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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 19 Sep 2011

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

Citation: At 14:13 hours [redacted] observed approximately 2 inches of spinal cord attached to neck portion of carcass. [redacted] railed carcass onto out rail station. U.S Retain tag 832 038326 was applied to carcass [redacted] was notified. Brown Packing Co' GMP for spinal cord removal state" one designated employee will have the responsibility for removing spinal cord completely from both side of carcass.The sponal cord will be placed into yellow barrel. The barrel will then be dumped into the ingesta auger that empties into truck that is sent to composing. Employee will not be allowed to trim on carcass, only remove spinal cord, and empty bags containing the flexor tender. If employee is unable to remove the entire spinal cord, he will stick a stainless steel shroud pin with ribbon attached to the area of backbone with spinal cord still enclosed . Carcass will be railed out and spinal cord removed". The designated employee did not follow establishment's procedure by sticking stain less steeel shroud pin with ribbon attached to the area with spinal cord still enclosed, also he did not notify his supervisor of spinal cord still attached. This document serves as written notification that you r establishment failed to comply with FSIS regulatory requirement cited above. Last similar NR dated 09/17/2011

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

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