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: 12 Nov 2011

Code: 01D01
Violation:  416.1, 416.4(b)

Citation: At approximately 0655 hours, while performing a Direct Pre-Op SSOP Review and Observation Task, subsequent the establishments verbal and noted acceptable pre-operational inspection the following observations were noted: [newline][newline]Evisceration Room: [newline]- Meat and fat particles, and product residue on the underside frame, a non-product contact surface of the processing table adjacent the hand wash sink along the East wall and the processing table along the North wall next to the entrance/ exit door to Cooler #1. [newline][newline]Processing/ Shipping Room: [newline]-Product residue and an unknown black material on the underside frame and support legs, non-product contact surfaces of the stainless steel topped processing tables stationed along the Northeast Wall between the entrance/ exit doors to the Evisceration Room and Cooler #4. [newline][newline]Packing Room: [newline]-Meat scraps affixed to the legs, under frame and components of the tabletop pan scale, and exposed rust on the lower frame below the scale pan, a non-product contact surface. [newline][newline]-Rust, and a black and white unknown spotted substance on the underside frame surfaces of the scale pan. [newline][newline]Production Supervisor, immediately notified verbally of the non-compliances. [newline][newline]This is a failure to meet: 9CFR 416.1 and 9CFR 416.4(b).


416.1 Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated.

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.


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