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Gold Star Sausage Co.,†Inc.

Address: 2800 Walnut St. Denver, CO 80205
Establishment No.: m1106

USDA Inspection Report: 12 Jul 2011

Code: 01802
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(b), 416.4(a)

Citation: While doing the pre operation sanitation procedure at 0545hrs on July 12, 2011; 1 [redacted] observed the follow in 1/4 deficiencies.There were pieces of meat ranging in size form 1/4 in wide by 1 inch long to 1/4 by 1/4 inch in the bottom of them [redacted] beef grinder. There was also product from the previous day's production in the holes on the out side of the chopper. I verbally informed [redacted] the Q.A. tech that he would be receiving a noncompliance report on these deficiencies. No USDA retain tags was need. You have the right to appeal this noncompliance report under 9CFR 306.5. A review of the establishment's noncompliance reports shows no noncompliance reports for the same root cause.

Regulation:

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

416.4(b) Non-food-contact surfaces of facilities, equipment, and utensils used in the operation of the establishment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

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.

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 08 Aug 2011
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