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John E. Martin & Sons

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

USDA Inspection Report: 10 Feb 2011

Code: 03C02
Violation: 417.4(a)(2)(ii), 417.4(a)(2)(iii)

Citation: While performing a nonscheduled 03C02 procedure it was noticed that the plant has a Pre-Requisite program for the Raw Beef Verification and Validation Sampling Program. This program states that [redacted]. [redacted] While checking the plants records from the lab it was noticed that during Q2 only one (1) sample for N60, Aerobic Plate Count and Enterobacteriaceae had been analyzed. Also for Q3 only one (1) sample had been analyzed. The plant is not sampling at the frequency specified in their prerequisite program. This is a noncompliance of 717.4(a)(2)(ii) and 417.4(a)(2)(iii). Ms. [redacted] was verbally notified of this noncompliance.

Regulation:

417.4(a)(2)(ii) Ongoing verification activities. Ongoing verification activities include, but are not limited to: (ii) Direct observations of monitoring activities and corrective actions; and

417.4(a)(2)(iii) (iii) The review of records generated and maintained in accordance with 417.5(a)(3) of this part.

 

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