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Hain Pure Protein Corporation
Address: 220 N.Center St, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p533
USDA Inspection Report: 21 Jul 2010
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)
Citation: On 07/21/2010,at approximately 0500 hours, after plant's pre-operational sanitation and prior to the start of operation, while performing (01B02) pre-op sanitation procedure I observed the following noncompliances : At approximately 0510 hours, I observed product residue buildup yellowish /brownish in color and about 2 inches by 1/3 inch in size, located on the left guide bar of the hock picker machine in the Picker area. I also observed approximately 40 small feathers on the left side of the outside cover of the hock picker. I rejected the Hock picker machine with U.S retained/retained tag no.B39133687. I informed (pre-op assistance) of my observation. At approximately 0645 hours, I observed excessive amount of black grease around the metal base and the white squares guides of the U-turn wheel machine in the Cut-up department. I rejected the U-turn wheel machine with U.S retained/retained tag no.B39133688. I informed (Second Processing Manager) of my observation. At approximately 0700 hours, I observed black UFM build up on five different areas of the WB vacuum station. The smallest area with the black build up was about 1/4 inch by 1/3 inch in size and the larger area was about 1/3 inch by 1/2 inch in size. I rejected the WB vacuum station with U.S retained/retained tag no.B39133688. I informed (Complex manager) of my observation. After reviewing the plant's SSOP pre-op form # 4 for (packing) and form # 6 (cut-up area) showed no deficiencies for the above noncompliances. The pre-op forms #1 for (live receiving/kill room) showed deficiency for the Hock picker (5-product residue). The areas were release for USDA inspection and signed by designated person at 0654, 0631, and 0445, hours. There was no product involved with these noncompliances. This is a failure to comply with 9 CFR 416.4(a) , 9CFR 416.4(b) and 9CFR 416.13(c). Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: Please see the establishment's response on file. NR: 37-2010 dated 6/24/2010 The previous preventive measure was either was not implemented or was ineffective in preventing the recurrence of this noncompliance. Failure to comply with regulatory requirement could result in additional enforcement action described in 9CFR part 500.4.
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.