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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 05 Nov 2011

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.2(b)(1), 416.4(d)

Citation: At 1324 hours I observed a long carcass leaving the split saw (located on the kill floor) with bottom half of carcass dragging the floor. Establishments' employee made no attempt to prevent carcass from contacting the floor. Establishments plan states [redacted] Product ion briefly stopped : U .S Retain tag 832 037145 was place on carcass half. The mat was placed on the floor after [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance. Em ployee trimmed bottom half of carcass after contacting the floor & after leaving the split saw. Establishment plan states [redacted]. Establishment written Plan was not properly followed through. U .S Retain tag 832 037145 remains on carcass half and was placed into U.S. Retain cage until prevent ive measures are established.This is written notification that your Establishment failed to comply with FSIS regulatory requirements cited above.

Regulation:

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.

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

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