2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 24 - Food And Drugs
Section 24:16B-4 - Transfer Of Authority From Department Of Health To Department Of Agriculture; General Power Of Department Of Agriculture
24:16B-4. Transfer of authority from Department of Health to Department of Agriculture; general power of Department of Agriculture
The jurisdiction and authority to provide for the proper inspections of animals to be slaughtered and the carcasses, parts thereof, meat and meat food products, animal food product or by-product of animals; packaging and labeling of animal carcasses, parts thereof, meat and meat food products, animal food products or by-products of animals, is hereby transferred from the Department of Health to the Department of Agriculture. The Department of Agriculture is hereby declared to be the principal instrumentality of the State for attaining the ends declared in this act. The department shall have all necessary power to carry out and enforce the provisions of this act and the rules and regulations of the board.
L.1968, c. 105, s. 4, eff. July 1, 1968.
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