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B.C. Natural Chicken

Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493

USDA Inspection Report: 6 May 2011

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.2(a), 416.4(a), 416.4(b)

Citation: While performing pre-operational sanitation verification on 05/06/2011, I observed the following nonconformances; At 0417 hours in the electric room in the picking room there was a build up of feathers on the walls and I observed two (2) roaches near one of the conduit pipes leading from a breaker box. I rejected the room with U.S. Reject tag # B40197816 and notified Mr. . In the New York room there was a build up of heavy black grease on the rail of the West Evisceration Line near the turn wheel at the bird sprayer/ head puller. In area # 2 Evisceration ; there was a brown greasy film on the shackles of both the east and west evisceration lines, I rejected both evisceration lines with U.S Reject Tag # B40197817 at 0430 hours, and notified Mr. At 0432 hours I observed a white greasy build up on the probes of the east IOBW machine. In area #3 packing, I observed black grease on the exit belt of the [redacted] wrapping machine I rejected U.S. Reject Tag #B40197818 and notified Mr. In Breast Debone on the thin slice machine I observed a 1/4" size piece of meat on the belt I notified Mr. . I re-inspected and released the evisceration lines to production at 0523 hours. All other rejected items were re-inspected and released to production after they were cleaned and found acceptable. I notified Mr. that an NR would be issued for the above noncompliances. Plant management has received oral and written notification of this noncompliance.


416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.

416.2(a) The grounds about an establishment must be maintained to prevent conditions that could lead to insanitary conditions, adulteration of product, or interfere with inspection by FSIS program employees. Establishments must have in place a pest management program to prevent the harborage and breeding of pests on the grounds and within establishment facilities. Pest control substances used must be safe and effective under the conditions of use and not be applied or stored in a manner that will result in the adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions.

416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

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.


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