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Mountaire Farms of Delmarva, Delaware

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

USDA Inspection Report: 21 Oct 2011

Code: 01D01
Violation: 416.2(b)(2), 416.2(d), 416.2(e)(3), 416.4(b), 416.2(b)(1),

Citation: While touring the establishment at approximately 2400 hours, Dr. and I observed numerous noncompliance through out the establishment. The following was observed: Large tray pack Lines room: the paint was peeling from the walls through out the whole room, this included the room with lines and There was no drainage on line under the wrap machine allowing water to flow over the floor and create a puddle. There were cracks around the spiral doors where insulation was hanging down from. In the dry cooler: condensation was found overhead. A large metal pipe was found to be leaking a substance on the floor. Standing water was pooled in the floor right outside of the tray pack line area. The water was brown in color and approximately 4 feet by 2 feet long. In the wet cooler: a door going into the dry cooler was hanging on the hingles. Large metal vents leading into the dry cooler were found to be insanitary and some were broken and hanging down. Cut up scale side area: found holes in the wall. This noncompliance record is written notification to the establishment of it's failure of the regulatory requirements of 9 CFR 416.2(b)(2), 416.4(b),416.2(e)(4),416.2(e)(3), 416.2(d), and 416.2(b)(1). This document serves as a written notification that your failure to comply with regulatory requirements could result in additional regulatory or administrative actions as per 9 CFR 500.


416.2(b)(2) Walls, floors, and ceilings within establishments must be built of durable materials impervious to moisture and be cleaned and sanitized as necessary to prevent adulteration of product or the creation of insanitary conditions.

416.2(d) Ventilation. Ventilation adequate to control odors, vapors, and condensation to the extent necessary to prevent adulteration of product and the creation of insanitary conditions must be provided.

416.2(e)(3) Prevent adulteration of product, water supplies, equipment, and utensils and prevent the creation of insanitary conditions throughout the establishment;

416.4(b) Non-food-contact surfaces of facilities, equipment, and utensils used in the operation of the establishment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

416.2(b)(1) Establishment buildings, including their structures, rooms, and compartments must be of sound construction, be kept in good repair, and be of sufficient size to allow for processing, handling, and storage ofproduct in a manner that does not result in product adulteration or the creation of insanitary conditions.

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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