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Mountaire Farms of Delmarva, Delaware

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

USDA Inspection Report: 18 Jun 2012

Code: 06D02
Violation: 381.76(b)

Citation: At 1516 hours, while performing a Presentation procedure on evisceration line station A, I observed a non-compliance. A nonconformance score of was observed. The nonconformance defects consisted of 1 "viscera in the front"(scoring points), two birds "no viscera" (scoring points) and one bird "opening cut"(scoring point). Mr. Evisceration Line supervisor was immediately notified of the establishment's failure. The establishment immediately reduced the line speed to B.P.M. as per requirements. At 1528 hours, the retest was preformed by the QA Technician with the initials and found to be acceptable and line speed was increased to B.P.M. At 1542 hours, a subsequent retest was performed by QA and nonconformance levels were found to be acceptable for process control.Ms. , Plant Manager is being notified through this Noncompliance record of the establishment's failure to meet the regulatory requirements of 9 CFR 381.76(b) and that offical control was initiated as per the Rules Of Practice 9 CFR Section 500.  This document serves as written notification that continued failure to comply with regulatory requirements may result in additional regulatory or administrative actions.

Regulation: There are five systems of post- mortem inspection: Streamlined Inspection System (SIS) and the New Line Speed (NELS) Inspection System, both of which shall be used only for broilers and cornish game hens; the New Turkey Inspection (NTI) System, which shall be used only for turkeys; Traditional Inspection; and Ratite Inspection.

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