Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors from FAUN Friends Of Animals United
Joe Jurgielewicz & Son

Address: 189 Cheese Lane, Hamburg, PA 19526
Establishment No.: p7875

USDA Inspection Report: 31 Jan 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.3(a), 416.4(a), 416.4(d)

Citation: At approximately 0620 while performing pre-operational sanitation in the evisceration department of the facility, the following conditions were observed. A large colander device used during production was being used to store several cut resistance gloves and several parts of the vent guns. These gloves and equipment parts had fat and residue from a previous days production on them in several locations. A tool used to remove the blade of the vent gun was also stored with these parts the piece had rusted over the weekend the rust had transferred to several places on the gloves and pieces. On the "Keystone "line the third section in the line the' sprocket" located at the end of the line had blood and several globs of duck fat located on it. this section of the sprocket passes directly over the product as it passes below on the line Reg 9 CFR 416.3(a) states Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product Reg 9 CFR 416.4(a) states 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. Reg 9 CFR 416.4(d) states Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments. A check of the plants Pre-operational record for 1/31/11 was not available for review at the time of the writing of this NR Ms. was notified verbally and in writing of this NR of these Non compliances This document serves as written notice that your failure to comply with regulatory requirement(s) could result in additional regulatory or administrative action(s)

Regulation:

416.3(a) Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product.

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.

 

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 17 Feb 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 11 Jan 2011

Return to: Joe Jurgielewicz and Son
Return to: Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses
Return to: Slaughterhouses