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B.C. Natural Chicken

Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493

USDA Inspection Report: 10 Jan 2012

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.15(b), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)

Citation: On Tuesday, 10 January 2012, at approximately 0417 hours, after the plant's pre-operational sanitation was performed and released to USDA, I performed a pre-op sanitation procedure and observed for the following noncompliance: In the Evisceration Department, Unit#26 (East Cropper), there was product residue (yellowish in color) buildup on the direct contact surface of seven to eight probes on the inside surface from the previous day's operation. I rejected the East Cropper Machine with US Rejected Tag B39 133583 for unsanitary conditions. There were black grease buildup, and chicken fat particles on the direct product contact surface's of the guide bars to the shackle lines at Unit#41 ( Spray Cabinets (East and West) from the previous day's operation. I rejected the Spray Cabinets (East and West) with US Rejected Tag B40 170476 for unsanitary condition. I informed (Sanitation Manager) of my observation. While continuing my inspection in the Packing Department at approximately 0436 hours, the following was observed; there was chicken fat particles of various sizes on the direct product contact surfaces of the Elevator to Unit# 32 (Neck Chiller and Elevator) from the previous day's operation too numerous to count. I rejected the Neck Elevator for unsanitary condition, and remained in the area until sanitary conditions was restored. I informed of my observation. While continuing my inspection in the Thigh Deboning Department at approximately 0512 hours, there were black specks of various sizes on the direct product contact surfaces to the Thigh Transfer Conveyor and White Trim Tables from the previous day's operation. I rejected the Thigh Transfer Conveyors and White Trim Tables with US Rejected Tag B40 170478 for unsanitary conditions. I informed of my observation. While continuing my inspection in the Cut-Up Department at approximately 0522 hours, the following was observed; there were chicken fat particles, and black specks of various sizes on the direct product contact surface of the Rehamg Table #1 from the previous day's operation too numerous to count. There were chicken fat particles of various sizes on the direct product contact surfaces to the Drum, Leg, Thigh, Split Breast, and Party Wing Scale Bins from the previous day's operation. I rejected the Rehang Table #1, Drum Bin, Leg Bin, Thigh Bin, Split Breast Bin, and Party Wing Bin for unsanitary conditions. There were also chicken fat particles, and black specks of various sizes on three gary conduits above the catching bins area from the previews day's operation. I remained in the area until sanitary condition were restored. I informed of my observation. A check of the plant's SSOP's Form (Evisceration Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 1230 hours for inspection. A check of the plant's SSOP's Form (Packing Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0330 hours for inspection. A check of the plant's SSOP's Form (Thigh Deboning Department) shows no deficiencies for above noncompliance. The department was released at 0400 hours for inspection. A check of the plant's SSOP's Form (Cut-Up Department) shows deficiencies for the Rehang Table for fat. Direct Product Contact - Yes. Corrective Actions - Cleaned and Sanitized. This department was released at 0435 hours for inspection. There was no product involves at this time. Establishment manangement has received oral and written com

Regulation:

416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.

416.15(b) Corrective actions include procedures to ensure appropriate disposition of product(s) that may be contaminated, restore sanitary conditions, and prevent the recurrence of direct contamination or adulteration of product( s), including appropriate reevaluation and modification of the Sanitation SOP’s and the procedures specified therein or appropriate improvements in the execution of the Sanitation SOP’s or the procedures specified therein.

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.

 

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