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John E. Martin & Sons

Address: 55 Lower Hillside Rd, Stevens, PA 17578
Establishment No.: m08888

USDA Inspection Report: 31 Aug 2010

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.2(d), 416.4(a)

Citation: At approximately 0540hr. after plants pre-operational sanitation and prior to start of operations while performing an O1B02, I observed in the bacon department the belt and drive wheel into the packaging machine ( New Packer 18),and the metal plate beneath the belt and the roll of packaging wrap, had bacon pieces of various sizes on them. I immediately took regulatory control action by informing Ms. [redacted] (department lead person) of the non compliance's. took immediate corrective action and cleaned and sanitized the units in my presence, therefore no further regulatory control was needed. Ms. [redacted] HACCP coordinator was also in the department and I informed her also of the non compliance. Additionally in the RTE cooler I observed water droplets dripping from the cooling unit on the ceiling inside of the entrance next to the RTE department. I informed Mr. [redacted] QC of the non compliance. Mr. [redacted] took immediate corrective action therefore no further regulatory control action was needed. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: planned action was either ineffective or was not implemented NR: 28-2010 dated 7/27/2010 This document serves as a written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirement(s) could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.


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

416.2(d) Ventilation. Ventilation adequate to control odors, vapors, and condensation to the extent necessary to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions must be provided.

416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.


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