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Leona Meat Plant

Address: RR#2 Leona Rd, Troy, PA 16947
Establishment No.: m09784

USDA Inspection Report: 1 Apr 2011

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

Citation: On 4/1/2011 at approximately 0710 while performing procedure 01B02, I found the patty machine stored in the RTE cooler with clumps of ground beef and fat inside the holding tub, surrounding the tub and on the conveyor belt. The SSOP states that [redacted]. There was no in-plant rejection tag applied. I took a regulatory control action with US Rejection tag numberB38685262. Informed [redacted] of this noncompliance. This noncompliance does not meet the regulatory requirements of: 9 CFR 416.13 Implementation of SOP's. (a) Each official establishment shall conduct the pre-operational procedures in the Sanitation SOP's before the start of operations. (c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP's. 9 CFR 416.4 Sanitary operations. (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.

Regulation:

416.13(a) Each official establishment shall conduct the pre-operational procedures in the Sanitation SOPís before the start of operations.

416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOPís.

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(c) Cleaning compounds, sanitizing agents, processing aids, and other chemicals used by an establishment must be safe and effective under the conditions of use. Such chemicals must be used, handled, and stored in a manner that will not adulterate product or create insanitary conditions. Documentation substantiating the safety of a chemicalís use in a food processing environment must be available to FSIS inspection program employees for review.

 

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