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Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc.

Address: 29005 John J. Williams Highway, Millsboro, DE 19966
Establishment No.: P3

USDA Inspection Report: 18 Oct 2011 (3)

Code: 03J04
Violation: 381.65(e), 417.2(c)(4)

Citation: Evisceration Line At 1329 hours while performing task Poultry Finished Product Standards on evisceration line I observed fecal material on the outside surface of 1 of 10 randomly selected carcasses selected for inspection. The fecal material was greenish-brown in color, semi-pasty in consistency, approximately 3/8 inch in size and oval in shape. Once I observed the fecal I touch a portion of it and it smeared. I informed the QA Tech who was next to me to inform a member of management. Mr. 1st Shift Manager was notified and shown the fecal and implemented corrective actions as described in the HACCP Plan for CCP #2. Mr. was also informed of the establishments failure to meet the regulatory requirement s 9 CFR 381.65(e) and 9 CFR 417.2(c) 4. A review of the establishment Zero Tolerance Check sheet dated 10/18/2011 revealed that the last acceptable check was performed at 1223 hours by QA Tech, . An acceptable retest was performed by at 1344 hours. A review of the establishments pre-shipment review was performed at 1445 hours for the affected lot and was found to be acceptable. This NR serves as written notification to Mr. , Plant Manager of the establishments failure to meet the regulatory requirements and that continue failure could result in enforcement action as per 9 CFR 500.4.


381.65(e) Poultry carcasses contaminated with visible fecal material shall be prevented from entering the chilling tank.

417.2(c)(4) List the procedures, and the frequency with which those procedures will be performed, that will be used to monitor each of the critical control points to ensure compliance with the critical limits.

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