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Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc.

Address: 29005 John J. Williams Highway, Millsboro, DE 19966
Establishment No.: P3

USDA Inspection Report: 20 Oct 2011

Code: 06D02
Violation: 381.76(b)

Citation: Evisceration Lin At 1551 hours while performing presentation check task on Meyn Maestro Inspection System, conformance scores of and were recorded at inspection stations 2B, 2C, and 2D respectively and a nonconformance score of at inspection station 2A. Inspection station 2A consisted of one contamination points) and two no viscera points each) for a total nonconformance of oints. This exceeds the conformance level of Mr. , Evisceration Supervisor was notified who immediately notified Mr. , N/S 1st Processing Superintendent. Mr. was notified of the establishments’ failure to meet the regulatory requirements of 9 CFR 381.76(b) which requires an immediate line reduction of ten percent (10%) from 140 BPM to 126 BPM in accordance with the Rules of Practice 9 CFR 500.2(b). At 1607 hours a retest was performed and found acceptable at BPM with a conformance score of at stations 2A and 2B and a conformance score of  stations 2C and 2D. The line speed was increased by ten percent from BPM to BPM. At 1613 hours a final retest was performed to ensure compliance at BPM and a conformance score of was recorded at inspection stations 2A, 2B, and 2D, and a conformance score of at inspection station 2C, indicating process in control. This document serves as written notification to Mr. , Plant Manager, that continued failure to meet regulatory requirements could result in regulatory or administrative action.

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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