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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 29 Sep 2011

Code: 03J03
Violation: 417.3(a)(4), 417.2(c)(4)

Citation: At 16:07 hours [redacted] were notified of Zero Tolerance failure after final rail inspection station, & immediately before [redacted] rinse cabinet. Carcass 31 of lot # 7547 was identified with dark brown feces in pelvic area of 1st side of carcass. The feces were small in size but identifiable. [redacted]r agreed this was feces, he instructed [redacted] to take necessary steps as stated in establishments HACCP Plan. Contamination was removed, production resumed 16:10 hours. At 16:14 hours feces were identified midway the leg (upper half) of carcass 28 of lot # 7547. The feces were dark brown with rough texture. [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance. Contamination was removed production resumed 16:16 hours. Bottom half of carcass 3 of rail cows were identified with brown feces in 2 separate locations of the back area. 1st location was approximately 2 inches in length; [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance [redacted] rubbed his fingers across the feces causing it to smear, then notified [redacted] for 2nd opinion. 2nd location of back area was identified with dark brown feces approxima tely 1/2, in width. This carcass was rail onto out rail station, trimmed & re inspected. Necessary procedures were taken as stated in establishments HACCP Plan. Establishments Zero Tolerance logs indicates all prior checks were found acceptable. This document serves as written notification that your failure to comply with FSIS regulatory could result in additional administrative action(s). Last similar NR RSA03130929N/1 dated 09/29/2011.


417.3(a)(4) No product that is injurious to health or otherwise adulterated as a result of the deviation enters commerce.

417.2(c)(4) List the procedures, and the frequency with which those procedures will be performed, that will be used to monitor each of the critical control points to ensure compliance with the critical limits;

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