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Hain Pure Protein Corporation

Address: 220 N.Center St, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p533

USDA Inspection Report: 23 Sep 2011

Code: 04B03
Violation: 381.121(a)

Citation: At approximately 1402 hours, while performing the 04B03 ISP procedure on Free Birds Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast (CVP) with Julian date of 1266, label 01321, label time 1004 hours, labeled 40 lb. each, and were randomly selected. I observed weighing the boxes, two (2) boxes of Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast out of ten (10) boxes of Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast failed to meet the requirements of 9 CFR 381.121(a). The two (2) boxes did not meet the underweight limit of .40 lbs (1%) per container had the following weights were 39.03 pound and 39.30 pound. Upon further investigation, there were a total of sixty (60) boxes of Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast (After examined the products in the cooler). I informed (Deboning Supervisor) and ndez (Quality Assurances) of my finding. I took regulatory control on all products involve with US Retained Tag B39 801174 for reworks. Establishment management has received oral and written communication concerning this noncompliance. This document serves as a written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirement could result in addition enforcement action as described in 9 CFR part 500.


381.121(a) The label shall bear a statement of the quantity of contents in terms of weight or measures as provided in paragraph (c)(5) of this section. However, the Administrator may approve the use of labels for certain types of consumer packages which do not bear a statement of the net weight that would otherwise be required under this subparagraph: Provided, That the shipping container bears a statement ‘‘Net weight to be marked on consumer packages prior to display and sale’’: And provided further, That the total net weight of the contents of the shipping container is marked on such container: And provided further, That the shipping container bears a statement ‘‘Tare weight of consumer package’’ and in close proximity thereto, the actual tare weight (weight of packaging material), weighed to the nearest one-eighth ounce or less, of the individual consumer package in the shipping container. The above-specified statements may be added to approved shipping container labels upon approval by the inspector in charge.


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