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Gold Medal Packing

Address: 8269 River Rd, Rome, NY 13424
Establishment No.: m17965

USDA Inspection Report: 20 Jul 2010

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

Citation: At Est 17965M Gold Medal Packing, at approximately 0530 AM with EIAO Dr EIAO and HACCP Coordinator, performing a 01BO2 on the kill floor, blood was noted on the head rack. A USDA Rejected tag # B20434380 was attached and HACCP Coordinator was notified. On the cutting board on the S/S table at the south end of the kill floor several black specks were noted. A USDA Rejected tag # B20434379 was attached and was notified. This is a violation of CFR 416.4(a). Reference Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures lll Pre-Operational Sanitation-Processing Equipment and Facility Sanitation .B.1. Production Departments (Daily, before each use) Clean affected equipment, floors, and walls according to the General Equipment and Facility Sanitation SOPs, and IV Pre-Operational Sanitation- Corrective Actions which states, [redacted]. In accordance with 416.15(b), Corrective actions include procedures to insure appropriate disposition of product that may be contaminated, restore sanitary conditions, and prevent the Recurrence of direct contamination of products.

Regulation:

416.13(a) Each official establishment shall conduct the pre-operational procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s 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.

 

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