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Hatfield Quality Meats, Inc.
Address: 3150 Coffeetown Rd, Orefield, PA 18069
Establishment No.: m791
USDA Inspection Report: 19 Jun 2012
Violation: 416.1, 416.5(a)
Citation: On June 20, 2012 at approximately 01:13 hours, I was performing an Operational SSOP Review and Observation Verification Task in the Frank Stuffing Room (Raw Processing), verifying that the establishment is implementing and monitoring the SOP’s effectively and the SSOP’s meet Sanitation SOP regulatory requirements for operational sanitation. During the performance of this inspection task I observed the following noncompliance:I observed two individuals, one being Mr. PSSI Sanitation Site Manager, walking through the department from the back-end of the room towards the front-end of the room, where they then proceeded to exit the department. These individuals were not wearing a company issued "white" colored frock/ coat during this time. Production was operating and this department is an exposed product area. While this was being observed, it was also observed that the department's Production Supervisor was present in the room, also not wearing the establishment designated white colored frock/ coat. The individuals noted was not observed contacting product. No product was affected in the presence of IPP.Mr. FSQA Supervisor, was notified both verbally and in writing with this noncompliance record of the establishment's failure to meet the Meat and Poultry Regulatory Requirements of 9 CFR 416.1 and 416.5(a) and of the ineffectiveness of the establishment's Standard Operating Procedure (SOP# SOP-00-00024), last revised: 12/3/2008, which states on page 1 of 4: Food Safety, Food Security, and GMP Policy For Team Members and Visitors: OBJECTIVE/ STANDARD-[redacted] .NO NR's with similar cause have been documented in the last 90 days.
416.1 Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated.
416.5(a) Cleanliness. All persons working in contact with product, food-contact surfaces, and product-packaging materials must adhere to hygienic practices while on duty to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions.