Originally Posted by Brew-B-Q
.. I don't bother since KCBS doesn't require it.
True, but if the Health Dept shows up at a contest and wants to see them, they can. It's a PITA, and rare, but it happens.
Been trimming before comps for 5 years and haven't had a KCBS rep or Meat inspector question pretrimmed stuff. Just the HD.