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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

Address: 116 Willis St. Gaffney, SC 29340
Establishment No.: m1085

USDA Inspection Report: 09 Sep 2011

Code: 01C01
Violation: 416.4(d)

Citation: Approximately 16:15 hours several heads were observed dragging the floor around hide puller area.[redacted] (gutting at the time) was notified of situation. [redacted] instructed head Inspector to condemn head 425 & 426 due to touching thefloor.[redacted] was the only [redacted] in the area at this time, and stated he will notify employees of dragging heads. [redacted] then returned to eviscerate carcasses.Approximately 16:19 hours I observed a head th rown across the floor from hide puller area. [redacted] was again notified and stated the head will be thrown away. Shortly after this situation I observed long carcass with head attached dragging the floor to the pre eviscerating station . The head began dragging the floor at hide puller area without white pan under, causing head to become adulterated. Also the legs of the same carcass were dragging from hide puller area with hide attached [redacted] & [redacted] were notified. U.S Retain tags 832 038265 & 832 038261were applied to each side of contaminated carcass. The carcass was trimmed and released approximately 16:45. Preventive measures were not given at this time. This document serves as written notification that your establishment failed to comply with FSIS regulatory requirement cited above.


416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.

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