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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 10. CATTLE PROTECTION [20001 - 22086]

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

CHAPTER 10. Slaughter of Cattle [22001 - 22086]

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

ARTICLE 3. Purchase and Sale of Meat [22081 - 22086]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

22081.
  

A wholesaler of meat shall not purchase the meat of any animal except from any of the following:

(a) A licensed slaughterer.

(b) Another wholesaler having an established place of business.

(c) An owner or producer of livestock which are slaughtered pursuant to Section 22007.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

22082.
  

A peddler or retailer of meat shall not purchase the meat of an animal from any person not known to him to be a licensed slaughterer, or a regular wholesale dealer in meat that has an established place of business, except that he may purchase from the owner or producer of an animal the meat of the animal if it was inspected and slaughtered pursuant to Section 22007.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

22083.
  

Every peddler or retailer of meat that purchases the meat of any animal shall enter all of the following in a book which he keeps for that purpose and exhibit it on demand to any agent of the department or any peace officer:

(a) The name and address of the person from whom the meat was purchased or obtained.

(b) The date of purchase and the price which was paid.

(c) An itemized description of the weight and quantity which was purchased.

(d) The time and place of the delivery of the meat.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

22084.
  

A person, other than a regular wholesaler of meat that has an established place of business or a licensed slaughterer, shall not give, sell, or deliver to any peddler of meat any part of the carcass of an animal.

This section does not apply to the meat of an animal inspected and slaughtered pursuant to Section 22007.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

22086.
  

It is unlawful for any person to misrepresent the type, kind, or quality of a dressed carcass of any animal or part of such carcass, or the sex, age, or quality of any animal the meat of which is sold.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

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