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: 28 Sep 2010

Code: 06D02
Violation: 381.76(b)

Citation: On 9/28/2010, at approximately 0538 hours, I performed a presentation verification (ISP Code 06D02) at the second inspection station on the East 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 1 viscera below wing (12 nonconformance factors), 2 membrane (2 nonconformance factors each), 1 parts inside (1 nonconformance factor), & 2 contamination inside bird (6 nonconformance factors each). I immediately notified (1st Processing Superintendent) of the establishments failure to meet regulatory requirements, I also requested that QA perform presentation retests. QA failed 2 consecutive retests and the line speed fell to [redacted] birds per minute. Plant stated that they would remain at [redacted] bpm until done with the lot. QA performed another retest at 1000 hours and failed, line speed reduced to [redacted] bpm. Establishment management have received oral and written notification concerning this noncompliance. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: Plant has not responded to NR`s # 99 & # 100 yet. NR: 100-2010 dated 9/24/2010; 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).


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