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Leona Meat Plant

Address: RR#2 Leona Rd, Troy, PA 16947
Establishment No.: m09784

USDA Inspection Report: 13 Oct 2011

Code: 04C02
Violation: 313.2

Citation: On 10/13/2011 at approximately 0825, I observed the following noncompliance. I walked up to the door and looked through the window between the inedable room and the pen area and observed a pick-up backed up to the unloading dock with the tailgate down, there was approximately a one foot drop to the loading dock floor. An excited lamb jumped off to the loading dock floor. The lamb was not injured. I informed Mr. [redacted] of the noncompliance. Mr. [redacted] informed me he would talk to the customer and explain that this was an unacceptable way to unload.

Regulation:

313.2(a) Driving of livestock from the unloading ramps to the holding pens and from the holding pens to the stunning area shall be done with a minimum of excitement and discomfort to the animals. Livestock shall not be forced to move faster than a normal walking speed.

 

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