Putting Glass Walls on New York Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors from FAUN Friends Of Animals United
Kiryas Joel Meat Market

Address: 7 Dinev Ct, Monroe, NY 10950
Establishment No.: p31727

USDA Inspection Report: 31 Mar 2011

Code: 01C02
Violation: 417.2(c)(7), 417.4(a)(2)(ii), 417.5(b), 416.13(c), 416.4(a), 416.4(b), 416.4(c)

Citation: At approximately 1925 hours I observed the following while performing a scheduled 01C02 procedure task; the outside surface of a shipping container is in direct contact with the blades of three boning knives and is stored directly on top of the product contact surface of the stainless steel cutting table stationed adjacent the salting tables in the Salting Room. The stainless steel table and three boning knives rejected with US Rejected tag# B39 718899. At approximately 1930 hours I observed the following in the Storage Cabinet inside the Tray Pack Room; non-processing materials and employee's personal belongings stored inside and in direct contact with the product contact surfaces of white plastic trays used for retail packages; open food, trash (used paper towels and plastic), cleaning compounds/ chemicals commingled and in contact with finished product labels and employee equipment (sharpening steels). Storage cabinet rejected with US Rejected tag# B39 718900. A review of the establishments form SSOP-02 reveals all acceptable findings recorded at 1430 hours for Operational Inspection the date of 3/31/11. The establishments SSOP plan signed and dated 01/07/11, page 6 under Monitoring, Frequency and Documentation states: "[redacted]". I immediately notified Processing Co-Manager, verbally of the non-compliances. This is a failure to meet 9CFR 416.13(c), 9CFR 416.4(a), 9CFR 416.4(b), 9CFR 416.4 (c) and 9CFR 416.1. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: No preventive plant action(s) documented at this time. NR: 14-2011 dated 3/25/2011


417.2(c)(7) List the verification procedures, and the frequency with which those procedures will be performed, that the establishment will use in accordance with ß 417.4 of this part.

417.4(a)(2)(ii) Ongoing verification activities. Ongoing verification activities include, but are not limited to: Direct observations of monitoring activities and corrective actions

417.5(b) Each entry on a record maintained under the HACCP plan shall be made at the time the specific event occurs and include the date and time recorded, and shall be signed or initialed by the establishment employee making the entry.

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

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.

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(c) Cleaning compounds, sanitizing agents, processing aids, and other chemicals used by an establishment must be safe and effective under the conditions of use. Such chemicals must be used, handled, and stored in a manner that will not adulterate product or create insanitary conditions. Documentation substantiating the safety of a chemicalís use in a food processing environment must be available to FSIS inspection program employees for review.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 27 Apr 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 25 Mar 2011

Return to: Kiryas Joel Meat Market
Return to: New York Slaughterhouses
Return to: Slaughterhouses