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: 3 Feb 2012
Citation: On Feb 3, 2011 at 8:10 am ,I preceded to the shipping area to look at shipping records. In the shipping room I noticed Three pallets of boxes that had no labels on them. The inspection number was crossed out on the bullet on the boxes. The boxes were boxes normally used for veal carcass or veal fore quarter, but it wasn’t checked off which one. I applied U.S.Retain tags B39 766644, B39 76645, and B39 76647 to the pallets. I informed and of the situation. informed me that they were all hides. made a sign that said HIDES and put one on each pallet. There was nothing on any of the boxes that stated INEDIBLE. The U.S. Inspected and passed by the Dept of Agriculture part of the bullet was not blacked out or crossed out which would lead you to believe that what was in the boxes was inspected and passed. According to CFR 325.11(3) when transported from an official establishment or in commerce under this paragraph (e) the outside container of such inedible products shall be conspicuously marked words “Inedible –Not intended for Human Food” in letters not less than 2 inches high.
325.11(e) Except for inedible rendered animal fats and lungs or lung lobes, inedible products (including condemned products only if condemned for causes specified in §314.11 of this subchapter) which were prepared at any official establishment, or at any State inspected establishment in any State not listed in §331.2 of this subchapter, and which have the physical characteristics of a product fit for human food, may be transported from an official establishment or in commerce, without denaturing as required by this subchapter, if the following conditions are met: