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Humane Handling Enforcement Actions

Listed below (by date of publication and establishment) are official enforcement actions FSIS has taken against establishments that have been found in violation of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act. This page contains official notifications of enforcement actions and restarts when the establishment has demonstrated regulatory compliance. (All documents are provided in PDF format.) Letters will be available for a period of approximately 1 year.

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Establishment / Notice of: Date of Action Date Posted
Est. 45029, Vermont Packinghouse, LLC
Deferral May 26, 2015 May 29, 2015
Intended Enforcement May 14, 2015 May 29, 2015
Est. M40432, Callicrate Cattle Company
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 26, 2015 May 29, 2015
Reinstatement of Suspension May 5, 2015 May 15, 2015
Suspension Held in Abeyance Apr 20, 2015 May 1, 2015
Reinstatement of Suspension Apr 1, 2015 May 1, 2015
Est. M5439, Kleemeyer and Merkel, Inc.
Reinstatement of Suspension May 21, 2015 May 29, 2015
Reinstatement of Suspension Held in Abeyance May 4, 2015 May 15, 2015
Reinstatement of Suspension Apr 30, 2015 May 15, 2015
Reinstatement of Suspension Held in Abeyance Mar 27, 2015 Apr 9, 2015
Reinstatement of Suspension Mar 26, 2015 Apr 9, 2015
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jan 16, 2015 Feb 3, 2015
Suspension Jan 14, 2015 Feb 3, 2015
Est. 44950, Shrader Farms Meat Market
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 18, 2015 May 29, 2015
Suspension May 14, 2015 May 29, 2015
Est. 40106M, Cherry Meat Company
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 15, 2015 May 29, 2015
Reinstatement of Suspension May 13, 2015 May 15, 2015
Suspension Held in Abeyance Mar 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015
Suspension Mar 30, 2015 Apr 24, 2015
Est. M45468, The Meat Shop
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 8, 2015 May 29, 2015
Suspension May 7, 2015 May 29, 2015
Est. M8330, C and F Meat Company
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 7, 2015 May 29, 2015
Suspension May 5, 2015 May 29, 2015
Est. 8565, Locker Plant, LLC
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 7, 2015 May 15, 2015
Suspension Apr 29, 2015 May 15, 2015
Est. 7041, Beltex Corp., dba Frontier Meats
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 4, 2015 May 15, 2015
Suspension Apr 29, 2015 May 15, 2015
Est. M8, Iowa Premium Beef, LLC
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 1, 2015 May 15, 2015
Suspension May 1, 2015 May 15, 2015
Est. M6555, Fayette Packing Company, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Apr 30, 2015 May 15, 2015
Reinstatement of Suspension Apr 23, 2015 May 1, 2015
Suspension Held in Abeyance Apr 17, 2015 May 1, 2015
Suspension Apr 16, 2015 May 1, 2015
Est. M7717, White's Wholesale Meats
Suspension Held in Abeyance Apr 22, 2015 May 13, 2015
Suspension Apr 21, 2015 May 13, 2015
Est. M46006, Natures Fed
Reinstatement of Suspension Apr 27, 2015 May 1, 2015
Suspension Held in Abeyance Apr 17, 2015 May 1, 2015
Suspension Apr 13, 2015 May 1, 2015
Est. 45176, The Local Butcher
Suspension Held in Abeyance Apr 16, 2015 May 1, 2015
Suspension Apr 15, 2015 May 1, 2015
Est. 17965, Gold Medal Packing, Inc.
Deferral Apr 16, 2015 May 1, 2015
Intended Enforcement Apr 7, 2015 May 1, 2015
Est. 3D, Swift Beef Company
Deferral Apr 16, 2015 May 1, 2015
Intended Enforcement Apr 3, 2015 May 1, 2015
Est. M995, JBS Swift & Co.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Apr 10, 2015 May 1, 2015
Suspension Apr 9, 2015 May 1, 2015
Est. M6682, Ganaderos Alvarado, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Mar 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015
Suspension Mar 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015
Est. M46428, Burk Ridge Farms
Suspension Held in Abeyance Mar 31, 2015 Apr 9, 2015
Suspension Mar 20, 2015 Apr 9, 2015
Est. 4528/P-4528, Cudlin's Market
Suspension Held in Abeyance Mar 27, 2015 Apr 9, 2015
Suspension Mar 25, 2015 Apr 9, 2015
Est. 45081, Leader Meats Slaughterhouse, LLC
Suspension Held in Abeyance Mar 18, 2015 Mar 31, 2015
Suspension Mar 17, 2015 Mar 31, 2015
Est. M48087, Marin Sun Farms, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Mar 12, 2015 Mar 30, 2015
Suspension Mar 10, 2015 Mar 30, 2015
Est. M6063A, Central Valley Meat Co., Inc.
