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: 1 Feb 2011

Code: 03J01
Violation:  417.5(a)(1)

Citation: On this day as part of an 03J01, I reviewed the Residue Notification Log at Gold Medal Packing, Establishment 17965. [redacted]. The log's purpose is [redacted]. The log includes information such as [redacted]. [redacted]. After comparing the spreadsheet of violatives which I maintain for determining FSIS KIS testing rate to the plant's Notification Log, I concluded that only 48 out of a possible 200 violations were on the list. Furthermore, several single residue violators, including for e.g. [redacted], [redacted], and [redacted] were on the list twice. As an aside, I also noticed there was no column for violation date on the log. This date is important information for determining which calves, based on violation date, to pull out for intensified residue testing based . Failure to complete this log is a record-keeping violation of the prerequisite program for residues, which would fall under 417.5(a)(1). was notified of this violation Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: Failure to completely implement prerequisite program for residues NR: 63-2010 dated 12/29/2010; NR: 62-2010 dated 12/28/2010; NR: 58-2010 dated 12/7/2010; NR: 57-2010 dated 12/7/2010; NR: 51-2010 dated 11/4/2010; NR: 44-2010 dated 9/13/2010; NR: 43-2010 dated 9/7/2010; NR: 42-2010 dated 9/7/2010; NR: 30-2010 dated 8/11/2010

Regulation:

417.5(a)(1) The written hazard analysis prescribed in 417.2(a) of this part, including all supporting documentation;

 

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