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H.217

Introduced by Representatives Emmons of Springfield, Johnson of Canaan, Martin of Springfield, Pellett of Chester and Shand of Weathersfield

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Agriculture; preparation of livestock and poultry products

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to amend the definition of poultry product subject to the inspection requirements of the agency of agriculture, food and markets.

AN ACT RELATING TO DEFINITION OF POULTRY PRODUCT

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  6 V.S.A. § 3302 is amended to read:

§ 3302.  DEFINITIONS

As used in this chapter, except as otherwise specified, the following terms shall have the meanings stated below:

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(33)  “Poultry” means any domesticated bird, whether live or dead.

(34)  “Poultry product” means any poultry carcass or part of a carcass; or any product which is made wholly or in part from any poultry carcass or part of a carcass, including quail, pheasant, and partridge, excepting products which are otherwise exempted by the secretary from definition as a poultry product under conditions which he or she may prescribe to assure that the poultry ingredients in products are not adulterated, and that these products are not represented as poultry products.

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