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: 27 Feb 2012

Code: 06D02
Violation: 381.76(b)

Citation: The results of a presentation test by IPP on the NTIS line today at 0610 exceeded the upper limit of 30 points, resulting in a 10 percent line reduction. The evisceration supervisor for the turkey line ( and QA ( were informed. The plant implemented corrective actions and QA performed a retest, which had results within the retest conformance level. The line speed was returned to normal operation. The requirements of part 381.76(b) of 9 CFR were not met.


381.76(b) Presentation: Each inspector shall be flanked by an establishment employee assigned to be the inspector’s helper. The one inspector on the SIS–1 line shall be presented every bird. Each inspector on the SIS–2 line shall be presented every other bird on the line. An establishment employee shall present each bird to the inspector properly eviscerated with the back side toward the inspector and the viscera uniformly trailing or leading. Each inspector shall inspect the inside, viscera, and outside of all birds presented.


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