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: 7 Jun 2011
Citation: On 06/07/2011, at approximately 08:41 hrs, I performed a presentation verification (ISP Code 06D02) at the third inspection station on the West Evisceration line, at a line speed of [redacted] birds per minute (bpm), presentation failed with a 10-bird total nonconformance weight of [redacted] This failure consisted of 1 swinging (6 nonconformance factors), 1 viscera on shackle (8 nonconformance factors), 1 membrane (2 nonconformance factors), 1 parts inside (1 nonconformance factor), & 2 contamination inside bird (6 nonconformance factors each). I immediately informed Evisceration Group Leader, of the establishments failure to meet regulatory requirements. I requested that QA personnel perform a presentation retest. At 08:48 hrs QA`s retest failed at a line speed of [redacted] bpm, QA continued to fail retests until the line speed reached [redacted] bpm at 11:47 hrs. Establishment management has received oral & written notification regarding this noncompliance. Continued failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement action as described in 9 CFR 500.
381.76(b)(iv) The maximum inspection rate for NELS shall be 91 birds per minute per eviscerating line.