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Title 9Chapter IIISubchapter APart 381


TITLE 9—Animals and Animal Products

CHAPTER III—FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

SUBCHAPTER A—AGENCY ORGANIZATION AND TERMINOLOGY; MANDATORY MEAT AND POULTRY PRODUCTS INSPECTION AND VOLUNTARY INSPECTION AND CERTIFICATION

PART 381—POULTRY PRODUCTS INSPECTION REGULATIONS

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Subpart A—DEFINITIONS

§381.1
Definitions.
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Subpart B—ADMINISTRATION; APPLICATION OF INSPECTION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

§381.3
Administration.
§381.4
Inspection in accordance with methods prescribed or approved.
§381.5
Publications.
§381.6
Establishments requiring inspection.
§381.7
Coverage of all poultry and poultry products processed in official establishments.
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Subpart C—EXEMPTIONS

§381.10
Exemptions for specified operations.
§381.11
Exemptions based on religious dietary laws.
§381.12
Effect of religious dietary laws exemptions on other persons.
§381.13
Suspension or termination of exemptions.
§381.14
Inspection concerning purportedly exempted operations.
§381.15
Exemption from definition of “poultry product” of certain human food products containing poultry.
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Subpart D—APPLICATION FOR INSPECTION; GRANT OR REFUSAL OF INSPECTION

§381.16
How application shall be made.
§381.17
Filing of application.
§381.18
Authority of applicant.
§381.20
Survey and grant of inspection.
§381.21
Refusal of inspection.
§381.22
Conditions for receiving inspection.
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Subpart E—INAUGURATION OF INSPECTION; OFFICIAL ESTABLISHMENT NUMBERS; SEPARATION OF ESTABLISHMENTS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS; WITHDRAWAL OF INSPECTION

§381.25
Official establishment numbers.
§381.26
Separation of establishments.
§381.27
Inauguration of service; notification concerning regulations; status of uninspected poultry products.
§381.28
Report of violations.
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Subpart F—ASSIGNMENT AND AUTHORITIES OF PROGRAM EMPLOYEES; APPEALS

§§381.30-381.31
[Reserved]
§381.32
Access to establishments.
§381.33
Identification.
§381.34
Financial interest of inspectors.
§381.35
Appeal inspections; how made.
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Subpart G—FACILITIES FOR INSPECTION; OVERTIME AND HOLIDAY SERVICE; BILLING ESTABLISHMENTS

§381.36
Facilities required.
§381.37
Schedule of operations.
§381.38
Overtime and holiday inspection service.
§381.39
Basis of billing for overtime and holiday services.
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Subpart H—XXX

   
         
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Subpart I—OPERATING PROCEDURES

§381.65
Operations and procedures, generally.
§381.66
Temperatures and chilling and freezing procedures.
§381.67
Young chicken and squab slaughter inspection rate maximums under traditional inspection procedure.
§381.68
Maximum inspection rates—New turkey inspection system.
§381.69
xxx
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Subpart J—ANTE MORTEM INSPECTION

§381.70
Ante mortem inspection; when required; extent.
§381.71
Condemnation on ante mortem inspection.
§381.72
Segregation of suspects on ante mortem inspection.
§381.73
Quarantine of diseased poultry.
§381.74
Poultry suspected of having biological residues.
§381.75
Poultry used for research.
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Subpart K—POST MORTEM INSPECTION; DISPOSITION OF CARCASSES AND PARTS

§381.76
Post-mortem inspection, when required; extent; traditional, Streamlined Inspection System (SIS), New Line Speed (NELS) Inspection System and the New Turkey Inspection (NTI) System; rate of inspection.
§381.77
Carcasses held for further examination.
§381.78
Condemnation of carcasses and parts: separation of poultry suspected of containing biological residues.
§381.79
Passing of carcasses and parts.
§381.80
General; biological residues.
§381.81
Tuberculosis.
§381.82
Diseases of the leukosis complex.
§381.83
Septicemia or toxemia.
§381.84
Airsacculitis.
§381.85
Special diseases.
§381.86
Inflammatory processes.
§381.87
Tumors.
§381.88
Parasites.
§381.89
Bruises.
§381.90
Cadavers.
§381.91
Contamination.
§381.92
Overscald.
§381.93
Decomposition.
§381.94
Contamination with Microorganisms; process control verification criteria and testing; pathogen reduction standards.
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Subpart L—HANDLING AND DISPOSAL OF CONDEMNED OR OTHER INEDIBLE PRODUCTS AT OFFICIAL ESTABLISHMENTS

