Section 2-17-5

Applicability of provisions as to inspection and examination of carcasses, etc.; limitation of entry of carcasses, etc., into establishments inspected under chapter.

(a) The provisions of Sections 2-17-3 and 2-17-4 shall apply to all carcasses or parts of carcasses of cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules and other equines and poultry or the meat or meat products thereof capable of use as human food which may be brought into any slaughtering, meat canning, salting, packing, rendering or similar establishment where inspection under this chapter is maintained, and such examination and inspection shall be had before the said carcasses or part thereof shall be allowed to enter into any department wherein the same are to be treated and prepared for meat food products or poultry food products; and the foregoing provisions shall also apply to all such products which, after having been issued from any such slaughtering, meat canning, salting, packing, rendering or similar establishment shall be returned to the same or to any similar establishment where such inspection is maintained.

(b) The commissioner may limit the entry of carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat and meat food products and poultry food products and other materials into any establishment at which inspection under this chapter is maintained under such conditions as he may prescribe to assure that allowing the entry of such articles into such inspected establishments will be consistent with the purposes of this chapter.

(Acts 1969, No. 1049, p. 1939, §5.)