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: 24 Oct 2011

Code: 03J01
Violation:  417.2(c)(4), 417.4(a)(2)(ii)

Citation: On 10/24/2011 at 2:30pm while inspecting hog carcasses at postmortem inspection area I noticed fecal material in the crotch area on several carcasses. I mentioned this to Kill floor manager, I noticed they were bunging the hogs on the bed before they were burnt, scrubbed and washed. He said they couldn't bung them on the rail because of the hooks they were using made it difficult. At 3:45 pm I placed retained tags B 38 43905 and B 38 439606 on the first and last scalded hogs and retained all the scalded hogs because of fecal matter in the crotch. was notified of the situation.

Regulation:

417.2(c)(4) List the procedures, and the frequency with which those procedures will be performed, that will be used to monitor each of the critical control points to ensure compliance with the critical limits;

417.4(a)(2)(ii) Direct observations of monitoring activities and corrective actions;

 

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