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Gold Medal Packing

Address: 8269 River Rd, Rome, NY 13424
Establishment No.: m17965

USDA Inspection Report: 7 Sep 2010

Code: 03J01
Violation:  417.5(a)(1), 417.5(a)(2), 417.5(a)(3), 417.5(c)

Citation: While reviewing HACCP records during nthe FSA the following violations were noted. Incomplete records for the Metal Inclusion Prevention Prerequisite Program indicates that it is not being followed. Checks for the metal prior to operations were not conducted consistently for all included. The plant failed to have all letters of guarantee from the suppliers of packaging materials as written in the shipping and receiving program, to demonstrate hazards are addressed for packaging materials. You have not provided documentation for the selection and efficacy of the lower critical limit of ppm in the further processed plan. Review of your preshipment review records from May 6, 2010, to July 16, 2010 demonstrated inconsistent execution of the activities. The dates of the preshipment reviews correspond with the date that your firm receives the lab results, and may not accurately reflect the date the preshipment review for the Boneless Veal Product disposition CCP was completed. However, there are seven preshipment reviews that occur on a Sunday, and four on Saturdays excluding the holiday weekend, which indicate they were not completed the date the record was filled out. These are in violation of 417.5(a)(1),(2), (3) and 417.5(c)


417.5(a)(1) The written hazard analysis prescribed in 417.2(a) of this part, including all supporting documentation;

417.5(a)(2) The written HACCP plan, including decisionmaking documents associated with the selection and development of CCP’s and critical limits, and documents supporting both the monitoring and verification procedures selected and the frequency of those procedures.

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(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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