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Hain Pure Protein Corporation
Address: 220 N.Center St, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p533
USDA Inspection Report: 3 Mar 2011
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)
Citation: At approximately 0515 hrs., after the plants pre-operational sanitation inspection and prior to the start of operations, I observed the following noncompliance's while performing the 01B02 procedure for pre-operational sanitation. In the chiller department I observed an excessive amount of product residue build up under the Sanova belt frame. I immediately rejected the unit with U.S. tag #B39801879 and notified of the noncompliance. After a review of the SSOP records for the chiller department the unit was documented as acceptable and the department was released for USDA inspection at 0440 hrs. While continuing my pre-op inspection in the packing department I observed black UFM's in a blue combo bin at the transfer conveyor leading to the cut-up department. I immediately rejected the blue combo bin with U.S. tag #B39801896 and notified of the noncompliance. This unit was a direct product contact surface. After a review of the plants SSOP records for the packing department the combo bins were documented as acceptable and the department was released for USDA inspection at 0627 hrs. I also had accompany me to the spice room were I observed three, partially used, open bags of spices with spice residue on the shelves. was also notified of this noncompliance. This document serves as a written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement action described in 9 CFR part 500.
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.