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Locust Grove Farm

Address: 4725 State Rt 40, Argyle, NY 12809
Establishment No.: M4265

USDA Inspection Reports: 25 Oct 2011

Code: 03J02
Violation: 417.2(c)

Citation: During the course of the FSA, EIAO observed the following: on the kill floor showed that the establishment is not monitoring the time as being listed in the HACCP plan. The and dwell time to spray each carcass with hot water and solution, respectively is not monitored by a stop watch, but rather is made on an estimate. This is a noncompliance with 9 CFR 417.2(c)(4). Moreover, a records review from July 12, 2011 through September 19, 2011 confirmed that the establishment has not performed calibration using the boiling water method for the handheld thermometer. The last time the establishment calibrated the NIST was on 2006, this device should be calibrated once per year according to the supplier. This is a noncompliance with 9 CFR 417.4(a)(2)(i).

Regulation:

417.2(c) List the procedures, and the frequency with which those procedures will be performed, that will be used to monitor each of the critical control points to ensure compliance with the critical limits;

 

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