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Jaindl Turkey Sales Inc.

Address: 3150 Coffeetown Rd, Orefield, PA 18069
Establishment No.: p460

USDA Inspection Report: 17 May 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.3(a), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)

Citation: On this day Inspection performed PBIS verification procedure 01B02, non-compliance was observed. At approximately 1304hrs Inspection observed the plant designated monitor perform their pre-operational sanitation check, after this check was performed but prior to the start of operations, Inspection also performed a sanitation check. The following was observed; 1) cooker #1 (product contact area) had product residue from previous operations in the back right corner of the cooker. This residue which was light tan in color was easily seen with the use of a flashlight, was apparent to touch as it was slimy/slick in nature, and covered an area of approximately 2 inches by 1 inch. US Retain/Reject Tag #B21154334 was applied to cooker #1. 2) A metal wire shelving rack (non-product contact) was observed to have rust at numerous locations on the rack which upon touch discoloration was easily removed. 3) an aluminum tray (non-product contact) holding the product scale which was on the wire rack shelving had a piece of poultry meat from previous operations approximately 1-1/12 inches by 1/16 inch which was easily visible to the naked eye. 4) a plastic utensil tray (indirect product contact surface) which was on the wire rack shelving was observed to have brown discolored liquid which was in contact with the utensils stored within the container, this brown discolored liquid was easily seen by the naked eye. US Retain/Reject Tag #B21154335 was applied to the entire wire shelving rack. Upon re-inspection at 1335hrs, Inspection also noted a spatula (product contact surface) in the utensil container with fibers from the establishment's scrubbing pad; this spatula had frayed and rough edges on all portions of the spatula. Establishment took immediate action to remove this spatula from the processing environment. Also removed from the processing environment; the wire rack shelving was replaced with a metal cart that was suitable in nature for its intended use. All other equipment was found satisfactory upon reinspection, therefore regulatory control actions were relinquished. Observations made by Inspection are a violation of 9 CFR 416.13(c) which states "Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP's.", 9 CFR 416.3(a) which states "Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product.", 9 CFR 416.4(a) which states "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.", and 9 CFR 416.4(b) which states "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." was informed of this non-compliance with regulations both verbally and in writing with the issuance of this Non-compliance Report.

Regulation:

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

416.3(a) Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product.

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.

 

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