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Nicholas Meats, L.L.C.
Address: 72 Barrville Rd, Belleville, PA 17004
Establishment No.: m4465
USDA Inspection Report: 9 Feb 2012
Violation: 416.1, 416.4(b)
Citation: On February 9, 2012 at approximately 0735 hours while performing pre-operational sanitation, but after the plant had performed theirs, the following noncompliances were found: 1) The two rotating wheels and supporting frame above the head chain had numerous meat and fat particles ranging approximately between 0.2 - 2 inches in length. 2) The metal top of the scale computer had numerous meat and fat particles ranging approximately between 0.1 - 1 inches in length. and were notified of the noncompliance. All areas were cleaned in my presence.
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.