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Eberly Poultry

Address: 1095 Mt. Airy Rd, Stevens, PA 17578
Establishment No.: p09965

USDA Inspection Report: 6 Mar 2012

Code: 03B02
Violation: 417.2(a)(1), 417.4(a), 417.5(a)(1)

Citation: At approximate 0800 hrs, while performing a review of the Mechanically Separated HACCP Plan last reassessed on 01/13/11,which is mechanically deboned meat (MDM), paste-like meat product produced by forcing chicken, under high pressure through a sieve or similar device to separate the bone from the edible meat tissue. I observed the following: [newline][newline]1- At the Mechanically Separated step, the critical control point step, Plant [redacted];however ,Plant does not identify bones as a hazard likely to occur .There is not written supporting documentation stated as to why bones are not considered a physical -food safety hazard. GMP stated in the HACCP plan only applies to foreign, metal contamination. This fails to comply with 9 CFR 417.2 (a) (1) and 417.4(a) and 417.5(a) (1). 2- At the Receiving Packaging Material step ,page 43, plant [redacted]. This fails to comply 417.2(a) and 417.5(a) (1). 3- At the Receiving Packaging Material step ,plant identifies Foreign material as physical hazards not likely to occur due to plant history demonstrates no foreign materials found in boxes .No supporting documentation was shown for this preventive measure. This fails to comply 417.2(a) and 417.5(a) (1). Mr. [redacted],HACCP Manager was informed and notified of the above non-compliances .


417.2(a)(1) Hazard analysis. Every official establishment shall conduct, or have conducted for it, a hazard analysis to determine the food safety hazards reasonably likely to occur in the production process and identify the preventive measures the establishment can apply to control those hazards. The hazard analysis shall include food safety hazards that can occur before, during, and after entry into the establishment. A food safety hazard that is reasonably likely to occur is one for which a prudent establishment would establish controls because it historically has occurred, or because there is a reasonable possibility that it will occur in the particular type of product being processed, in the absence of those controls.

417.4(a) Every establishment shall validate the HACCP plan’s adequacy in controlling the food safety hazards identified during the hazard analysis, and shall verify that the

417.5(a)(1) The establishment shall maintain the following records documenting the establishment’s HACCP plan: The written hazard analysis prescribed in § 417.2(a) of this part, including all supporting documentation;


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