Current USDA Information on Central Valley Meat Investigation

Last Published: 04/16/2014

Based on the recent USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) findings of humane treatment violations at a slaughter facility, on August 19, 2012, USDA suspended inspections at the plant. Central Valley Meat (CVM) has been a supplier to the USDA’s National School Lunch Program as well as to other commercial food processors. Currently, there is no recall of CVM products at this time. A thorough investigation is underway, and additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Document #: 
SP43 CACFP22 SFSP16-2012