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B.C. Natural Chicken
Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493
USDA Inspection Report: 25 Aug 2010
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.2(b), 416.4(b)
Citation: At approximately 0450 hours, I entered the electric room at the northwest corner of the Breast Deboning Department with maintenance personnel to perform lockout/tagout prior to performing preoperational sanitation verification. I observed cloudy white standing water, pieces of fat and meat and paper debris on the floor of the electric room. I tagged the room with US Reject tag No. B 20 505944 and informed , QA technician of the deficiency. At approximately 0500 hours, I rejected one tumbler drum, two drum lids, and a product rake, which were all contaminated with product residue and spices from a prior day's production. At approximately 0540 hours, I reinspected the electric room and marination tumbling equipment, determined them acceptable and released them to production. According to the establishment's Sanitation Standard Operating Procedure report for the Tumbler Room, deficiencies were found, and the room was released at 0350 hours. The electric room was determined acceptable and the department released at 0446 hours. For past similar NR, please refer to No. 0064-2010-17446, written on 06/04/2010. The establishment's preventive measure states, " This preventive measure either was not implemented or ineffective in preventing further noncompliance.
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.
416.2(b)(2) Walls, floors, and ceilings within establishments must be built of durable materials impervious to moisture and be cleaned and sanitized as necessary to prevent adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions.
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.