Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
B.C. Natural Chicken

Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493

USDA Inspection Report: 11 Jan 2012

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(a), 416.2(b)(2), 416.4(b)

Citation: At approximately 1000 hrs. I observed the following conditions in the plant while verifying the plants PIP list. In the weigh price cooler the metal roller track wheels were rusty, and the cooler door handle was also rusty. In the cut up cooler I observed an overhead rusty fan bracket and mold on the ceiling above the line motor. On the shipping dock I observed two rodent bait boxes apparently driven over by hand jack rendering them inoperative. I notified the Further Processing Supervisor of the noncompliance's. In the locker room area I observed employees gloves and smocks on top of the lockers, garbage and debris under the lockers and water dripping from the ceiling in the womens restroom. I notified of the noncompliance. This document serves as a written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement action described in 9 CFR part 500.


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.

416.2(a) Grounds and pest control. The grounds about an establishment must be maintained to prevent conditions that could lead to insanitary conditions, adulteration of product, or interfere with inspection by FSIS program employees. Establishments must have in place a pest management program to prevent the harborage and breeding of pests on the grounds and within establishment facilities. Pest control substances used must be safe and effective under the conditions of use and not be applied or stored in a manner that will result in the adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions.

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.


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