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Croghan Meat Market, Inc.

Address: 9824 Main St, Route 812, Croghan, NY 13327
Establishment No.: m4480

USDA Inspection Reports: 9 Mar 2012

Code: 03C02
Violation: 417.2(c)(4), 417.2(c)(7)

Citation: While performing a review of The Croghan Meat Market Raw Not Ground HACCP Plan on March 12, 2012, the following noncompliance was found. The Prerequisite E. Coli Testing Program states that "[redacted] ." The supporting documentation for the Hazard Analysis consists of correspondence between EIAO officer and Dr. PhD. The correspondence states the following: Coliform/E.Coli (non-meat and Meat samples) Method has been validated by AOAC ( Official Method 988.19) per our conversation. Based on the protocol provided and the AOAC validated method, the method would be acceptable to FSIS for detection and enumeration of E. Coli and coliforms in sponge samples. E. Coli 0157:H7 for Meat Companies Ensure the company is testing [redacted] for a total of [redacted] Both a positive and negative control should be run concurrently with the sample during analysis.The method would be acceptable to FSIS for detecting E. coli 0157:H7 in ground beef and trim samples. The samples that Croghan Meat Market submits as part of its Prerequisite E. Coli Testing Program consist of sponge samples. This is a noncompliance as the supporting document specifies [redacted] for detection of E. Coli 0157:H7. This is a failure of 9 CFR 417.2.

Regulation:

417.2(c)(4) 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;

417.2(c)(7) List the verification procedures, and the frequency with which those procedures will be performed, that the establishment will use in accordance with 417.4 of this part.

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