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B.C. Natural Chicken

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

USDA Inspection Report: 30 Aug 2011

Code: 06D02
Violation: 381.76(b)

Citation: On August 30th, 2011 at approximately 0856 hours, I preformed a presentation verification (ISP Code 06D02) at the third 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], plus 3 occurrences of one error. This failure consisted of 1 viscera below wing (12 nonconformance factors each), 1 viscera on shackle (8 nonconformance factors each), 3 membrane (2 nonconformance factors each), 1 opening cut (1 nonconformance factors each), & 1 contamination inside bird (6 nonconformance factors each). I notified (Evisceration supervisor), who notified QA Tech of the establishments failure to meet regulatory requirements. QA performed presentation retests starting at 0901 and failed retests until 1001. The line speed was reduced to [redacted] bpm as of the last failed test. Establishment management has received oral and written notification regarding this noncompliance. Failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional enforcement action as described in 9 C.F.R. 500. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: Plant has not responded to NR # 110 NR: 110-2011 dated 8/9/2011


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.


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