Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Gold Medal Packing

Address: 8269 River Rd, Rome, NY 13424
Establishment No.: m17965

USDA Inspection Report: 7 Sep 2010

Code: 03J01
Violation:  310.22(b), 310.22(e)(4)(i)

Citation: During the FSA at Gold Medal Packing while checking the SRM records it was noted that multiple entries were omitted. Review of the SRM Removal Records revealed the following SRM recordkeeping non-compliances were not in accordance with >20% of the time: Actual SRM removal is observed by USDA inspectors prior to boning or shipping of the FF heads. Bob heads, "Grasser" heads and all distal ileum are condemned by the plant. " The number of animals documented on the records did not account for all animals with SRMs slaughtered on 5/6, 5/7, 5/13, 5/14, 6/2, 6/15, 6/16, 6/23, 7/15, 7/19, and 7/22. The records did not accurately reflect the number of heads that were disposed on days Formula-Fed Calves were slaughtered. Your plant sells the heads intact, after the removal of all tonsillar material, but would still document them as having been thrown out on the record (4) Recordkeeping requirements. (i) Establishments that slaughter cattle and establishments that process the carcasses or parts of cattle must maintain daily records sufficient to document the implementation and monitoring of the procedures for the removal, segregation, and disposition of the materials

Regulation:

310.22(b) Specified risk materials are inedible and prohibited for use as human food.

310.22(e)(4)(i) Establishments that slaughter cattle and establishments that process the carcasses or parts of cattle must maintain daily records sufficient to document the implementation and monitoring of the procedures for the removal, segregation, and disposition of the materials listed in paragraph (a) of this section, and any corrective actions taken.

 

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