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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 07 Oct 2011

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

Citation: At 09:32 hours [redacted] observed ha lf carcass 660 being presented for inspection with entire spinal cord attached to the backbone area. [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance. The designated employee removed the spinal cord at Inspectors station . No prevent ive measures were given at this time. At 14:50 [redacted] observed carcass 6 of lot 7191 being presented for inspection with entire spina l cord attached to both ha lves of carcass. [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance.The carcass was railed onto out rail for spina l cord removal. Approximately 15:00 hours carcass 6 was re inspected and found acceptable. No prevent ive measures were given at this time. According to Establishments GMP procedure for spinal cord remova l;all spina l cords will be removed completely by designated employee, or Steele shroud pin with ribbon will be attached to carcass half and railed onto out rail station .Brown Packing written procedure for spinal cord remova l was not properly enforced. This is written documentation that you r establishment failed to comply with FSIS regu latory requirement cited above.Last similar NR RSA3515102805N/1 dated 10/05/2011.

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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