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Illinois Tamale Co. Inc.

Address: 1376 W. Hubbard St. Chicago, IL 60622
Establishment No.: m1100

USDA Inspection Report: 15 Jul 2011

Code: 01001
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(a)


On 07/ 15/2011 at approximately 7:00 am while performing Sanitation Performance Standard verification procedures, Inspection Program Personnel (IPP) observed the following record keeping noncompliance. IPP reviewed the pest control service log over the last six months. The documented log entries made by the service technician indicated mutiple entries for rodent activity. The establishment failed to document any corrective actions for these entries.The following is a list of the dates and description of those entries.

-1/13/2011 Interior activity, storage next to garage, one rat captured

-4/22/2011 Exterior activity, station Ext 2, one rat captured

-4/08/2011 Exterior activity, station Ext 2 (perimeter) one rat captured

This noncompliance is a violation of regulat ions 416.1,416.2(a) and 416.15 [redacted] was notified, verbally and with the issuance of this noncompliance report.

No product injurious to public health has entered commerce as a result of this nncompliance.


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.

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 27 Jul 2011

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