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Kiryas Joel Meat Market

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

USDA Inspection Report: 14 Nov 2010

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.4(a)

Citation: November 14, 2010 07:36 hours While performing an operational inspection task in the evisceration department, I observed the first 15 chicken carcasses of today's production contaminated with smears of black grease on and around their tails after passing through the automated preen gland remover, a direct food contact surface. The grease appeared to be machine lubricant, oxidized poultry fat from the previous day's production, oil from the preen gland itself, or a combination of the three. I rejected the machine by applying the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Form 6502-1 #B39718910. This is a failure to comply with the United States Code of Federal Regulations, Title 9, Chapter III, Section 416.4(a). Slaughter supervisor, [redacted] was notified of the noncompliance verbally. I requested that Mr. [redacted] direct his employees to stop hanging additional carcasses from the transfer belt and restore sanitary conditions to the affected piece of equipment. He immediately complied with both requests. After being satisfied that the machine had been properly cleaned, I released it at approximately 07:45 hours. Carcasses previously contaminated were permitted to remain on the line and pass downstream where the black grease was removed by knife trimming directed by the two FSIS on-line Food Inspectors. Plant preoperational records indicate that the "oil sac cutter" had been inspected and passed this morning at 07:00 hours. This document serves as written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements may result in additional regulatory and/or administrative action(s). Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: Ineffective monitoring and frequency of cleaning direct food contact surfaces to prevent the development of insanitary conditions and product contamination NR: 81-2010 dated 10/27/2010


416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, 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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