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List of quarantine stations of the U. S. Public Health Service and offices of

the U. S. Bureau of Animal Industry, for use in handling shipmasters' declarations, Bureau of Animal Industry. Sept. 10, 1935.

(F. I. form 301-F.) List of stockyards within the jurisdiction of the Packers and Stockyards Act,

Bureau of Animal Industry. Irregular. The monthly record, Bureau of Animal Industry. Monthly, Sept. 1922—, Orders designating cities and markets, under the Packers and Stockyards Act, as amended: Boston, Massachusetts, including East Boston, Charlestown, and Dorchester,

but not excluding other points not named within the city limits of Boston, Chelsea, Cambridge, Canton, Lynn, Malden, Revere, Somerville, and

Brockton, Massachusetts, Secretary of Agriculture. Jan. 23, 1936. Chicago, Illinois, Secretary of Agriculture. Jan. 23, 1936. New York, New York, Jersey City, New Jersey, Secretary of Agriculture.

Oct. 8, 1935. Newark, New Jersey, Secretary of Agriculture. Oct. 29, 1935. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Camden, New Jersey, Secretary of Agriculture.

Jan. 6, 1936.

St. Louis, Missouri, Secretary of Agriculture. Oct. 4, 1937. Outline of field test (N-3) for nicotine dipping baths, Bureau of Animal Industry.

Undated. Places designated by the Bureau of Animal Industry as public stockyards, De

partment of Agriculture. Irregular. Report of the Chief of the Packers and Stockyards Administration, Department

of Agriculture. Annual, 1922–1927. Service and regulatory announcements in general, and particularly, 189, 190,

196, 198, 199, 203, 204, 209, 216, 217, 223, 225, 240, 243, 244, 248, 250, 258, 259, 269, 270, 274, 275, 281, 285, 287, 288, 289, 301, 304, 309, 320, 322, 324, 334, 336, 337, 338, 341, 343, 348, 349, 350, 355, 359, 360, 363, 365, 367, 371, 373, Bureau of Animal Industry. (Monthly publication formerly issued as “Service announcements,” no. 1, May 15, 1907.) Monthly, SRA 81—, Jan. 1914,

(SRA, BAI.) The twenty-eight hour law and the animal quarantine laws, annotated, Office of the Solicitor, Department of Agriculture. Jan. 2, 1915.

Decisions in specific cases under the regulations administered by this Bureau are published monthly in the “Service and regulatory announcements.” In addition, decisions resulting from proceedings under the Packers and Stockyards Act are published in the “Monthly record.” Early decisions resulting from proceedings under this Act were published in the annual reports of the Chief of the Packers and Stockyards Administration, the first of which was issued under date of September 9, 1922.

For list of abbreviations used in this chapter, see note to s 1.1.

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Subchapter A Meat Inspection Regulations

CROSS REFERENCES

Grading and certification of meats, prepared meats, and meat products: See

Agriculture, 7 CFR Part 53. Inspection and certification for class, quality and condition of live poultry and

domestic rabbits: See Agriculture, 7 CFR Part 54.

PART 1-GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec.
1.1 Definitions.

Sec.
1.2 Labels, use of stock on hand.

Section 1.1 Definitions. For the purposes of this subchapter the following words, phrases, names, and terms shall be construed, respectively, to mean

(a) The Meat-inspection Act, or Act of June 30, 1906, or Act of Congress of June 30, 1906. "An act making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven,” approved June 30, 1906 (34 Stat. 674 679), as re-enacted by “An act making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight,” approved March 4, 1907 (34 Stat. 1260-1265; 21 U.S.C. 71-91).

(b) The Imported Meat Act. Section 306 of an act entitled “An act to provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage the industries of the United States, to protect American labor, and for other purposes," approved June 17, 1930 (46 Stat. 689; 19 U.S.C. 1306).

(c) The Food and Drugs Act. "An act for preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes," approved June 30, 1906 (34 Stat. 768; 21 U.S.C. Chapter 1), as amended by "An act to amend section eight of the Food and Drugs Act approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six," approved August 23, 1912 (37 Stat. 416; 21 U.S.C. 9, 10), by “An act to amend section eight of an act entitled 'An act for preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes,' approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred' and six," approved March 3, 1913 (37 Stat. 732; 21 U.S.C. 9, 10), and by the Act of Congress approved July 24, 1919 (41 Stat. 271; 21 U.S.C. 10), entitled "An act making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920.".

