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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 5. Horsemeat and Pet Food [19200 - 19447]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 815. )

ARTICLE 3. Pet Food and Horse Slaughterers [19240 - 19242]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 815. )

19240.
  

Every person engaged in the business of slaughtering animals for pet food or horses for human food purposes shall first obtain a license pursuant to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 815.)

19241.
  

The application shall be in a form which is prescribed by the director and shall contain the following:

(a) The name and address of the applicant.

(b) Where each slaughterhouse in which he intends to operate is located and to whom it belongs.

(c) The experience the applicant has in slaughtering.

(d) Such other information as the director may, by regulation, require.

(Added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 815.)

19242.
  

The secretary, after notice and hearing, shall refuse to issue a license unless he or she finds that the applicant satisfies all of the following:

(a) Is qualified to operate a slaughterhouse.

(b) Is properly equipped to engage in the business of slaughtering in a clean and sanitary manner.

(c) Has never been convicted of a felony involving adulterated or misbranded food.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 680, Sec. 21. Effective January 1, 1999.)

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