Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Hain Pure Protein Corporation

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

USDA Inspection Report: 5 Dec 2011

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

Citation: On Monday, December 5, 2011, at approximately 0504 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 Live receiving/Kill Room Department (Area 1); There were feathers, dirt, fecal material and residue buildup underneath framework of the unloader conveyor and inside the turning wheel of the unloader conveyor too numerous to count from previous day's operation. I observed excessive amount of thick brown fecal material on the roller track to the cage conveyor from previous day's operation. After further examination, I observed brown fecal material, residue buildup and feathers on the surface of the live transfer conveyor, frameworks and underneath live transfer conveyor from previous day's operation. I rejected the unloader and live transfer conveyors with US Rejected Tag B39 801137 for unsanitary condition. There were excessive amount of feed material, product residue on the inside surface and feathers into the Scalder (Unit # 6) from previous day's operation. I rejected the Scalder with US Rejected Tag B39 801136 for unsanitary condition. I inform (Lead Live Receiving) of my observation. Mr. (First Processing Manager) was also informed of my observation. While continuing my inspection in the Chiller Department (Area III) at approximately 0530 hours, the following was observed; There were black specks, and particles of various sizes on the inside product contact surface of ten (10) small stainless steel tank located at the Northwest wall and shackles from chiller section 2 to ice auger (Unit #4). I rejected the ten (10) stainless steel tanks with US Rejected Tag B39 801139 for unsanitary condition. I informed (Quality Assurance Manager) of my observation. While continuing my inspection in Cut-Up Department at 0639 hours, the following was observed; there was product residue buildup inside product contact surface of the breast chute from previous day's operation. I rejected the Breast Chute with US Rejected Tag B39 801132 for unsanitary condition. I informed (Quality Assurance Manager) of my observations. A check of the plant's SSOP's Form (Live Receiving/Kill Room Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0458hours for inspection. . A check of the plant's SSOP's Form (Cut-Up/Thigh Deboning Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0626 hours for inspection. A check of the plant's SSOP's Form (Chiller Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0445 hours for inspection. All noncompliance's found were 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.

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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