<html> <head> <title>Rule 12:79:01:01 Definitions.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 12:79:01:01"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 12:79:01:01 Definitions."> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Word 15 (filtered)"> <style> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4;} @font-face {font-family:Calibri; panose-1:2 15 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 4;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;} a:link, span.MsoHyperlink {color:blue; text-decoration:underline;} a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed {color:purple; text-decoration:underline;} .MsoChpDefault {font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.0in 1.0in 1.0in;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple> <div class=WordSection1> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>12:79:01:01.&nbsp;&nbsp;Definitions.</b> Terms defined in SDCL titles <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=38">38</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=39">39</A>, and 40 have the same meaning when used in this article. Other terms used in this article mean:</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (1)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Animal Industry Board,&quot; the Animal Industry Board continued by SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=40-3-1">40-3-1</A>;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (2)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Antibiotic drug,&quot; any compound or family of compounds, either naturally or artificially produced, that are administered at subtherapeutic or therapeutic levels, which kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria within the body, including penicillins, cephalosporins, aminoglycosides, sulfonamides, fluoroquinolones, florfinicol, macrolides, tetracyclines, and ionophores;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (3)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Backfat,&quot; backfat on a carcass that is evaluated in terms of the thickness of this fat over the ribeye muscle exposed between the twelfth and thirteenth ribs, measured perpendicular to the outside surface at a point three-fourths of the length of the ribeye from its chine bone end. This measurement may be adjusted, as necessary, to reflect unusual amounts of fat on other parts of the carcass; </p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (4)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Beef product,&quot; edible muscle tissue produced from the harvesting and processing of certified finished cattle or certified natural finished cattle;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (5)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Beef program,&quot; the <i>SOUTH DAKOTA CERTIFIED</i><sup>TM</sup> beef program created by SDCL chapter <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=39-24">39-24</A> and this article;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (6)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Blood splashed,&quot; meat showing evidence of rupture of capillaries in fat and muscle due to short-term violent excitement;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (7)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;BQA/CMP manual,&quot; the Beef Quality Assurance/Critical Management Plan program manual produced by the South Dakota Beef Industry Council, 316 South Coteau, Pierre, SD.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (8)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;BQA/CMP certificate,&quot; the Beef Quality Assurance/Critical Management Plan Certificate issued by the South Dakota Beef Industry Council, 316 South Coteau, Pierre, SD;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (9)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Carcass defects,&quot; traits that decrease the value of a beef carcass by decreasing the palatability, or decreasing consumer acceptance of appearance;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (10)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Certification mark,&quot; the certification mark as depicted in U.S. Trademark Serial Number 78/526958, alone or in conjunction with a tradename as provided in &#167;&nbsp;12:79:04:01;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (11)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Certified enrolled cattle,&quot; certified feeder cattle, certified finished cattle, certified natural feeder cattle, and certified natural finished cattle as defined in this section;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (12)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Certified feeder cattle,&quot; live cattle that are born and raised within the State of South Dakota in conformity with the requirements of the enrolled cattle program and the license agreement;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (13)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Certified finished cattle,&quot; certified feeder cattle that are fed within the State of South Dakota in conformity with the requirements of &#167;&nbsp;12:79:03:08 and the license agreement;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (14)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Certified natural feeder cattle,&quot; live cattle that are born and raised in conformity with &#167;&#167;&nbsp;12:79:03:01 to 12:79:03:06, inclusive, and are also raised in conformity with the requirements of the natural program in &#167;&nbsp;12:79:10:01 and the license agreement;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (15)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Certified natural finished cattle,&quot; certified natural feeder cattle that are produced in conformity with the natural program in &#167;&nbsp;12:79:10:02 and the license agreement;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (16)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Corrective action,&quot; the action required of a licensee by the secretary to come into compliance with the requirements of any program and the license agreement;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (17)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Dark cutters,&quot; carcasses or parts of carcasses showing evidence of dark red to dark brown tissue coloring resulting from long-term or intermediate-term glycogen depletion caused by stress to the living animal;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (18)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Data management system,&quot; the electronic internet-based system designated by the secretary for use in submitting reports required by this article and the license agreement;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (19)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Department,&quot; the Department of Agriculture;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (20)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Distiller's grain,&quot; the corn byproduct from corn-to-ethanol