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Mobile Slaughter Units (MSUs): An International Perspective

A Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network webinar. Date: February 18, 2015  Duration: one hour     Overview:  The first USDA-inspected mobile slaughter unit (MSU) for red meat species began operating in 2002. Since then, MSUs have not only evolved in size and design but have also gone international: Europe, South America, Papua New Guinea, and …

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Mobile Poultry Processing Unit Blueprints

Here are a set of blueprints for a mobile poultry processing unit (MPPU) built to operate under “equal to” state inspection in Vermont. The MPPU was built by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, with funding from the Vermont Legislature and the Castanea Foundation, in 2008. It was leased by a small poultry processor for several years, then sold to a farm in …

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Who Builds Mobile/Modular Slaughter Units?

These companies (all but the last on the list) have designed and built MSUs, from bare bones rigs to complete, fully-equipped systems. Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement. www.mobileslaughter.com Mobile slaughter unit pioneer and NMPAN Advisory Board member Bruce Dunlop shares photos, specifications, and equipment needs for mobile units. Friesla Friesla, located in …

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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 state’s meat inspection program. An MSU must also comply with a variety of other regulations …

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