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Gold Star Sausage Co.,†Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 07 Sep 2011

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

Citation: At 0540 while I [redacted] was performing the observation portion of the Per-Operation inspection procedure. I observed the following noncompliance. The packing room had build up on the outside rail of the conveyer;the lip on the upper portion of the shield for the top conveyer also has build up on it. In the Skinning room there is meat scraps (5) five ranging for 1/8 to 1/4 inches in size on the water hose that is connected to the skinning machine. In the Kitchen area all the following deficiencies are product contact surfaces;the hydroflaker has pou ltry flakes from the pervious days production on the inside of the guide, the (2) second stuffer had meat and rust on the arm the runs down the middle of the hopper, the (3) third line the hanging machine had the bag form the previous days production on it. There is fat & meat build up on the bag that covers the controls for the machine. I verbally [redacted] informed that she would be receiving a noncompliance report over these deficiencies. You have the right to appeal this Noncompliance under 9CFR 306.5. There was no USDA retain tag used. A review of the establishment' s noncompliance's for the last 90 days shows no similar noncompliance's for the same root cause.

Regulation:

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.

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

416.13(a) Each official establishment shall conduct the pre-operational procedures in the Sanitation SOPís before the start of operations.

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.

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 09 Dec 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 08 Aug 2011

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