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Hatfield Quality Meats, Inc.
Address: 3150 Coffeetown Rd, Orefield, PA 18069
Establishment No.: m791
USDA Inspection Report: 11 Nov 2010
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(d)
Citation: At approximately 0530 hrs while performing operation sanitation inspection in room 1700 Fresh pork boning the following noncompliance was observed: At the end of the pork loin conveyor where loins are transferred from overhead conveyor belt to combo bins I observed that the combo bin underneath the conveyor was full and pork loins were overflowing onto the floor. Company employee picked up whole pork loin and placed loin in adjacent edible gray combo bin that contained approximately 20-25 other whole pork loins without any reconditioning of the product. The combo bin of pork loins was retained with US Retain/Reject tag # B24762206 and Room Supervisor Mr. was notified of the noncompliance. A review of the establishments operational sanitation record for room 1700 indicated no documentation prior to my observation. The establishment was notified of the failure to meet the requirements of 416.13(c) of the Meat and Poultry Regulations as well as the requirements of section 3.2 (All other Food Processing Operations) #9 of the establishments SSOP program last revised 9/3/2010. The establishments policy for reconditioning cross contaminated product states "(a) [redacted]" This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative action as outlined in 9 CFR 500.4
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.