Deferral Mar 12, 2015 Mar 30, 2015
Intended Enforcement Mar 6, 2015 Mar 30, 2015
Est. M20863, JNB, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Mar 11, 2015 Mar 30, 2015
Suspension Mar 10, 2015 Mar 30, 2015
Est. M46822, M.L. Mitchell and Son Meat Processing
Reinstatement of Suspension Held in Abeyance Mar 4, 2015 Mar 19, 2015
Reinstatement of Suspension Mar 2, 2015 Mar 19, 2015
Suspension Held in Abeyance Sep 11, 2014 Sep 26, 2014
Suspension Sep 10, 2014 Sep 26, 2014
Est. 45160, Kessler's Locker Plant
Deferral Mar 4, 2015 Mar 12, 2015
Intended Enforcement Feb 24, 2015 Mar 12, 2015
Est. M21528, Florida Beef, Inc.
Deferral Feb 27, 2015 Mar 12, 2015
Intended Enforcement Feb 17, 2015 Mar 12, 2015
Est. M34384, Elkton Locker and Grocery, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Feb 25, 2015 Mar 12, 2015
Suspension Feb 24, 2015 Mar 12, 2015
Est. 31647M, Theurer's Custom Meats, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Feb 25, 2015 Mar 12, 2015
Suspension Feb 20, 2015 Mar 12, 2015
Est. M20760, USA Pork Packers, Inc.
Deferral Feb 13, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Intended Enforcement Jan 16, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Est. M244I, Tyson Fresh Meats, Logansport, IN
Suspension Held in Abeyance Feb 11, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Suspension Feb 11, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Deferral Feb 3, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Intended Enforcement Jan 29, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Est. M19252, The Butcher Block
Suspension Held in Abeyance Feb 2, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Suspension Jan 26, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Est. M45492, Farm Fresh Processing
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jan 29, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Suspension Jan 27, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Est. M400, Los Banos Abattoir Co.
Deferral Jan 29, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Intended Enforcement Jan 26, 2015 Feb 27, 2015
Est. M245L, Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc.
Reinstatement of Suspension Held in Abeyance Feb 4, 2015 Feb 6, 2015
Reinstatement of Suspension Feb 4, 2015 Feb 6, 2015
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jan 30, 2015 Feb 6, 2015
Suspension Jan 29, 2015 Feb 6, 2015
Deferral Jan 23, 2015 Feb 6, 2015
Intended Enforcement Jan 21, 2015 Feb 6, 2015
Est. M20411 / V20411, Woodland Bison, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jan 22, 2015 Feb 6, 2015
Suspension Jan 21, 2015 Feb 6, 2015
Est. M31795, Halal Meat Slaughter House
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jan 20, 2015 Feb 3, 2015
Suspension Jan 15, 2015 Feb 3, 2015
Est. MP10650, Garner's Abbatoir & Meat Processing
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jan 14, 2015 Feb 3, 2015
Suspension Jan 12, 2015 Feb 3, 2015
Est. M40244, Gray's and Danny's Investments, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jan 14, 2015 Jan 23, 2015
Suspension Jan 9, 2015 Jan 23, 2015
Est. M46837, Adam Farms, LLC
Reinstatement of Suspension Held in Abeyance Jan 14, 2015 Jan 23, 2015
Reinstatement of Suspension Jan 8, 2015 Jan 23, 2015
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jan 2, 2015 Jan 6, 2015
Suspension Dec 17, 2014 Jan 6, 2015
M360, Clougherty Packing, LLC
Deferral Jan 9, 2015 Jan 21, 2015
Intended Enforcement Jan 1, 2015 Jan 21, 2015
Est. M969G, JBS Grand Island, Inc.
