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: 17 Aug 2011

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

Citation: At 0745 hours the following was observed in the packing room. One band saw used to cut frozen livers was unclean, product residue was observed on the upper fly wheel and rust was observed on the blade. This does not comply with Title 9 CFR 416.13(c). SSOP plan signed and dated 1/27/97 states " Mrs. was shown the noncompliance and informed it was rejected from use, US Tag # B 17 234354. SSOP records indicated that all contact surfaces were found acceptable and documented as such Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions failed to prevent reoccurrence. NR: 31-2011 dated 8/15/2011


416.13(c) Lighting of good quality and sufficient intensity to ensure that sanitary conditions are maintained and that product is not adulterated must be provided in areas where food is processed, handled, stored, or examined; where equipment and utensils are cleaned; and in hand-washing areas, dressing and locker rooms, and toilets.

416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, 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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