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CHAPTER 13. POULTRY HYGIENE

Sec.


13.1.    Adoption of Federal regulations.
13.2.    Definitions.
13.3.    Exclusions and revisions.

Authority

   The provisions of this Chapter 13 issued under the Pennsylvania Meat and Poultry Hygiene Law of 1968 (31 P. S. § §  483.1—483.24), unless otherwise noted.

Source

   The provisions of this Chapter 13 adopted January 1, 1970, unless otherwise noted.

§ 13.1. Adoption of Federal regulations.

 Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, 7 CFR 81 (relating to regulations governing the inspection of poultry and poultry products) is hereby adopted by the Department as governing poultry hygiene in this Commonwealth.

Source

   The provisions of this §  13.1 adopted January 1, 1970.

§ 13.2. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in 7 CFR 81 (relating to regulations governing the inspection of poultry and poultry products) and applied to this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Act—The Pennsylvania Meat and Poultry Hygiene Law of 1968 (31 P. S. § §  483.1—483.24).

   Administrator—Director, Pennsylvania Bureau of Animal Industry.

   Commerce—Intrastate commerce.

   Department—The Department of Agriculture of the Commonwealth.

   Inspector—An employe of the Meat Hygiene Division, Bureau of Animal Industry, Department of Agriculture.

   Reporting forms (Federal)—Like forms (Pennsylvania).

   United States—The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

   The United States Department of Agriculture—The Department of Agriculture of the Commonwealth.

Source

   The provisions of this §  13.2 adopted January 1, 1970.

§ 13.3. Exclusions and revisions.

 (a)  The following sections of 7 CFR 81 (relating to regulations governing the inspection of poultry and poultry products) are not applicable in this Commonwealth:

   (1)  Sections 81.11—81.13.

   (2)  Sections 81.118—81.124.

   (3)  Sections 81.151—81.153.

   (4)  Section 81.156.

   (5)  Sections 81.171—81.173.

   (6)  Sections 81.300—81.314.

   (7)  Sections 81.400 and 81.401.

 (b)  The following revisions shall be made to 7 CFR 81 for application in this Commonwealth:

   (1)  Section 81.14—The first paragraph does not apply.

   (2)  Section 81.15—The title shall be changed to ‘‘Rejection for Inspection’’.

   (3)  Figure 1—Substitute Pennsylvania mark of inspection.

   (4)  Section 81.135—‘‘Shipment in Commerce’’ does not apply.

   (5)  Section 81.170—The last paragraph does not apply.

Source

   The provisions of this §  13.3 adopted January 1, 1970.



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