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: 9 May 2012

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

Citation: At approximately 0648 hours, while performing a scheduled Pre-op Review and Observation task subsequent the establishments verbal and noted acceptable pre-operational sanitation procedure observed the following:[newline]Large Kill Room:[newline]-Meat and fat particulates, approximately 1/8" in their greatest size, blood smears/ bloodstains and potions of feathers on the non-direct product contact surfaces of seven random shackles on the Wash Line shackles.[newline]-Fat residue, and fat scraps affixed to the non-product contact surfaces of the inside frame, inner lip around the frame openings, and the backside of the inner-mounted spray bars to the Wash Cabinet at the end of the Wash Line.[newline]Evisceration Room:[newline]- A 12" X 5" area of splattered blood, and meat scraps on the underside, non-product contact surface of the Boning/ Wash Table stationed along the Southwest wall adjacent the Mechanical Evisceration Table. [newline]Production Supervisor, immediately notified verbally of the non-compliances.[newline]This is a failure to comply with 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.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 13 May 2012
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 25 Apr 2012

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