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Address: 670 E. Cherry Rd, Quakertown, PA 18951
Establishment No.: m09672

USDA Inspection Report: 30 Jul 2010

Code: 03J02
Violation: 417.5(a)(3)

Citation: At approximately 1100 hours, while performing a scheduled 03J02 procedure on the today's beef slaughter, I observed that the weekly Lactic Acid thermometer calibration was being recorded on the Thermometer Calibration Log and not on the Lactic Acid Report as stated in the establishments HACCP plan for Beef Slaughter. Page 13 of the establishment's Beef Slaughter HACCP plan states "[redacted]." Mr. [redacted] was verbally notified of the noncompliance and the failure to comply with section 417.5(a)(3) of the Meat Inspection Regulations and page 13 of the establishments Beef Slaughter HACCP plan. No similar noncompliance reports are on file. This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.


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.


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