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Herfurth Brothers

Address: Route 209, Gilbert, PA 18331
Establishment No.: m09465

USDA Inspection Report: 23 Feb 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.3(c), 416.4(b)

Citation: At 0700 hours on the 23rd of February; after plant's preoperational sanitation inspection, while performing preoperational sanitation verification, the following was observed: *two white lugs on the rack had no identity of use in the eviscerating area; *organic stains on the cooler door 3 facing inside the cooler; *green to dark green mildew forming on the right corner floor inside the cooler 3 at the entrance; [redacted] Jr., Operations Manager, was informed of the noncompliance. Subsequently, the lugs were labeled; the cooler door and floor were cleaned. The establishment's preoperational sanitation monitoring log for this date has no documentation reflecting to the aforementioned findings. This is a failure of 9 CFR 416.1, 416.3(c), and 416.4(b). Past NR 0002-2011-17299, dated 1/6/11, is the trend of similar cause.


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.

416.3(c) Receptacles used for storing inedible material must be of such material and construction that their use will not result in the adulteration of any edible product or in the creation of insanitary conditions. Such receptacles must not be used for storing any edible product and must bear conspicuous and distinctive marking to identify permitted uses.

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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