Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can
See Behind Closed Doors
Josef Meiller Slaughterhouse
Address: 2768 Rt 199, Pine Plains, NY 12567
Establishment No.: m4477
USDA Inspection Reports: 19 Jan 2011
Violation: 416.1, 416.4(b)
Citation: At approximately 0700 hours it was observed that the establishment had conducted it's pre-operational inspection of the establishment. A scheduled pre-operational inspection (01B02) was then conducted . The wall by the cooler door on the kill floor was observed to numerous black streaks on it, along the hinge side of the door. Mr. was informed of my observation on the kill floor. This a failure to comply with 9 CFR 416.1 and 416.4(b)
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.
416.4(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.