Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Champlain Beef Inc.

Address: 9679 State Rt 4, Whitehall, NY 12887
Establishment No.: m8547

USDA Inspection Report: 28 Feb 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation:  416.13(c), 416.4(b)

Citation: On 2/28/11 at approximately 0810 while performing a 01B02 procedure the following noncompliance was observed. One of the hydraulic hoses connected to the carcass spreader at the evisceration station had meat, bone, and blood particles on it. The contamination measured about 1 foot in length down the hose. This is a noncompliance of 9CFR 416.4(b) and the plants own SSOP plan. was notified of this noncompliance and addressed it at this time. This document serves as written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in further regulatory action. As always you have the right to appeal.


416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.

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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