<html> <head> <title>Rule 12:68:09:15 Licensing of pet food processing plants.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 12:68:09:15"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 12:68:09:15 Licensing of pet food processing plants."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>12:68:09:15.&nbsp;&nbsp;Licensing of pet food processing plants.</b> Owners or operators of pet food processing plants who transport the carcasses of domestic animals that have died or have been killed, otherwise than by being slaughtered for human consumption, over the public highways to their plants for processing into pet food must apply for a license on a form furnished by the board.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The facilities and vehicles must be inspected by an agent of the board prior to licensure. Sanitation standards and procedures for hauling and processing carcasses into inedible meat must comply with the requirements in &nbsp;12:68:09:07 and 12:68:09:10 before a license is issued.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Licenses do not allow pet food processing plants to knowingly remove, transport, or process the carcass of an animal which has died from anthrax, rabies, or toxic materials or which is decomposed.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Licenses are valid for one year from date of issue unless revoked.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 12 SDR 190, effective June 1, 1986; 18 SDR 55, effective September 23, 1991.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=40-17-9.1">40-17-9.1.</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=40-17-2">40-17-2</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=40-17-9.1">40-17-9.1.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>