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Archived - Chapter 17 - Ante and Post-mortem Procedures, Dispositions, Monitoring and Controls - Meat Species, Ostriches, Rheas and Emus
17.13 Check Trim Station

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The operator shall establish a check trim station after the carcass final wash in order to verify that any defect has been removed from carcasses, including detained carcasses, prior to shipping or further processing in the establishment. Refer to Chapter 3 for design and construction requirements for the check trim station.

The check trim station may be a permanent or mobile station. A minimum of 540 lux of shadow-free lighting must be provided.

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