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: 4 May 2011

Code: 03J01
Violation:  417.5(a)(1)

Citation: On this day I reviewed producer information from April 11 through April 22, 2010, that gets faxed from the calf buyers prior to slaughter. The plant reviews this information for producers that have had previous violations and makes dispositions according to the prerequisite program for residues. The residue program in place at the time stated " [redacted]." The program also states "[redacted] "" On April 12, two calves (#F843, #F846) were obtained from [redacted] through the [redacted] Sale. [redacted] had not signed an affidavit, and this producer had two violations on 7/27/2010 (580769) and on 2/22/2011 (574882). These animals were slaughtered and not plant-condemned. This was NOT IN COMPLIANCE with the residue program.. On April 15, a calf (#27) was purchased through the [redacted] sale from [redacted]. This owner had two violations on 6/18/2010 (579146) and 6/22/2010 (579161). [redacted] had not signed an affidavit. There is no evidence or documentation that suggests that this calf was plant-condemned. This was NOT IN COMPLIANCE with the residue program. On April 20, two calves (#N572, N571) were purchased from [redacted] through the [redacted] sale. This owner had a previous violation on 10/20/2010 (580185) and had not signed an affidavit. There was no evidence that these calves were plant-condemned. This was NOT IN COMPLIANCE with the residue program in place. On April 22, one calf (T795) was purchased from [redacted] through the [redacted] sale. [redacted] is a repeat violator that had violations on 2/4/2010 (514487) and 11/12/2009 (512028). This producer had signed an affidavit. The calf should have been separated out for FSIS testing. The calf was slaughtered without prior testing. This was NOT IN COMPLIANCE with the current residue program. On April 22, one calf (#245) was purchased from [redacted] through the [redacted] sale. [redacted] is the owner of [redacted]. [redacted] residue history (2 violations) is noted above. [redacted] had not signed an affidavit. This animal was slaughtered and not plant-condemned. This was NOT IN COMPLIANCE with the residue program. On April 22, brought in one calf (#607) owned by [redacted]. [redacted] has had two violations on 1/26/2010 (514469) and 3/10/2010 (515954). [redacted] had signed an affidavit. This animal was slaughtered without prior testing. This was NOT IN COMPLIANCE with the residue program. On April 22, brought in a calf (P419) owned by [redacted]. This owner had two previous violations on 8/20/2010 (580047, 580048) and had signed an affidavit. This animal was slaughtered without prior testing. This was NOT IN COMPLIANCE with the residue program. I relayed this monitoring non-compliance to [redacted] Human Resource Director, who is now in charge of the residue program.

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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