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Hain Pure Protein Corporation
Address: 220 N.Center St, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p533
USDA Inspection Report: 7 Dec 2011
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.15(b), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)
Citation: On Wednesday, Decermber 7, 2011, at approximately 0654 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 Packing Department; There was brown product residue buildup on the inside surface of the WB Bagger (Cryovac) from the previous day's operation. I rejected the WB Bagger with US Rejected Tag B39 801139 for unsanitary condition. I informed (Quality Assurance Manager) of my observation. While continuing my inspection in the Breast Deboning Department, at approximately 0724 hours, the following was observed: there were chicken fat particles and black specks of various sizes on the product contact surface of the front halves transfer conveyor. I rejected the front halves transfer conveyors with US Rejected Tag B39 801140 for unsanitary condition. There was grease buildup on the product contact surface of the boneless breast conveyor from the previous day's operation. I rejected the boneless breast conveyor with Us Rejected Tag B39 801133 for unsanitary condition. There were also chicken fat particles of various sizes inside the drip pan to the wings transfer conveyor. I informed (Quality Assurance Manager) of my observation. A check of the plant's SSOP's Form (Packing Department) shows no deficiencies for the above noncompliance. The department was released at 0651 hours for inspection. A check of the plant's SSOP's Form (Breast Deboning Department) shows deficiencies for the boneless breast conveyor for product residue on the direct product contact surface. Corrective Actions - Cleaned and Sanitized. The department was released at 0645 hours for inspection Some 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.
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.
416.15(b) Corrective actions include procedures to ensure appropriate disposition of product(s) that may be contaminated, restore sanitary conditions, and prevent the recurrence of direct contamination or adulteration of product( s), including appropriate reevaluation and modification of the Sanitation SOP’s and the procedures specified therein or appropriate improvements in the execution of the Sanitation SOP’s or the procedures specified therein.
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.