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Mountaire Farms of Delmarva, Delaware

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

USDA Inspection Report: 8 Jun 2012

Code: 02B02
Violation: 416.4(a), 416.13(c)

Citation: Today, June 8, 2012 at approximately 0456 hours while performing a Pre- Operational SSOP Review and Observation task in evisceration area three, I observed a white, greasy residue inside the piping from the previous day's production on the heart and liver harvester for line  I notified Mr. Sanitation Manager and Mr. , Day Shift Production Manager of this direct product contact surface noncompliance. The unit was tagged with U.S. Reject Tag #B38206132, the pipes were disassembled, washed, and santitized. The pipes were reinspected and regulatory control was relinquished at 0506 hours.The establishment has failed to comply with Sanitation Performance Standard 9 CFR 416.4(a) and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedure 9 CFR 416.13(c) regulatory requirements. Also violated was the establishments SSOP Plan, page 1 which addresses the cleaning of pipes.This noncompliance serves as written notification to Ms. Plant Manager, that continued failure to meet the regulatory requirements could result in further regulatory enforcement actions per 9 CFR 500. (b)(6)(b)(7)(C)


416.4(a) All food-contact surfaces, including food-contact surfaces of utensils and equipment, must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to prevent the creation of insanitary conditions and the adulteration of product.

416.13(c) Each official establishment shall monitor daily the implementation of the procedures in the Sanitation SOP’s.

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