production;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (21)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Electronic ear tag,&quot; a radio frequency identification ear tag that contains a fifteen digit unique identification number for each animal and which is used by producers to identify certified enrolled cattle;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (22)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Enrolled cattle program,&quot; the <i>SOUTH DAKOTA CERTIFIED ENROLLED CATTLE</i><sup>TM</sup> program created by this article;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (23)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Fund,&quot; the South Dakota Certified Beef Fund created by SDCL 1-53-47;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (24)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;HACCP,&quot; the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point plan developed by processors pursuant to 9 C.F.R. Ch. III (January 1, 2005) or as required by the meat inspection program;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (25)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Heifer,&quot; female bovine that has not produced offspring;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (26)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Hormone,&quot; all exogenous estrogenic and androgenic growth promoting hormones including the active ingredients of zeranol, estradiol, progesterone, testosterone, trenbolone acetate, and melengestrol acetate and all exogenous reproductive hormones including progesterone, prostaglandin (PGF<sub>2A</sub>), gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH), follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), and luteinizing hormone (LH);</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (27)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Hot carcass weight,&quot; the weight of a carcass measured before the carcass is chilled. Carcass is defined as the beef animal following slaughter with the hide, head, feet, tail, and internal organs, except the kidneys, removed;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (28)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;License,&quot; a marketer license,&nbsp; producer license, or a processor license;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (29)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Licensee,&quot; a marketer, producer, or processor who has met all requirements for participation in any program and has entered into a valid license agreement signed by the secretary;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (30)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;License agreement,&quot; a written agreement between the department and a participant in any program that sets forth the terms and conditions under which the applicant is granted permission to use the proprietary rights as specified in the agreement;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (31)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Licensed marketer,&quot; a marketer who meets the requirements of &#167;&nbsp;12:79:03:10 and has entered into a valid license agreement signed by the secretary;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (32)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Licensed processor,&quot; a processor who meets the requirements of &#167;&nbsp;12:79:03:09 and has a current and valid license agreement signed by the secretary;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (33)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Licensed producer,&quot; a producer who has a verifiable address, that meets the requirements of &#167;&nbsp;12:79:03:05, and has a current and valid license agreement signed by the secretary;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (34)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Marbling score,&quot; a description of the amount, distribution, and texture of intramuscular fat found in the longissimus muscle that was exposed between the twelfth and thirteenth rib of a beef carcass. The degrees of marbling referenced in the specifications, in order of descending quantity are: slightly abundant, moderate, modest, small, slight, traces, and practically devoid;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (35)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Marketer,&quot; a person who raises certified enrolled cattle or purchases certified enrolled finished cattle before harvest, contracts to have them processed by a licensed processor and then markets the resulting beef product to wholesalers, retailers, or the public; or a person who purchases beef product processed by a licensed processor and markets the beef product to wholesalers, retailers, or the public; or a person who purchases certified enrolled finished cattle before harvest and then sells those cattle to a licensed processor or another licensed marketer;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (36)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Meat inspection program,&quot; the meat inspection program administered by the Animal Industry Board pursuant to SDCL chapter <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=39-5">39-5</A>;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (37)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Minimally processed,&quot; beef that has been subject only to minimal processing, including those traditional processes used to make food edible, or to preserve it or make it safe for human consumption, e.g., smoking, roasting, freezing, drying, and fermenting; or those physical processes that do not fundamentally alter the raw product or that only separate a whole, intact food into component parts, as defined in &quot;Food Standards and Labeling Policy Book&quot;;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (38)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Natural beef program,&quot; the <i>SOUTH DAKOTA CERTIFIED</i><sup>TM</sup> natural designation as described by this article;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (39)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Natural enrolled cattle program,&quot; the <i>SOUTH DAKOTA CERTIFIED ENROLLED CATTLE</i><sup>TM</sup> natural designation as described by this article;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (40)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Person,&quot; a natural person, or an association, partnership, cooperative corporation, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, or corporation registered with the Secretary of State to do business in the State of South Dakota;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (41)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Processing procedures manual,&quot; the document written by the processor and approved by the secretary that describes the policies, procedures, and processes used for harvesting, processing, segregating, and tracking beef product meeting beef program or natural beef program