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B.C. Natural Chicken
Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493
USDA Inspection Report: 25 May 2011
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(a), 416.4(b), 416.4(d)
Citation: On 05/25/2011, while performing ISP code 01B02, Pre-operational Sanitation I performed the required Dry Chiller and scalder check, after the establishment notified me that the units were released for USDA inspection at 0420 hours I observed in side the chiller unit a medium size black particle in the bottom of the chiller at the entry end and fat wrapped around a bolt. I notified Mr., the unit was cleaned , sanitized and re-inspected and released to production. In the dry scalder I observed brown rusty flakes and feathers in the inside of the unit, I notified Mr. and Ms. of the noncompliances, the unit was cleaned, and re-inspected and released to production. During daily pre-operational sanitation the following noncompliances were observed; Area #2 the east eviscerator had fat and a grease build up on the nylon spacers on the body lifters, the scissors and steels had residue from the previous days production on them. I rejected the Steels and scissors and applied US Reject tag # B40197820 at 0505 hours and notified Mr. In dark meat de-bone department I observed fat, meat particles and black UFM on the belts and the nylon belt track. I notified Mr. the noncompliances were corrected and the department was re-inspected and released. At 0533 hours Mr. requested the scissors and steels be re-inspected at which time I released them to production. In the Tray Pack department the #1 and 2 wrap machines had residue from the previous days production on them I Notified Mr. the wrap machines were cleaned and presented for re-inspection and released to production. At 0615 hours in the cut-up department on the Keel belt I observed product residue on the belt and under the motor covers on several machines. I notified Mr. the noncompliances were cleaned and re-inspected and released at 0650 hours. The above noncompliances were discussed with the establishment and they were notified that a NR would be issued for these noncompliances. Plant management has received oral and written notification of this noncompliance.
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.
416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.