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Hain Pure Protein Corporation
Address: 220 N.Center St, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p533
USDA Inspection Report: 18 Apr 2011
Citation: At approximately 1210 hours, while performing the 04B03 ISP procedure on Chicken Wings (CVP) with Julian date of 1108, label 00338, label time 1112 Hours, labeled 40 lb. each, and were randomly selected. I observed weighing the boxes, one (1) box of Chicken Wings out of ten (10) boxes of Chicken Wings failed to meet the requirements of 9 CFR 381.121(a). The one (1) box did not meet the underweight limit of .40 lbs (1%) per container had the following weights was pound. Upon further investigation, there were a total of forty (40) boxes of Chicken wings (After examined the products in the cooler). I informed (Second Processing Manager) and (Quality Assurances) of my finding. I took regulatory control on all products involve with US Retained Tag B39 801268 for reworks. Establishment management has received oral and written communication concerning this noncompliance. This document serves as a written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirement could result in addition enforcement action as described in 9 CFR part 500.
381.121(a) The label shall bear a statement of the quantity of contents in terms of weight or measures as provided in paragraph (c)(5) of this section. However, the Administrator may approve the use of labels for certain types of consumer packages which do not bear a statement of the net weight that would otherwise be required under this subparagraph: Provided, That the shipping container bears a statement ‘‘Net weight to be marked on consumer packages prior to display and sale’’: And provided further, That the total net weight of the contents of the shipping container is marked on such container: And provided further, That the shipping container bears a statement ‘‘Tare weight of consumer package’’ and in close proximity thereto, the actual tare weight (weight of packaging material), weighed to the nearest one-eighth ounce or less, of the individual consumer package in the shipping container. The above-specified statements may be added to approved shipping container labels upon approval by the inspector in charge.