Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Hudson Valley Foie Gras

Address: 80 Brooks Rd, Ferndale, NY 12734
Establishment No.: p17966

USDA Inspection Report: 19 Jan 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation:  416.4(b)

Citation: At 1215 hours on this date FSIS Inspector observed in the large slaughter room that three vertical 1x1.5 inch support metal angle iron sections for the support of the link chain conveyor system located near and above the stun bath have sections of flaking paint developing. The circular disc assembly for the 90 degree turn of the link chain conveyor located above the stun bath has sections of rust visible. No finished product is involved in this area. No product retained or equipment rejected. Plant Manager will be notified on this date upon receipt of this NR report.


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.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 26 Jan 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 13 Jan 2011

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