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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 17 Sep 2011

Code: 03J02
Violation: 310.22(a)(1)

Citation: Approximately 08:00 hours [redacted] penter observed carcass 6043 of lot # 7419 at final rail station with approximately 15 inches of spinal cord in the lumbar vertebrae still attached [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance. Establishments GMP states a designated employee is responsible of removing entire spinal cord from both sides of carcass before entering cooler, or if not able to remove completely the designated employee will place stainless steel shroud pin with ribbon attached to the backbone area, and carcass with then get railed out onto out rail station.Esta blishment procedure wasn't followed through . U.S Retain tag 832 038728 was applied to carcass at this time, and instructed to rail out station by FSIS Inspector. [redacted] removed spinal cord, and presented for re inspection [redacted] stated employee will be retrained of proper procedures of spinal cord removal. 08:26 hours U.S Retain tag was removed. This document serves as written notification that your establishment failed to comply wit FSIS regulatory requirement cited above.

Regulation:

310.22(a)(1) The brain, skull, eyes, trigeminal ganglia, spinal cord, vertebral column (excluding the vertebrae of the tail, the transverse processes of the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae, and the wings of the sacrum), and dorsal root ganglia from cattle 30 months of age and older and

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 19 Sep 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 16 Sep 2011

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