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Mountaire Farms of Delmarva, Delaware

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

USDA Inspection Report: 05 Oct 2011

Code: 06D02
Violation: 381.76(b)

Citation: At 2040 hours, I observed a Presentation non-compliance on evisceration line station C. A conformance score of was observed. The conformance defects consisted of two birds No Viscera (scoring points) . Ms. (Evisceration line supervisor) was immediately notified of the establishment’s failure. The establishment immediately reduced the line speed to B.P.M. as per NELS requirements. At 2050 hours I performed a retest and the conformance level was found to be acceptable. The line speed was then increased to B.P.M. Ms. , Plant Manager is being notified through this NR of the establishment’s failure to meet the regulatory requirements of 9 CFR 381.76 (b). This document serves as written notification that continued failure to comply with regulatory requirement(s) may result in additional regulatory or administrative action(s) as per 9 CFR Section 500.

Regulation:

381.76(b) 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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