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Grizzly’s Custom Cutting

Address: 10042 South River Rd, Hunt, NY 14846
Establishment No.: m21554

USDA Inspection Report: 2 Nov 2011

Code: 03J02
Violation: 417.3(a)(1), 417.3(a)(3), 417.4(a)(2)(ii), 417.4(a)(2)(iii), 417.5(a)(3), 417.5(b)

Citation: At approximately 1500 on November, 2- 2011, while performing an unscheduled Slaughter HACCP procedure, the following noncompliance was observed:

On the Lamb/Swine Slaughter Report form for 11/01/11, there was no record of a Direct Observation for CCP-1B - Zero Tolerance. GCC-HACCP-003 p. 10 of 12 states that the plant will “ [redacted].” Further there was no Record Review perform for that slaughter record dated 11/1/11.The Plants HACCP plan states that [redacted]. on pg 11of 12 GCC-HACCP-003. Further more there was no record of Carcass Chill Monitoring for the lamb and swine carcasses slaughtered the same day 11/01/11. GCC-PRG-008 Carcass Chilling Prerequisite Program states that “ [redacted] .” I observed the storage chill log for 11/1/11 and all cold storage units were within range, so no product was retained. The above is in noncompliance with 9CFR 417.4(a) (2) (ii) – Direct Observations of monitoring activities and 417.5(a) (3) – Record keeping of CCPs and ongoing verification procedures and results.The above is also in NonCompliance with 417.3(a)(3),& 417.3(a)(1), &417.5(b).

I notified Kill Floor Manager [redacted] who explained , he had not recorded his findings at the time because he was to busy to document the record. I then notified Plant Owner [redacted] of this Noncompliance’s. Mr. [redacted] stated that [redacted] his employee was in charge of doing the paper work. He would check with him.

Mr. [redacted] came to the inspection office and told me that he completed the missing information on the Slaughter forms. He also state he found the Carcass Chill log.He said they were in the pile. I told him I looked through the plie and it was not there, If he just fill one out today it would demonstrate the carcass were cold, but in fact the documentation was not done in a timely manner. Further all HACCP records must be made available to inspection personal. Why would yesterday record be some were other than on top of the clip board and I looked through the records on the clip board and it was not there at the time of my inspection review. I told him the plant was going to receive a NonCompliance for repeatedly not performing the required procedures for record documentation.. The daily Direct Observation & Record Review and the Carcass Chill log were not document correctly and in the time frame. The HACCP plan states [redacted]Further when I reviewed the slaughter forms they were not done or completed.

Review of past noncompliance’s showed; that NR- GUM3512093628, documented on 9/28/11 for incomplete slaughter HACCP records and Prerequisite Program records. Also, NR- GUM0309101824/1 documented on 10/24/11. The Plants responses and Further planned actions included having a meeting with all employees to review how to perform HACCP monitoring, CCPs, Record Reviews, and other slaughter record. Further NR-GUM0309101824/1 plant response state's Mr. [redacted] will reviewing the HACCP Plans and prerequisite programs with [redacted] Based on the above noncompliance, these further planned actions were ineffective to prevent recurrence of the noncompliance,or the plants further planed actions were not performed.

Mr. [redacted] was informed that the current noncompliance have been linked to the previous noncompliance and that the furthe


417.3(a)(1) The written HACCP plan shall identify the corrective action to be followed in response to a deviation from a critical limit. The HACCP plan shall describe the corrective action to be taken, and assign responsibility for taking corrective action, to ensure: The cause of the deviation is identified and eliminated;

417.3(a)(3) Measures to prevent recurrence are established;

417.4(a)(2)(ii) Ongoing verification activities. Ongoing verification activities include, but are not limited to: Direct observations of monitoring activities and corrective actions

417.4(a)(2)(iii) The review of records generated and maintained in accordance with § 417.5(a)(3) of this part.

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(b) Each entry on a record maintained under the HACCP plan shall be made at the time the specific event occurs and include the date and time recorded, and shall be signed or initialed by the establishment employee making the entry.


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