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: 9 May 2012

Code: 06D02
Violation: 381.76(b)

Citation: At approximately 1235 hours, while I was performing the presentation test by inspection station # 3. The following non-compliance was observed: The presentation check exceeded the process control limit of 40 total noncompliance weight. I observed two viscera missing out of ten total checked, which required an immediate 10 % of line speed reduction. Plant management was informed Ms. QA and Mr. Chicken evisceration supervisor. Further testing by QA resulted in a return to normal line speed. This is a violation of regulation 9 CFR 381.76 (B). This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative actions


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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