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: 31 Mar 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation:  416.2(a)

Citation: At 0945 hours this morning Inspector observed that the metal cages/racks used for storing plastic product coolers for product transport in the warehouse dry dock area also are being used to store miscellaneous items, in an unorderly fashion, especially on the top section of the storage cages/racks which makes it difficult and interferes with FSIS Inspection procedures. Items stored in the area include cardboard boxes, drapes/clothes as well as two truck spare tires without the rims. Sections of 416.2(a) are not being adheared to. Plant Manager was notified of the above condition and viewed the area with Inspector at 1100 hours.


416.2(a) 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.


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