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

USDA Inspection Report: 2 Aug 2011

Code: 03G02
Violation: 417.5(a)(3), 417.5(b), 417.5(c)

Citation: At approximately 1013 hours, I began to review records as part of scheduled procedure 03G02. This procedure includes all CCP's, at all regulatory requirements , for a specific production. While reviewing today's records; for Line # [redacted] Fully Cooked Not Shelf Stable process, I found noncompliance. Under the heading ' Check name: 1 2 3 9 Stabilization Verification by QA 1x/ wk' it says that the Q.A tech completed their check at 0946 hours on 08/02/2011. This particular check relates to the direct observation part of verification. I then scrolled down to the actual monitors check and the records showed that the 'Observational Verification' was completed 09:11: 39. These two records are the same verification procedure; however the records show two different times that are more than 30 minutes apart. There was no comment written at this time; so the records did not show which time was the actual time and causes a discrepancy within the records. At approximately 1125 hours I went to the office of HACCP Coordinator-[redacted] I asked him to pull up the same records on his computer, to make sure the records I reviewed were indeed the same as his. The records he pulled up showed the same and I notified him of this noncompliance. These records was already signed off as completed, under their data verification and preshipment. [redacted] was called in and shown the record. She too was immediately notified of this noncompliance. Management began taking corrective actions after this verbal notification. Past Similar NR's- Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: The establishment has not answered this record; as of yet, and are currently working on the corrective actions. NR: 74- 2011-17483; dated 07/ 28/2011.


417.5(a)(3) 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.

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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