requirements;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (42)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Processor,&quot; a meat processing establishment regularly engaged in the harvesting of live cattle or preparation or processing of beef product and that is either licensed by the meat inspection program or undergoes inspections conducted by the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service, as described in 9 C.F.R. Ch. III (January 1, 2005);</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (43)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Processor license,&quot; the nonexclusive, nontransferable permission granted to a processor via a license agreement authorizing the use of the certification mark;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (44)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Producer,&quot; a person who raises, owns, feeds, or finishes cattle;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (45)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Producer license,&quot; the nonexclusive, nontransferable permission granted to a producer via a license agreement to use the &quot;<i>SOUTH DAKOTA CERTIFIED ENROLLED CATTLE</i><sup>TM</sup> trademark;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (46)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Product sample,&quot; a sample of beef product collected and submitted for testing pursuant to this article and a license agreement;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (47)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Program,&quot; any of the programs specified in subdivision (49) of this section;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (48)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Programs,&quot; the beef program, enrolled cattle program, natural beef program, and natural enrolled cattle programs, collectively;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (49)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Proprietary right,&quot; the certification mark and any other service mark, trademark, certification mark, copyrights, know-how, trade secrets, or other intellectual property rights owned by the State of South Dakota and authorized for use in conjunction with any program;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (50)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Ribeye area,&quot; the area of longissimus muscle only between the twelfth and thirteenth rib of a beef carcass;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (51)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Commissioner,&quot; the commissioner of the Governor's Office of Economic Deveopment or the commissioner's designee;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (52)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;<i>SOUTH DAKOTA CERTIFIED</i><sup>TM</sup> beef,&quot; tier one or tier two packaged beef products from certified finished cattle processed within the State of South Dakota in conformity with the requirements of the beef program and the license agreement;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (53)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;<i>SOUTH DAKOTA CERTIFIED ENROLLED CATTLE</i><sup>TM</sup> natural program,&quot; the requirements governing the production and management of certified natural feeder cattle and certified natural finished cattle as specified in this article;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (54)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;<i>SOUTH DAKOTA CERTIFIED ENROLLED CATTLE</i><sup>TM</sup> program,&quot; the requirements governing the production and management of certified feeder cattle and certified finished cattle as specified in this article;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (55)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;<i>SOUTH DAKOTA CERTIFIED</i><sup>TM</sup> natural beef,&quot; tier one or tier two packaged beef products from certified natural finished cattle processed within the State of South Dakota in conformity with the requirements of &#167;&nbsp;12:79:10:03 and the license agreement;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (56)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Steer,&quot; male bovine that has been neutered before reaching eight months of age;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (57)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Trained producer,&quot; a producer who is in the process of becoming a licensed producer and has attended a BQA/CMP certificate session conducted by a SDSU livestock educator where producers learn proper BQA cattle handling practices and receive a CMP form upon completion of the training;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (58)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;USDA,&quot; the United States Department of Agriculture; and</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (59)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Verifiable address,&quot; an identifiable physical location in South Dakota that represents a unique and describable geographic location where activity affecting the health or the traceability of livestock may occur;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (60)&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;Yield grade,&quot; the indicated yield of closely trimmed ( inch fat or less), boneless retail cuts expected to be derived from the major wholesale cuts (round, sirloin, short loin, rib, and square-cut chuck) of a carcass.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 32 SDR 31, effective August 29, 2005; 33 SDR 10, effective August 3, 2006; 33 SDR 188, effective May 10, 2007; 35 SDR 187, effective February 10, 2009; 38 SDR 115, effective January 10, 2012; SL 2019, ch 235, &#167;&nbsp;37 and 38, effective April 14, 2019.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b> SDCL 1-53-43(1) to (5), inclusive.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b> SDCL 1-53-38 to 1-53-47, inclusive.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Note:</b> &quot;Meat processing establishment&quot; is defined in SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=39-5-6">39-5-6(17).</A></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>References:</b> &quot;South Dakota Beef Quality Assurance/Critical Management Plan Program,&quot; South Dakota Beef Industry Board, revised through February 2006, distributed by the South Dakota Beef Industry Council, 316 South Coteau, Pierre, SD.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &quot;Food Standards and Labeling Policy Book,&quot; revised for web publication August, 2005, published by the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service. Copies may be obtained by internet from <a href="http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OPPDE/larc/Policies/Labeling_Policy_Book_082005.pdf">http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OPPDE/larc/Policies/Labeling_Policy_Book_082005.pdf</a>. There is no charge for the publication.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'>&nbsp;</p> </div> </body> </html>