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Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc.

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

USDA Inspection Report: 6 Jun 2012

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

Citation: Evisceration line At 1518 hours while performing Zero tolerance for visible fecal material entering chiller, I observed fecal material on the outside surface from one of the ten randomly selected carcasses. The fecal material was located on the left wing area approximately 1/4 inch width by 1/4 length in size, semi pasty in consistency and brownish color. Mr. , N/S Evisceration Supervisor & Mr. 1st Processing Superintendent, were immediately notified & shown the fecal material, and of the establishments failure to meet the regulatory requirements of 9 CFR381.65(e) and 9 CFR417.2(c)(4). I observed the establishment immediately implement the corrective action as per the HACCP Plan for CCP#2. A review of the establishments Zero Tolerance Log dated 06/06/12 revealed that the last acceptable check was at 1504 hours with a quantifiable value of 0/10 and initiated by Q.A Technician A retest was performed at 1545 hours and no fecal was observed. A review of establishment records, for the affected lot at all CCP's including pre-shipment review and the results were found acceptable. This NR serves as written notification to Mr. , Plant Manager of the establishments failure to meet the regulatory requirement and that continued failure could result in enforcement action as per 9 CFR 500.4


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.

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

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