. The table end near the hot wax had about 25 carcasses piled on top of each other and the opposite end had about 15 carcasses piled up onto each other. Additionally, there was at least a foot of used wax on the table between and underneath the carcasses. Regulatory control tag, tag number B35460668, was placed on the kill line and Mr. [redacted] HACCP manager was notified of the non-compliance. The establishment is not complying with 9CFR416.13(b), 416.4(a), and 416.4(d).


416.13(b) Each official establishment shall conduct all other procedures in the Sanitation SOPís at the frequencies specified.

416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.


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