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Hatfield Quality Meats, Inc.

Address: 3150 Coffeetown Rd, Orefield, PA 18069
Establishment No.: m791

USDA Inspection Report: 17 May 2012

Code: 03J02
Violation: 417.5(a)(3), 417.5(b)

Citation: On May 18, 2012 at approximately 02:00 hours, I performed a Fully Cooked- Not Shelf Stable HACCP Verification Task (Recordkeeping Component). To perform this procedure, I verified that the monitoring of all critical control points were performed at the specified frequency, the critical limits were met, all verification activities were completed including; all product testing, records review, direct observations, equipment calibrations, corrective actions and the pre-shipment review was completed as outlined in the establishment's Fully Cooked- Not Shelf Stable HACCP Plan, dated: 1/13/12. Following the review of the establishment's Fully Cooked- Not Shelf Stable HACCP records for the production date of 5/16/12, I proceeded to review additional HACCP records for the production date of 5/16/12, and  observed the noted recordkeeping noncompliance:I observed on the establishment's Pork Slaughter HACCP monitoring record for critical control point 04-[redacted]", the 9:56am documented monitoring of the aforementioned critical control point for Lot# 28, failed to include the plant designated monitor's initials/ signature. After further review of this record, it was also observed that the establishment's CCP Record Review Verification was performed only including a documented date and signature, but with NO documented "Result" and with NO documented "Time" of when this verification activity was performed. The individual who performed the record review verification also failed to identify that the monitoring entry was not signed or initialed by the trained establishment employee making the entry. The Pre-Shipment Review was performed on 5/16/12, by plant personnel.Mr. FSQA Supervisor, was notified verbally and in writing with this noncompliance record of the establishment's failure to meet the Meat and Poultry Regulatory Requirements of 9 CFR 417.5(b) and  417.5(a)(3) and of the establishment's failure to effectively execute their  Pork Slaughter HACCP Plan, dated: 1/13/12.Noncompliance Record # MXL3600052617N/1, dated: 5/15/2012, was found documented with similar cause.


417.5(a)(3) Records documenting the monitoring of CCP’s and their critical limits, including the recording of actual times, temperatures, or other quantifiable values, as prescribed in the establishment’s HACCP plan; the calibration of process-monitoring instruments; corrective actions, including all actions taken in response to a deviation; verification procedures and results; product code(s), product name or identity, or slaughter production lot. Each of these records shall include the date the record was made.

417.5(b) Each entry on a record maintained under the HACCP plan shall be made at the time the specific event occurs and include the date and time recorded, and shall be signed or initialed by the establishment employee making the entry.


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