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Gold Medal Packing

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

USDA Inspection Report: 28 Dec 2010

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

Citation: Dec 28,2010 at 9:50 am while DR. was doing dispositions she noticed that the gauge for the viscera table was at 70 degrees and it should read [redacted] degrees. Kill floor manager was notified and he adjusted it to [redacted] degrees. In Gold Medal's HACCP Plan for Operational Sanitary procedures for slaughtering states " [redacted]." A reading of 70 degrees is a failure to follow their HACCP Plan. It is a noncompliance to regulation 416.4(a) which states "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. It is also a noncompliance of 416.4(d) which states "Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading at and during transportion from official establishments." No product was adulterated or contaminated.

Regulation:

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(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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