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Bo-Bo Poultry Market

Address: 1131 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Establishment No.: p20138

USDA Inspection Report: 19 Jul 2011

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(3), 416.4(b), 416.4(d)

Citation: At approximately 0620 hours after performing preoperative sanitation inspection, SPHV [redacted] and CSI [redacted] found the following noncompliances:
1. Off the packing area, there is peeling paint above the cooler entrance below the fan unit. The peeling paint was found all along the bottom edge of the fan unit with flakes ranging from 1x1 inch to 1x4 inches big.
2. In the packing area, a 3 inch round hole was found in the wall about a foot off the ground between the ice machine and the cooler door.
3. In the packing area, there is peeling paint and rust on the gear and casing for the conveyor belt that leads to the chill tanks. This is a non-food contact surface.
4. In the evisceration area, there is rust and peeling paint throughout the surface of the gizzard peeler motor. This is a nonfood contact surface. There is also peeling paint all along the pipes connecting to gizzard peeler. There is also peeling paint all along the pipes on the wall behind the venting area.
5. Near the reprocessing sink, there is peeling paint and rust on the pipes and a 2 x 3 inch area of rust on the wall.
6. Excessive dust was found on the top surface of the two lights above the inspection station.
7. There is peeling paint on the underside of the doorframe that leads to the scalding room from the evisceration area.
8. On the doorway leading to the live hold area from the scalding area, the metal siding closer to the scalding area is in disrepair and hanging off wall exposing insulation, wood and breaking plaster.
9. On the walls behind the picking machines, two holes were found in the plastic siding covering those walls that are approximately 2x2 inches and 2x4 inches large, exposing the underlying concrete.
10. In the evisceration area, there is peeling paint, brown debris and rust throughout the entire length of the rail and chain directly over the shackles. These are non-food contact surfaces but are directly over the shackles that hang product.
These noncompliances were immediately shown to sanitation foreman, [redacted] No product was affected. [


416.2(b)(1) Construction. 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.

416.2(b)(3) Walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, and other outside openings must be constructed and maintained to prevent the entrance of vermin, such as flies, rats, and mice.

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.

416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 19 Jul 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 6 Jul 2011

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