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Hain Pure Protein Corporation

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

USDA Inspection Report: 11 Aug 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.15(a), 416.4(a)

Citation: On Thursday, 08/11/2011, at approximately 0516 hours, after the plant's pre-operational sanitation was performed and released to USDA, I performed a pre-op sanitation (01B02) procedure and observed the following noncompliance: In the Chilling Department (Area 3); Unit# 3 (Five Bird Drops, and Shackles) there were product residue buildup on the inside product contact surfaces in the Five bird drop bin from the previous day's operation. I rejected the five bird drop bins with US Rejected Tag B39 133594 for unsanitary conditions. I informed First Processing Manager) of my observations. While continuing my inspection in the Thigh Deboning Department at approximately 0648 hours, the following was observed; there were chicken fat particles, and black specks of various sizes too numerous to count on the product contact surface of the Thigh Incline Conveyor from the previous day's operation. I rejected the Thigh Incline Conveyor with US Rejected Tag B39 133595 for unsanitary conditions. I informed (Second Processing Manager) of my observation. While continuing my inspection in the Breast Deboning Department at approximately 0729 hours, the following was observed; there were chicken fat particles, and black specks of various sizes too numerous to count on the product contact surface of the front halves transfer conveyor from the previous day's operation. I rejected the front halves transfer conveyor with US Rejected Tag B39 133596 for unsanitary conditions. I informed (Quality Assurance Manager) of my observations. A check of the plants SSOP's Form (Chilling Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0434 hours for inspection. A check of the plants SSOP's Form (Thigh Deboning Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0638 hours for inspection. A check of the plants SSOP's Form (Breast Deboning Department) shows deficiencies for the front halves transfer conveyor for product residue. Direct Product Contact - Yes. Corrective Actions - Cleaned and Sanitized. The department was released at 0716 hours for inspection. All noncompliance's found were from the 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: 60-2011 dated 8/2/2011

Regulation:

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.

 

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