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USA Pork Packers Inc

Address: 328 South Wyoming St, Hazelton, PA 18201
Establishment No.: m20760

USDA Inspection Report: 18 Aug 2010

Code: 03H02
Violation: 417.5(a)(3), 417.5(b), 417.5(c)

Citation: At approximately 1210 hrs on this date Dr. [redacted] and I reviewed records for the Blood Chilling Report and observed that the temperature values were changed from 60 degrees on Kettle 1 to 55 degrees, Kettle 2 from 60 degrees to 55 Degrees, and Kettle 3 from 59 Degrees in accordance to NR #0044-2010-13030 written the previous day. This is in violation of regulation 9CFR417.5(a)(3) which states "Records documenting the monitoring of CCP's and their critical limits, including the recording of actual times, temperatures, or other quantifiable values, as prescribed in the establishment's HACCP plan; the calibration of process-monitoring instruments; corrective actions, including all actions taken in response to a deviation; verification procedures and results; product code(s), product name or identity, or slaughter production lot. Each of these records shall include the date the record was made.9CFR417.5(b) that states "Each entry on a record maintained under the HACCP plan shall be made at the time the specific event occurs and include the date and time recorded, and shall be signed or initialed by the establishment employee making the entry. Regulation 9CFR417.5(c) states Prior to shipping product, the establishment shall review the records associated with the production of that product, documented in accordance with this section, to ensure completeness, including the determination that all critical limits were met and, if appropriate, corrective actions were taken, including the proper disposition of product. Where practicable, this review shall be conducted, dated, and signed by an individual who did not produce the record(s), preferably by someone trained in accordance with 417.7 of this part, or the responsible establishment official. This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirement(s) Could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.

Regulation:

417.5(a)(3) Records documenting the monitoring of CCPs and their critical limits, including the recording of actual times, temperatures, or other quantifiable values, as prescribed in the establishments HACCP plan; the calibration of process-monitoring instruments; corrective actions, including all actions taken in response to a deviation; verification procedures and results; product code(s), product name or identity, or slaughter production lot. Each of these records shall include the date the record was made.

417.5(b) Each entry on a record maintained under the HACCP plan shall be made at the time the specific event occurs and include the date and time recorded, and shall be signed or initialed by the establishment employee making the entry.

417.5(c) Prior to shipping product, the establishment shall review the records associated with the production of that product, documented in accordance with this section, to ensure completeness, including the determination that all critical limits were met and, if appropriate, corrective actions were taken, including the proper disposition of product. Where practicable, this review shall be conducted, dated, and signed by an individual who did not produce the record(s), preferably by someone trained in accordance with 417.7 of this part, or the responsible establishment official.

 

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