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B.C. Natural Chicken
Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493
USDA Inspection Report: 7 Jul 2011
Citation: On July 7th, 2011 at approximately 0946 hrs, I performed a presentation verification (ISP Code 06D02) at the second inspection station on the East 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 2 viscera on shackle (8 nonconformance factors each), 1 no viscera (20 nonconformance factors each), 2 parts inside (1 nonconformance factor each), & 1 contamination inside bird (6 nonconformance factor each). I immediately informed, Evisceration Supervisor of my findings, that the establishments failure to meet regulatory requirements, I also requested that QA perform a presentation retest. With a total nonconformance weight of [redacted] the line speed must be reduced immediately by 10 % to the line speed of [redacted] bpm. Establishment management has received oral and written notification regarding this noncompliance. Failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement actions as described in 9 CFR 500. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: See response to NR # 0084-2011. Preventative measures. NR: 88-2011 dated 7/6/2011; NR: 84-2011 dated 6/28/2011
381.76(b) The Administrator determines that the establishment has the intent and capability to operate at line speeds greater than 70 birds per minute, and meets all the facility requirements in § 381.36(d).