Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can
See Behind Closed Doors
Nicholas Meats, L.L.C.
Address: 72 Barrville Rd, Belleville, PA 17004
Establishment No.: m4465
USDA Inspection Report: 24 Sep 2010
Citation: Today at approximately 0705 hours while performing 01B02 Pre-operational sanitation checks on the production floor, I observed the following three deficiencies. In the sink of the third elevator past the Lactic Acid spray area, the tool used to remove the spinal cord had rust on its blade. The scribe saw on the rail out elevator had residue on its round blade from the previous days operations. In the sink of the first elevator past the Lactic Acid spray area, bung bags had 3 pieces of meat on them, approximately 1/8 to 1/4 inch in diameter, from the previous days operations. QA person, was notified and had the areas cleaned immediately.
416.13(a) Each official establishment shall conduct the pre-operational procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s before the start of operations.