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: 29 Apr 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation:  416.3(a)

Citation: At pre-op inspection in the small bird kill room at 0630 hours on this date Inspector applied tag #s B40198703 and B401987704 to two slaughter cones on forward section of slaughter equipment thus rejecting the two tagged cones for operations until issues are corrected. The two cones have metal splits about 5-7 inches in length creating sharp points where the metal is split. The two cones at present are not constructed to facilitate thorough cleaning. Plant Manager notified verbally at 0635 hours on this date. No product is involved.


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.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 3 May 2011
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