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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 10 Nov 2011

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.2(a), 416.4(d)

Citation: FSIS [redacted] reported to me that at 07:lOh a fly landed on a liver while in the gut buggy for FSIS viscera inspection. [redacted] was shown the non-compliance. The liver was subsequently stamped condemned by [redacted]. At 12:00h [redacted] reported that while he was at FSIS final carcass inspection station a fly landed on the hindquarter of a carcass. [redacted] was shown the non-compliance; the carcass area affected was trimmed and was satisfactorily re-inspected. Again, at 13:40h [redacted] reported to me that a fly landed on a pair of lungs while in the gut buggy for viscera inspection. [redacted] was shown the non-compliance. The lungs were stamped condemned by [redacted]. No preventive measures were offered at this time. This document serves as written notice that Establishment #M1085 failed to comply with the FSIS regulatory requirement(s) stated above.


416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOPís.

416.2(a) Grounds and pest control. The grounds about an establishment must be maintained to prevent conditions that could lead to insanitary conditions, adulteration of product, or interfere with inspection by FSIS program employees. Establishments must have in place a pest management program to prevent the harborage and breeding of pests on the grounds and within establishment facilities. Pest control substances used must be safe and effective under the conditions of use and not be applied or stored in a manner that will result in the adulteration of product 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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