Putting Glass Walls on Delaware Slaughterhouses So We Can See Behind Closed Doors
Perdue Farms, Delaware

Address: 20621 Savannah Rd, Georgetown, DE 19947
Establishment No.: P2178

USDA Inspection Report: 04 Jan 2012

Code: 03J04
Violation: 381.65(e)

Citation: At approximately 1243 hrs while performing (Poultry Zero Tolerance) on evisceration line I observed visible fecal material on one of the ten birds randomly selected. The fecal material was a 1/2 inch in length on the back thigh area of the carcass, it was brownish in color and a thick pasty consistency. Ms. ( Shift Leader) was immediately notified of the noncompliance. Ms (HACCP Tech) began initiating corrective action as per the HACCP Plan.The affected carcass was taken to the salvage station for reprocessing. A retest was performed at 1255 hrs and found to be acceptable.The last acceptable check documented on the establishments CCP-3 Log prior to the failure was 1132 hrs and initialed by . The establishment failed to meet regulatory requirements of 381.65(e) and 9CFR 417.2 (c) (4).

Regulation:

381.65(e) Poultry carcasses contaminated with visible fecal material shall be prevented from entering the chilling tank.

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