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

Citation: At 05:47 hours the following non compliance was observed in fabrication area across from the new loading dock. The bone saw shield was identified with 2 cracks causing sharp edges along shields surface. The bones that are cut from this machine are used as edible product. Broken pieces of metal from the shield could have adulterated product. U.S Reject tag B32 038836 was applied to bone saw shield [redacted] was shown and notified of non compliance. Approximately 06:00 hours [redacted] stated the bone saw could not operate without shield covering. I informed [redacted] that metal from the broken edges could fall into product causing product adulteration, [redacted] asked could he notify IIC of situation [redacted]. approved [redacted] to operate the bone saw during today's production, but must be repaired before production 09/30/2011. Approximately 06:15 hours U .S Reject tag was removed. This document serves that your establishment failed to comply with FSIS regulartory requirements.


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

416.2(b)(1) Establishment buildings, including their structures, rooms, and compartments must be of sound construction, be kept in good repair, and be of sufficient size to allow for processing, handling, and storage of product in a manner that does not result in product adulteration or the creation of insanitary conditions.

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