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Nicholas Meats, L.L.C.
Address: 72 Barrville Rd, Belleville, PA 17004
Establishment No.: m4465
USDA Inspection Report: 6 Mar 2012
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(d)
Citation: On Tuesday March 6, 2012 at approximately 0956 hours while observing operational sanitation in the fabrication room, I observed the following noncompliance: The second A/C unit, from left to right, had beaded condensation and some condensation was dripping into a combo binand surrounding areas.The product in the combo wasplastic wrapped, and not directly exposed to the condensation dripping on it.The third A/C unit, from left to right, also had beaded condensation and ice. I informed the QA personnel and the Fabrication Supervisor of the aforementioned noncompliance. The combo bin was moved and the condensation was removed in my presence. The establishment is not in compliance with 9 CFR 416.2 (d) and 416.1 .
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(d) Ventilation adequate to control odors, vapors, and condensation to the extent necessary to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions must be provided.