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Hudson Valley Foie Gras

Address: 80 Brooks Rd, Ferndale, NY 12734
Establishment No.: p17966

USDA Inspection Report: 22 Jul 2010

Code: 01B02
Violation:  416.13(c), 416.3(a), 416.4(a)

Citation: FSIS pre-operational inspection procedure 01B02 was performed in the evisceration area department to assess compliance with sanitation requirements prior to the start of operations. At approximately 0645, I observed the following non-compliance, stain, rust specks in the center of edible medal bulk container about inch in diameter, immediately I applied U.S. Rejected tag #B40198805. I immediately notified the plant manager verbally and in writing of these non-compliances. plant manager immediately provided the following preventive measure and corrective action by removing the medal bulk from evisceration area to be scrub clean and sanitized, After sanitary conditions were restored I re-inspected the non-compliances listed above , and found it acceptable and U.S. Rejected tag were removed, these noncompliance that this is considered a product contact surface, These non-compliances if not detected could cause product adulteration or the creation of unsanitary conditions if allowed to come into contact with product, and could pose a public health issue if product entered commerce. These non-compliances are a failure to meet USDA Regulatory Requirements, 9CFR416.4(a) 416.13(c) 416.3(a) 416.1 ).states: each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of unsanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated, and 9CFR 416.13(c) states Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP's..416.4(a) states 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 unsanitary conditions and the adulteration of product. And 416.3(a) states Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, . These non-compliances are a failure to meet USDA Regulatory Requirements, 9CFR416.4(a) 416.13(c) 416.3(a) 416.1 ). And this document serves as a written notification that failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.

Regulation:

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

416.3(a) Equipment and utensils used for processing or otherwise handling edible product or ingredients must be of such material and construction to facilitate thorough cleaning and to ensure that their use will not cause the adulteration of product during processing, handling, or storage. Equipment and utensils must be maintained in sanitary condition so as not to adulterate product. (b)

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.

 

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