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Tyson Foods

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

USDA Inspection Report: 17 Oct 2011

Code: 06D02
Violation: 381.76(a), 381.76(b)

Citation: At approximately 740 hours, Mr. [redacted] performed ISP 06D02, presentation test at inspection lines [redacted] and [redacted] and obtained the result of total nonconformance weight of 52 In line [redacted] and 63 in line [redacted] which indicated the process out of control in both lines. General production manager, [redacted] was informed . Mr. [redacted] took a regulatory control action by reducing the line speed to [redacted] bpm. At 804 both lines were retested and passed. The line speed increased to [redacted] bpm. At 840 hours I started retesting both lines at line speed [redacted] bpm and passed indicating that the process control was achieved. This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirement may result in additional regulatory or administrative action according to 9 CFR 500.


381.76(a) post-mortem inspection shall be made on a bird-by-bird basis on all poultry eviscerated in an official establishment. No viscera or any part thereof shall be removed from any poultry processed in any official establishment, except at the time of post-mortem inspection, unless their identify with the rest of the carcass is maintained in a manner satisfactory to the inspector until such inspection is made. Each carcass to be eviscerated shall be opened so as to expose the organs and the body cavity for proper examination by the inspector and shall be prepared immediately after inspection as readyto- cook poultry. If a carcass is frozen, it shall be thoroughly thawed before being opened for examination by the inspector. Each carcass, or all parts comprising such carcass, shall be examined by the inspector, except for parts that are not needed for inspection purposes and are not intended for human food and are condemned.

381.76(b)(1) 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. 


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