2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 24 - Food And Drugs
Section 24:16B-42 - Exemption From Inspection
24:16B-42. Exemption from inspection
The provisions of this act requiring inspection of the slaughter of animals and of the preparation of the carcasses, parts thereof, meat and meat food products at establishments conducting such operations shall not apply to:
A. The slaughtering by any person of animals of his own raising, and the preparation by him and transportation of the carcasses, parts thereof, meat and meat food products of such animals exclusively for use by him and members of his household and his nonpaying guests and employees; or
B. The custom slaughter by any person of any animal delivered by the owner thereof for such slaughter, and the preparation by such slaughterer and transportation of the carcasses, parts thereof, meat and meat food products of such animals, exclusively for use, in the household of such owner, by the members of his household and his nonpaying guests and employees; provided that such custom slaughterer does not engage in the business of buying or selling any carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat or meat food products of any animal; or
C. Operations of types traditionally and usually conducted at retail stores and restaurants, when conducted at any retail store or restaurant or similar retail-type establishment for sale in normal retail quantities or service of such articles to consumers at such establishments; or
D. The slaughter of animals or the preparation of any carcasses or parts or products of such animals, which are not intended for use as human food, but such articles shall, prior to their offer for sale or shipment, unless naturally inedible by humans, be denatured or otherwise identified to deter their use for human food as prescribed by regulations of the board; or
E. Any licensed establishment in which Federal inspection service is provided under the Federal Meat Inspection Act; or
F. Any licensed secondary establishment.
The slaughter of animals and preparation of articles referred to in paragraphs B, C, D and F shall be conducted in accordance with such sanitary conditions as the board may, by regulation, prescribe. The adulterated and misbranding provisions of this act shall apply to articles which are not required to be inspected under this section.
L.1968, c. 105, s. 42, eff. July 1, 1968.
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