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Twin Pine Farm

Address: 5940 Twin Pine Ln, Seven Valleys, PA 17360
Establishment No.: m09814

USDA Inspection Report: 6 Jun 2012

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.1, 416.4(a)

Citation: On Wednesday, June 06, 2012, I was performing slaughter duties at Twin Pine Farm, Est. 09814 M, located in Seven Valleys, PA.
I had done Pre-Operational Sanitation in randomly selected Inspection Units (IU) 1, 2, and 5 which were all acceptable.
We started the slaughter at approximately 0610 hours.
I noticed that the Control Switch cord for the second hoist at about 0620 hours (located in IU 4) had a buildup of unidentifiable foreign material (UFM) that had a potential to touch exposed product, thus it could be considered product contact surface. When this was called to your attention you exercised caution in attempting to not allow the touching of the cord to exposed product and you said that you will clean it before the next slaughter. No product was affected because of your attention to his matter until beef carcasses were done.
When I looked at your Slaughter SSOP record under today’s date your Pre-Op Sanitation report, there is no listing of any deficiencies, under your three listings as “hooks, utensils & handles”.
You have failed to recognize the above deficiency which is a violation of your SSOP program.
You also have failed the following USDA Regulations 9 CFR 416.1 and 9 CFR 416.4(a).
You have the right to appeal this decision based on 9 CFR 306.5 and 9 CFR 381.35.
This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirement(s) could result in additional regulatory or administrative action(s).


416.1 Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated.

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.


Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 2 May 2012

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