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: 13 Apr 2012

Code: 04A06
Violation: 381.76(b)

Citation: Evisceration Line At 1015 hours while performing procedure task finish product standards on evisceration line a score of was attained in the trim category, thus reaching the action number (15) indicating that the process is out of control. Mr. Evisceration Supervisor was immediatley informed of the failure to meet the regulatory requirements of 381.76(b). Random Pre-chill testing for the trim category was suspended as well as random post-chill testing. At 1030 hours random post-chill testing using the pre-chill critieria commenced and was complete at 1312 hours with scores of and A review of the Finish Product Standards checksheet revealed that the last acceptable check was performed at 0926 hours.Two retest was performed at 1028 hours and 1036 hours and with conformance scores of and respectively. This NR serves as written notification to Mr. Plant Manager of the establishment’s failure to meet the regulatory requirements.

Regulation: There are five systems of post- mortem inspection: Streamlined In- spection System (SIS) and the New Line Speed (NELS) Inspection System, both of which shall be used only for broilers and cornish game hens; the New Turkey Inspection (NTI) System, which shall be used only for turkeys; Traditional Inspection; and Ratite In- spection.

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