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Hain Pure Protein Corporation

Address: 220 N.Center St, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p533

USDA Inspection Report: 23 May 2011

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(a), 416.4(b), 416.4(d)

Citation: On Monday, 05-23-2011, at approximately 0624 hours, after plant's pre-operational sanitation and at the start of operation, while performing an unscheduled review and observation component for the 01C02 procedure in the Chilling Department's; I observed black specks and chicken fat particles various sizes on the product contact surface's on the Incline Conveyor too numerous to count from previous day's operation Section 13 of the Chiller. I immediately informed Mr. (Complex Manager) and rejected the Incline Conveyor with US Rejected Tag B39 133525 for unsanitary condition. 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 0444 hours for inspection. I rejected the Incline Conveyor before the product was involved. After sanitary conditions have been restored, I relinquished the regulatory control actions on the Incline Conveyor at approximately 0640 hours. 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. At approximately 1230 hours, in the Main Cooler, I observed chicken fat particles on the outside surface of four to five blue and brown totes. I close examination, I observed chicken fat particles and black specks various sizes on the product contact surfaces of multiple blue and brown totes from previous day's operation. I rejected approximately sixty (60) blue totes and eight (8) brown totes with US Rejected Tag B39 133526for unsanitary condition. (Deboning Supervisor) was present doing my observation. I informed (Quality Assurance) 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. I reviewed the plant's SSOP Pre-Operational Inspection Form #4 for Packing Department's which shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The area was released for inspection at 0631 hours for inspection. Establishment management has received oral and written communication concerning these noncompliance's. 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. Previous preventive measures were either ineffective or not implemented to prevent this recurrence of this noncompliance. NR: 34-2011 dated 5/17/2011

Regulation:

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.

416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.

 

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