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B.C. Natural Chicken
Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493
USDA Inspection Report: 24 Sep 2010
Citation: On 9/24/2010, at approximately 0604 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 (bpm), presentation failed with a 10 bird total nonconformance weight of [redacted] This failure consisted of 2 contamination on viscera (6 nonconformance factors each), 1 viscera below wing (12 nonconformance factors), 2 membrane ( 2 nonconformance factors each), 3 parts inside ( 1 nonconformance factors each), & 2 contamination inside bird (6 nonconformance factors each). I immediately notified Evisceration Group Lead of the establishments failure to meet regulatory requirements and that the line speed be reduced to [redacted] bpm and that a NR would be issued. I also requested that QA perform presentation retests. QA failed the retest and the line speed was reduced to [redacted] bpm. Establishment management have received oral and written notification concerning this noncompliance. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: See response to NR # 85, Plant has not responed to NR # 99 yet. NR: 99-2010 dated 9/22/2010
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).