Illinois Administrative Code
Section 70.80 - Identification by Roller Stamp

Universal Citation: 8 IL Admin Code ยง 70.80
Current through Register Vol. 47, No. 25, June 23, 2023

When an animal is slaughtered the entire carcass must be identified as HORSE MEAT, immediately after the hide has been removed, by means of a roller stamp using green ink. It shall be stamped so that no surface of 6 square inches or more of the carcass shall be without the stamp HORSE MEAT to identify it as such. This rule does not apply to a breeder or raiser of fur-bearing animals who may hand-stamp the carcasses. This rule does not apply to whole, half, or quarter carcasses of horse meat slaughtered in a federally inspected plant under supervision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) and stamped by the U.S.D.A. in accord with the Federal regulations ( 9 CFR 312.3; 1999).

Amended at 23 Ill. Reg. 9771, effective August 9, 1999

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