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Hain Pure Protein Corporation
Address: 220 N.Center St, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p533
USDA Inspection Report: 13 Jul 2011
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.15(a), 416.4(a)
Citation: On Wednesday, 07/13/2011, at approximately 0515 hours, after the plant's performed it's operational sanitation check and prior to the start of operation, while performing pre-op sanitation (01B02) procedure, the following was observed: In the Chiller Department (Area 3); There was white UFM's (Unidentifiable Foreign Material) (greasy to the touch) buildup inside the SANOVA pipe system from previous day's operation. I rejected SANOVA pipe system with US Rejected Tag B39 1133554 for unsanitary condition. I informed (First Processing Manager) of my observation. While continuing my inspection in the Breast Deboning Department at approximately 0704 hours, the following was observed; there were chicken fat particles and black specks of various sizes on the product contact surface of the Trim Lower and Upper belts from previous day's operation. I rejected the Trim Lower and Upper Belts for unsanitary condition. There were chicken fat particles and black specks of various sizes on the product contact surface and inside framework on the front halves transfer conveyor from previous day's operation. I rejected the front halves transfer conveyor for unsanitary condition. I informed (Quality Assurance Manager) of my observation. I remained in the area until sanitary condition were restored. A check of the plant's SSOP Form (Chiller Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0445 hours for inspection. A check of the plant's SSOP Form (Breast Deboning Department) shows deficiencies for the front halves transfer conveyor for product residue on the direct product contact surface. Corrective Actions - Cleaned and Sanitized. The department was released at 0657 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: 42-2011 dated 6/7/2011
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.
416.15(a) Each official establishment shall take appropriate corrective action(s) when either the establishment or FSIS determines that the establishment’s Sanitation SOP’s or the procedures specified therein, or the implementation or maintenance of the Sanitation SOP’s, may have failed to prevent direct contamination or adulteration of product(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.