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: 18 Jan 2011
Violation: 416.1, 416.4(b)
Citation: About 10:00 hours, Drand I investigated a wall in the chill tank area where grease had been running down the week before. I had issued an NR for this problem on 1/10/2011, and on daily inspection since then there was no evidence of recurrence and thus the NR was closed. Investigation of the chill tank area this morning revealed more grease dripping down the same area before the shackles enter the line blower. The grease was most notable on the wall and the outside of the blower cabinet. (plant manager) and from QA were notified. The establishment has failed to monitor its sanitation operations and has failed to prevent the recurrence of the problem. Regs.416.1 &416.4(b) state that "Each establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner suffcient to prevent unsanitary conditions, to insure product is not adulterated" and "Non-food contact surfaces of the facilities, equiptment.and utensils used in operationsof the establishment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as nessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product". Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: Corrective actions not impletmented or ont effictive. Plant has recieved verbal and written notice of this noncompliance. NR: 7-2011 dated 1/12/2011
416.1 Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated.
416.4(b) Non-food-contact surfaces of facilities, equipment, and utensils used in the operation of the establishment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.