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Halal Meat Slaughter House

Address: 36117 Rocky River Spring Rd. Norwood, NC 28128
Establishment No.: m31795

Enforcement Report: October 24, 2013


On October 23, 2013, your establishment received official notification from the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), ofthe suspension ofthe assignment ofFSlS inspectors for slaughter operations at Halal Meat Slaughter House, Est. 31795--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 October 24, 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 ofSlaughter act of 1978 (HMSA) (7 U.S.C. 1901 et seq.), and regulations {9 CFR part 313.2(t), 313.16,313.15 and 313.50 (c)}.
Based on your submitted written assurances, you were verbally informed that the suspension ofthe assignment of inspectors for slaughter operations at your plant would be held in abeyance effective October 24, 2013 in accordance with 9 CFR part 500.5 (e).

The suspension will remain in abeyance pending verification by FSIS that your proposed corrective and preventive measures have been effectively implemented. Plant personnel should monitor operations to prevent violations ofhumane handling and slaughter from occurring in the future. It is also important for you to understand the responsibility of FSIS to initiate action when there is a failure to operate in accordance with 9 CFR Part 313 of the regulations.

As an operator of a federally inspected establishment, you are expected to comply with FSIS regulations. Please be advised that your failure to effectively implement corrective and preventive measures may result in reinstatement of suspension or further enforcement action.


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