(d) The Department. The United States Department of Agriculture.

(e) Bureau. The Bureau of Animal Industry of the United States Department of Agriculture.

(f) Inspector. An inspector of the Bureau of Animal Industry.

(g) Bureau employees. Inspectors and all other individuals employed in the Bureau of Animal Industry who are authorized by the

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chief of bureau to do any work or perform any duty in connection with meat inspection.

(h) Official establishment. Any slaughtering, meat canning, curing, smoking, salting, packing, rendering, or other similar establishment at which inspection is maintained under the regulations in this subchapter.

(i) Official station. One or more official establishments included under a single supervision.

(j) "Inspected and passed", or "U. S. inspected and passed”, or "U. S. inspected and passed under the Act of Congress of June 30, 1906", or "U. S. inspected and passed by Department of Agriculture", or any authorized abbreviations thereof. That the carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat, meat products, or meat food products so marked have been inspected and passed under the regulations in this subchapter, and that at the time they were inspected, passed, and so marked they were found to be sound, healthful, wholesome, and fit for human food.

(k) “U. S. passed for sterilization.” That the carcasses and parts of carcasses so marked have been inspected and passed on condition that they be rendered into lard or tallow as prescribed by 88 15.1–15.3 or otherwise sterilized by methods approved by the chief of bureau.

(1) “U. S. inspected and condemned", or any authorized abbreviation thereof. That the carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat, meat products, or meat food products so marked are unsound, unhealthful, unwholesome, or otherwise unfit for human food.

(m) “U. $. retained.” That the article so marked is held for further examination by an inspector to determine its disposal.

(n) “U. S. suspect”, or any authorized abbreviation thereof. That the animal so marked is suspected of being affected with a disease or condition which may require its condemnation, in whole or in part, when slaughtered, and is subject to further examination by an inspector to determine its disposal.

(0) “U. S. condemned.” That the animal so marked has been inspected and found to be immature, or in a dying condition, or to have died otherwise than by slaughter, or to be affected with any other condition or with any disease that will require condemnation of its carcass.

(p) “U. S. refused entry.” That the article so marked, offered for importation, contains a preservative not permitted by the regulations in this subchapter, but contains no substance in conflict with the laws of the foreign country from which exported, and has not been found to be otherwise unsound, unhealthful, unwholesome, or unfit for human food.

(g) Inspection legend. A mark, or a statement, authorized by the regulations in this subchapter, on an article or on the container of an article, indicating that the article has been inspected and passed for food by an inspector.

(r) Carcass. All parts, including viscera, of a slaughtered animal that are capable of being used for human food.

(s) Primal parts. The usual sections, cuts, or parts of the dressed carcass commonly known in the trade, such as sides, quarters, shoul

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ders, hams, back, bellies, beef tongues, and beef livers, before they have been cut, shredded, or otherwise subdivided preliminary to use in the manufacture of meat food products.

(t) Meat product. Any edible part of the carcass of any cattle, sheep, swine, or goat, which is not manufactured, cured, smoked, processed, or otherwise treated : Provided, That for labeling purposes the terms “meat”, “meat products", or "meat byproducts”, shall be construed as these terms are described in § 17.28 Te).

(u) Meat food product. Any article of food or any article which enters into the composition of food for human consumption, which is derived or prepared, in whole or in part, from any portion of the carcass of any cattle, sheep, swine, or goat, if such portion is all or a considerable and definite portion of the article, except such articles as organotherapeutic substances, meat juice, meat extract, and the like, which are only for medicinal purposes and are advertised only to the medical profession.

(v) Meat and products. Carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat, products, food products, meat products, and meat food products of, or derived from, cattle, sheep, swine, and goats, which are capable of being used as food by man.

(w) Meat or product. Any part or all of meat and products.

(x) Immediate container, or true container. The unit can, pot, tin, canvas, or other receptacle or covering in which any meat or product is customarily delivered to consumers.

