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B.C. Natural Chicken
Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493
USDA Inspection Report: 17 Jul 2010
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.3(b), 416.4(a)
Citation: At approximately 0445 hours, while performing ISP code 01B02 (Pre-operational Inspection), I observed in the Fresh to Freezer area small pieces of fat and meat on the Reepack machine. There was also blood on the wall and a wall anchor bolt plate had peeling paint. In the Weigh/ Price department I observed fat and pieces of meat on the floor under the weigh price machines. White meat debone department as I inspected the #1 cone line I removed one of the cones from its shaft and found a build-up inside the cone and on the shaft of U.F.M. I then had several more cones removed from their shafts only to find the same UFM build-up. I took regulatory control action by rejecting all three cone lines and applied U.S. reject tag # B 39801542 at 0500 hours. In the Tray pack area I observed on both Machines fat and meat particles and fat and meat on the floor in this area. I notified Ms. of these noncompliances and informed her that I would be issuing an NR for these noncompliances. At 0555 hours I re-inspected the cone line shafts and the cones which had been removed. I found them acceptable and released the department to production. The establishment has received oral and written notification concerning this noncompliance. Past Similar NR's- Previous preventive measures were either not implemented or were ineffective in preventing the recurrence of this noncompliance. Please refer to NR 0078-2010-17446 dated 07/08/2010. This document serves as written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement action as described in 9 CFR part 500.
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.
416.3(b) Equipment and utensils must not be constructed, located, or operated in a manner that prevents FSIS inspection program employees from inspecting the equipment or utensils to determine whether they are in sanitary condition.
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.