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B.C. Natural Chicken
Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493
USDA Inspection Report: 29 Dec 2010
Citation: On 12/29/2010, at approximately 06:41 hours, I performed a presentation verification (ISP Code 06D02) at the first inspection station on the West Evisceration line. At a line speed of birds per minute (bpm), presentation failed with a 10 bird total non conformance weight of This failure consisted of 1 No Viscera (20 nonconformance factors), 2 Membrane (2 nonconformance factors each) & 2 Contamination inside bird (6 nonconformance factors each). I immediately notified , Evisceration group leader, of the establishments failure to meet regulatory requirements, I also requested that QA perform presentation retests. QA failed the retest at 06:51 hours and the line speed was reduced to birds per minute (bpm). Plant stated that they would remain atbpm until heavier birds are finished. At 11:55 hours Dr. performed a presentation verification (ISP Code 06D02) at the first inspection station on the East evisceration line. At a line speed ofbpm, presentation failed with a 10 bird total nonconformance weight of 6. This failure consisted of 3 Membranes (2 nonconformance factors each). He informed , Evisceration group leader, of the establishments failure to meet regulatory requirements, Dr. also requested that QA perform presentation retest. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: Plant has not responded yet to the last NR issued for presentation. NR: 112-2010 dated 12/21/2010
381.76(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).