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JBS Tolleson, Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 29 July 2011

Code:  06D01
Violation:  416.2(d), 416.4(d)

Citation:

At 0855 hrs while performing PBIS task 06D01 the following deficiencies were found; The rail that supports the chain which the heart, livers and are hung to proceed thru the CCP OV-1B, had condensation dripping off the rail. It was also observed that the condensation had a brown rust color in appearance. After further investigation small pieces of rust was observed in the bottom of the These pieces of rust were approximately a 1/8th inch by 1/4 inch in diameter. This represents Non-Compliance with 9 CFR 416.2(d), which states," 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." This also represents Non-Compliance with 9CFR 416.4(d), which states, "Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments." The chain was stopped immediately and was notified of the Non-Compliance. As a immediate corrective action the rail was wiped to remove the condensation, and a fan was installed to help reduce the build up of condensation. The establishment retained 13 boxes of hearts and 20 boxes of liver, this product was reworked and repackaged. A review of Non-Compliance records for the past 90 days revealed no similar finding with the same root cause. 

Regulation:

416.2(d) Ventilation. 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.

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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