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Hain Pure Protein Corporation

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

USDA Inspection Report: 29 Sep 2011

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

Citation: On Thursday, 09/29/2011, at approximately 0537 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 Evisceration Department (Area 2); Unit# 8(Drawing Machine), There was product residue and grease buildup on four (4) fingers removers from previous day's operation. There chicken fat pieces of various sizes between the top and bottom portions of the Drawing Machine from previous day's operation. I rejected the Drawing Machine with US Rejected Tag B39 133574 for unsanitary condition. I noticed two blue shield guards into the evisceration office with product residue buildup on the inside, and outside surfaces from the previous day's operation. Upon further examination, the two blue shield guards are placed on the Combo Vac Neck Breaker/Cutter Machine. I rejected the two blue shield guards with US Rejected Tag B39 801167 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. I remained in the area until sanitary condition was restored. I informed (Quality Assurance) of my observation. While continuing my inspection in the Breast Deboning Department at approximately 0717 hours, there were chicken fat particles of various sizes on the product contact surface of the Trim Lower Conveyor from the previous day's operation. There were chicken fat particles of various sizes on the product contact surface of the front halves transfer conveyor from the previous day's operation. I rejected the Trim Lower Conveyor, Front Halves Conveyor, and remained in the area until sanitary condition was restored. I informed (Second Processing Manager) of my observation. A check of the plant SSOP's Form (Evisceration Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0450 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 0633 hours for inspection. A check of the plant SSOP's Form (Breast Deboning Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0708 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: 69-2011 dated 8/26/2011

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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