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Hilltown Pork, Inc., New York

Address: 12948 Rt 22, Canaan, NY 12029
Establishment No.: m4018

USDA Inspection Report: 19 Oct 2010

Code: 06D01
Violation: 416.4(b)

Citation: On this date while performing a scheduled 01B02 pre-operational inspection, after the plant had the opportunity to perform theirs, the following was noted: - Several clumps of hair were noted on the lower portion of the derailing machine from yesterdays kill. This is not a product contact area but need to be cleaned and sanitized. - Several small are of dried blood were noted around the blood pit from yesterdays kill. Mr. was notified of these discrepancies and he took immediate action prior to the start of kill. He was also informed that this document serves as written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative actions. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: Sanitation NR: 14-2010 dated 8/10/2010; NR: 13-2010 dated 7/20/2010; NR: 10-2010 dated 5/12/2010

Regulation:

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.

 

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