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B.C. Natural Chicken

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

USDA Inspection Report: 13 Feb 2012

Code: 01B01
Violation: 416.15(b), 416.16(a)

Citation: At approximately 0850 hours, while performing a Pre-Op SSOP Record Review procedure for records generated on February 10, 2012, Form 90 (Cut-Up) record, dated 2/10/12, Inspection Start Time 435 AM, and Pre-operational inspection of the department were completed at 511 AM.  The front portion of the form shows Breast Belt rejected, and Direct Product Contact? Yes. Thigh Skinner rejected and Direct Product Contact? Yes. The back portion of the form, there were no entry times in the rejected blocks for Breast Belt, and Thigh Skinner.  There were no entry times in the accepted blocks for Breast Belt, and Thigh Skinner.  All other units were found acceptable.  Upon further examination, I reviewed all of the establishment SSOP records for the week of February 6, 2012, the following noncompliances were observed: Record generated on February 6, 2012, Form 57(Shipping), and the front portion show no entry time in the "Inspection Start Time", and no entry time in"“Pre-operational inspection of the department was completed at". All units were found acceptable.  Record generated on February 8, 2012, Form 91 (Box Room), the front portion show an entry time in the "Inspection Start Time at 542 AM", and an entry time in "Pre-operational inspection of the department was completed at 534 AM".   All units were found acceptable. Record generated on February 9, 2012, Form 100 (Tray Pack); the front portion on form show floor was rejected.  The back portion of the form show floor was rejected at 0503 AM and accepted at 0540 AM. Subject (Please specify location and problem) - floor dirty.  Corrective Action- blank. I informed (Quality Assurance Group Leader) and (Quality Assurance Manager) of my findings. A review of the establishment SSOP Plan, dated 8/22/2011, Version 8/20/2011, under Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures: A. Pre-Operational Inspection.; stated as following; “All production areas will be checked to ensure that facility and equipment in respective areas is sanitary and ready for product start”. “If any deficiencies are found, they are documented and corrected.  Direct product contact surfaces must be corrected prior to production start – non-product contact surfaces corrective action can be completed later, but the time frame must be specified”. “All deficiencies must be recorded on separate SSOP forms for each department.  All records must be dated and signed by person performing task”. Establishment management has received oral and written notification concerning this noncompliance. 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 part 500.


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.

416.16(a) Each official establishment shall maintain daily records sufficient to document the implementation and monitoring of the Sanitation SOP’s and any corrective actions taken. The establishment employee(s) specified in the Sanitation SOP’s as being responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the procedure(s) specified in the Sanitation SOP’s shall authenticate these records with his or her initials and the date.


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