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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 04 Oct 2011

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

Citation: At 07:25 hou rs & 07:55 hours [redacted] observed spinal cords attached to carcasses # 557 & 581 at final rail inspection station . Carcass 557 was identified with approximately 3 inches of spina l cord attached to backbone area & carcass 581 was identified with approximately 1inch of spina l cord attached to backbone area. [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance. Brown Packing Co' GMP for spinal cord removal states'one designated employee will have the responsibility for removing spina l cords completely from both sides of carcass. If employee is unable to remove the entire spina l cord, a Steele shroud pin with ribbon will be placed into th is area and railed out and removed completely. Due to establishments written procedure not properly followed represents non compliance. This is written documentation that your establishment failed to comply with FSIS regu latory requ irement cited above. Last simila r NR RSA0613101201N/1 dated 10/01/2011.

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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