Putting Glass Walls on Illinois Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Lincoln Provision, Inc.

Address: 824 W. 38th Place, Chicago, IL 60609
Establishment No.: m1077

USDA Inspection Report: 15 Dec 2011

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(d), 416.4(d)

Citation: The following deficiencies were observed in the boning area 0800 hours during the processing of the bon ing operation: thetwo cooling u nits at the North Wall leaked con densation or was in the defrosting state and water droplets d ripped 2 d rips per second directly on the floor and made contact to the outside surface of 1 box of product that was sitting on the packaging table directly und er neath the two unit and no raw product directly was affected on the inside of the boxed product. One scabbard which contained 5 knives, 1hook was bought up to the boning room with left over previous day residue.When I asked about the processing equipment the assistant to [redacted] [redacted] stated he had forgotten to wash his equipment the previous day. The Second concerns of non-compliances were structural : In the Portion Control area of shipping over the door overhead structure of the freezer was covered with beaded condensation over the top of freezer door frame where product is stored. The third observance was three puddles of water standing on the floor of the basement box area  (one box for packaging product was wet from d ripping water from the above ceiling structures in the box area also there was a puddle of water outside of the chemical cage adjacent from spices stored on racks, and one puddle of water inside the chemical cage. Water was also dripping from sliver piping overhead structure at the end of the basement lower steps section [redacted] with already available with me and was able to see immediately each non-compliance.All condensation in the processing area was immediately died, the wet product box was changed and the  [redacted] equipment was immediately was cleaned and sanitized no product was affect or went out in to commerce that was harmful to health .


416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOPís.

416.2(b)(1) 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.

416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 20 Dec 2011
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