Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can
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Hain Pure Protein Corporation
Address: 220 N.Center St, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p533
USDA Inspection Report: 18 May 2011
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.2(b), 416.4(d)
Citation: At approximately 1220 hours, while performing a review and observation component for the 01C02 procedure in the Chilling Packing Department. I observed water dripping down from the ceiling into the chiller at section 7 and 8. At close examination, the water were dripping from two screw heads into the chiller water, one screw head between the chiller and incline conveyor and one screw head over the incline conveyor to the SANOVA Dip Tank. I immediately informed (Packing Lead) of my observation. (First Processing Manager) was also informed of my observation. After reviewing the plant's SSOP Operational Sanitation record for Chilling/Packing Department (Form OP-3) dated 5-18-2011 shows no entree documented prior to my observation of the noncompliance. A review of the establishment SSOP Plan under Operational Sanitation Procedure, "[redacted] ." Establishment management has received oral and written communication concerning these noncompliances. There was product involved with this noncompliance. Some of the noncompliances found were direct product contact surfaces. 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.
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.
416.2(b)(2) Walls, floors, and ceilings within establishments must be built of durable materials impervious to moisture and be cleaned and sanitized as necessary to prevent adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions.
416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.