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Smucker's Meats

Address: 735 Pinkerton Rd, Mount Joy, PA 17552
Establishment No.: m21265

USDA Inspection Report: 27 Jun 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 310.22(e)(4)(i), 416.3(a), 416.4(b)

Citation: At approximately 0605 hrs on 07/27/2011 and while performing pre-operational sanitation inspection in the cocking room, I found build up of previous day production on about 10 hocks laying inside the sink and on the cocking rack. I rejected the cocks using USDA tag number A 6986139 and the rack using USDA tag number A 6986140 and notified Mr. (cocking room supervisor) with the non-compliance. Regulation 416.3 (a), 416.4(b) was not met. The plant did not indicate any finding in the daily pre-operational sanitation records.Regulation 310.22(e)(4)(i) was not met.


310.22(e)(4)(i) Establishments that slaughter cattle and establishments that process the carcasses or parts of cattle must maintain daily records sufficient to document the implementation and monitoring of the procedures for the removal, segregation, and disposition of the materials listed in paragraph (a) of this section, and any corrective actions taken.

416.3(a) Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product.

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.


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 4 Aug 2011
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