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Tri-Town Packing

Address: 922 Country Rt 53, Brasher Falls, NY, 13613
Establishment No.: m4499

USDA Inspection Report: 10 May 2011

Code: 03J01
Violation: 417.4(a)(2)(ii), 417.6

Citation: At 1030 hours during an unscheduled 03J01 procedure the following noncompliance was noted. 1) I confirmed through conversation with , Haccp/QC Manager that monitoring for CCP-B7 (Trim) and CCP-B8 ([redacted] Spray) were performed yesterday (05/09/11) by himself. Verification for Direct Observation of the monitoring procedures was also performed by . The direct observation for CCP-B7 (Trim) was documented at the same time as that for monitoring. This is in violation of 9 CFR 417.4(a)(2)(ii), direct observation ongoing verification activity must be designed for the plant verifier to directly observe the plant employee conducting the monitoring activity. Direct observation of a monitoring activity can not be performed at the same time by the same person when the establishment has several employees. For both CCP-B7 & CCP- B8 under verification the following is stated "[redacted]". It also states that "[redacted]". Verification activities are being performed once weekly as verified by the Weekly Verification Log. The establishment Is not following direct observation activities and frequency as referenced in their Slaughter Haccp Plan and the statements are not in compliance with 9 CFR 417.4(a)(ii) and 417.6(b), which represent an inadequate Haccp System. This noncompliance is being linked to NR #23 dated 05/04/11 and NR #16 dated 04/07/11 as the cause is the same. These NR's have not been closed; the establishment elects not to document any written corrective actions and has not proffered any responses verbally.

Regulation:

417.4(a)(2)(ii) Direct observations of monitoring activities and corrective actions;

417.6(b) Establishment personnel are not performing tasks specified in the HACCP plan;

 

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