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Hain Pure Protein Corporation

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

USDA Inspection Report: 9 Jul 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)

Citation: On Saturday, 07/09/2011, at approximately 0511 hours, after the plant's pre-operational sanitation and prior to the start of operation, while performing pre-op sanitation (01B02) procedure, the following was observed: In the Chiller Department (Area 3); Unit# 1 (North end of Chilling Dept. Chick way line and Ice Auger), There was black grease buildup on multiple shackles on the chick way line from previous day's operation. Unit#16 (Box Track and Shackles) There was black grease marking of various sizes and chicken fat particles of various sizes on the product contact surface of the whole carcasses transfer conveyor from previous day's operation. I rejected the shackles to the Chick way Line and whole carcasses transfer conveyor with US Rejected Tag B39 133556 for unsanitary condition. I informed (First Processing Manager) of my observation. While continuing my inspection in the Thigh Deboning Department at approximately 0641 hours, the following was observed; there was grease buildup on the product contact surfaces of two thigh skinner belts from previous day's operation. There was grease buildup on the product contact surfaces of nine white (edible) totes from previous day's operation. I rejected the two thigh skinner belts and nine (9) white totes for unsanitary condition. I remained in the area until sanitary condition was restored. I informed (Quality Assurance Manager) of my observation. While continuing my inspection in the Packing Department at approximately 0657 hours, the following was observed; there was yellowish product residue buildup around the edges of the top cover to the Trussing Machine from previous day's operation. I informed (Quality Assurance Manager) of my observation. A check of the plant SSOP's Form (Chiller Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0440 hours for inspection. A check of the plant SSOP's Form (Cut-Up/Thigh Deboning Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0632 hours for inspection. A check of the plant SSOP's Form (Packing Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0650 hours for inspection. All noncompliance found was from previous day's operation. There was no product involved at this time. Establishment management has received oral and written communication concerning this noncompliance. Continued failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement action as described in 9 CFR part 500. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: See establishment response to this noncompliance. NR: 49-2011 dated 6/30/2011

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.

 

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