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Dickinson & Son 84 Pkg Co. Inc

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

USDA Inspection Report: 26 Jan 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 416.3(a), 416.4(b)

Citation: On this day Wednesday January 26, 2011 at approximately 0815, while performing an 01B02 procedure I observed the following 06D01 Noncompliance. 1. The ceiling on the kill floor chill cooler has several various size holes ranging from approx. one inch to about four inches in diameter. 2. The stainless steel door jam going into the chill cooler is separated leaving approx. one inch gaps up the side of the door jam on several seams. 3. The walls and ceiling in the chill cooler have what appears to be product residue on them. 4. On the wall in the chill cooler that the overhead refrigeration unit hangs has what appears to be an electrical box that is covered with rust. 5. On the slaughter floor the stair and platform that is used for carcass inspection at the final rail has flaking paint and rust all over it. Mr. [redacted] Plant Vice President was notified of this Noncompliance verbally and in writing with this Noncompliance Report. This is violation of 416.1, 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 416.3(a) and 416.4(b) of the Sanitation Performance Standards Regulations.


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(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(b)(2) Walls, floors, and ceilings within establishments must be built of durable materials impervious to moisture and be cleaned and sanitized as necessary to prevent adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions.

416.3(a) Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate 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: 22 Apr 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 8 Dec 2010

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