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R & R Provision Company

Address: 1242 Northampton Street Easton, PA 18044
Establishment No.: m1081

USDA Inspection Report: 27 Oct 2011

Code: 01802
Violation: 416.4(a), 416.13(a)

Citation: At 0600 hrs on the 27th of October, after the plant concl uded their preoperational sanitation inspection, while performing preoperat ional sanitation verification, I observed the following noncompliance: Processing room * meat, fat and seasoning on an aluminum tray rack adjacent to the freezer; * organic matter and seasoning on 9 metal trays stored on the aforementioned rack (food-contact-surface) [redacted], was advised of the aforementioned noncompliance. The plant's preoperational sanitation monitoring log has no documentation reflecting the insanitary conditions.I n addtion, the plant's Sanitation SOP, preoperat ional sanitation section states that the [redacted]. 9 CFR 416.13(a) states that each official establishment shall conduct the preoperational procedures in the Sanitation SOP's before the start of operations.9 CFR 416.4(a) states that 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. Consequently, official control action was initiated and US Reject Tag #87619081was applies to the rack and 9 trays. Subsequently, the rack and trays were cleaned, sanitized, inspected and released . Repetitive NRs: Management's unwillingness/inability to properly implement the written procedures in the SSOP, and subsequent failure to prevent contamination of food-contact-surfaces prior to the start of operations, has resulted in a trend of noncompliance identified as #5.NR #0005-2011-18937, issued on 00/29/2011, is identified as trend #4. Trends of noncompliance are identified as having the same/similar root cause.

Regulation:

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.

416.13(a) Each official establishment shall conduct the pre-operational procedures in the Sanitation SOPís before the start of operations.

 

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 02 Nov 2011

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