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R & R Provision Company

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

USDA Inspection Report: 16 Dec 2011

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

Citation: At 0600 hrs on the 16th of December, after the plant concluded their preoperational sanitation inspection, while performing preoperational sanitation verification, I observed the following noncompliance: Processing Room * organic residue inside 5 stainless steel wheel tubs (food-contact-surface); * meat, fat and debris on the floor adjacent to the multivac machine and spare flaker [redacted] was advised of the aforementioned noncompliance. The plant's preoperational sanitation monitoring log has no documentation reflecting the insanitary conditions. In addition, the plant's Sanitation SOP, preoperational sanitation section states that the [redacted] This is a failure of 9 CFR 416.13(a); 416.4(b); and 416.4(a). Consequently, official control action was initiated and US Reject Tag #87619073 was applied to the 5 tubs. The tubs were cleaned, sanitized, inspected and released. The floor was also cleaned prior to the start of operations.   Repetitive NR: 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.This NR is linked to NR #MDG5406125613/1N, dated 12/13/2011. Trends of noncompliance are identified as having the same/similar root cause.

Regulation:

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

416.4(b) Non-food-contact surfaces of facilities, equipment, and utensils used in the operation of the establishment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

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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