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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC


  ( Division 10 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 7. Inspection of Hides and Carcasses [21451 - 21591]

  ( Chapter 7 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 1. Requirements [21451 - 21459]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )


A person shall not have in his possession a carcass or any meat from a carcass which was not slaughtered by a licensed slaughterer, unless he has in his possession and exhibits to any inspector or peace officer on demand one of the following:

(a) The hide of the animal from which the meat was obtained, with the ears and the brands attached to it, without alteration or disfiguration.

(b) A certificate of inspection or release of the hide or of the carcass with the hide on it, which was issued pursuant to this article.

(Amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 938.)