2017 ORS 603.045¹
Custom slaughter and processing regulations

A custom slaughtering establishment or a custom processing establishment shall:

(1) Not buy or sell carcasses of meat animals, meat or meat products capable of use as human food unless such are marked, tagged or otherwise identified as inspected meat or meat products as required by ORS chapter 619.

(2) Mark, tag or otherwise identify all individually wrapped packages or containers of meat or meat products slaughtered or prepared for the owner of a meat animal, at the time and in the manner prescribed by the State Department of Agriculture, so as to protect the people of this state from the purchase, use or consumption of uninspected or unwholesome meat or meat products. In addition to such marking, tagging and identifying as the department may prescribe, each such package or container shall be marked with the words “Not Inspected” and “Not For Sale” in letters at least three-eighths inch in size.

(3) Provide the owner of the meat animal with a certificate, prescribed by the department, giving the accurate weight of the carcass resulting from the slaughter of such animal and the weight of the resulting product delivered to the owner.

(4) Provide the owner of the meat animal with certificate and tags, prescribed by the department, establishing ownership of said carcass.

(5) Record, and deliver to the department as it directs:

(a) An accurate description of the breed characteristics and the brand or marks of each animal slaughtered.

(b) The name and address of the person from whom each such animal was received and the date thereof.

(c) The name and address of the person to whom the meat products of each such animal were delivered upon completion of the slaughter or preparation and the date thereof.

(6) Maintain and only utilize an establishment and equipment in accordance with rules promulgated by the department.

(7) Prepare and maintain records of all meat animals received by the establishment for slaughter. Such records shall include:

(a) The number and kind of poultry or rabbits or, in the case of other meat animals, an accurate description of the breed characteristics and the brand or marks of such other meat animal, slaughtered.

(b) The name and address of the person from whom each such animal was received and the date thereof.

(c) The name and address of the person to whom the meat products of each such animal were delivered upon completion of the slaughter and the date thereof. [1973 c.175 §6; 1977 c.758 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 603—Meat Sellers and Slaughterers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors603.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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