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Farmer’s Pride Inc.

Address: 154 West Main St, Fredricksburg, PA, 17026
Establishment No.: p1304

USDA Inspection Report: 18 Aug 2010

Code: 03J01
Violation: 417.3(a)(1), 417.3(a)(2), 417.3(a)(3), 417.3(c), 417.5(a)(3), 417.5(c)

Citation: While reviewing the records generated for night shift dated 8/16/10 and day shift dated 8/17/10 I observed the following noncompliance's. The plant stated that there was a deviation for CCP # [redacted] at 0454 hrs., 0628 hrs., 0913 hrs., and 1042 hrs. The deviation was documented in the SSOP records, signed by N/S 1st processing manager and D/S 1st processing manager and was not documented in the HACCP records, they stated that the sanova water tank was empty for each occurrence. According to the plants HACCP plan for CCP #7B, the plant states " [redacted]. Also the plant did not show by supporting documentation that they followed their "Standard Corrective Action" form for a CCP #7B failure, in the following areas, by not: stopping the lines for the 0454 hr. failure, turning on the chlorinated sprayers previous to CCP #7B, verifying the chlorination of the sprayers of [redacted] ppm's and a QA retest of CCP #7B for ph [redacted] and sodium chlorite [redacted] ppm's to show that the CCP was under control. In addition the plant did not document any deviation on the HACCP Log #3 for CCP #7B. And on the HACCP Log #9 for the Pre-shipment review it stated that all CCP's were in control and signed by (N/S) and for (D/S). This issue of implementing affective corrective actions for a CCP #7B failure was previously discussed with QA Manager and night shift supervisor An 03J02 procedure will be performed by CSI on following shift. This document serves as a written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement action described in 9 CFR part 500.


417.3(a)(1) The cause of the deviation is identified and eliminated;

417.3(a)(2) The CCP will be under control after the corrective action is taken;

417.3(a)(3) Measures to prevent recurrence are established; and

417.3(c) All corrective actions taken in accordance with this section shall be documented in records that are subject to verification in accordance with 417.4(a)(2)(iii) and the recordkeeping requirements of 417.5 of this part.

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(c) Prior to shipping product, the establishment shall review the records associated with the production of that product, documented in accordance with this section, to ensure completeness, including the determination that all critical limits were met and, if appropriate, corrective actions were taken, including the proper disposition of product. Where practicable, this review shall be conducted, dated, and signed by an individual who did not produce the record(s), preferably by someone trained in accordance with 417.7 of this part, or the responsible establishment official.


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