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S.F. No. 1545 - Food Safety and Meat Inspection
Author: Senator Torrey N. Westrom
Prepared By: Greg Knopff, Senate Analyst (651/296-9399)
Date: February 27, 2017


Section 1 [Food Safety and Defense Task Force] extends the Food Safety and Defense Task Force an additional ten years to June 30, 2027.

Section 2 [Meat inspection; definition of animals] will allow the Minnesota Department of Agriculture to provide meat inspection for other domesticated animals, regardless of size.  Current law limits this to large domesticated animals.  One of the reasons for the change is to clearly allow inspection services for rabbits.


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