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Hilltown Pork, Inc., New York

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

USDA Inspection Report: 3 Nov 2011

Code: 01B01
Violation: 416.13(a), 416.13(c)

Citation: On this date while performing Pre-op inspection of the plant after the plant had the opportunity to perform its own, the following was noted:[newline] - Grinder #1 located in the middle processing room, when inspected I found several particles of meat from the previous days processing, 3 pieces about 2-3 mm in size. [newline]- In the front processing room located on the S/S table in the Eastern part of the room, particles of spices and possible rust dust were found behind the radio, this was not a product contact area. [newline]Both non-compliances were addressed immediately by the processing manager. Mr. was notified of these deficiencies 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.


416.13(a) Each official establishment shall conduct the pre-operational procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s before the start of operations.

416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.


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