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: 20 Apr 2011

Code: 04B04
Violation:  312.2, 317.1

Citation: On this day, April 20, 2011 at @:2:20 pm, while walking through the coolers, I noticed a gray lug in cooler #3 with approximately 40 lbs of unidentified meat with no label or identification on it. I immediately tagged it with tag # B 30 436430 because the lug was not labeled edible also Dr. found four other grey lugs with no edible label on them, these were retained.. I then notified of the situation. This is a food safety issue because the product has no identification, not the species, or the cut, and not a lot number. Past Similar NRs - Previous Ineffective Plant Actions: failure to put proper labels on products NR: 17-2011 dated 3/16/2011; NR: 16-2011 dated 3/15/2011; NR: 1-2011 dated 1/7/2011; NR: 64-2010 dated 12/29/2010

Regulation:

312.2(a) The official inspection legend required by part 316 of this subchapter to be applied to inspected and passed carcasses and parts of carcasses of cattle, sheep, swine and goats, meat food products in animal casings, and other products as approved by the Administrator, shall be in the appropriate form as hereinafter specified:

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.

 

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