small meat processors

Smucker's Meats

  Smucker’s Meats is a USDA-inspected slaughter, fabrication, and further-processing plant for red meat. The core of their business is processing locally grown livestock that are sustainably raised. Their services are in high demand — they are typically scheduled out 3-4 months. They are located in Mount Joy, PA. Smucker’s Meats website Additional case study (2012): more …

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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 study (2012): more about how IGFC works Basic information Capacity per day: MPU: about 9-10 …

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Meat Inspection

There are four types of inspection a meat processor can operate under, or some combination thereof: Federal Inspection (USDA) The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) is responsible for this type of inspection. Federally inspected products can be shipped over state lines (interstate commerce) and internationally to many countries. …

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NMPAN Affiliates California

Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network Home Primary State Affiliates For red meat processing John M. Harper, Mendocino County Director University of California Cooperative Extension Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor Ukiah, CA (707) 463-4495jmharper@ucdavis.eduJohn’s Facebook Page Follow John on Twitter: @MendoLakeRange   For poultry processing Roger Ingram, Farm Advisor University of California Cooperative Extension – Placer …

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