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JBS Tolleson, Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 26 March 2012

Code:  01C02
Violation:  416.2(d), 416.4(d)

Citation:

At 1115hrs while in the Carcass Hotbox Cooler I observed the following Non-Compliance:[newline]Liquid beaded droplets of condensation were being propelled from the rusty fan grill of the overhead cooling unit above carcass rail # 109. The water that was being expelled from the cooling unit caused beaded droplets of condensation to form on the pipes, support beams, and carcass rails. The inlet chain to the Carcass Hotbox Cooler is located beneath this cooling unit.[newline]The production line was stopped and , was shown the Non-Compliance. Mr. contacted then instructed Refrigeration Maintenance to shut off the cooling unit.[newline]The last check on the Hot Box Drip Pan Sanitation Monitor Log for condensation in the was performed at 1100hrs, and was marked as acceptable at that time.[newline]Approximately 62 carcasses were affected by this water being expelled from the cooling unit.[newline]This represents Non-Compliance with 9CFR 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."[newline]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."[newline]This Non-Compliance was reported to , and .[newline]A review of Non-Compliance records for the last 90 days revealed no similar findings 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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