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Hatfield Quality Meats, Inc.
Address: 3150 Coffeetown Rd, Orefield, PA 18069
Establishment No.: m791
USDA Inspection Report: 9 Apr 2012
Violation: 416.15(a), 416.15(b), 416.16(a)
Citation: At approximately 0945 hours while reviewing Est. 791's Pre-operational Inspection Form for room number 1285 dated 4/5/2012 I observed the following noncompliance; head splitter, head pin, red organ hooks, and cheek conveyor were identified as direct product contact surfaces that had residue from previous day's production. The only segment of the form checked for corrective actions stated: "Retained area for cleaning by sanitation." [newline][newline]I notified Ms. FSQA supervisor, fresh side,of the noncompliance and failure to meet regulatory requirements 9CFR 416.15(a), 416.15(b), and 416.16(a) of the Meat and Poultry Regulations as well as Est. 791's written SSOP Program dated, 1/13/20012, which states on page 5, section 2.2, number 3: "[redacted] ." and on page 6, section 2.3: [redacted]".
416.15(a) Each official establishment shall take appropriate corrective action(s) when either the establishment or FSIS determines that the establishment’s Sanitation SOP’s or the procedures specified therein, or the implementation or maintenance of the Sanitation SOP’s, may have failed to prevent direct contamination or adulteration of product(s).
416.15(b) Corrective actions include procedures to ensure appropriate disposition of product(s) that may be contaminated, restore sanitary conditions, and prevent the recurrence of direct contamination or adulteration of product( s), including appropriate reevaluation and modification of the Sanitation SOP’s and the procedures specified therein or appropriate improvements in the execution of the Sanitation SOP’s or the procedures specified therein.
416.16(a) Each official establishment shall maintain daily records sufficient to document the implementation and monitoring of the Sanitation SOP’s and any corrective actions taken. The establishment employee(s) specified in the Sanitation SOP’s as being responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the procedure(s) specified in the Sanitation SOP’s shall authenticate these records with his or her initials and the date.