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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 28 Sep 2011

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.2(d), 416.4(d), 416.13(c)

Citation: Approximately 06:24 hours the following non compliance was observed as I entered through (tail & cheek meat) offal area to release USDA retain cage. Water was observed dripping from rail as carcasses exit from acid wash cabinet. Production briefly stopped in the kill floor to prevent carcasses from entering into this area. U.S. Reject tag 832 038841was applied to this area [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance. [redacted] notified [redacted] & designated employees began wiping condensation and dripping water from other locations of the rain room. Two carcasses were trimmed and sprayed with lactic acid due to water from the rail dripping on top halves. Approximately 06:39 hours [redacted] stated designated employees will monitor area closely to prevent reoccurrences. Production resumed at this time. This document serves as written documentation that your establishment failed to comply with FSIS regu latory requirements cited above.

Regulation:

416.2(d) Ventilation. Ventilation adequate to control odors, vapors, and condensation to the extent necessary to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions must be provided.

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

416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOPís.

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