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Eberly Poultry

Address: 1095 Mt. Airy Rd, Stevens, PA 17578
Establishment No.: p09965

USDA Inspection Report: 14 Oct 2010

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.2(g), 416.5(a)

Citation: At approximately 0915 hrs. while standing at the Inspection station in the evisceration department, I observed two employees across the line at the oil gland and feet cutting area try to wash their hands and the knives they were using. There was no water coming out of the spigot. I immediately took regulatory control action by stopping the line. I looked down the line and I observed two other spigots one at the neck cutter area and the other between the lung gun and the crop pull area with no water. I informed Mr. [redacted] and Mr. [redacted] of the non compliance. Approximately 15 minutes later water was running from the spigots at the areas mentioned. I relinquished regulatory control action by starting the evisceration line. The plant is not meeting 9 CFR 416.2(g) and 416.5(a).


416.2(g)(1) Water supply and water, ice, and solution reuse. A supply of running water that complies with the National Primary Drinking Water regulations (40 CFR part 141), at a suitable temperature and under pressure as needed, must be provided in all areas where required (for processing product, for cleaning rooms and equipment, utensils, and packaging materials, for employee sanitary facilities, etc.). If an establishment uses a municipal water supply, it must make available to FSIS, upon request, a water report, issued under the authority of the State or local health agency, certifying or attesting to the potability of the water supply. If an establishment uses a private well for its water supply, it must make available to FSIS, upon request, documentation certifying the potability of the water supply that has been renewed at least semi-annually.

416.5(a) Cleanliness. All persons working in contact with product, food-contact surfaces, and product-packaging materials must adhere to hygienic practices while on duty to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions.


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