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JBS Tolleson, Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 31 May 2011

Code:  06D01
Violation:  416.4(a), 416.4(b), 416.4(d)

Citation:

At 0545hrs while performing PBIS task 06D01 the following deficiency was observed: Product residue was observed on the rails and braces of the portable trimming stand in the sales cooler. Product residue was also observed on the grating which personnel stand on to trim the carcasses and on the base of the stand also. The product residue including fat and meat pieces were approximately 1/2 inch by 1 inch on various places on the rails and braces, and approximately 1/2 inch by 1 and 1/2 inches in length on the grating and the base. A U.S. Rejected/Retained tag number B39062705 was attached to the stand. These findings represent non-compliance with 9CFR 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 product." These findings also represent non-compliance with 9CFR 416.4(b) and 416.4(d), which states " 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." "Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments." As corrective measure the trim stand was cleaned and sanitized in my presence. After reinspecting the trim stand and finding the cleaning of the stand acceptable, I released the stand for use in production. This non-compliance was reported to . A review of Non-Compliance record for the last 90 days revealed no similar findings with the same root cause. 

Regulation:

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.

416.4(d)  Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments. 

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