Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can
See Behind Closed Doors
Steiner Packing Co., Inc.
Address: 28 Church St, Otego, NY 13825
Establishment No.: m4486
USDA Inspection Report: 1 Dec 2010
Violation: 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(2), 416.2(b)(3)
Citation: Observed kill floor: Wall floor junction numerous areas coving broken and or missing. Wall to pens has hole in wall approximately 2 inch by 4 inch. Door jamb from processing room to kill floor has exposed wood and torn metal covering bottom area. Cooling unit processing room has dust build up on fan covers and blades, drain pan has mold and scale build up, bolts rusted holding unit to ceiling. Numerous water pipe fasteners loose, broken or no longer attached to ceiling in processing room. Hook storage area ceiling wall junction not sealed. This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.
416.2(b)(1) Establishment buildings, including their structures, rooms, and compartments must be of sound construction, be kept in good repair, and be of sufficient size to allow for processing, handling, and storage of product in a manner that does not result in product adulteration or the creation of insanitary conditions.
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.
416.2(b)(3) Walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, and other outside openings must be constructed and maintained to prevent the entrance of vermin, such as flies, rats, and mice.