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Adam's Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC

Address: 854 Bearsden Road, Athol, MA 01331
Establishment No.: m5497

Enforcement Report: May 30, 2013


This letter confirms verbal notification by Dr. Larry Davis, Deputy District Manager (DDM), to Mr. Richard Adams, at 12:00 Noon, on May 30, 2013, ofthe Food Safety and Inspection Service's (FSIS) decision to suspend the assignment ofinspectors for slaughter operations at your establishment #5497M, Adam's Farm Slaughterhouse LLC located in Athol, MA. FSIS determined that your establishment has failed to handle animals humanely, resulting in the commission ofan egregious act. With the commission ofthis act, it has also been determined that your establishment is not operating under a robust systematic approach to humane handling. You have failed to comply with Title 9 ofthe Code ofFederal Regulation (9 CFR) Parts 313.2(), 313.1S(a)(1) and (3), and 313.15(b)(1)(i) and (iv), and 313.15(b)(2). We are taking this suspension action in accordance with the Rules ofPractice 9 CFR Part 500.3(b).

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Next Report: Enforcement Report: June 3, 2013

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