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B.C. Natural Chicken

Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493

USDA Inspection Report: 25 Jun 2010

Code: 06D02
Violation: 381.76(b)

Citation: On June 25th, 2010, at approximately 8:23 hours, I performed a presentation verification (ISP Code 06D02) at the third inspection station on the West evisceration line. At a line speed of [redacted] birds per minute, presentation failed with a 10 bird total nonconformance weight of 28. This failure consisted of 1 contamination on viscera (6 noncon. factors), 1 viscera on shackle (8 noncon. factors), 1 membrane (2 noncon. factors), & 2 contamination inside bird (6 noncon. factors). I immediately informed , Evisceration Group Lead, of the establishments failure to meet regulatory requirements, I also requested that QA be notified and perform presentation retests. The first three QA retests all failed, at 8:37, 8:50, & 9:28 am. Line speed was reduced to [redacted] bpm. QA performed 10 other retests between 9:41 & 13:17 passing and failing on a regular basis. USDA determined that the establishment could not pass the presentation tests and informed that the line speed would remain at [redacted] bpm for the remainder of the shift.. Establishment management has received oral & written communication regarding this non-compliance. Continued failure to meet regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement action as described in 9 CFR 500. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: Plant has not responded to the last NR # 0072. NR: 72-2010 dated 6/23/2010

Regulation:

381.76(b)(1)(ii)(b) The Administrator determines that the establishment has the intent and capability to operate at line speeds greater than 70 birds per minute, and meets all the facility requirements in 381.36(d).

 

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