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packing plant

a complete meat production unit including facilities for slaughtering animals, processing of meat and offal, boning out, making up of blocks of carcasses, chilling, freezing, storing of the meat, preparation of by-products.
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The palletised, stacked boxes, identifiable by barcode, were then transported across the factory to two packing plants, located on different floors.
Four federal agencies launched investigations into the exploitation of J-1 student workers at the Hershey's plant, and nearly 70,000 Americans signed a petition in support of the students' demands: 1) return the $3,000-6,000 students paid for false promises of a cultural exchange, and 2) turn the 400 jobs they filled in the Hershey's packing plant into living wage jobs for local workers.
We have interviewed many people during the course of the investigation including fire service personnel and Wealmoor employees working at the vegetable packing plant on the day.
Texas coaching legend DARRELL ROYAL: "On game day, I am more nervous than a pig in a packing plant.
The 10-minute shooting spree started as staff relaxed during a shift break on Friday night in the canteen of a meat packing plant in Kansas City.
DeGette's first bill, the Meat Traceability Act, would develop a system to trace tainted meat products from the packing plant to the consumer.
A review led to the closure of its Stockport food packing plant and work switched to Haydock.
The decision on how the component cuts of this animal are marketed is made at the packing plant in Kansas.
Currently, each meat inspector in a packing plant visually examines hundreds of carcasses per hour.
Packers already take a multiple hurdle approach to prevent such bacteria from surviving beyond the packing plant.
Jose Obelleiro Carbajal, general manager of San Lorenzo's packing plant, appears sanguine about the Californians' snagging of his company's market share.
Here's what's happening in a packing plant," says John Gould, the American Meat Institute's director of inspections and a former USDA meat inspector.