Putting Glass Walls on Pennsylvania Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
B.C. Natural Chicken

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

USDA Inspection Report: 20 Sep 2010

Code: 04C04
Violation: 381.76(b)

Citation: At approximately 0743 hours, while performing ISP task 04C04 AQL on the giblets to insure that the establishment was meeting the Ready To Cook requirements for giblets and necks. I found the following defects on the 10 neck random sample: 2 Ingesta (minor), 4 Feathers or Protruding Pinfeathers (Minor), 1 Crop (major), 1 Windpipe (major), 2 Esophagus (major), 3 Incomplete trim (major) which exceeded the Absolute limit per Subgroup of 5 Majors and total defects of 14 with 7 major defects. I notified Mr. (First Processing Superintendent) and Mr. (Second Processing Superintendent) of the test results along with Ms. QA Rep. of the failure to meet Ready to Cook standards. I retained the product with US Retain tag # B39801690. Establishment management has received both written and oral notification concerning this noncompliance. Continued failure to meet regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement action as described by 9 CFR 500

Regulation:

381.76(b)(1) There are five systems of postmortem inspection: Streamlined Inspection System (SIS) and the New Line Speed (NELS) Inspection System, both of which shall be used only for broilers and cornish game hens; the New Turkey Inspection (NTI) System, which shall be used only for turkeys; Traditional Inspection; and Ratite Inspection.

 

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