Putting Glass Walls on Rhode Island Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Rhode Island Beef And Veal

Address: 60 Armento St, Johnston, RI 02919
Establishment No.: m53

USDA Inspection Report: 19 Aug 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c)

Citation: At 0700 hours on 08/19/2011 the plant stated they were ready for pre-op. While conducting pre-operational sanitation I observed the following noncompliance; in the processing room is a double wide cutting table against the back wall, to the left of the scale. The cutting boards when lifted had pieces had dried blood, fat, and meat particles from the previous shift, including the metal frame work that holds the boards in place. The boards are stained and had very tiny black specks. The wall behind the table had dried blood and meat particles from the previous shift. There are two over head lights directly above the table; here I observed dead flies adhered to the lights as well as inside the light cover tubes. In the Kill room, is a blood tank. Inside the tank are two spoons that rotate inside the tank. On the underside of these spoons was a crusty buildup along the length of the spoons. On a cutting table a gray tub used to hold parts had product residue in it. This is a violation of 9 CFR 416.11, 416.13(c); , Supervisor and Mike Quattrucci, Owner were notified of the noncompliance's. The units were rewashed, sanitized, reinspected and released by USDA at 0715. This unit was found to be acceptable during the establishments Pre-op on 08/19/2011. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: NR: 23-2011 dated 8/16/2011


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


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