Putting Glass Walls on Delaware Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Perdue Farms, Delaware

Address: 20621 Savannah Rd, Georgetown, DE 19947
Establishment No.: P2178

USDA Inspection Report: 23 Mar 2012

Code: 01C02
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(d)

Citation: At approximately 1635 while performing Poultry SSOP Review and Observation in the Wing department along with QA/HACCP Tech The following noncompliance was observed: An establishment employee picked a box led off of the floor and threw it into the trash, then went back to the wing line and began to work with the edible product without washing and sanitizing his hands. A regulatory control action was immediately taken as per (500.1) by the stopping of the wing process. USDA Reject Tag # B23886298 was placed on the processing line and down grade belt. Ms. (Wing Dept Supervisor) was immediately notified of the noncompliance. All products on the belts were placed in totes (7 totes) for reconditioning. USDA Retain Tag #B23886304 was placed on the product.  A review of the Establishments SSOP Plan, 2nd Processing Operational Sanitation Employee Hygiene States, This is an obvious violation to the establishments SSOP Plan. At approximately 1757 the area was brought back into compliance and released by USDA. After the product was recondition and inspected by QA and USDA it was released at approximately 2114 hrs. The establishment is in noncompliance with 9 CFR 416.4(d) and 416.13(c).


416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.

416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.

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