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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 28 Nov 2011

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

Citation: Approximately 1240 hours I observed water dripping from several rails located in the rain room. [redacted] notified and shown conditions of rails located to the left of the main entrance to the boning room. notified employees to wipe all condensation from the rails. 1244 hourswater was observed dripping from the rails located immediately after the steam cabinet. Production was stopped on the kill floor to prevent cows from entering into the rain room area. The ceiling of the rain room was identified with condensation & water dripping from it.At this time [redacted] r was aware of the situation. [redacted] stated usually 3 employees are responsible for wiping condensation from the rails in the rain room, but today they have 1employee wiping rails & ceiling in the rain room. [redacted] tagged approximately 6 carcasses to be trimmed due to water dripping from rail. Approximately 1206 hoursthe rails & ceiling of the rain room were found acceptable, production resumed. [redacted] stated he would talk with [redacted] about prevent measures. This document serves as written notification that your establishment failed to comply with FSIS regulatory requirements cited above.


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

416.2(d) Ventilation. Ventilation adequate to control odors, vapors, and condensation to the extent necessary to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions must be provided.

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