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Sessoms Packing of Ahoskie

Address: 329 Jernigan Airport Rd. Ahoskie, NC 27910
Establishment No.: m19922

Enforcement Report: March 28, 2013


On March 25, 2013 your establishment received official notification from the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), ofthe suspension ofthe assignment ofFSIS inspectors for slaughter operations at Sessoms Packing of Ahoskie, Est. 19922--M. The decision to suspend inspection at your establishment was based on the determination, by FSIS that your establishment failed to slaughter and handle animals humanely.

On March 27, 2013 you provided FSIS with proposed responses to the suspension action. Your responses outlined written corrective and preventive measures to bring your establishment into compliance with humane handling of livestock requirements and to achieve compliance with the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C 603), the Humane Methods of Slaughter act of 1978 (HMSA) (7 U.S.C. 1901 et seq.), and regulations {9 CFR part 313.2(f), 313.16,313.15 and 313.50 (c)}.

Based on your submitted written assurances, you were verbally informed that the suspension ofthe assignment ofinspectors for slaughter operations at your plant would be held in abeyance effective March 27, 2013 in accordance with 9 CFR part 500.5 (e).

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