Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Jaindl Turkey Sales Inc.

Address: 3150 Coffeetown Rd, Orefield, PA 18069
Establishment No.: p460

USDA Inspection Report: 1 Nov 2011

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.1

Citation: On Tuesday, November 01, 2011 at approximately 05:45 hours, after the plant supervisor informed IPP she had completed her preoperational inspection, IPP performed preoperational inspection.[newline]The following noncompliance was observed: dried blood and feathers from the previous day’s production were observed on the walls and floor of the turkey dressing area. IPP also observed feathers on the shackles to the dressing area and on the paper towel dispenser and sink in this area. Though the area is not an exposed product area (feathers still on turkeys in this area), the room is still in an insanitary condition. The room was rinsed immediately and the supervisor informed IPP that is would be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized at the end of production. [newline]The plants SSOP page 7 of 7 part VI miscellaneous states: “[redacted] . The Sanitary Processing Standards of 416 will apply to these areas. “[newline]Plant management was shown the noncompliance and this document serves as written notification of the failure to meet the following regulations:[newline] 9 CFR 416.1 which states “Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated.”[newline]9 CFR 416.2(b)(1) which states “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.”[newline]9 CFR 416.2(b)(2) which states “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.”[newline]9 CFR 416.4(b) which states “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.”[newline]

Regulation:

416.1 Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated.

 

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