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Kiryas Joel Meat Market

Address: 7 Dinev Ct, Monroe, NY 10950
Establishment No.: p31727

USDA Inspection Report: 5 Jul 2010

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.4(d)

Citation: July 5, 2010 15:15hrs While performing on-line inspection duties on inspection stand 1, Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Food Inspector, [redacted] observed an establishment employee lose control of a white, "edible" barrel containing dressed chicken carcasses en route to the reprocessing station, allowing it to tip over and spilling its contents onto the floor and into a floor trough. Mr. [redacted] observed two of the carcasses that had fallen into the floor trough being retrieved by the same employee and placed back into the white, "edible" barrel, commingled with the other carcasses. Mr. [redacted] took regulatory control action by stopping the principal production line and immediately alerting slaughter manager, Mr. [redacted] and Inspector-In-Charge, [redacted] of the noncompliance. Mr. [redacted] informed Mr. [redacted] that because it was impossible now to identify and segregate the two adulterated carcasses, the contents of the entire barrel would now need to be condemned. Mr. [redacted] intending to rework the affected product, appealed Mr. [redacted] decision to Inspector [redacted] Inspector [redacted] denied the appeal and Mr. [redacted] directed the employee to transfer all of the contents of the white, "edible" barrel into a red, "condemned" barrel, remove the condemned product from the evisceration department, and denature its contents. U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 9, Chapter III, Section 381.1(b)(iii) defines "adulterated" as the following: "If it consists in whole or in part of any filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance or is for any other reason unsound, unhealthful, unwholesome, or otherwise unfit for human food." Troughs in the evisceration department are used to convey condemned carcass trimmings (including infection processes, oil glands, bruises, scabs, feathers, tumors, breast blisters, and ingesta) and viscera, in addition to bile and fecal contamination, out of the facility. Employees also are frequently observed expectorating into these same troughs. This document serves as written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements may result in additional regulatory and/or administrative action(s).


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


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