(y) Shipping container, or outside container. The box, bag, barrel, crate, or other receptacle or covering inclosing any meat or product packed in two or more immediate or true containers.

(z) Person. Natural persons, individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations, and every agent, officer, or employee of any thereof. This term shall import both the plural and the singular as the case may be.

(aa) Subsidiary. Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, or association, in whose name any business is done, controlled, or owned, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by another.

(bb) “U. S. passed for cooking.” That the carcasses and parts of carcasses so marked have been inspected and passed on condition that they be rendered into lard or tallow as prescribed by Part 15 or otherwise cooked by methods approved by the chief of bureau. (34 Stat. 1260-1265, 46 Stat. 689; 21 U.S.C. 71-79, 83-91, 19 U.S.C. 1306) [Reg. 1, sec. 1, BAI order 211 rev., Sept. 1, 1922, amdt. 3, Aug. 29, 1925, amdt. 6, July 3, 1930] ABBREVIATIONS: The following abbreviations are used in this chapter: Amdt.

Amendment. Authorization Authorization for inspection of livestock for brands for

determination of ownership and collection of fee there

for, Secretary of Agriculture. BAI order

Bureau of Animal Industry order, Secretary of Agri

culture. B.D.

Bang's disease. Circ. letter, BAI Circular letter, Bureau of Animal Industry, Chief of

Bureau. I.T.

Immediate transit. Reg.

Regulation. Rev.

Revised. Page 6

Sec. memo.

Secretary's memorandum, Secretary of Agriculture.
Sec. order

Secretary's order, Secretary of Agriculture.
SRA, BAI

Service and regulatory announcements, Bureau of Animal

Industry, Chief of Bureau.
T.D.

Treasury decision.
U.S.P.

Pharmacopoeia of the United States, Pharmacopoeial

Convention. 1.2 Labels, use of stock on hand. Labels which bear the legend "Inspected and passed under the provisions of (or according to the Act of Congress of June 30, 1906," may be authorized by the Secretary of Agriculture to be used for a limited time in lieu of labels bearing the phrase "U. S. inspected and passed by Department of Agriculture” on products containing no imported meats or meat products, provided such labels have been previously approved and conform to existing regulations in all other respects, and that it is shown to the satisfaction of the department that continuance of the use of such labels is equitable and is rendered necessary in order to utilize stocks of labels prepared prior to November 1, 1914. (34 Stat. 1260-1265; 21 U.S.C. 71–79, 83-91) [Reg. 1, sec. 2, BAI order 211 rev. Sept. 1, 1922]

CROSS REFERENCE: For labeling regulations, see Part 17.

PART 2-SCOPE OF INSPECTION

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Sec. 2.1 Establishments requiring inspection. 2.3 Establishments at which horses 2.2 Animals, meats and products enter slaughtered or meats thereof preing inspected establishments.

pared for food to have inspection. Section 2.1 Establishments requiring inspection. Every establishment in which cattle, sheep, swine, or goats are slaughtered for transportation or sale as articles of interstate or foreign commerce, or in which carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat, meat products, or meat food products of, or derived from, cattle, sheep, swine, or goats are, wholly or in part, canned, cured, smoked, salted, packed, rendered, or otherwise prepared for transportation or sale as articles of interstate or foreign commerce which are capable of being used as food for man, shall have inspection under the regulations in this subchapter, except as expressly exempted by Part 4 or as provided in $ 28.1. '(34 Stat. 1260-1265; 21 Ù.S.C. 71-79, 83–91) [Reg. 2, sec. 1, BAI order 211 rev., Sept. 1, 1922]

2.2 Animals, meats, and products entering inspected establishments. All cattle, sheep, swine, and goats and all meat and products entering an establishment at which inspection is required by this subchapter, and all meat and products prepared, in whole or in part, therein, shall be inspected, handled, prepared, and marked as required by the regulations in this subchapter. (34 Stat. 1260–1265; 21 U.S.C. 71-79, 83–91) [Reg. 2, sec. 2, B.\I order 211 rev., Sept. 1, 1922]

2.3 Establishments at which horses slaughtered or meats thereof prepared for food to have inspection. Every establishment in which horses are sla?ightered for transportation or sale as articles of interstate or foreign commerce, or in which carcasses,

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