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Croghan Meat Market, Inc.

Address: 9824 Main St, Route 812, Croghan, NY 13327
Establishment No.: m4480

USDA Inspection Reports: 13 Jun 2012

Code: 04B04
Violation: 317.4

Citation: On June 13th the Croghan Meat Market freezer contained the following improperly labeled items: 3 one pound packages of frozen Jerked Chicken, 13 one pound packages of frozen Jerked Pork, 17 single steak packages of frozen seasoned steaks, 3 whole rib packages of frozen Ribs.  All of the above listed products were marked with a generic label.  This is a failure of 9 CFR 317.4(a) which requires multi ingredient products to have a sketch approved label.  , Croghan Meat Market manager, was verbally informed of this noncompliance at approximately 12:20 PM during the weekly meeting. I  observed as all of the improperly labeled products were removed from the Croghan Meat Market freezer by at approximately 12:45 PM.


317.4(a) No final labeling shall be used on any product unless the sketch labeling of such final labeling has been submitted for approval to the Food Labeling Division, Regulatory Programs, Food Safety and Inspection Service, and approved by such division, accompanied by FSIS form, Application for Approval of Labels, Marking, and Devices, except for generically approved labeling authorized for use in 317.5(b). The management of the official establishment or establishment certified under a foreign inspection system, in accordance with part 327 of this subchapter, must maintain a copy of all labeling used, along with the product formulation and processing procedure, in accordance with part 320 of this subchapter. Such records shall be made available to any duly authorized representative of the Secretary upon request.

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