Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Empire Kosher Poultry

Address: 1 River Rd, Juniata Cty, Mifflintown, PA 17059
Establishment No.: p1015

USDA Inspection Report: 1 Feb 2012

Code: 03J04
Violation: 381.65(e)

Citation: At approximately 0632 hours, while performing Zero Tolerance verification task at the chicken line at the pre chill station, I found one of my ten randomly selected birds contaminated with fecal material. The fecal material was at the front part of breast muscle inside the carcass. It was dark green in color, pasty in consistency and approximately 1/2'' in size. The line was stopped immediately .I informed , the Evisceration Supervisor and informed QA, This is a deviation from the critical limit.This noncompliance is a failure to comply with the following regulation: 9 CFR381.65 (e). Establishment implemented immediate corrective action.

Regulation:

381.65(e) Poultry carcasses contaminated with visible fecal material shall be prevented from entering the chilling tank.

 

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