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Eberly Poultry

Address: 1095 Mt. Airy Rd, Stevens, PA 17578
Establishment No.: p09965

USDA Inspection Report: 19 Apr 2012

Code: 04B04
Violation: 381.129

Citation: At approximately 20:00 Observed plant employee grinding turkey thighs and then placing ground turkey in 1 pound plastic bags labeled " Eberly's Natural* Ground Turkey" with a qualifing statement," No Artificial Ingredients - Only Minumally Processed" After reviewing the label on the combo containing the turkey thighs that label stated " B/S Thigh Meat young turkey" Est.1096A This product in the combo did not indicate it was Natural Turkey Thighs. The ground product in the one pound bags was Misbranded by stating it was Natural* when it wasn't. Notified Mr. [redacted] night supervisor.Took regulatory action and retained two boxes of ground product. First Box 60 lbs B34802777 Second Box 37 lbs B 24103839Plant stop grinding and labeling of product.After reviewing information provide by establishment and FSIS for a appeal of this NR The Appeal is granted Because product that does not have added ingredients and is minimally processed can be labeled as 'Natural"

Regulation:

381.129(a) No poultry product subject to the Act shall have any false or misleading labeling or any container that is so made, formed, or filled as to be misleading. However, established trade names and other labeling and containers which are not false or misleading and which are approved by the Administrator in the regulations or in specific cases are permitted.

 

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