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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 05 Oct 2011

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

Citation: Approximately 09:50 hours the following non compliance was observed at final rail inspection station. A carcass half was presented for inspection with entire spinal cord attached to the backbone area. Production briefly stopped; [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance. U.S Reject tag 832 037859 was applied to carcass half. According to Establishments GMP procedure pertaining to spinal cord removal; all spinal cords will be completely removed by designated employee, or Steele shroud pin with ribbon will be attached to carcass half and railed onto out rail station for complete removal. At 10:00 hours carcass half was re inspected and released. Establishments GMP for spinal cord removal failed to comply with FSIS regulatory requirement . Last similar NR RSA451010050 dated 10/04/2011.

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

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 07 Oct 2011
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