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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 9. ANIMALS GENERALLY [16301 - 19503]

  ( Division 9 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

PART 3. SLAUGHTERED ANIMALS [18201 - 19503]

  ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 4. Meat and Poultry Inspection [18650 - 18935]

  ( Chapter 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1385. )

ARTICLE 6. Exemptions [18811 - 18814]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1385. )

18811.
  

For the purposes of Article 2 (commencing with Section 18691) of this chapter, the director may exempt the operations of any person from inspection or other requirements of this chapter to the extent such operations would be exempt from the corresponding requirements under the Federal Meat Inspection Act or the Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act if they were conducted in interstate commerce or if the state were designated as one in which the federal requirements apply to intrastate commerce by the federal acts.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1385.)

18812.
  

The director shall exempt from inspection the slaughtering and preparation by any person of any livestock or poultry of his own raising, exclusively for use by him, members of his household, his nonpaying guests, or employees, and may exempt any other operation which the director determines would best be exempted to further the purposes of this chapter, to the extent such exemption conforms to the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act and the regulations thereunder.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1385.)

18813.
  

The director shall not provide inspection under this chapter at any establishment for the slaughter of livestock or poultry or the preparation of any livestock product or poultry product that is not intended for use as human food. The product, unless naturally inedible by humans, shall be denatured or otherwise identified as prescribed by the director, prior to being offered for sale or transportation in intrastate commerce, to prevent its use as human food, and shall be in compliance with Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 19200) of this part and Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 113025) of Part 6 of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1023, Sec. 57. Effective September 29, 1996.)

18814.
  

(a) This chapter shall apply to a retail store only to the same extent as the federal acts and regulations issued thereunder are applicable to retail stores, except as provided in subdivision (b).

(b) No livestock product or poultry product shall be prepared at any such retail store by curing, drying, smoking, or rendering, nor any livestock product of swine by cooking.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1385.)

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