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Jamison Packing Co.

Address: 1034 Industrial Blvd, Bradenville, PA 15620
Establishment No.: m09958

USDA Inspection Report: 11 May 2011

Code: 04B04
Violation: 317.4, 317.5

Citation: At 0930 hours while performing the 04B04 procedure in the freezer area of the establishment the following noncompliance was observed. 9 boxes of product bearing the USDA inspection legend was observed labeled as "Jamison Dog Blend". A label approval was requested and the establishment did not have one and thought the label was generically approved. "Jamison Dog Blend" does not meet a standard of identity as described in the Labeling Policy Book. 9 boxes were retained with US retain tag no. B32675534. No similar noncompliances were recently documented. 9 CFR 317.4(a) states "No final labeling shall be used on any product unless the sketch labeling of such final labeling has been submitted for approval to the Food Labeling Division, Regulatory Programs, Food Safety and Inspection Service, and approved by such division, accompanied by FSIS form, Application for Approval of Labels, Marking, and Devices, except for generically approved labeling authorized for use in 9 CFR 317.5(b). The management of the official establishment or establishment certified under a foreign inspection system, in accordance with part 327 of this subchapter, must maintain a copy of all labeling used, along with the product formulation and processing procedure, in accordance with part 320 of this subchapter. Such records shall be made available to any duly authorized representative of the Secretary upon request. 9 CFR 317.5(a)(1) states "An official establishment or an establishment certified under a foreign inspection system, in accordance with part 327 of this subchapter, is authorized to use generically approved labeling, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section, without such labeling being submitted for approval to the Food Safety and Inspection Service in Washington or the field, provided the labeling is in accordance with this section and shows all mandatory features in a prominent manner as required in 9 CFR 317.2, and is not otherwise false or misleading in any particular. (2) The Food Safety and Inspection Service shall select samples of generically approved labeling from the records maintained by official establishments and establishments certified under foreign inspection systems, in accordance with part 327 of this subchapter, as required in 9 CFR 317.4, to determine compliance with labeling requirements. Any finding of false or misleading labeling shall institute the proceedings prescribed in 9 CFR 335.12. (b) Generically approved labeling is labeling which complies with the following: (1) Labeling for a product which has a product standard as specified in part 319 of this subchapter or the Standards and Labeling Policy Book and which does not contain any special claims, such as quality claims, nutrient content claims, health claims, negative claims, geographical origin claims (except as provided by paragraph (b)(9)(xxv) of this section), or guarantees, or which is not a domestic product labeled in a foreign language;"

Regulation:

317.4(a) No final labeling shall be used on any product unless the sketch labeling of such final labeling has been submitted for approval to the Food Labeling Division, Regulatory Programs, Food Safety and Inspection Service, and approved by such division, accompanied by FSIS form, Application for Approval of Labels, Marking, and Devices, except for generically approved labeling authorized for use in 317.5(b). The management of the official establishment or establishment certified under a foreign inspection system, in accordance with part 327 of this subchapter, must maintain a copy of all labeling used, along with the product formulation and processing procedure, in accordance with part 320 of this subchapter. Such records shall be made available to any duly authorized representative of the Secretary upon request.

317.5(b)(1) Generically approved labeling is labeling which complies with the following: Labeling for a product which has a product standard as specified in part 319 of this subchapter or the Standards and Labeling Policy Book and which does not contain any special claims, such as quality claims, nutrient content claims, health claims, negative claims, geographical origin claims (except as provided by paragraph (b)(9)(xxv) of this section), or guarantees, or which is not a domestic product labeled in a foreign language

 

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