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JBS Tolleson, Inc.

Address: 651 South 91st Ave., Tolleson, AZ 85353
Establishment No.: 00267 M or M267

USDA Inspection Report: 14 July 2010

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)

Citation:

At 0650 while performing preoperational sanitation inspection (PBIS procedure 01B02) in the Harvest Floor Department the following deficiency was observed: Fat, blood, and product residue from the prior day's production was observed on the front leg incline belt, located just upstream from the viscera table. The fat, blood, and product residue was noted on the top and bottom surfaces of the belt, which are food contact surfaces, and on the supporting framework. This finding represent non-compliance with 9 CFR 416.4(a), which states "All food contact surfaces, including food contact surfaces of utensils and equipment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of the product." It also represents an SSOP monitoring failure, as per 9 CFR 416.13(c),which states "Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP'". As a corrective measure the establishment cleaned and sanitized the affected surfaces in my presence. After re-inspecting the area and finding it acceptable, I released the area for production At 0630 while performing preoperational sanitation inspection in the Offal Pack Room the following deficiency was observed: Product residue from the prior day's production was observed on the non-food contact surfaces between the white plastic support framing of the boxed product conveyor belt. There was also product residue on the bottom of the conveyor belt. Pieces of product residue were identified varied in size from 1/2 - 2 inches in diameter. This finding represents non-compliance with 9 CFR 416.4(b), which states "Non-food contact surface 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." As a corrective measure the establishment cleaned and sanitized the affected surfaces in my presence. After re-inspecting the surfaces and finding it acceptable, I released the area for production. These deficiencies were reported to Ms. was also verbally notified of this Non-Compliance Record.

Regulation:

416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.

416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

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.

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 20 August 2010
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 10 July 2010
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