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Hain Pure Protein Corporation

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

USDA Inspection Report: 30 Jun 2011

Code: 04B03
Violation: 381.121(a)

Citation: At approximately 1157 hours, while performing the 04B03 ISP procedure on College Hill Chicken Drumsticks (Ice Pack) with Julian date of 0181, label 00032, label time 1105 hours to 1138 hours, labeled 40 lb. each, Lot #1 and were randomly selected. I observed weighing the boxes, two (2) box of Chicken Drumsticks out of ten (10) boxes of Chicken Drumsticks failed to meet the requirements of 9 CFR 381.121(a). The two (2) boxes did not meet the underweight limit of .40 lbs (1%) per container had the following weights were 36.96 pound and 39.10 pound. Upon further investigation, there were a total of one hundred (100) boxes of Chicken Drumsticks (After examined the products in the cooler). I informed (Quality Assurance Manager) of my finding. I took regulatory control on all products involved with US Retained Tag B39 133536, B39 133544 and B39 133547 for reworks. I also observed two chicken thighs in one box of chicken drumsticks with the weight 39.10 pound, one chicken thigh in one box of chicken drumsticks with the weight 40.00 pound and one chicken thigh in one box of chicken drumsticks with the weight 36.96 pound. This is a failure to comply with 9 CFR 381.129. 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. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: See establishment response to this noncompliance. The previous preventive measure have either not been implemented or ineffective to prevent this recurrence of this noncompliance. NR: 24-2011 dated 4/18/2011

Regulation:

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.

 

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