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Tyson Foods

Address: 403 South Custer Ave, New Holland, PA 17557
Establishment No.: p01325

USDA Inspection Report: 27 May 2011

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.5(a)

Citation: At approximately 17:50 while observing employee opening and dumping 60 pound boxes of frozen premium chicken into the chopper bowl on line # [redacted] wet side, I took note that water was dripping from the outside of the boxes into the chopper bowl full of product. Also took note that the employee was removing meat from the inside of the boxes and putting it into the chopper bowl. The employees hands would have been contaminated by the touching of the outside of the boxes. Notified [redacted] Took regulatory control action by Appling a US Retain tag to 287 lbs of premium chicken meat. Also applied a US Reject tag the chopper bowl . Chopper Bowl was release after sanitary conditions were restored.

Regulation:

416.5(a) Cleanliness. All persons working in contact with product, food-contact surfaces, and product-packaging materials must adhere to hygienic practices while on duty to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions.

 

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