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Leidyís Inc.

Address: 266 Cherry Lane, Souderton, PA 18964
Establishment No.: m09520

USDA Inspection Report: 13 May 2011

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.3(c)

Citation: While walking through the establishment on the evening of 5/13/11, the following noncompliances were observed. [newline]At approximately 2200 in the RTE room, several ham steaks were observed sitting in a sink marked "product wash only". The plant does not recondition this product. I confirmed with plant personnel that plant personnel were using the product wash sink to hold product the plant considers inedible. [newline]At approximately 2211, I observed droplets of water spraying from an air conditioning unit in the Ham Staging area. These droplets were falling on approximately six racks (~1500 lbs) of raw pork bellies that had previously been injected with a cure solution. This is direct product contamination. I immediately tagged the affected product with US Retained tags B24762236 through B24762239. I alerted [redacted] (Production Supervisor) of the noncompliances with 9 CFR 416.13(c) and 416.3(c). The inedible product was placed in an appropriately labelled container. The pork bellies were reconditioned according to the plant's SSOP plan.

Regulation:

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

416.3(c) Receptacles used for storing inedible material must be of such material and construction that their use will not result in the adulteration of any edible product or in the creation of insanitary conditions. Such receptacles must not be used for storing any edible product and must bear conspicuous and distinctive marking to identify permitted uses.

 

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