packinghouse


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pack·ing·house

 (păk′ĭng-hous′)
n.
1. A firm that slaughters, processes, and packs livestock into meat and meat products.
2. A firm that processes and packs food products other than meat.

packinghouse

(ˈpækɪŋˌhaʊs)
n
a building where foodstuffs are packed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.packinghouse - a building where foodstuffs are processed and packed; "they came from an apple packinghouse"
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
2.packinghouse - a plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat productspackinghouse - a plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products
industrial plant, plant, works - buildings for carrying on industrial labor; "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"
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The investigation determined the employees working in the employer's packinghouse co-mingled produce grown by other farmers.
The Oxnard Lemon facility consists of a packinghouse and related equipment on 13 acres strategically located less than a mile from the port of Hueneme and with packing capacity of 4m cartons per year.
On a back wall in the apple packinghouse, there are 13 clipboards with various logs - first-aid monitoring, pest control, visitor sign-in sheets and more - required for food safety audits.
Wyatt was able to gain work in a canning factory during World War II and, from the 1940s th rough the 1960s, she rose through the ranks of locals in her union, the United Packinghouse Workers of America (UPWA).
While in Chicago, Sanders briefly worked for the then-Communist Party-controlled United Packinghouse Workers of America labor union.
A 16-digit number printed directly on each clamshell allows consumers to provide feedback and connect with information on the grower and packinghouse through the website.
3 We love the authentic Cuban food at local dive J.R.'S PACKINGHOUSE. The ropa vieja ($10.95) is the real deal, with stewed flank steak dish and all the traditional Cuban spices.
The guests are also welcome to take home canned goods or baked bread from the bookshelves along one wall, plus cartons of milk in three packinghouse fridges, and clothes, shoes or toys neatly arranged on folding tables at the far end.
He explicitly aligned himself with "progressives" who were "not Communist," writes Washington, even as he participated in the CIO-affiliated United Packinghouse Workers of America (UPWA).
Next, the oranges are placed in cardboard cartons that are then stacked, in packinghouse storerooms, to await shipment.
Jones writes that several other unions, including the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the United Packinghouse Workers in Chicago and the Garment Workers in New York also organized rallies.