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Garner Abattoir & Meat Processing

Address: 2900 Oliver Springs Rd Van Buren, AR 72956
Establishment No.: m10650

USDA Inspection Report: 13 Dec 2011

Code: 01001
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(b)(2), 416.2(d), 416.2(b)(1)

Citation: At approx. 1000 hours while performing slaughter duties the following noncompliances were observed : the ceiling above the beef slaughter side of the kill floor is not constructed  with materials that are impervious to moisture and can be cleaned and sanitized;  the lights above the final wash area have flaking paint and ru st; there was beaded  condensation on the ceiling above the final wash.  The door between the kill floor and offal room has flaking rust and paint.  416.2(b)(2) states in part, "walls, floors, and ceilings must be of durable materials impervious to moisture and be cleaned and sanitized to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions. [redacted] was notified of the noncompliances.

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.

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.

416.2(d) Ventilation. Ventilation adequate to control odors, vapors, and condensation to the extent necessary to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions must be provided.

416.2(b)(1) 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.

 

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