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B.C. Natural Chicken

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

USDA Inspection Report: 19 Jan 2012

Code: 03J02
Violation: 417.2(c)(4), 417.2(c)(5), 417.2(c)(7), 417.3(a)(2), 417.3(a)(3), 417.4(a)(2)(iii), 417.5(a)(3)

Citation: At approximately 1045 hours, while performing a verification on all regulatory requirements at all of the CCP’s in the HACCP plan for Lot#1. The following noncompliance’s were observed: A review of the plant HACCP Plan, dated 12-22-2011, signed by (Director of Quality Assurance) shows for CCP #1B (Fecal Contamination) Correction Actions – [redacted] “[redacted]” At approximately 0609 hours, USDA found fecal contamination on 1 of the 10 randomly selected test carcasses. A review of the HAACP Form 192 (HACCP Zero Tolerance Log – CCP # 1B), dated 1-19-2011, shows USDA Retest at 0619 hours, Results - fecal in 1 of 10 birds. Test #1 - USDA Retest at 0631 hours, Results – fecal in 0 of 10 birds. Test #2 - USDA Retest at 0635 hours, Results – fecal in 0 of 10 birds. Tags put on birds after second check. No third check was performed by Quality Assurance Technician and /or designee. A review of the establishment FSIS Form 6500-3 (Poultry Finished Product Standard, dated 1-19-2011, at the Post Chill Station shows test performed at 0740 hours, and 0800 hours. In accordance with HAACP Form 192 (HACCP Zero Tolerance Log – CCP # 1B), dated 1-19-2011, shows the last accept test at 0605 hours. Establishment calculates when birds from the last passed test will exit the chiller in 1 hours and 20 minutes. There was no test performed at 0725 hours as stated in the HACCP Plan for CCP#1B Correction Actions procedure. All products were retained by Quality Assurance personnel with Quality Assurance Retained Tags 4075 and 7046 from 0725 hours to 0740 hours. This document serves as a written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirement could result in additional enforcement action described in 9 CFR parts 500.


417.2(c)(4) List the procedures, and the frequency with which those procedures will be performed, that will be used to monitor each of the critical control points to ensure compliance with the critical limits;

417.2(c)(5) Include all corrective actions that have been developed in accordance with 417.3(a) of this part, to be followed in response to any deviation from a critical limit at a critical control point;

417.2(c)(7) List the verification procedures, and the frequency with which those procedures will be performed, that the establishment will use in accordance with 417.4 of this part.

417.3(a)(2) The CCP will be under control after the corrective action is taken;

417.3(a)(3) Measures to prevent recurrence are established;

417.4(a)(2)(iii) The review of records generated and maintained in accordance with 417.5(a)(3) of this part.

417.5(a)(3) Reassessment of the HACCP plan. Every establishment shall reassess the adequacy of the HACCP plan at least annually and whenever any changes occur that could affect the hazard analysis or alter the HACCP plan. Such changes may include, but are not limited to, changes in: raw materials or source of raw materials; product formulation; slaughter or processing methods or systems; production volume; personnel; packaging; finished product distribution systems; or, the intended use or consumers of the finished product. The reassessment shall be performed by an individual trained in accordance with 417.7 of this part. The HACCP plan shall be modified immediately whenever a reassessment reveals that the plan no longer meets the requirements of 417.2(c) of this part.


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