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B.C. Natural Chicken
Address: 2609 U.S. Rt 22, Fredricksburg, PA 17026
Establishment No.: p493
USDA Inspection Report: 9 Aug 2011
Citation: On August 9th, 2011 at approximately 0937 hours, I performed a presentation verification (ISP Code 06D02) at the 1st inspection station on the West evisceration line, at a line speed of [redacted] birds per minute (bpm). Presentation failed with a 10 bird nonconformance weight of [redacted]. This failure consisted of 2 viscera on shackle (8 nonconformance factors each), & 2 contamination inside bird (6 nonconformance factors each). I immediately informed Evisceration group lead, who notified QA, of the establishments failure to meet regulatory requirements. QA performed retests starting at 1006 hours and failed and the line speed was reduced to [redacted] bpm, QA failed again at 1121 hours, line speed reduced to [redacted] bpm. Establishment management has received oral & written notification regarding this noncompliance. Failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement actions as described in 9 C.F.R 500. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: Plant has not responded to NR 104 NR: 104-2011 dated 7/28/2011
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.