106-549.15 Definitions
106-549.16 Statement of purpose
106-549.17 Inspection of animals before slaughter; humane methods of slaughtering
106-549.18 Inspection; stamping carcass
106-549.19 Application of Article; place of inspection
106-549.20 Inspectors’ access to businesses
106-549.21 Stamping container or covering; regulation of container
106-549.22 Rules and regulations of Board
106-549.23 Prohibited slaughter, sale and transportation
106-549.24 Prohibited acts regarding certificate
106-549.25 Slaughter, sale and transportation of equine carcasses
106-549.26 Inspection of establishment; bribery of or malfeasance of inspector
106-549.27 Exemptions from Article
106-549.28 Regulation of storage of meat

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 106 > Article 49B

  • Authorized representative: means the Director of the Meat and Poultry Inspection Service of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Board: means the North Carolina Board of Agriculture. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Commissioner: means the North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture or his authorized representative. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act: means the act so entitled approved March 4, 1907 (34 Stat. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Firm: means any partnership, association, or other unincorporated business organization. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Intrastate commerce: means commerce within this State. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container (not including package liners) of any article. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter (i) upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers, or (ii) accompanying such article. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Meat food product: means any product capable of use as human food that is made wholly or in part from any meat or other portion of the carcass of any cattle, sheep, swine, goats, bison, fallow deer, or red deer, excepting products that contain meat or other portions of such carcasses only in a relatively small proportion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the meat food industry, and that are exempted from definition as a meat food product by the Board under such conditions as it may prescribe to assure that the meat or other portions of such carcasses contained in such product are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as meat food products. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Official certificate: means any certificate prescribed by regulations of the Board for issuance by an inspector or other person performing official functions under this or the subsequent Article. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Official device: means any device prescribed or authorized by the Board for use in applying any official mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Official inspection legend: means any symbol prescribed by regulations of the Board showing that an article was inspected and passed in accordance with this or the subsequent Article. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Official mark: means the official inspection legend or any other symbol prescribed by regulations of the Board to identify the status of any article or animal under this or the subsequent Article. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Prepared: means slaughtered, canned, salted, smoked, rendered, boned, cut up, or otherwise manufactured or processed. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-549.15
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3