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Title 6 : Agriculture

Chapter 204 : PREPARATION OF LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY PRODUCTS

(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 3308)
  • § 3308. Prohibited acts in general

    (a) No person shall, with respect to any livestock or poultry or any livestock products or poultry products:

    (1) slaughter any livestock or poultry or prepare any products which are capable of use as human food, at any establishment preparing the products solely for intrastate commerce, except in compliance with the requirements of this chapter and the rules adopted pursuant to this chapter;

    (2) sell, transport, offer for sale or transportation, or receive for transportation, in intrastate commerce, any products which:

    (A) are capable for use as human food; and

    (B) are adulterated or misbranded at the time of the sale, transportation, offer for sale or transportation, or receipt for transportation; or

    (C) have not been inspected and passed unless they are exempt from inspection pursuant to rules adopted by the Secretary; or

    (3) do, with respect to any of these products which are capable of use as human food, any act while they are being transported in intrastate commerce or held for sale after transportation, which is intended to cause or has the effect of causing the products to be adulterated or misbranded.

    (b) No person shall sell, transport, offer for sale or transportation, or receive for transportation, in intrastate commerce, or from an official establishment, any slaughtered poultry from which the blood, feathers, feet, head or viscera have not been removed in accordance with rules adopted by the Secretary except as may be authorized by rules.

    (c) No person shall violate any provision of this chapter, the rules adopted pursuant to this chapter, the orders of the Secretary, or of his or her inspectors. (Added 1985, No. 226 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. June 2, 1986; amended 1989, No. 183 (Adj. Sess.), § 7; 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003.)