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B.C. Natural Chicken
Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493
USDA Inspection Report: 1 Aug 2011
Violation: 416.4(a), 416.4(b)
Citation: On 08/01/2011, at approximately 0416 hours, while performing ISP task 01B02 (Pre-operational Sanitation) in area # 1 IU # 24 Re-hang conveyor in the New York room I observed black UFM and residue from previous days production on the top surface of the belt and a build up on a roller surface under the belt that the contact surface of the belt runs on. I notified Ms. (QA Tech.) of my observation and rejected the belt and applied US Reject Tag # B39133565 to the belt. In area # 2 at IU # 8 at 0424 hours, I observed a build up on the main unit of the breast plate units I informed Mr. (3rd Shift Maintenance Supervisor) of the build up of fat and residue behind plates and rejected the west eviscerater and applied US reject Tag # B39133568 to the unit. In area # 3 IU # 18 (Giblet wrap machine) at 0433 hours, I observed dried blood, fat, and residue in several pans of the machine. I notified Mr. of the noncompliance and rejected the wrapper by applying US Reject Tag # B39133566. At 0444 hours, I re-inspected and released the rehang belt in the New York room, at 0453 hours I re-inspected and released the West Eviscerator, and at 0450 hours, the giblet wrap machine was re-inspected and released. In Second Processing, the Repac # 2 machine I observed meat and fat on the inside of the machine. I notified Mr. and applied US Reject Tag # B39801627 to the # 2 Repac Machine. At 1058 hours Mr. (Second Processing Supervisor) requested that the # 2 Repac Machine be re-inspected, at which time I re-inspected and released the machine. These noncompliances are a violation of 9 CFR 416.4(a) and 9 CFR 416.4 (b) and the establishments SSOP plan. The establishment has received both written and oral notification of these noncompliances. Failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in further administrative action as described in 9 CFR part 500.
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.