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Hoffer's Ligonier Valley Pack

Address: 582 Darlington Rd, Ligonier PA 15658
Establishment No.: m4025

USDA Inspection Report: 12 Jul 2011

Code: 04B04
Violation: 316.1, 316.3, 317.1, 317.3, 317.8

Citation: While performing an 04C03 at 12:45 hrs. the following 04B04 non-compliances were found. In the retail display case there were 5 packages of Porkies (FC/RTE pork snack) bearing the official mark of inspection. Also in the back cooler there were 5/10 lb. packages of FC rump roast slices in gravy bearing the 4025 mark of inspection. RTE product was tagged with USDA retain tags B19451448 and B32290848. Mr. was notified that these items are a violation of 316.1 "No brand manufacturer, printer or other person shall cast, print, lithograph, or otherwise make or cause to be made any device containing any official mark or simulation thereof without prior written authority therefore from the Administrator."316.3(a) "No person shall affix or place, or cause to be affixed or placed, the official inspection legend or any other official mark, or any abbreviation or simulation of any official mark, to or on any product, or container thereof, except under the supervision of a Program employee, or as authorized by part 317 of this subchapter." 317.8(a) No product or any of its wrappers, packaging, or other containers shall bear any false or misleading marking, label, or other labeling and no statement, word, picture, design, or device which conveys any false impression or gives any false indication of origin or quality or is otherwise false or misleading shall appear in any marking or other labeling. In the back cooler, Mr. was also notified that the offal product(hearts, livers and skirts) were not labeled . this is a violation of 317.1"When, in an official establishment, any inspected and passed product is placed in any receptacle or covering constituting an immediate container, there shall be affixed to such container a label as described in " 317.2 except that the following do not have to bear such a label. The offal was tagged with tag #B19451460. Upon notifying management corrective actions were immediately started. No other violations of this nature in the last 60 days.

Regulation:

316.1 No brand manufacturer, printer or other person shall cast, print, lithograph, or otherwise make or cause to be made any device containing any official mark or simulation thereof without prior written authority therefor from the Administrator as provided for in part 317 of this subchapter.

316.3(a) No person shall affix or place, or cause to be affixed or placed, the official inspection legend or any other official mark, or any abbreviation or simulation of any official mark, to or on any product, or container thereof, except under the supervision of a Program employee, or as authorized by part 317 of this subchapter in connection with the manufacture of containers.

317.1(a) When, in an official establishment, any inspected and passed product is placed in any receptacle or covering constituting an immediate container, there shall be affixed to such container a label as described in 317.2 except that the following do not have to bear such a label.

317.3(a) The Administrator may approve and authorize the use of abbreviations of marks of inspection under the regulations in this subchapter. Such abbreviations shall have the same force and effect as the respective marks for which they are authorized abbreviations.

317.8(a) No product or any of its wrappers, packaging, or other containers shall bear any false or misleading marking, label, or other labeling and no statement, word, picture, design, or device which conveys any false impression or gives any false indication of origin or quality or is otherwise false or misleading shall appear in any marking or other labeling. No product shall be wholly or partly enclosed in any wrapper, packaging, or other container that is so made, formed, or filled as to be misleading.

 

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 22 Aug 2011

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