Full Statute Name:  Code of Alabama. Title 2. Agriculture. Chapter 17. Meat and Poultry Inspection. § 2-17-15. Sale, offer for sale, transportation, etc., of carcasses, etc., of horses, mules, etc., not marked, labeled, etc., to show derivation as required by regulations of commissioner; horses, mules, etc., to be prepared in facilities separated from those in which cattle, sheep, swine, etc., slaughtered or prepared.

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Primary Citation:  Ala.Code 1975 § 2-17-15 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  August, 2015 Alternate Citation:  AL ST § 2-17-15 Date Adopted:  1969
Summary:

This Alabama statute states that no person, firm or corporation shall sell, transport, offer for sale or transportation or receive for transportation in intrastate commerce any carcasses of horses, mules or other equines or parts of any such carcasses or the meat or meat food products thereof unless they are plainly and conspicuously marked or labeled or otherwise identified as required by regulations.

Statute Text: 

(a) No person, firm or corporation shall sell, transport, offer for sale or transportation or receive for transportation in intrastate commerce any carcasses of horses, mules or other equines or parts of any such carcasses or the meat or meat food products thereof unless they are plainly and conspicuously marked or labeled or otherwise identified as required by regulations prescribed by the commissioner to show the kinds of animals from which they were derived.

(b) With respect to establishments at which inspection is maintained under this chapter, such animals and their carcasses, parts thereof, meat and meat food products therefrom shall be prepared in facilities completely physically separated from those in which cattle, sheep, swine or goats are slaughtered or their carcasses, parts thereof, meats or meat food products therefrom are prepared.

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(Acts 1969, No. 1049, p. 1939, § 12.)

 

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