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Tyson Foods

Address: 403 South Custer Ave, New Holland, PA 17557
Establishment No.: p01325

USDA Inspection Report: 20 Feb 2012

Code: 04A06
Violation: 381.1_Adulterated, 381.76(b)

Citation: At approximately 1915 hours, while conducting Finished Product Standards task at Giblets Department, I found out that all the necks coming out of the chiller were contaminated with ingesta.I took a regulatory control action by tagging the necks' combo with US Retained tag # B36279367 and the chiller with US Rejected tag # B36279372. Mr. [redacted] Second Shift Manager was informed. Immediately, the plant started the corrective action by condemning the product was found in both combo and the chiller... The tags were removed after reinspection at approximately 2015. The product was checked after beginning of the production and was in compliance. The establishment failed to comply with 9 CFR 381.1 and 9 CFR 381.76(b). This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative action as described in 9 CFR 500.


381.1 Adulterated ‘‘Adulterated’’ applies to any poultry product under one or more of the following circumstances: (i) If it bears or contains any poisonous or deleterious substance which may render it injurious to health; but in case the substance is not an added substance, such article shall not be considered adulterated under this clause if the quantity of such substance in or on such article does not ordinarily render it injurious to health

381.76(b) There are five systems of postmortem inspection: Streamlined Inspection System (SIS) and the New Line Speed (NELS) Inspection System, both of which shall be used only for broilers and cornish game hens; the New Turkey Inspection (NTI) System, which shall be used only for turkeys; Traditional Inspection; and Ratite Inspection.
The operator requests SIS and the Administrator determines that the system will result in no loss of inspection efficiency.


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