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JBS Tolleson, Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 16 August 2011

Code:  01C01
Violation:  416.15(a)

Citation:

At 0840 hrs while performing PBIS task 01C01 the following deficiency was observed; Quality Assurance personnel was observed performing the corrective actions of spraying _____ on carcasses the had been tagged by Food Safety personnel for having condensation above the carcasses in the Carcass Cooler. While performing direct observation of the corrective action the Quality Assurance employee was observed spraying only the leading half of the carcass, not spraying the both sides of the carcass. The production line in the Sales Cooler was stopped and _____________________was notified of the deviation in the procedure. The written corrective action indicates that the carcasses will be sprayed with _______ not just the leading side of the carcasses. The Quality Assurance employee failed to properly perform the corrective action procedure. This represents Non-Compliance with 9CFR 416.15(a), which states," Each official establishment shall take appropriate corrective action(s) when either the establishment or FSIS determines that the establishment's Sanitation SOP's or the procedures specified therein, or the implementation or maintenance of the Sanitation SOP's, may have failed to prevent direct contamination or adulteration of product(s)." To correct the procedure ______ added an additional employee to spray _______ to the trailing side of the carcasses. At this time the production line was restarted. ___________ was informed that the Non-Compliance report would be written. A review of Non-Compliance records for the past 90 days revealed no similar findings with the same root cause.

Regulation:

416.15(a) Corrective Action:   Each official establishment shall take appropriate corrective action(s) when either the establishment or FSIS determines that the establishment's Sanitation SOP's or the procedures specified therein, or the implementation or maintenance of the Sanitation SOP's, may have failed to prevent direct contamination or adulteration of product(s).

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