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: 4 May 2012

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(b)(2), 416.4(d)

Citation: On May 4, 2012 at approximately 1100 hours while touring the cooler I observed the following when passing by the carcass final wash area. Water droplets fell on my head and arms from the ceiling as I passed through the final wash station. Overspray from washing the carcasses collected on the ceiling and walls in an area approximately 8 feet long and 2 to 3 feet wide. The overspray collected adjacent to the final rail, no control action was taken as product was not affected. A copy of CFR 416.1, 416.2(b)(2) and 416.4(d) are attached to this NR per the establishments request. was notified of this non compliance and report.


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)(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.

416.4(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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