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Brown Packing Co., Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 12 Dec 2011

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

Citation: Approximately 1625 hours I observed [redacted] dropping bull heads. [redacted] cut directly into the hide along the heads surface, and then directly into the raw meat of the head without sanitizing h is knife. I notified [redacted] that he d id not sanitize his kn ife before cutting directly into the raw meat. He stated he would sanitize his knife properly from now on. Approxima tely 1630 hours I observed [redacted] dropping bull heads, also cutting through the hide, and directly into the raw meat of the head. Production briefly stopped; [redacted] were notified of non compliance. [redacted] walked away once notified of non compliance. [redacted] both stated employees will be retrained of proper techniques of dropping bull heads. Production resumed 1634 hours. The contaminated head was wash trimmed, and found acceptable.This is 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.

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

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