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: 15 Mar 2011

Code: 04B04
Violation:  317.1, 317.2(b), 317.2(c)

Citation: On March 15, 2011 at 1:30 pm, while doing a walk through the coolers, I noticed that there was 4 pallets containing a total of 66 boxes of unidentified product. I immediately tagged the four pallets with the following tags; B 30 436536, B 30 436537, B 30 436538 and B 30 436539. I notified that there was 4 pallets of unidentified product. They contained primal cuts of pork which were processed on the previous day. was also notified and the proper labels were applied. CFR 317.1(a) states that "When , in an official establishment, any inspected and passed product is placed in any receptacle or covering constituting an immediate container, there shall be affixed to such container a label described in CFR 317.2. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: plant employees are failing to label product before it goes in the cooler NR: 1-2011 dated 1/7/2011; NR: 64-2010 dated 12/29/2010; NR: 45-2010 dated 9/29/2010

Regulation:

317.1(a) When, in an official establishment, any inspected and passed product is placed in any receptacle or covering constituting an immediate container, there shall be affixed to such container a label as described in 317.2 except that the following do not have to bear such a label.

317.2(b) Any word, statement, or other information required by this part to appear on the label must be prominently placed thereon with such conspicuousness (as compared with other words, statements, designs, or devices, in the labeling) and in such terms as to render it likely to be read and understood by the ordinary individual under customary conditions of purchase and use. In order to meet this requirement, such information must appear on the principal display panel except as otherwise permitted in this part. Except as provided in 317.7, all words, statements, and other information required by or under authority of the Act to appear on the label or labeling shall apppear thereon in the English language: Provided, however, That in the case of products distributed solely in Puerto Rico, Spanish may be substituted for English for all printed matter except the USDA inspection legend.

317.2(c) Labels of all products shall show the following information on the principal display panel (except as otherwise permitted in this part), in accordance with the requirements of this part or, if applicable, part 319 of this subchapter:

 

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