AMS Certification Requirement. AKA: Grading. All commodity meat & poultry processing must be performed supervision of AMS grader. All commodity meat & poultry processing must be performed supervision of AMS grader GMR, Standard Yield, & GRO.
Documentation of weight of raw commodity received into processing plant
Documents details of processing (used to determine if GMR met)
After production, grader issues certificate listing information about the production run
Guarantees end products produced using commodity meat or poultry meet specifications listed on EPDSs, SEPDSs, & processing agreements