Section 2-17-16

Commissioner to appoint inspectors; duties of inspectors; inspections and examinations to be made in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by commissioner.

The commissioner shall appoint from time to time inspectors to make examination and inspection of all cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules and other equines and poultry, the inspection of which is hereby provided for, and of all carcasses and parts thereof and of all meats and meat food products and poultry food products thereof and of the sanitary conditions of all establishments in which such meat and meat food products and poultry food products hereinbefore described are prepared. Said inspectors shall refuse to stamp, mark, tag or label any carcasses or any part thereof or food product therefrom prepared in any establishment hereinbefore mentioned until the same shall have actually been inspected and found to be not adulterated and shall perform such other duties as are provided by this chapter and by the rules and regulations to be prescribed by said commissioner who shall, from time to time, make such rules and regulations as are necessary for the efficient execution of the provisions of this chapter, and all inspections and examinations made under this chapter shall be such and made in such manner as described in the rules and regulations prescribed by said commissioner not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter.

(Acts 1969, No. 1049, p. 1939, §13.)