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Mountaire Farms of Delmarva, Delaware
Address: Hoosier Street and Railroad Avenue, Selbyville, DE 19975
Establishment No.: P667
USDA Inspection Report: 20 Oct 2011
Violation: 416.13(c), 416.4(d)
Citation: While touring the establishment at approximately 2350 hours, Dr. and I observed in the wet cooler, one box of drumsticks that had busted open on a pellet. Also, one box of chicken livers that the box had busted open and the immediate containers of product were spilled unto the floor. I immediately tagged the boxes with US Retain tags # B38206213 and # B38206214. Mr. , Line Leader for the wet cooler witnessed the noncompliance and was notified of the failure to meet the regulatory requirements of 9 CFR416.13(c) and 9 CFR 416.4(d). Mr. had the product condemned. Regulatory control was relinquished at approximately 2355 hours when sanitary conditions were restored. This document serves as written notification to , Plant Manager, that continued failure to meet regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative actions.
416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.
416.4(d) Product must be protected from adulteration during processing, handling, storage, loading, and unloading at and during transportation from official establishments.