<html> <head> <title>Rule 12:68:09:18 Services of veterinarian required for pet food processing plants.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 12:68:09:18"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 12:68:09:18 Services of veterinarian required for 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>12:68:09:18.&nbsp;&nbsp;Services of veterinarian required for pet food processing plants.</b> The plant management must employ or engage the services of a licensed veterinarian for the purpose of inspecting carcasses and supervising plant sanitation. The veterinarian selected may designate, with plant manager approval, an alternate veterinarian to perform this service in the veterinarian's absence. The veterinarian and any alternate must be named on the license application. The veterinarian and alternate veterinarian must be authorized by the board to act as official veterinarian. The official veterinarian shall report to the board any failure on the part of plant management to carry out sanitary procedures set forth in this chapter. All compensation for services rendered by either veterinarian must be paid by the processing plant management.</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=40-17-9.1">40-17-9.1.</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Cross-Reference:</b> Veterinarians, SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=36-12">36-12.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>