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Farmer’s Pride Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 10 Nov 2010

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)

Citation: On Wednesday, 11/10/2010, at approximately 2040 hours, after plant's pre-operational sanitation and prior to the start of operation, I observed the following noncompliance's while performing pre-op sanitation (01B02) procedure, the following was observed: In the Thigh & Leg Debone Department) the following was observed: I observed chicken fat particles various sizes on the product contact surface of the thigh dumper incline conveyor and frameworks to the Gainco Machine. Chicken fat particles various sizes on the product contact surfaces to the Gainco Machine on the main transfer conveyor, frameworks and all trim station cutting boards had grease buildup. I informed (Sanitation Manager) and of my observation. A check of the plant SSOP's forms (Thigh & Leg Debone) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance's. These areas were released at 2030 for inspection. All noncompliance found were from previous day's operation. This developing trend of noncompliance and the ineffectiveness of the preventive measures were discussed again with plant management during the weekly meeting on 11/10.2010. Continued failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement action described in 9 CFR part 500. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: No response from establishment at this time. The previous preventive measures was ineffectiveness to prevent this recurrence of this noncompliance. NR: 92-2010 dated 11/7/2010

Regulation:

416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.

416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

416.4(b) Non-food-contact surfaces of facilities, equipment, and utensils used in the operation of the establishment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

 

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 18 Nov 2010
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 9 Nov 2010

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