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Modular Harvest System (NY)

Modular Harvest System Hudson Valley, New York “Now we are thinking of the MHS as a way for people to try out the business, get some experience operating under inspection, with FSIS. And it comes with a HACCP plan.” – … Continue reading

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Mobile Slaughter Unit Case Studies

Last updated: November 2014 All of these case studies include photos, and some include actual unit designs. Island Grown Farmers Cooperative The IGFC unit was the first USDA-inspected mobile slaughter unit in the U.S., in the San Juan Islands of … Continue reading

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Webinars about Mobile Slaughter Units

Mobile Slaughter Units: Reports from the Field and Future Directions Date: September 10, 2013 Duration: 90 minutes Inspected mobile slaughter units for beef, bison, and other red meat species have been operating for more than a decade. How are they … Continue reading

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State and local government regulations that may apply to an MSU

  Introduction A state- or federally-inspected mobile slaughter unit (MSU), like any inspected meat slaughter or processing business, must comply with USDA food safety regulations promulgated and enforced by USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service and, for state-inspected MSUs, the … Continue reading

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Niche Meat Processor Case Studies

Niche Meat Processor Case Studies The following case studies offer a detailed look inside a variety of niche-oriented meat processors. Some have photos, design drawings, and even videos. The processors gave generously of their time and information so that we … Continue reading

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Island Grown Farmers Cooperative (updated 3/2018)

Updated 3.29.2018 The Island Grown Farmer Cooperative (IGFC) mobile processing unit (MPU) was the first USDA-inspected mobile slaughter facility for red meat in the U.S. Further processing is done at a permanent plant in Bow, WA, also USDA-inspected. Additional case … Continue reading

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