Section 2-17-8

Persons, firms, etc., buying, selling, transporting, etc., dead, dying, disabled, diseased, etc., cattle, sheep, poultry, etc., to comply with regulations of commissioner for prevention of use of same for human food purposes.

No person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of buying, selling or transporting in intrastate commerce, dead, dying, disabled or diseased animals or any parts of the carcasses of any animals that died otherwise than by slaughter shall buy, sell, transport, offer for sale or transportation or receive for transportation in such commerce any dead, dying, disabled or diseased cattle, sheep, swine, goats, mules or other equines or poultry or parts of the carcasses of any such animals or birds that died otherwise than by slaughter unless such transaction or transportation is made in accordance with such regulations as the commissioner may prescribe to assure that such animals or birds or the unwholesome parts or products thereof will be prevented from being used for human food purposes.

(Acts 1969, No. 1049, p. 1939, §21.)