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Penn State University

Address: 15 Meat Lab, University Park, PA, 16802
Establishment No.: m09844

USDA Inspection Report: 2 Mar 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation: 416.2(a), 416.2(b)(3)

Citation: On Wednesday 03/02/2011, at approximately 1215, the following was observed at the end of the hallway between the processing room and the small coolers: The bottom of the exit door is not sealed properly. There is an opening approximately 1/8 inch in heighth and approximately two feet wide. No product was involved and no regulatory control action was taken. [redacted] was notified of this observation. This does not comply with regulation 416.2(a); 416.2(b)(3). This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirement(s) could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.

Regulation:

416.2(a) Grounds and pest control. The grounds about an establishment must be maintained to prevent conditions that could lead to insanitary conditions, adulteration of product, or interfere with inspection by FSIS program employees. Establishments must have in place a pest management program to prevent the harborage and breeding of pests on the grounds and within establishment facilities. Pest control substances used must be safe and effective under the conditions of use and not be applied or stored in a manner that will result in the adulteration of product 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.

 

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