Deferral Jan 8, 2015 Jan 21, 2015
Intended Enforcement Jan 2, 2015 Jan 21, 2015
Est. MP2316, Fruitland American Meats
Suspension Held in Abeyance Dec 31, 2014 Jan 21, 2015
Suspension Dec 30, 2014 Jan 21, 2015
Est. 31599M, Taylor Meat Company
Deferral Dec 18, 2014 Jan 6, 2015
Intended Enforcement Dec 10, 2014 Jan 6, 2015
Est. M7415, Hoffman's Quality Meats
Suspension Held in Abeyance Dec 16, 2014 Jan 6, 2015
Suspension Dec 15, 2014 Jan 6, 2015
Est. M44074, Ohana Meat Co.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Dec 8, 2014 Dec 12, 2014
Suspension Nov 12, 2014 Dec 12, 2014
Est. M497, Bartel's Packing
Deferral Nov 28, 2014 Dec 12, 2014
Intended Enforcement Nov 28, 2014 Dec 12, 2014
Est. M221A, Smithfield Farmland Corp., North Division
Deferral Nov 26, 2014 Dec 12, 2014
Intended Enforcement Nov 20, 2014 Dec 12, 2014
Est. 2255, Lone Star Beef Processors, L.P.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Nov 26, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Reinstatement of Suspension Nov 26, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Suspension Nov 13, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Est. M8341, Neese Country Sausage, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Nov 11, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Suspension Nov 10, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Est. M44837, Butcher Bob's, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Nov 7, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Suspension Nov 6, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Est. M8082, Kirby & Poe Slaughter House
Suspension Held in Abeyance Nov 7, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Suspension Nov 5, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Est. 27472, Nebraska Prime Group
Suspension Held in Abeyance Nov 4, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Suspension Nov 3, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Est. M9334, Gallo Meats, LLC
Reinstatement of Suspension Held in Abeyance Oct 28, 2014 Dec 3, 2014
Suspension Held in Abeyance Sep 29, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Suspension Sep 24, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Est. M3S, Swift Pork Company
Deferral Nov 4, 2014 Nov 13, 2014
Intended Enforcement Oct 28, 2014 Nov 13, 2014
Est. M244W, Tyson Fresh Meats (Waterloo)
Deferral Nov 4, 2014 Nov 13, 2014
Intended Enforcement Oct 27, 2014 Nov 13, 2014
Est. M7611, CC Meats, Inc.
Deferral Oct 30, 2014 Nov 13, 2014
Intended Enforcement Oct 24, 2014 Nov 13, 2014
Est. M244M, Tyson Fresh Meats (Madison)
Deferral Oct 28, 2014 Nov 13, 2014
Intended Enforcement Oct 23, 2014 Nov 13, 2014
Est. M562, JBS Green Bay
Suspension Held in Abeyance Oct 13, 2014 Oct 29, 2014
Reinstatement of Notice of Suspension Oct 13, 2014 Oct 29, 2014
Suspension Held in Abeyance Sep 25, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Suspension Sep 25, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Est. M40147, This Old Farm, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Oct 8, 2014 Oct 24, 2014
Suspension Oct 7, 2014 Oct 24, 2014
Est. M10252, Berry & Sons Rababeh Islamic Slaughter
Suspension Held in Abeyance Oct 3, 2014 Oct 24, 2014
Suspension Sep 30, 2014 Oct 24, 2014
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jun 18, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Suspension Jun 17, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Est. M34543, Brewer Meats
Reinstatement of Suspension Held in Abeyance Sep 16, 2014 Oct 24, 2014
Suspension Reinstated Sep 12, 2014 Sep 15, 2014
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jun 27, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Suspension Jun 26, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Est. M39876, Wells Pork and Beef Slaughter
Reinstatement of Suspension Held in Abeyance Sep 29, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Reinstatement of Suspension Sep 26, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Suspension Held in Abeyance Sep 15, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Suspension Sep 11, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Est. M881, Wells, Jenkins, & Wells
Suspension Held in Abeyance Sep 25, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Suspension Sep 23, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Intended Enforcement Sep 15, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Est. 4018M, Hilltown Pork, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Sep 25, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Suspension Sep 24, 2014 Oct 8, 2014
Deferral Aug 11, 2014 Aug 22, 2014
Intended Enforcement Jul 30, 2014 Aug 22, 2014
Est. M332, FPL Foods, LLC
Deferral Sep 12, 2014 Sep 26, 2014
Intended Enforcement Sep 9, 2014 Sep 26, 2014
Est. M1664, Kah and Company Incorporated
Suspension Held in Abeyance Sep 4, 2014 Sep 12, 2014
Suspension Aug 28, 2014 Sep 12, 2014
Est. M09264, Malco's Buxton Meat Co.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Aug 22, 2014 Sep 5, 2014
Suspension Aug 21, 2014 Sep 5, 2014
Est. 20892 M/P-20892, Delta Meat and Sausage Company
Suspension Held in Abeyance Aug 14, 2014 Aug 28, 2014
Suspension Aug 13, 2014 Aug 28, 2014
Est. 31559M, Rantoul Foods, LLC
Suspension Held in Abeyance Aug 12, 2014 Aug 28, 2014
Suspension Aug 12, 2014 Aug 28, 2014
Deferral Jul 23, 2014 Jul 24, 2014
Intended Enforcement Jun 16, 2014 Jul 24, 2014
Est. M45209, Cabool Kountry Meats, LLC
Suspension Held in Abeyance Aug 14, 2014 Aug 22, 2014
Suspension Aug 6, 2014 Aug 22, 2014
Est. M8703, Warner Locker
Suspension Held in Abeyance Aug 5, 2014 Aug 22, 2014
Suspension Aug 4, 2014 Aug 22, 2014
Est. M27300, LRN Processors, Inc.
