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Springfield Meat Company

Address: 1868 California Rd, Richlandtown, PA 18955
Establishment No.: m09704

USDA Inspection Report: 10 May 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.1, 416.13(c) , 416.4(a)

Citation: At approximately 0715 hours, while performing a scheduled pre-operational sanitation inspection in the slaughter area, I observed meat, fat, and bone particles from the previous days operation on the Brisket Saw and the plastic around the Brisket Saw electric plug and product residue on the nozzle for the cold water hose. The Brisket Saw is a product contact area and was rejected with US Rejected tag # B19 886751. The slaughter foreman was notified of the noncompliance and he took immediate corrective actio to clean and sanitize the affected areas.

[redacted] Plant Manager was verbally notified of the noncompliance and the failure to comply with sections 416.1, 416.13(c), and 416.4(a)(b) of the Meat Inspection Regulations and page 1, section A(1) of the establishments SSOP which states "1. [redacted] The establishment's pre-operational sanitation form was not available to review at the time of the inspection. A similar noncompliance was recorded on Noncompliance Record # 0004-2011, dated 03/25/2011.


416.1 Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated.

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

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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