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B.C. Natural Chicken
Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493
USDA Inspection Report: 25 Jan 2011
Violation: 416.3(a), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)
Citation: At approximately 0440 hours , I was performing pre operational sanitation 01B02,I observed the following .In the evisceration department ,while inspecting the neck pipes. The inside of the pipes had fat pieces ,and fat residue build up. At this time I notified that this condition was not acceptable , and he had his crew reclean and sanitize the pipes. Moving on I went to breast deboning , where during inspection , I found all the floor mats stacked on a cart, covered with fat and residue. I also notified Mr. of these findings. He immediately had the guys wash them in the tote wash machine. I reinspected the areas and released them. Plant management has received verbal and written notice of this noncompliance.
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.