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JBS Tolleson, Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 17 November 2011

Code:  01B02
Violation:  416.1, 416.13(a), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)

Citation:

At 0715 hrs while performing Pre-operational Sanitation procedures in the Offal Department I observed the following Non- Compliance: [newline][newline]I observed a white barrel, that color barrel is designated for edible product under 30 months, with a sterile blue sheet of plastic sitting on the top of the barrel, On top of that blue plastic was a yellow extension cord. After the removal of the extension cord and the blue bag from the top of the white barrel 6 plastic hand scoops were revealed. These hand scoops are used to apply dry ice and the scoop product into boxes. 3 of these hand scoops were broken and 3 had blood and product residue from the prior days production on them. The hand scoops that were broken had part of the front of the scoops missing and were cracked. The establishment cleaned and sanitized the 3 hand scoop, after re- inspecting the scoops and finding the scoop acceptable, the scoops were released for use in production. The 3 broken hand scoop were disposed of in the trash. [newline][newline]This represents Non-Compliance with;[newline] 9CFR 416.4(a): Food contact surfaces, cleaning & sanitizing as frequency [newline] 9CFR 416.4(b): Non-food contact surface, cleaning & sanitizing [newline] 9CFR 416.1: Operate in manner to prevent insanitary conditions [newline] 9CFR 416.13(a): conduct pre-op procedures [newline][newline]This Non-Compliance was reported to [newline][newline]A review of the Non-Compliance reports for the last 90 days revealed Non-Compliance Record # ECD3114102221N/1 was written for the same root cause.

Regulation:

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.

416.13(a)  Each official establishment shall conduct the pre-operational procedures in the Sanitation SOPís before the start of operations.

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: 18 November 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 14 November 2011
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