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Address: 922 Country Rt 53, Brasher Falls, NY, 13613
Establishment No.: m4499
USDA Inspection Report: 7 Jun 2012
Violation: 310.18, 417.3(a)(3)
Citation: At ~1:15 PM, SPHV was performing a Zero Fecal check on carcasses in the cooler next to the kill floor and observed an approximately 1-1.5 cm piece of greenish black fecal material on the inside left lateral aspect of the pelvic canal in sheep carcass ID "[redacted]". Carcass was retained with US Retain Tag #B39600663. Mr was immediately verbally informed of this noncompliance. A records review documented that CCP B7 was completed on 6/6/2012 at 2:30 pm for sheep carcasses. Similar noncompliances were documented on NR #LPA2008050824N, LPA4811033612N-1 and LPA5507030626N-1. Previous corrective actions were either inadequate or not implemented correctly.
310.18(a) Carcasses, organs, and other parts shall be handled in a sanitary manner to prevent contamination with fecal material, urine, bile, hair, dirt, or foreign matter; however, if contamination occurs, it shall be promptly removed in a manner satisfactory to the inspector.
417.3(a) The written HACCP plan shall identify the corrective action to be followed in response to a deviation from a critical limit. The HACCP plan shall describe the corrective action to be taken, and assign responsibility for taking corrective action, to ensure: (3) Measures to prevent recurrence are established;