packing house


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packing house

[′pak·iŋ ‚hau̇s]
(food engineering)
A food processing plant generally requiring the use of refrigeration.
A building in which livestock are slaughtered and processed, and the meat products and by-products are packed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The last time, too, he lost his job, and that meant six weeks more of standing at the doors of the packing houses, at six o'clock on bitter winter mornings, with a foot of snow on the ground and more in the air.
If one of them be a minute late, he will be docked an hour's pay, and if he be many minutes late, he will be apt to find his brass check turned to the wall, which will send him out to join the hungry mob that waits every morning at the gates of the packing houses, from six o'clock until nearly half-past eight.
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According to the US Embassy, the recall of fresh Gala and Granny Smith apples by the Bidart Brothers packing house in California was voluntary.
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The move has reduced labour packing costs by 20% and increased throughput in the packing house, enabling the company to grow more fruit without expanding its workforce.
FDA is making this request in order to provide an opportunity for interested parties to provide information and share views that will aid in the development of safety standards for fresh produce at the farm and packing house and strategies and cooperative efforts to ensure compliance.
In 2001, Stemilt bought the Chief Wenatchee packing house on North Miller Street.
Through the screen door is the packing house's retail shop, with the day's offerings displayed on ice under glass.