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B.C. Natural Chicken

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

USDA Inspection Report: 23 Jun 2011

Code: 04C04
Violation: 381.65(a), 381.76(b)

Citation: At approximately 1910 hours while I was performing O4CO4 for inspecting necks at the giblets station, two chickens' heads were found attached to the neckcs at necks' combo at exit of the necks' chiller. Mixing of edible and inedible product together in the same combo create unsanitary condition. I took a regulatory control action by tagging the necks' combo with tag #B40197873 . and the chiller with tag #B40197872. I informed Mr. Second Shift Manager. Immediately, the establishment started the corrective action by condemning the product found in the combo and the chiller. The tag was removed at approximately 1955 after the chiller was sanitized and inspected by both plant management and USDA inspector. The establishment failed to comply with 9 CFR 381.65(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.


381.65(a) Operations and procedures involving the processing, other handling, or storing of any poultry product must be strictly in accord with clean and sanitary practices and must be conducted in a manner that will result in sanitary processing, proper inspection, and the production of poultry and poultry products that are not adulterated.

381.76(b) Presentation: Each inspector shall be flanked by an establishment employee assigned to be the inspector’s helper. The one inspector on the SIS–1 line shall be presented every bird. Each inspector on the SIS–2 line shall be presented every other bird on the line. An establishment employee shall present each bird to the inspector properly eviscerated with the back side toward the inspector and the viscera uniformly trailing or leading. Each inspector shall inspect the inside, viscera, and outside of all birds presented.


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