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: 9 Jun 2011

Code: 06D02
Violation: 381.76(a)

Citation: On 06/09/2011, at approximately 1550 hours, I performed 06D02(presentation) at the first inspection station on the east line. The line speed was [redacted] birds per minute. The presentation failed with total score of [redacted] ( 2 viscera not uniform, 1 viscera on shackle, 2 membrane, 1 not reflected) . I notified Evisceration Supervisor, . QA technician performed a retest at approximately 1611 hours and was monitored by USDA. The test failed and the line speed was reduced to [redacted] birds per minute. At approximately 1710 hours ( after the company break) the retest of QA Technician failed again and the line speed decreased to [redacted] birds per minute. At approximately 1730 hours the retest of QA technician failed. The line speed decreased to [redacted] 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.


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