Putting Glass Walls on Illinois Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Lincoln Provision, Inc.

Address: 824 W. 38th Place, Chicago, IL 60609
Establishment No.: m1077

USDA Inspection Report: 14 Nov 2011

Code: 04804
Violation: 317.4

Citation: On November 14,2011 at approximately 08:55 hours I observed the product for Direct U.S.A, Product Code No. 45005 Beef Peppercorn Steaks 8 pc/ 6oz.490 Boxes for the total weight 1,750 pounds was observed for labeling requirements and features. Two pallets were being processed and packed one in Portion Control and one in Breaking Department location. In processing areas product was packed by [redacted] I requested the Label of Approval for this particular product being packed and handled during processing from [redacted] [redacted]). [redacted]swas unableto provide an approved label. It was discussed that in a past time the application was applied for but was returned to the establishment unprocessed with the barcode labeled as USDA-FSIS (12) Manual Barcode 60685270 which had not been officially approved for the label.I took a regulatory control action to retain the two pallets with U.S. Retained tags Number B 32 008922 & Number A5088367 until approved according with the regu lation and currently waiting for establishment response.

Regulation:

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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