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Bo-Bo Poultry Market

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

USDA Inspection Report: 28 Jul 2011

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(h)(2), 416.4(b)

Citation: During pre-operational inspection around 0600 hours on July 28th, 2011, CSI [redacted] and SPHV [redacted] found the following noncompliances:
In the large scalding room, the base plate of the picker motor closest to the evisceration room was loose and hanging over the picker fingers, leaving the motor exposed to the picking fingers below. No regulatory control action was taken as the base plate was immediately fixed.
In the evisceration room, the ice machine closest to the shipping scale had areas of rust throughout the ceiling of the ice storage compartment. The ice machines closest to the picking rooms had the doors to the motors open, leaving an open hole leading from the machinery directly into the ice storage areas. These machines also have torn and peeling foam tape adhered to the ice compartment ceilings. The machine closest to the management office had brown dirt and rust throughout the ice storage area ceiling. The machine closest to the entrance to the picking room had rust throughout the ice storage area ceiling and down a pipe hanging from the ceiling and large amounts of dirt in the window tracks. No ice was seen affected.
Plant manager, [redacted] was immediately informed of these noncompliances.


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(h)(2) Dressing rooms, lavatories, and toilets. Lavatories with running hot and cold water, soap, and towels, must be placed in or near toilet and urinal rooms and at such other places in the establishment as necessary to ensure cleanliness of all persons handling any product.

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: 3 Aug 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 23 Jul 2011

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