§381.95
Disposal of condemned poultry products.
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Subpart M—OFFICIAL MARKS, DEVICES, AND CERTIFICATES; EXPORT CERTIFICATES; CERTIFICATION PROCEDURES

§381.96
Wording and form of the official inspection legend.
§381.97
[Reserved]
§381.98
Official seal.
§381.99
Official retention and rejection tags.
§381.100
Official detention tag.
§381.101
Official U.S. Condemned mark.
§381.102
[Reserved]
§381.103
Official poultry condemnation certificates; issuance and form.
§381.104
Official export certificates, marks and devices.
§381.105
Export certification; marking of containers.
§381.106
Form of official export certificate.
§381.107
Special procedures as to certification of poultry products for export to certain countries.
§381.108
Official poultry inspection certificates; issuance and disposition.
§381.109
Form of official poultry inspection certificate.
§381.110
Erasures or alterations made on certificates.
§381.111
Data to be entered in proper spaces.
§381.112
Official mark for maintaining the identity and integrity of samples.
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Subpart N—LABELING AND CONTAINERS

§381.115
Containers of inspected and passed poultry products required to be labeled.
§381.116
Wording on labels of immediate containers.
§381.117
Name of product and other labeling.
§381.118
Ingredients statement.
§381.119
Declaration of artificial flavoring or coloring.
§381.120
Antioxidants; chemical preservatives; and other additives.
§381.121
Quantity of contents.
§§381.121a-381.121e
[Reserved]
§381.122
Identification of manufacturer, packer or distributor.
§381.123
Official inspection mark; official establishment number.
§381.124
Dietary food claims.
§381.125
Special handling label requirements.
§381.126
Date of packing and date of processing; contents of cans.
§381.127
Wording on labels of shipping containers.
§381.128
Labels in foreign languages.
§381.129
False or misleading labeling or containers.
§381.130
False or misleading labeling or containers; orders to withhold from use.
§381.131
Preparation of labeling or other devices bearing official inspection marks without advance approval prohibited; exceptions.
§§381.132-381.133
[Reserved]
§381.134
Requirement of formulas.
§381.136
Affixing of official identification.
§381.137
Evidence of labeling and devices approval.
§381.138
Unauthorized use or disposition of approved labeling or devices.
§381.139
Removal of official identifications.
§381.140
Relabeling poultry products.
§§381.141-381.143
[Reserved]
§381.144
Packaging materials.
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Subpart O—ENTRY OF ARTICLES INTO OFFICIAL ESTABLISHMENTS; PROCESSING INSPECTION AND OTHER REINSPECTIONS; PROCESSING REQUIREMENTS

§381.145
Poultry products and other articles entering or at official establishments; examination and other requirements.
§381.146
Sampling at official establishments.
§381.148
Processing and handling requirements for frozen poultry products.
§381.150
Requirements for the production of fully cooked poultry products and partially cooked poultry breakfast strips.
§381.151
Adulteration of product by polluted water; procedure for handling.
§381.152
Preparation in an official establishment of articles not for human food.
§381.153
[Reserved]
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Subpart P—DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS OF IDENTITY OR COMPOSITION

