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: 10 May 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation:  416.2(b)(1)

Citation: While performing pre-op inspection in the room at 0645 hours on this date Inspector noticed that when the cooler door is closed the guide rail and beam located below the guide rail exhibit peeling and flaking paint that is loose to the touch. The peeling paint is located midway on the guide rail with a length of approximately four inches. There was no product in the area at this time. Informed Plant Manager of the non compliance this morning after evisceration duties. There is a floor rail post which prevents product containers from being located directly below the peeling paint. This is a non compliance for building/facility repair as referenced in 416.2(b)(1).


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.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 20 May 2011
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