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: 27 Sep 2011
Violation: 416.1, 416.4(c)
Citation: The following was observed will walking thru the establishment at approximately 1400 hours: The legs and the lower wire rack for the stainless steel top table by the overhead scale on the kill floor are beginning to show signs of rust developing. The legs and the wire rack shelves along the back wall of the cooler off the kill floor are beginning to show signs of rust developing. The cooler door off the kill floor has rust developing around the door latch. Mr. was informed of my observations This a failure to comply with 9 CFR 416/1 and 416.4 (c)
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(c) Cleaning compounds, sanitizing agents, processing aids, and other chemicals used by an establishment must be safe and effective under the conditions of use. Such chemicals must be used, handled, and stored in a manner that will not adulterate product or create insanitary conditions. Documentation substantiating the safety of a chemical’s use in a food processing environment must be available to FSIS inspection program employees for review.