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Hain Pure Protein Corporation
Address: 220 N.Center St, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p533
USDA Inspection Report: 17 May 2011
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.2(d), 416.4(a), 416.4(d)
Citation: On Tuesday, 05-17-2011, at approximately 0640 hours, after plant's pre-operational sanitation and at the start of operation, while performing an review and observation component for the 01C02 procedure in the Chilling Department's; I observed black specks in two gray plastic bins, grease and chicken fat particles in one blue plastic bin and chicken fat particles various sizes in two gray plastic bins all on the product contact surface's from previous day's operation location of the Northeast side of the Chiller in Section 7. I immediately rejected the five plastic bins with US Rejected Tag B39 133515 for unsanitary condition. I informed (Quality Assurance) and on (Quality Assurance Manager) of my observation. At approximately 0655 hours, I observed condensation over the product zone area in Section 1 and 2. I rejected Section 1 and 2. I remained in at this location until with US Rejected Tag B39 133510 for unsanitary condition. I informed (Quality Assurance Manager) of my observation. After reviewing the plant's SSOP records and GMP Monitor's records there were no entree documented prior to my observation of the noncompliance. I reviewed the plant's SSOP Pre-Operational Inspection Form #3 for Chiller Department's which shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The area was released for inspection at 0435 hours for inspection. I rejected the bins before the product was involved. After sanitary conditions have been restored, I relinquished the regulatory control actions on the five plastic bins. At approximately 1028 hours, in the Main Cooler, I observed a plant employee getting a box lid cover from a stack of nesting box lid covers to place on a box of product on the box track in the Cooler. I immediately informed the plant employee to stop. Plant employee did not placing the cross contaminate box lid cover on the product. I rejected the ninety (90) box lid covers with US Rejected Tag B39 133515 for unsanitary condition. I informed (Quality Assurance Manager) of my observation. After reviewing the plant's SSOP records and GMP Monitor's records there were no entries documented prior to my observation of the noncompliance. Establishment management has received oral and written communication concerning these noncompliance's. A review of the establishment SSOP Plan under Operational Sanitation Procedure, " [redacted]."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. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: See establishment response to this noncompliance. The previous preventive measures have either not been implemented or ineffective to prevent this recurrence of the plants SSOP Plan. NR: 28-2011 dated 5/2/2011
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.
416.2(d) Ventilation adequate to control odors, vapors, and condensation to the extent necessary to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions must be provided.
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(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.