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Dickinson & Son 84 Pkg Co. Inc

Address: 1949 Rt. 136, Eighty-Four, PA 15330
Establishment No.: m19455

USDA Inspection Report: 30 Jun 2010

Code: 06D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(a), 416.2(b)(1)

Citation: On Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at approx. 0810 hours observed the following noncompliance with Inspection System Procedure 06D01. Back loading dock, dry storage trailer, bottom glass of the entrance door had been shattered leaving a void in the door along with sharp protruding glass surrounding the frame an opening of approx. 20" x 30". Upon entering the dry storage trailer observed that the wood on the interior wall and floor at the entrance appeared to be damaged/rotted by water additionally leaving a gap in the floor approx. 2" up to 5" in width and approx. 2 1/2' in length. Back loading dock, high weeds between trailers and along building among unused equipment. Northwest side of building near inedible loading area, observed over fifteen pallets standing on edges and leaning against the side if the building. Informed [redacted] Plant Vice President of the noncompliance's verbally and in writing with this Noncompliance Record. Failure to meet these regulatory requirements can lead to enforcement actions as described in 9 CFR Part 500.4. You are hereby advised of your right to appeal this decision as delineated by 306.5 and/or 381.35 of 9CFR.

Regulation:

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.

416.2(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)(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.

 

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 15 Jul 2010

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