§381.155
General.
§381.156
Poultry meat content standards for certain poultry products.
§381.157
Canned boned poultry and baby or geriatric food.
§381.158
Poultry dinners (frozen) and pies.
§381.159
Poultry rolls.
§381.160
(Kind) burgers; (Kind) patties.
§381.161
“(Kind) A La Kiev.”
§381.162
“(Kind) steak or fillet.”
§381.163
“(Kind) baked” or “(Kind) roasted.”
§381.164
“(Kind) barbecued.”
§381.165
“(Kind) barbecued prepared with moist heat.”
§381.166
Breaded products.
§381.167
Other poultry dishes and specialty items.
§381.168
Maximum percent of skin in certain poultry products.
§381.169
Ready-to-cook poultry products to which solutions are added.
§381.170
Standards for kinds and classes, and for cuts of raw poultry.
§381.171
Definition and standard for “Turkey Ham.”
§381.172
Requirements for substitute standardized poultry products named by use of an expressed nutrient content claim and a standardized term.
§381.173
Mechanically Separated (Kind of Poultry).
§381.174
Limitations with respect to use of Mechanically Separated (Kind of Poultry).
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Subpart Q—RECORDS, REGISTRATION, AND REPORTS

§381.175
Records required to be kept.
§381.176
Place of maintenance of records.
§381.177
Record retention period.
§381.178
Access to and inspection of records, facilities and inventory; copying and sampling.
§381.179
Registration.
§381.180
Information and reports required from official establishment operators.
§381.181
Reports by consignees of allegedly adulterated or misbranded products; sale or transportation as violations.
§381.182
Reports of inspection work.
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Subpart R—COOPERATION WITH STATES AND TERRITORIES; CERTIFICATION OF STATE AND TERRITORIAL PROGRAMS AS AT LEAST EQUAL TO FEDERAL PROGRAM

§381.185
Assistance to State and Territorial programs.
§381.186
Cooperation of States and other jurisdictions in Federal programs.
§381.187
Cooperation of States for the interstate shipment of poultry products.
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Subpart S—TRANSPORTATION; EXPORTATION; OR SALE OF POULTRY OR POULTRY PRODUCTS

§381.189
Provisions inapplicable to specimens for laboratory examination, etc., or to naturally inedible articles.
§381.190
Transactions in slaughtered poultry and other poultry products restricted; vehicle sanitation requirements.
§381.191
Distribution of inspected products to small lot buyers.
§381.192
Penalties inapplicable to carriers.
§381.193
Poultry carcasses, etc., not intended for human food.
§381.194
Transportation and other transactions concerning dead, dying, disabled, or diseased poultry, and parts of carcasses of poultry that died otherwise than by slaughter.
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Subpart T—IMPORTED POULTRY PRODUCTS

§381.195
Definitions; requirements for importation into the United States.
§381.196
Eligibility of foreign countries for importation of poultry products into the United States.
§381.197
Imported products; foreign inspection certificates required.
§381.198
Importer to make application for inspection of poultry products offered for entry.
§381.199
Inspection of poultry products offered for entry.
§381.200
Poultry products offered for entry, retention in customs custody; delivery under bond; movement prior to inspection; handling; facilities and assistance.
§381.201
Means of conveyance and equipment used in handling poultry products offered for entry to be maintained in sanitary condition.
§381.202
Poultry products offered for entry; reporting of findings to customs; handling of articles refused entry; appeals, how made; denaturing procedures.
§381.203
Products offered for entry; charges for storage, cartage, and labor with respect to products which are refused entry.
§381.204
Marking of poultry products offered for entry; official import inspection marks and devices.
§381.205
Labeling of immediate containers of poultry products offered for entry.
§381.206
Labeling of shipping containers of poultry products offered for entry.
§381.207
Small importations for consignee's personal use, display, or laboratory analysis.
§381.208
Poultry products offered for entry and entered to be handled and transported as domestic; entry into official establishments; transportation.
§381.209
Returned United States inspected and marked poultry products; exemption.
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Subpart U—DETENTION; SEIZURE AND CONDEMNATION; CRIMINAL OFFENSES

