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Rule §221.7 Prohibited Acts

Published: 2015

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Prohibited acts include but are not necessarily limited to the following.   (1) A person shall not operate a rendering business without first obtaining a license issued by the department.   (2) A person shall not steal or misappropriate renderable raw materials of any type.   (3) A person shall not contaminate or otherwise cause adulteration of waste cooking grease by commingling it with unacceptable materials, such as, but not limited to, grease trap waste, (brown grease), if such commingled waste cooking grease is intended for use in livestock feed or topical cosmetics.   (4) No licensed rendering business or any other person shall take possession of renderable raw material from a person not licensed by the department and whose vehicle does not display a vehicle permit decal issued by the department in a manner prescribed by the department.   (5) A person shall not take possession of stolen renderable raw materials, which include waste cooking grease.   (6) A person not licensed by the department may not transport renderable raw materials from any place within this state to any place outside the borders of the state.   (7) A person may not receive, hold, slaughter, butcher, or otherwise process any animal as food for human consumption in a building or compartmented area of a building used as a rendering establishment or related station.   (8) A person may not transport items intended for use as, or in the preparation of, food, in vehicles used to transport dead animals or renderable raw materials.

Source Note: The provisions of this §221.7 adopted to be effective December 10, 2000, 25 TexReg 12175; amended to be effective January 1, 2005, 29 TexReg 11979