M.B. Consultant Ltd.
Putting Glass Walls on Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors from FAUN Friends Of Animals United

Address: 5190 Main St, South Fallsburg, NY 12779
Establishment No.: p18414

USDA Inspection Report: 29 Jun 2010

Code: 06D01
Violation:  416.1, 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 416.2(b)(3), 416.2(e)(2), 416.2(e)(4), 416.4(b)

Citation: At approximately 0930 while performing a scheduled 06D01 procedure, the following non compliances were found: In the cooler there were several drain covers/grates that were broken and crumbling. Also observed was a residue and debris inside the drains. In the hallway leading to the shipping office there was wood material observed composing a bench or shelf like structure. There was also wet and saturated wood observed as trim at the base of the wall to the left of the outer door. This is a material that is not impervious to moisture. The door leading from the main stairway into the evisceration department had a gap at the bottom. Inspection of Ice machine room # 2 found areas of rust on the floor as well as stagnant water beneath the ice machine. A gap was observed in a wall where a panel had come loose. The cover of the ice chute had an area of rust stain on the inside lip, and there was a crack observed on the left side of the ice chute. In the room housing the freeze tunnel there was a drain approximately 6 inches in diameter that did not have a drain cover. This could pose a safety hazard. The hinges on the door to this room had areas of rust, and the trim was made of wood material. This is a material that in not impervious to moisture and could create insanitary conditions. In the live area the drinking water fountain drained directly onto the floor. The door leading into the scalded room was crumbling at the base as well as areas of peeling paint. The scolder overflow as well as pre-scald wash cabinet drained directly onto the floor. In the evisceration department the trough had areas were a gap was observed between the sheet metal comprising the body, and the lip/ frame. This gap provides an area for debris and residue to collect. These non compliances are violations of 9 CFR 416.1. Acting QC director was immediately notified of these non compliances. This document serves as written notice that failure to meet with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.


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) 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.

416.2(e)(2) Properly convey sewage and liquid disposable waste from the establishment

416.2(e)(4) Provide adequate floor drainage in all areas where floors are subject to

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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