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: 5 May 2011
Citation: On 05/05/2011, at approximately 1548 hours, I performed 06D02 (Presentation) at the third inspection station. The line speed was [redacted] birds per minute. The presentation test failed because of three occurrences of one error which is "viscera not uniform," another error of "no viscera," and another error "contamination inside bird" with score of I informed the Evisceration supervisor, , and he reduced the line speed to [redacted] After 10 minutes, the QA technician made a retest at approximately 1610 hours and failed. The line speed was reduced to [redacted] bird per minute. This is a failure to meet regulatory requirement of 9 CFR 381.76(a). This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirement(s) could result in additional regulatory or administrative action as described in 9 CFR 500.
381.76(a) A post-mortem inspection shall be made on a bird-by-bird basis on all poultry eviscerated in an official establishment. No viscera or any part thereof shall be removed from any poultry processed in any official establishment, except at the time of post-mortem inspection, unless their identify with the rest of the carcass is maintained in a manner satisfactory to the inspector until such inspection is made. Each carcass to be eviscerated shall be opened so as to expose the organs and the body cavity for proper examination by the inspector and shall be prepared immediately after inspection as readyto- cook poultry. If a carcass is frozen, it shall be thoroughly thawed before being opened for examination by the inspector. Each carcass, or all parts comprising such carcass, shall be examined by the inspector, except for parts that are not needed for inspection purposes and are not intended for human food and are condemned.