Putting Glass Walls on New York's Slaughterhouses So We Can
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Gold Medal Packing
Address: 8269 River Rd, Rome, NY 13424
Establishment No.: m17965
USDA Inspection Report: 29 Dec 2010
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.16(a)
Citation: On Dec 29,2010 at 0538 when CSI completed ante-mortem on bob calves in pen 7A and 7B, pen foreman gave CSI the pen card to pen 1 and told CSI that I , CSI had already preformed ante-mortem on pen 1. CSI came into the inspection office and told me what had said. I informed CSI that I did not perform ante-mortem on pen 1. I preformed ante-mortem on kill chute A, kill chute B, center pen, and pen 2. At that point when we realized that pen 1 was not checked for ante-mortem. Pen 1 were hung before pen 2. The 29 bob calves from pen 1 was already hung and were proceeding on the rail to the inspection station without having ante-mortem preformed on them. Dr. informed of the situation and that the 29 bob calves would have to be condemned without inspection personal performing ante-mortem on them. said that he was going to appeal that decision. The 29 carcasses and parts with (with the exception of the viscera) are all retained with yellow retained tags as follows; 29 carcasses retained with tag #'s B39766203 - B39766331, 29 heads with tag # B38593321, 29 tongues with tag # B39766202, and 29 rennet's with tag # bB39766201. All carcasses and parts remain under FSIS control. No similar NR's have been written.
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.
416.16(a) Each official establishment shall maintain daily records sufficient to document the implementation and monitoring of the Sanitation SOP’s and any corrective actions taken. The establishment employee(s) specified in the Sanitation SOP’s as being responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the procedure(s) specified in the Sanitation SOP’s shall authenticate these records with his or her initials and the date.