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La Belle Farm Inc.

Address: 504 Stanton Corner Rd, Ferndale, NY 12734
Establishment No.: p19150

USDA Inspection Report: 12 Jul 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.3(a), 416.4(a)

Citation: At approximately 07:05 while performing 01B02 pre-operational sanitation in kill area and after management finished their pre-operational inspection, observed the following non -compliance. 2 stainless steel kettles on west wall of kill room one used for dipping ducks in wax and the other kettle filled with ice water to remove wax, both kettles were observed dirty with feathers and used wax from previous operations. Kettles rejected with U.S.Reject tag # B39029896 and Mr. [redacted] verbally and in writing informed of non-compliance and 9CFR 416.13(c), 416.3(a) and 416.4(a) and failure to carry out written procedures outlined in plants SSOP, Establishments records did not reflect FSIS inspectors finding. Kettles washed and sanitized and brought back into compliance, Reject tag removed by FSIS inspector,


416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOPís.

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.

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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