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JBS Tolleson, Inc.
Address: 651 South 91st Ave., Tolleson, AZ 85353
Establishment No.: 00267 M or M267
USDA Inspection Report: 09 September 2011
At 0515 hrs while performing preoperational sanitation (PBIS task 01B02 ) in the Sales Cooler the following Non-Compliance was observed; In the Sales Cooler next to the (CCP FA-1) I opened a small door that is positioned between the and the wall of the cooler and observed squeegees with product residue on them, a red shovel with product residue ( fat smears that were on both sides of the scoop that were approximately 6 inches by 12 inches) on the shovel. There was standing water on the floor, the water was approximately 1 to 2 inches deep and was black in appearance. There was also pieces of fat and meat scraps floating in the water. On the walls and pillars of this compartment there was a blackish/brown film. On top of the I noticed another dirty shovel that seemed to be in the same condition as the shovel noted early in this Non-Compliance Report. Also on top of the cabinet black rags were found. This represent Non-Compliance 9CFR 416.4(b), which states, "Non-food contact surfaces of facilities, equipment, and utensils used in the operation of the establishment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product". This Non-Compliance was reported to ). A review of Non-Compliance reports for the last 90 days revealed no similar findings with the same root cause.
416.4(b) Sanitary Operations: Non-food-contact surfaces of facilities, equipment, and utensils used in the operation of the establishment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.
Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 10 September 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 23 August 2011
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