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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 27 Sep 2011

Code: 01802
Violation: 416.2(b)(1), 416.4(d)

Citation: At 05:11hour's the following non compliance was identified while performing pre op Inspection in kill floor area. Three gut buggieswere found with sharp edges, the 1st buggy was observed with broken edges in the middle of the pan.This area holds edible product such as we sand meat, & livers.The 2nd and 3rd gut buggy were observed with sharp edges along the front which holds the kidney for FSIS inspection.U.S Reject tags # 832 03822, 832 038323,& 832 038325were applied to buggies. [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance.Approxima tely 05:55 hours [redacted] o stated that two of the three buggies that were tag are now ready for re inspection. One of the 3 buggieswas replaced with spare part from extra gut buggy until later repaired .Approxima tely 06:00 hours tag 832038322 & 832 038325 were released. The spare part that was brought in for replacement was identified with sharp edges in bottom of pan area. 05:56 hours U.S Reje ct tag 832 038146 was applied to gut buggy. Approximately 06:29 U .S reject tag 832 038323 was re inspected and released. One gut buggy remains out for repairs at this time. [redacted] stated he will inspect all gut buggies at the end of shift, making sure they are in good conditions. This document serves as written notification that your establishment failed to comply with FSIS regulatory requirements cited above.


416.2(b)(1) Every establishment shall develop and implement a written HACCP plan covering each product produced by that establishment whenever a hazard analysis reveals one or more food safety hazards that are reasonably likely to occur, based on the hazard analysis conducted in accordance with paragraph (a) of this section, including products in the following processing categories:
(i) Slaughter—all species.
(ii) Raw product—ground.
(iii) Raw product—not ground.
(iv) Thermally processed—commercially
(v) Not heat treated—shelf stable.
(vi) Heat treated—shelf stable.
(vii) Fully cooked—not shelf stable.
(viii) Heat treated but not fully
cooked—not shelf stable.
(ix) Product with secondary inhibitors—
not shelf stable.

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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