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: 28 Feb 2012

Code: 01B02
Violation: 416.13(c)

Citation: While performing pre-operational inspection at Gold Medal Packing,Est. 17965, found the following non-compliances at approximately 6:55 am. The Offal Room was found with both food contact and non-food contact non-compliances. All the trays that hold product had dried meat and fat residue adhered to all areas of the trays. The frames of all the food product trays had dried meat and blood adhered to them. The walls of the offal room had small specs of blood adhered to them. The drip pans underneath the cooling units had black mold adhered to them. HACCP Coordinator, was informed of the non-compliances in the Offal room and the entrance doors were tagged with the following tags, US Rejected NoB39766626 and NoB39766627.The Offal room was reinspected at approximately 9:20am and released. The Wash Cabinet was found with hair and meat particles on the rail above where the carcasses come through and are washed. The area in question was approximately 6 feet long above the rail. Also the metal hinge at the entrance of the wash cabinet had meat particles adhered to it. HACCP Coordinator, was informed of the non-compliance and the wash cabinet was tagged with US Reject tag NoB39766649. At approximately 7:25am the wash cabinet was reinspected and released.


416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.


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