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USA Pork Packers Inc

Address: 328 South Wyoming St, Hazelton, PA 18201
Establishment No.: m20760

USDA Inspection Report: 1 Nov 2010

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.2(b), 416.4(d)

Citation: On 01 November 2010, at approximately 0852 hrs, whilst performing an unscheduled ISP procedure code 01C02 (Operational Sanitation), [redacted] (EIAO) and I, when performing the 30 Day Verification Update, in response to the NOIE currently in effect at this establishment, identified the following noncompliance: Swine carcasses, these being approximately 20 in number, hanging on the rail from the middle cooler to the processing room (these aforementioned carcasses awaiting entry into the processing room for further processing), were observed in contact with the floor directly beneath in several locations. I took immediate regulatory control action and affixed US Rejected/Retained tag number B43736064 to the carcass at the front of the queue of carcasses and US Rejected/US Retained tag number B43736075 to the carcass at the rear of the queue of carcasses. [redacted] QC, was notified of the noncomplaince at approximately 0853 hrs. Establishment employees took immediate action and trimmed all necks in contact with the floor and discarded this adulterated material. By 0857 hrs, I deemed their actions to be satisfactory, at which point I removed the tags and released the carcasses. The establishment is not in compliance with the following regulations: 9 CFR 416.2(b)(1), which states the following: "Establishment buildings, including their structures, rooms, and compartments must be of sound construction, be kept in good repair, and be of sufficient size to allow for processing, handling, and storage of product in a manner that does not result in product adulteration or the creation of insanitary conditions."; 9 CFR 416.4(d), which states the following: "Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments." This noncompliance is linked to a noncompliance of similar cause, noncompliance number 0064-2010-13030, dated 14 October 2010.

Regulation:

416.2(b)(1) Construction. Establishment buildings, including their structures, rooms, and compartments must be of sound construction, be kept in good repair, and be of sufficient size to allow for processing, handling, and storage of product in a manner that does not result in product adulteration or the creation of insanitary conditions.

416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.

 

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