Day 71 | March 12, 2014

Fifty-eight freezer locker plants were in operation in South Carolina at the close of 1946. Image from Clemson University Special Collections. Extension Annual Report 1946.

Fifty-eight freezer locker plants were in operation in South Carolina at the close of 1946. Image from Clemson University Special Collections. Extension Annual Report 1946.

Frozen Food Handling

Meat packaging plants such as this one remain an active business throughout South Carolina. Clemson's Livestock-Poultry Health (LPH) division houses the state's Meat and Poultry Inspection Department. The mission of this department is to protect the health of consumers by providing a comprehensive inspection service to assure that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome and accurately labeled.

Follow this link to review LPH's directory of SC Meat and Poultry Establishments. (updated December 2013)


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