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: 6 Jun 2012

Code: 06D02
Violation: 381.76(b)

Citation: The results of a USDA presentation test on the turkey eviscerating line on 6/6/12 at 06:40 am exceeded the limit for presentation errors.  I notified Turkey Evisceration Supervisor, to reduce the line speed by 10 per cent as required.  QA performed further testing which resulted in process control, allowing the line to return to normal operating speed.


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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