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: 10 Feb 2012

Code: 03J02
Violation:  417.7

Citation: At 1330 I conducted a Slaughter HACCP procedure with SVMO [redacted] I reviewed the Gold Medal Slaughter HACCP Plan and its pre-requsite programs.We read supporting Slaughter HACCP plan, the "[redacted]" was reassessed this month and changes made to sections 5.2a. Sections 5.1.b3 & 5.2b3 had been deleted. The author listed for the program was "[redacted]." Mr. signature was the only one on the signature page. A review of the training logs in the HACCP binderrevealed HACCP course diplomas for Ms. and other members of management. No information for Mr. HACCP training was listed. A meeting with myself, Mr. and SVMO [redacted] was held. Mr. was shown the training section of the binder. CSI [redacted] asked Mr. in the presence of SVMO [redacted] whether or not he had ever been certified in the 7 HACCP Principles. Mr. stated "No." This is non-compliance with 9CFR 417.7. Mr. was informed of this non-compliance orally and in writing with this report. He was advised that he had the right to appeal and that any appeal could be handled through SVMO [redacted] since my time as a relief CSI ends today. As always you have the right to appeal.


417.7(b) The individual performing the functions listed in paragraph (a) of this section shall have successfully completed a course of instruction in the application of the seven HACCP principles to meat or poultry product processing, including a segment on the development of a HACCP plan for a specific product and on record review.


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