Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors from FAUN Friends Of Animals United
Tyson Foods

Address: 403 South Custer Ave, New Holland, PA 17557
Establishment No.: p01325

USDA Inspection Report: 25 Apr 2012

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(d)

Citation: At approximately 15:15 while doing a walk through of raw products cooler #2 Plant 1 I observed the following deficiencies.[newline]1) Green entry door into cooler 2 showing three deep rips into the door, half of the door looks to be shredded. Reviewed PIP no record of door on PIP list.[newline]2) Numerous overhead ammonia pipes near the center of cooler have frozen condensation and condesation on them. These pipes did not have a drip edge and there was dripping, but not unto any product. All product in cooler is covered with plastic. This is causing a insanitary condition.[newline]Also three v-shape stainless drip pans located towards the center but on the east side of the cooler, all three pans were full of water and overflowing on to the floor, drain hose from these three drip pans was elevated above the height of the tanks allowing possible contamination when draining. (Notified Took regulatory action by rejecting the affected area with a US Reject Tag.[newline]3) Floors in cooler are breaking up or are broken and causing craters in the floor where water is standing.

Regulation:

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(d) Ventilation. Ventilation adequate to control odors, vapors, and condensation to the extent necessary to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions must be provided.

 

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