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Hilltown Pork, Inc., New York

Address: 12948 Rt 22, Canaan, NY 12029
Establishment No.: m4018

USDA Inspection Report: 19 Apr 2011

Code: 04B04
Violation: 319.141

Citation: On this date while performing a scheduled 04B04 inspection task the following was noted: - In the large chill box product was noted in several bins without labeling. This product was for further processing into sausages as relayed to me by the processing room manager. It was in the refer box to remain chilled prior to heading to the stuffing machine. Product was retained using a U.S. Retained tag No. B 10396197. Product is to be reworked and properly labeled throughout the further processing steps. Mr. was notified of the deficiency and he was also informed that this document serves as written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative actions.


319.141 ‘‘Fresh Pork Sausage’’ is sausage prepared with fresh pork or frozen pork or both, but not including pork byproducts, and may contain Mechanically Separated (Species) in accordance with 319.6, and may be seasoned with condimental substances as permitted under part 318 of this subchapter. The finished product shall not contain more than 50 percent fat. To facilitate chopping or mixing, water or ice may be used in an amount not to exceed 3 percent of the total ingredients used. [35 FR 15597, Oct. 3, 1970, as amended at 43 FR 26424, June 20, 1978; 47 FR 28257, 28258, June 29, 1982]


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