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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 4.1. California Meat and Poultry Supplemental Inspection Act [18940 - 19040]

  ( Chapter 4.1 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1128, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 3. Regulations [18960 - 18963]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1128, Sec. 1. )

18960.
  

The director may adopt, by regulation, standards and requirements relating to inspection, sanitation, facilities, equipment, reinspection, preparation, processing, buying, selling, transporting, storing, identification, recordkeeping, registration and labeling, and marking for carrying out the purposes of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1128, Sec. 1.)

18961.
  

The director, by regulation, may adopt provisions of the rules and regulations made under federal acts with such changes therein as he or she deems appropriate to make them applicable to operations and transactions subject to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1128, Sec. 1.)

18962.
  

The department may adopt, by regulation, provisions to examine applicants for the positions of licensed livestock meat inspector and licensed processing inspector.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 680, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1999.)

18963.
  

The department, in consultation with the State Department of Health Services, shall, on or before December 31, 2001, adopt, by regulations, standards and requirements relating to inspection, sanitation, facilities, equipment, reinspection, preparation, processing, buying, selling, transporting, storing, identification, recordkeeping, registration and labeling, and marking for fallow deer slaughtered and processed under this chapter. The regulations shall provide for the safe and humane handling and transportation of the fallow deer to a state inspected slaughter facility. No custom livestock slaughterhouse or meat processing establishment shall be approved by the department to slaughter or process fallow deer until adoption of these regulations.

(Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 373, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2001.)

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