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Musselman's Meats, L.L.C.

Address: 4030 Conrad Weiser Parkway, Womelsdorf, PA 19567
Establishment No.: m08615

USDA Inspection Report: 13 Aug 2010

Code: 04B01
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.15(a), 416.15(b), 317.8

Citation: while reviewing the Establishments labels on their ready to eat products it came to the attention of the IIP that the plant was using "Safe Handling Instructions " on their Ready to eat products . After a discussion with the FSIS Tech center it was determined that the use of Safe Handling instructions on RTE product "can be confusing and misleading (under 317.8) to consumers to see it on a RTE product. Therefore, its use on a RTE/cooked product can be accepted provided that the product name and cooking/preparation instructions and other features on labeling clearly convey that the product is ready to eat; the nutrition facts are on the basis of a cooked serving of product; and the manufacturer has documented that the product is appropriately classified as a cooked/RTE product in its HACCP plan." Mr. [redacted] was notified verbally and in writing of this NR of this Non compliance


416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOPís.

416.15(a) Each official establishment shall take appropriate corrective action(s) when either the establishment or FSIS determines that the establishmentís Sanitation SOPís or the procedures specified therein, or the implementation or maintenance of the Sanitation SOPís, may have failed to prevent direct contamination or adulteration of product(s).

416.15(b) Corrective actions include procedures to ensure appropriate disposition of product(s) that may be contaminated, restore sanitary conditions, and prevent the recurrence of direct contamination or adulteration of product( s), including appropriate reevaluation and modification of the Sanitation SOPís and the procedures specified therein or appropriate improvements in the execution of the Sanitation SOPís or the procedures specified therein.

317.8(a) No product or any of its wrappers, packaging, or other containers shall bear any false or misleading marking, label, or other labeling and no statement, word, picture, design, or device which conveys any false impression or gives any false indication of origin or quality or is otherwise false or misleading shall appear in any marking or other labeling. No product shall be wholly or partly enclosed in any wrapper, packaging, or other container that is so made, formed, or filled as to be misleading.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 8 Sep 2010

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