Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service Food and Drug Administration Atlanta District Office 60 Eighth Street N.E. Atlanta, GA 30309 Telephone: 404-253-1161
April 13, 2011
Richard H. Anderson, CEO Delta Airlines, Inc. 1030 Delta Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30354
WARNING LETTER 11-ATL-08
Dear Mr. Anderson:
On January 26 - February 2, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted an inspection of your Delta aircraft # (b)(4) which was located at 1775 Aviation Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia, during the inspection. This inspection was conducted under the authority of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act) to determine your firm's compliance with applicable sections of the Interstate Conveyance Sanitation (ICS) regulations (21 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1250). These regulations were promulgated pursuant to Section 361 of the PHS Act (42 U.S.C. § 264). Regulations promulgated under this section are necessary to prevent the introduction, transmission, or spread of communicable diseases. This inspection revealed significant violations of 21 CFR Part 1250, under the PHS Act.
At the conclusion of the inspection, on February 2, 2011, our investigators issued a list of Inspectional Observations (FDA 483) to your firm. As documented on this form (copy enclosed), the following are the significant violations on your aircraft: