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Iowa Code Title V. Agriculture [Chs. 159-215A] § 165A.1. Definitions

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1. “Concentration point” means a location or facility where cattle are assembled for purposes of sale or resale for feeding, breeding, or slaughtering, and where contact may occur between groups of cattle from various sources. “Concentration point” includes a public stockyard, auction market, street market, state or federal market, untested consignment sales location, buying station, or a livestock dealer's yard, truck, or facility.

2. “Department” means the department of agriculture and land stewardship.

3. “Infected” means infected with Johne's disease as provided in section 165A.3.

4. “Johne's disease” means a disease caused by the bacterium mycobacterium paratuberculosis, and which is also referred to as paratuberculosis disease.

5. “Separate and apart” means to hold cattle so that neither the cattle nor organic material originating from the cattle has physical contact with other animals.

6. “Slaughtering establishment” means a slaughtering establishment operated under the provision of the federal Meat Inspection Act, 21 U.S.C. § 601 et seq., or a slaughtering establishment that has been inspected by the state.

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