Reinstatement of Notice of Suspension Held in Abeyance Aug 4, 2014 Aug 7, 2014
Reinstatement of Notice of Suspension Jul 30, 2014 Aug 7, 2014
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jun 4, 2014 Jun 27, 2014
Suspension Jun 2, 2014 Jun 27, 2014
Est. M1061, Happy Valley Processing, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Aug 1, 2014 Aug 7, 2014
Reinstatement of Suspension Jul 30, 2014 Jul 30, 2014
Suspension May 15, 2014 Jul 30, 2014
Est. M45052, Al-Madina Halal Slaughterhouse
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jul 22, 2014 Aug 7, 2014
Suspension Jun 18, 2014 Aug 7, 2014
Est. 9542, Lemay and Sons Beef
Deferral Jul 17, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Intended Enforcement Jul 8, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Est. 40091, Westminster Meats, LLC
Deferral Jul 15, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Intended Enforcement Jul 8, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Est. M6066, Redwood Meat Company
Reinstatement of Notice of Suspension Held in Abeyance Jul 14, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Reinstatement of Notice of Suspension Jul 3, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Suspension Held in Abeyance Mar 27, 2014 Apr 9, 2014
Suspension Mar 25, 2014 Apr 9, 2014
Est. M33971, McNees Meats and Wholesale, LLC
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jul 9, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Suspension Jul 7, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Est. 2444M, Strauss Veal and Lamb International
Deferral Jul 8, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Intended Enforcement Jul 8, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Est. 46407M, Open Range Beef
Deferral Jul 8, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Intended Enforcement Jun 27, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Est. M13100, Brown's Smokehouse Meats
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jul 2, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Suspension Jul 1, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Est. 245E,  Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc.
Deferral Jul 1, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Intended Enforcement Jun 25, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Est. M44886, Adirondack Meat Co., Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jun 25, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Suspension Jun 24, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Est. M46910, B & R Meat Processing
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jun 20, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Suspension Jun 18, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Est. M562M, JBS Plainwell, Inc.
Deferral Jun 20, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Intended Enforcement Jun 16, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Est. M02439, Ranchland Packing Company
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jun 17, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Suspension Jun 17, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Est. M8948, Carlson Meat Processing, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance Apr 9, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Suspension Apr 8, 2014 Jul 10, 2014
Est. M45129, Imhoff Quality Meats
Suspension Held in Abeyance Jun 26, 2014 Jun 27, 2014
Reinstatement of Suspension Jun 20, 2014 Jun 27, 2014
Suspension Held in Abeyance Apr 29, 2014 May 8, 2014
Suspension Apr 24, 2014 May 8, 2014
Est. M1311, JBS Souderton, Inc.
Deferral Jun 6, 2014 Jun 27, 2014
Intended Enforcement May 6, 2014 Jun 27, 2014
Est. M44886, Adirondack Meat Co., LLC
Deferral May 16, 2014 Jun 3, 2014
Intended Enforcement May 15, 2014 Jun 3, 2014
Est. M10026, Hillsdale County Meats
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 12, 2014 May 22, 2014
Suspension May 7, 2014 May 22, 2014
Est. 31647M, Theurer's Custom Meats, Inc.
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 9, 2014 May 22, 2014
Suspension May 9, 2014 May 22, 2014
Est. 20172M, American Butchers, LLC
Reinstatement of Suspension Held in Abeyance May 9, 2014 May 22, 2014
Reinstatement of Suspension May 8, 2014 May 22, 2014
Suspension Held in Abeyance Mar 4, 2014 Mar 21, 2014
Suspension Mar 4, 2014 Mar 21, 2014
Est. 995M, JBS Swift & Co.
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 8, 2014 May 22, 2014
Suspension May 8, 2014 May 22, 2014
Est. 7717M, White's Wholesale Meats
Suspension May 20, 2014 May 21, 2014
Intended Enforcement Apr 29, 2014 May 21, 2014
Est. M4928, Islamic Meat and Poultry Company
Suspension Held in Abeyance May 7, 2014 May 21, 2014
Suspension May 1, 2014 May 21, 2014
Est M21848, Wayne Mays Meat Processing
Suspension Held in Abeyance Apr 23, 2014 May 8, 2014
Suspension Apr 22, 2014 May 8, 2014
Est. M46706, Northeast Kingdom Processing, LLC
Suspension Held in Abeyance Apr 18, 2014 May 5, 2014
Suspension Apr 16, 2014 May 5, 2014


See Also: Humane Handling Quarterly Reports

For Further Information Contact:
FSIS Freedom of Information Act Office
Room 2166 South Building
14th and Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250-3700
Phone: (202) 720-2109
Fax: (202) 690-3023
Email: fsis.foia@usda.gov

 

Last Modified May 29, 2015