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Mountaire Farms of Delmarva, Delaware

Address: Hoosier Street and Railroad Avenue, Selbyville, DE 19975
Establishment No.: P667

USDA Inspection Report: 28 Jun 2012

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.1, 416.2(e)(4)

Citation: At approximately 1910 pm while touring the wet cooler I observed a pool of water around a drain cover. The drain was located adjacent to the clear wrap machine. I tagged the area where the pooling water was with retain tag # B38206364 and B38206365. I immediately notified , N/S Breast Debone Superintendent, and , N/S Shift Manager who witnessed the noncompliance. The establishment has failed to meet 9 CFR 416.2(e) 4 of the regulatory requirement. The establishment is also in noncompliance of their SPS stating . ‘I observed correct the noncompliance by putting large barrels around the area to avoid product being stored in the area. Mr. informed me that the company will need to call Rotor Rooter to get the drained unclogged. This document serves as written notification that continued failure to comply with regulatory requirement(s) may result in additional regulatory or administrative action(s) as described in 9 CFR 500.


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(e)(4) Provide adequate floor drainage in all areas where floors are subject to flooding-type cleaning or where normal operations release or discharge water or other liquid waste on the floor.

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