Putting Glass Walls on Delaware Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 24 Jan 2012

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(h)(1)

Citation: At 2318 hours, while performing Sanitation Performance Standards task, the following noncompliance was observed: At live hang's restroom, all of the three sinks did not have drain pipes, allowing hand washing water to splash onto the floor, and used paper towels were thrown in the sinks. The three stalls’ toilet paper holders were broken and one of the stalls has a leak from the pipe connecting to the flush handle. There is paint chipping and flaking off of the wall that the third stall is attached to. In addition, in both deboning area ladies' restroom, the base board area of the vestibules were dirty with black substance, creating insanitary condition. , Live hang supervisor, was shown the aforementioned insanitary conditions and was notified of the establishment’s failure to meet the requirements of 9 CFR 416.2 (h)(1) and 416.1 of the Meat and Poultry Regulations, as well as the establishment’s written SPS plan; This documentation serves as written notification to Mr. , Plant Manager that continued failure to meet the regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative action.


416.1 Each official establishment must be operated and maintained in a manner sufficient to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and to ensure that product is not adulterated.

416.2(h)(1) Dressing rooms, toilet rooms, and urinals must be sufficient in number, ample in size, conveniently located, and maintained in a sanitary condition and in good repair at all times to ensure cleanliness of all persons handling any product. They must be separate from the rooms and compartments in which products are processed, stored, or handled.

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