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: 23 May 2012
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(b)(1), 416.2(b)(3)
Citation: Observed entrance door from pen area to kill floor to have large rusted opening at bottom of door, door does not seal. Main entrance door processing room door sweep does not seal bottom of door. Exit door end of processing room door jamb has rust and flaking paint, door seal on bottom of door does not seal door bottom. Processing room carcass cooler door gasket and frame has product residue. Processing room wall ceiling junction wall has green and black residue at wall surface.
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)(1) Construction. (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)(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.