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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 19 Nov 2011

Code: 03J03
Violation: 417.2(c)(4), 417.3(a)(4)

Citation: At 1323 hours the following non compliance was identified immediately after final rail stand.Carcass 3716 of lot 13 was observed with X inch of yellowish green fibrous material located on upper leg area. Production briefly stopped; [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance. [redacted] railed the carcass half onto out rail station to dispute findings with IIC. Necessary measures were taken as stated in establishments HACCP Plan, dueto Zero Tolerance failure. Approximately 1329 hours carcass 16 of lot 3716 was identified with pieces of fecal inside pelvic area approximately the size of pin point. Production briefly stopped; [redacted] was notified and shown non compliance. [redacted] railed carcass half onto out rail station to dispute findings with IIC. Necessary measures were taken as stated in establishments HACCP Plan, due to Zero Tolerance failure. 1339 [redacted] was notified and shown green fecal on the backside of carcass 26 of lot 3716. Prior to [redacted] notified, I rubbed my fingers across the fecal smearing it to assure myself before notifying management. The fecal covered approximately 3 inches of backs surface. [redacted] stated he could not see contamination and need verification from someone else. [redacted] confirmed this was indeed fecal failure as well as previous 2 carcasses that were railed onto out rail station for further examination by II C. Necessary measures were taken. All contaminated carcasses were trimmed and re inspected. According to establishments Zero Tolerance Logs all prior checks were found acceptable. No preventive measures were given at time of failures. This document serves as written notification that your establishment failed to comply with FSIS regulatory requirements cited above. Last similar NR RSA310611217N/1 dated 11/17/2011

Regulation:

417.2(c)(4) List the procedures, and the frequency with which those procedures will be performed, that will be used to monitor each of the critical control points to ensure compliance with the critical limits;

417.3(a)(4) Perform or obtain reassessment by an individual trained in accordance with 417.7 of this part, to determine whether the newly identified deviation or other unforeseen hazard should be incorporated into the HACCP plan.

Next Report: USDA Inspection Report: 21 Nov 2011
Previous Report: USDA Inspection Report: 18 Nov 2011

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