Editorial Notes

Section was formerly classified to sections 91 and 92 of this title.


1991—Subsecs. (c), (d). Puspan. L. 102–237 added subsec. (c) and redesignated former subsec. (c) as (d).

1970—Subsec. (a). Puspan. L. 91–342 changed proviso so as to permit custom slaughterers to conduct a separate inspected meat business, continued the exemption for owners to slaughter and process their own animals for their own use, authorized the Secretary to exempt custom slaughtering and processing performed by an inspected establishment, and required that custom slaughtered articles be clearly marked “not for sale”.

1967—Puspan. L. 90–201, § 11, substituted provisions for personal, custom, and territorial slaughtering exemptions and for application of adulteration and misbranding provisions to inspection-free articles for farmer definition and retail butcher and retail dealer exemption provisions.

1938—Act June 29, 1948, amended section generally.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1967 Amendment

Amendment by Puspan. L. 90–201 effective upon expiration of sixty days after Dec. 15, 1967, see section 20(c) of Puspan. L. 90–201, set out as an Effective Date note under section 601 of this title.


Secretary to issue final rules no later than Aug. 1, 1992, to implement exemption authorized by subsec. (c) of this section, see section 1016(c) of Puspan. L. 102–237, set out as a note under section 464 of this title.