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: 22 Sep 2010
Citation: On 9/22/2010, at approximately 0648 hours, I performed a presentation verification (ISP Code 06D02) at the second inspection station on the West evisceration line. At a line speed of [redacted] birds per minute (bpm), presentation failed with a 10 bird total nonconformance weight of [redacted] his failure consisted of 1 contamination on viscera (6 nonconformance factors), 1 viscera below wing (12 nonconformance factors), 2 membrane (2 nonconformance factors each), & 1 contamination inside bird (6nonconformance factors). I immediately notified , Evisceration Group Lead of the establishments failure to meet regulatory requirements and that a NR would be issued. I also requested that QA perform presentation retests. QA Retest failed at 0653 hrs, line speed reduced to [redacted] bpm. QA retest failed again at 0704 hrs, line speed reduced to [redacted] bpm. QA retest passed at 0718 hrs and informed USDA that the line speed would remain at [redacted] bpm until the organic lot was completed. Establishment management have received oral and written notification concerning this noncompliance. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: The previous preventative measure was either not implemented or was ineffective in preventing recurrence of the noncompliance NR: 85-2010 dated 7/30/2010
381.76(b)(1)(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).