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Hatfield Quality Meats, Inc.
Address: 3150 Coffeetown Rd, Orefield, PA 18069
Establishment No.: m791
USDA Inspection Report: 25 Jun 2010
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(d)
Citation: On June 25, 2010 at 07:30 I was performing part of PBIS scheduled procedure code 01C02 (Standard Sanitation Operating Procedure) while performing this operational sanitation inspection, in cooler 2190, rework area; I also verify adequacy and effectiveness of other consumer protection of product standard of identifying. During the verification of product identity standard, I observed the following noncompliance, 1. I observed about 30 lbs of beef on stainless steel tray off condition and no identification on the product, product is located on the shelf in the middle rack, next to the wall. I took regulatory control action by applying U.S. Reject / Retain tag B 39581659. 2. Two boxes of product about 50 lbs each ground product on 2nd shelf with no identification. I took regulatory control action by tagging the two boxes. Tag # B 39581655 and Tag # B39581654. Mr. Technical Service, Food Safety Supervisor was notified of the noncompliance of the retention of unidentified off condition product and unidentified two boxes of ground products. Plant failure to meet the Meat and Poultry Regulations 317.1 and CFR 416.4(d) which states: Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments. Establishment also failed to follow their Standard Operation Procedure on Rework Standard operating Procedure SOP #: Sop-00-00056. Last Revised Date 11/23/2004. The Regulatory actions were subsequently relinquished at 08:30 hours upon product put into inedible by plant management Mr. This document serves as written notification that failure to comply with the regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.
416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.
Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 28 Jun 2010