§381.210
Poultry and other articles subject to administrative detention.
§381.211
Method of detention; form of detention tag.
§381.212
Notification of detention to the owner of the poultry or other article, or the owner's agent, and person having custody.
§381.213
Notification of governmental authorities having jurisdiction over article detained; form of written notification.
§381.214
Movement of poultry or other article detained; removal of official marks.
§381.215
Poultry or other articles subject to judicial seizure and condemnation.
§381.216
Procedure for judicial seizure, condemnation, and disposition.
§381.217
Authority for condemnation or seizure under other provisions of law.
§381.218
Criminal offenses.
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Subpart V—SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR DESIGNATED STATES AND TERRITORIES; CRITERIA AND PROCEDURE FOR DESIGNATING ESTABLISHMENTS WITH OPERATIONS WHICH WOULD CLEARLY ENDANGER THE PUBLIC HEALTH; DISPOSITION OF POULTRY PRODUCTS THEREIN

§381.220
Definition of “State”.
§381.221
Designation of States under paragraph 5(c) of the Act.
§381.222
States designated under paragraph 5(c) of the Act; application of regulations.
§381.223
Control and disposition of nonfederally inspected poultry products in States designated under paragraph 5(c) of the Act.
§381.224
Designation of States under section 11 of the Act; application of sections of the Act and the regulations.
§381.225
Criteria and procedure for designating establishments with operations which would clearly endanger the public health; disposition of poultry products therein.
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Subpart X—CANNING AND CANNED PRODUCTS

§381.300
Definitions.
§381.301
Containers and closures.
§381.302
Thermal processing.
§381.303
Critical factors and the application of the process schedule.
§381.304
Operations in the thermal processing area.
§381.305
Equipment and procedures for heat processing systems.
§381.306
Processing and production records.
§381.307
Record review and maintenance.
§381.308
Deviations in processing.
§381.309
Finished product inspection.
§381.310
Personnel and training.
§381.311
Recall procedure.
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Subpart Y—NUTRITION LABELING

§381.400
Nutrition labeling of poultry products.
§381.401
Required nutrition labeling of ground or chopped poultry products.
§381.402
Location of nutrition information.
§§381.403-381.407
[Reserved]
§381.408
Labeling of poultry products with number of servings.
§381.409
Nutrition label content.
§§381.410-381.411
[Reserved]
§381.412
Reference amounts customarily consumed per eating occasion.
§381.413
Nutrient content claims; general principles.
§§381.414-381.443
[Reserved]
§381.444
Identification of major cuts of poultry products.
§381.445
Nutrition labeling of single-ingredient, raw poultry products that are not ground or chopped products described in §381.401.
§§381.446-381.453
[Reserved]
§381.454
Nutrient content claims for “good source,” “high,” and “more.”
§381.455
[Reserved]
§381.456
Nutrient content claims for “light” or “lite.”
§§381.457-381.459
[Reserved]
§381.460
Nutrient content claims for calorie content.
§381.461
Nutrient content claims for the sodium content.
§381.462
Nutrient content claims for fat, fatty acids, and cholesterol content.
§381.463
Nutrient content claims for “healthy.”
§§381.464-381.468
[Reserved]
§381.469
Labeling applications for nutrient content claims.
§§381.470-381.479
[Reserved]
§381.480
Label statements relating to usefulness in reducing or maintaining body weight.
§§381.481-381.499
[Reserved]
§381.500
Exemption from nutrition labeling.
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Subpart Z—SELECTED ESTABLISHMENTS; COOPERATIVE PROGRAM FOR INTERSTATE SHIPMENT OF POULTRY PRODUCTS

§381.511
Definitions.
§381.512
Purpose.
§381.513
Requirements for establishments; ineligible establishments.
§381.514
State request for cooperative agreement.
§381.515
Establishment selection; official number for selected establishments.
§381.516
Commencement of a cooperative interstate shipment program; inspection by designated personnel and official mark.
§381.517
Federal oversight of a cooperative interstate shipment program.
§381.518
Quarterly reports.
§381.519
Enforcement authority.
§381.520
Deselection of ineligible establishments.
§381.521
Transition to official establishment.
§381.522
Transition grants.
§381.523
Separation of operations.
§381.524
Voluntary withdrawal.


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