Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Empire Kosher Poultry

Address: 1 River Rd, Juniata Cty, Mifflintown, PA 17059
Establishment No.: p1015

USDA Inspection Report: 12 Aug 2010

Code: 01B01
Violation: 416.16(a)

Citation: On 08/12/10, I reviewed records associated with NR 0023-2010-17557. This NR was written for inadequate sanitation in the Poss Room. The managements answer for prevention of reoccurrence stated the following action. This area will be monitored by the sanitation supervisor according to the three step preventative process for 4 production days beginning 8/5/10 documentation will be found on the QA preoperational coversheet. In doing my review of the QA coversheets, I observed that only 2 of the 4 days were documented. On 08/05/10 and 08/09/10 the following statement was documented (NR #23 the poss room area was monitored by the sanitation supervisor and found to be acceptable), both dates also had times this was performed. The 2 following days this should have been documented according to plants corrective actions were 08/10/10 and 08/11/10. I informed (QA). This is a violation of 9CFR 416.16 (a). This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.


416.16(a) Each official establishment shall maintain daily records sufficient to document the implementation and monitoring of the Sanitation SOP’s and any corrective actions taken. The establishment employee(s) specified in the Sanitation SOP’s as being responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the procedure(s) specified in the Sanitation SOP’s shall authenticate these records with his or her initials and the date.


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