Agriculture & Markets - Adulteration, Packing, and Branding of Food and Food Products - Application of article


Published: 2014-09-22

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§ 199. Application of article. 1. The provisions of this article
regarding the selling of food shall be considered to include the
manufacture, production, processing, packing, transportation, exposure,
offer, possession, and holding of any such article for sale; the sale,
dispensing, and giving of any such article; and the supplying or
applying of any such articles in the conduct of any food establishment.

2. The provisions of this article regarding adulteration shall not
apply to food or food products for animals, provided, however, that
animal food and food products which are or may be adulterated within the
meaning of this article may only be manufactured, produced, processed,
packed, transported, exposed, offered, possessed, and held for sale
pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated under authority of section
two hundred fourteen-b of this article. Such rules and regulations shall
provide for the safety of humans by requiring, among other things, the
decharacterization of such products and the prominent labeling thereof
as unfit for human consumption, and for the health of animals by
prohibiting the use of certain adulterated products or the use of
carcasses of animals or poultry or parts thereof affected with diseases
of particular concern to public and animal health, and may require such
other safeguards, including heat processing, as are necessary to protect
animal health.

3. The provisions of this article regarding misbranding shall not
apply to commercial feed as defined in article eight of this chapter,
provided such feed complies with the provisions of such article eight
and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.

4. The provisions of this article shall not apply to game or wild
game.