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B.C. Natural Chicken
Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493
USDA Inspection Report: 18 Apr 2011
Citation: On 04/18/2011 at approximately 1152 hours, in Dark Meat debone I observed an employee picking bones and scraps of meat off of the floor. The employee then proceeded to level a combo of bones and scraps of meat that was sitting at the end of the belt. The employee had never washed his hands before handling the product, I questioned the dark meat supervisor what the combo of product was and it was determined the combo was edible product. I notified Mrof the employees action, I retained the combo of product with U.S. Retain Tag # B39801678, the weight of the product in the combo was 1177.0 pounds. I notified Mrthat I would be issuing an NR, this is a violation of Reg. 416.5(a) and the establishments SOP for picking product from the floor. The establishment has been notified both orally and in writing of this noncompliance.
416.5(a) All persons working in contact with product, food-contact surfaces, and product-packaging materials must adhere to hygienic practices while on duty to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions.