A. A license shall be obtained from the division before slaughtering a horse for human
B. Application for a license to conduct a slaughterhouse for the slaughter of horses
for human consumption shall be submitted to the division on a form prescribed by the
department. The application shall contain the information the department deems necessary including
a statement that the applicant will comply with the requirements of law and the rules
of the director relating to the slaughter, processing, packing or preparation of meat
food products made for human consumption from horsemeat, and shall be accompanied
by the filing fee required for an application to conduct a slaughterhouse pursuant
to article 1 of this chapter. 1
C. The holder of a slaughterhouse license issued under the provisions of this article
or a person handling horsemeat for resale shall maintain a record of the live and
dressed weight, the date and from whom each horse was received.
D. A complete record of the sale of horsemeat shall be maintained for a period of one
year, showing the name and address of each customer and the amount and date of each
sale. All records required by this section shall be open for inspection by the department,
the department of health services or an authorized agent thereof.
E. Inspectors appointed under article 2 of this chapter 2 may also serve as inspectors under this article, as assigned by the department.
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