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: 10 Aug 2011

Code: 04C04
Violation: 381.65(a)

Citation: On August 10th, 2011, while walking through the second processing department by the Giblet chiller I noticed an extreme amount of livers with the lungs & gall bladders still attached in the liver chiller and in a case of livers at the exit of the liver chiller. The lungs & gall bladders are consider inedible product by agency standards. I immediately notified , Second Processing Superintendant & , Evisceration Group Lead of my findings. I stopped the harvesting of livers until the establishment can ensure that inedible material does not enter the product chiller, I also asked that the liver chiller be drained and sanitized. This topic was discussed in the weekly USDA/ Establishment meeting on August 3rd, 2011. CSI also found the same issue on Monday, August 1st, 2011. The establishment has received written and oral notification of this non-compliance. Failure to meet regulatory requirements could result in additional administrative action as described in 9 C.F.R. 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.


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