Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can
See Behind Closed Doors
Joe Pagliuso & Bros., Inc.,
Address: 6845 N. Slocum Rd, Ontario, NY 14519
Establishment No.: m4253
USDA Inspection Report: 11 Aug 2010
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)
Citation: At approximately 0705 hrs while performing pre-operational inspection I observed the following non-compliances. In the processing room I found a « inch by ó inch smear of what appeared to be ground beef on the side of the patty machine by the gears. I also found small particles of what appeared to be ground beef on the bottom side of the hopper for the patty machine. On the underside of the main table in the processing room I found fatty buildup on the rails of the table. U.S. Reject tag B39879085 was placed on both the patty machine and the table. After showing these areas he proceeded to have them cleaned immediately. The tag was then removed and they proceeded to begin processing. In the slaughter room I found fatty buildup on two hand saws. I also found the wall behind the carcass wash stand and the wall behind the scale controls to be unclean with fat and other debris on the wall. U.S. Reject tag B39879086 was placed on the saws and the walls. , a slaughter floor employee, proceeded to have both areas cleaned. The tag was removed and they proceeded with slaughter. This document serves as notice of non-compliance within Federal Regulation 9 CFR 416.13(c), 416.4(a) and 416.4(b).
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.
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.
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.