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Dickinson & Son 84 Pkg Co. Inc

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

USDA Inspection Report: 28 Apr 2011

Code: 06D01
Violation: 317.2(c), 416.13(c), 416.4(a), 416.4(b), 416.1, 416.2(a), 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 416.2(b)(3), 416.4(b)

Citation: On Thursday, April 28, 2011 at approx. 0910 hours observed the following noncompliance with Sanitation Performance Standards during the performance of Inspection System Procedure (ISP) 06D01. 1) Kill Floor, Large electrical panel box, observed a film of product residue along the bottom frame also numerous cobwebs, flaking paint and rust on electrical boxes and electric conduit lines within the panel box. 2) Inedible area, observed product residue splattered throughout the majority of the wall surfaces, numerous cobwebs, a gap approx. 1" wide along the bottom of the exit door, a 10" circular hole in the upper part of a wall leading outside, hole in the ceiling/wall juncture above the exit door with the remnants of a birds nest, at the far wall observed a large gap along the wall with signs of daylight showing through indicating a hole in the wall to the exterior. Double sliding doors at the dumping area, framing is in disrepair, metal molding torn up along the bottom left side. Also observed several pieces of unused equipment (cooler doors, rusted refrigeration fans, rusted refrigeration cooling system, old garage door tracking system and support brackets in place which is flaking rust and paint. 3) Processing area, double door entry leading to the smokehouse area, plexi-glass within the door window frame is cracked and broken. Informed [redacted] Kill Floor Supervisor and [redacted] Plant Vice President of the noncompliance's verbally. Mr. [redacted] Plant Vice President was additionally informed in writing with this Noncompliance Record.

Regulation:

317.2(c) Labels of all products shall show the following information on the principal display panel (except as otherwise permitted in this part), in accordance with the requirements of this part or, if applicable, part 319 of this subchapter:
(1) The name of the product, which in the case of a product which purports to be or is represented as a product for which a definition and standard of identity or composition is prescribed in part 319 of this subchapter, shall be the name of the food specified in the standard, and in the case of any other product shall be the common or usual name of the food, if any there be, and if there is none, a truthful descriptive designation, as prescribed in paragraph (e) of this section

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.

416.1 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.

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.

416.2(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.

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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