Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Farmer’s Pride Inc.

Address: 154 West Main St, Fredricksburg, PA, 17026
Establishment No.: p1304

USDA Inspection Report: 8 May 2012

Code: 03J04
Violation: 417.2(c)(4)

Citation: At approximately 0602 hours I, USDA, FSIS, Consumer Safety Inspector performed a 10 bird Poultry zero tolerance verification test (CCP #3B) on the East Line of the evisceration department of establishment 1304 P/1 and detected the following noncompliance:[newline]One of the ten birds selected had a fecal material greenish brown in color and measuring approximately 1/16" to 1/8" in diameter. The fecal material was located on the right side of the carcass 1/4" below the tail. [newline]Regulatory control action was initiated by stopping the East Line and informing the QA Technician Ms. and the 1st processing Evisceration Supervisor, Ms. who immediately initiated corrective actions to control the noncompliance. QA immediately performed a retest directly under the USDA Inspectors supervision and the test results were acceptable. QA also tagged three carcasses prior to Air chilling for tracking purposes.USDA was informed by Ms. that a review of all machinery associated with the carcass processing on the East line would be evaluated by herself and maintenance for proper configuration and to ensure that CCP #3B will be under control.[newline]This noncompliance may inadvertently affect product. The establishment has identified fecal material as a significant hazard in its hazard analysisand has violated 9CFR 417.2(c)(4) was not met. This is official written documentation  of a monitoring HACCP noncompliance.  This NR is linked with past NR #YVB1604035416N dated 03/16/2012.


417.2(c)(4) List the procedures, and the frequency with which those procedures will be performed, that will be used to monitor each of the critical control points to ensure compliance with the critical limits;


Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 15 May 2012
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