7 U.S. Code § 1904 - Methods research; designation of methods

In furtherance of the policy expressed herein the Secretary is authorized and directed—
(a) to conduct, assist, and foster research, investigation, and experimentation to develop and determine methods of slaughter and the handling of livestock in connection with slaughter which are practicable with reference to the speed and scope of slaughtering operations and humane with reference to other existing methods and then current scientific knowledge; and
(b) on or before March 1, 1959, and at such times thereafter as he deems advisable, to designate methods of slaughter and of handling in connection with slaughter which, with respect to each species of livestock, conform to the policy stated in this chapter. If he deems it more effective, the Secretary may make any such designation by designating methods which are not in conformity with such policy. Designations by the Secretary subsequent to March 1, 1959, shall become effective 180 days after their publication in the Federal Register.

Source

(Pub. L. 85–765, § 4,Aug. 27, 1958, 72 Stat. 863; Pub. L. 95–445, § 5(b)–(e), Oct. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 1069.)
Amendments

1978—Par. (a). Pub. L. 95–445, § 5(d), inserted “and” after the semicolon at end.
Par. (b). Pub. L. 95–445, § 5(c), (e), struck out “for purposes of section 1903 of this title” before “180 days”, and substituted a period for the semicolon at end.
Par. (c). Pub. L. 95–445, § 5(b), repealed par. (c).
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–445effective one year after Oct. 10, 1978, and nonapplicability during not to exceed additional 18 months in hardship cases, see sec. 7 ofPub. L. 95–445set out as a note under section 603 of Title 21, Food and Drugs.

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9 CFR - Animals and Animal Products

9 CFR Part 300 - AGENCY MISSION AND ORGANIZATION

9 CFR Part 301 - TERMINOLOGY; ADULTERATION AND MISBRANDING STANDARDS

9 CFR Part 313 - HUMANE SLAUGHTER OF LIVESTOCK

9 CFR Part 318 - ENTRY INTO OFFICIAL ESTABLISHMENTS; REINSPECTION AND PREPARATION OF PRODUCTS

9 CFR Part 319 - DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS OF IDENTITY OR COMPOSITION

9 CFR Part 325 - TRANSPORTATION

9 CFR Part 416 - SANITATION

9 CFR Part 417 - HAZARD ANALYSIS AND CRITICAL CONTROL POINT (HACCP) SYSTEMS

9 CFR Part 424 - PREPARATION AND PROCESSING OPERATIONS

9 CFR Part 430 - REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIFIC CLASSES OF PRODUCT

9 CFR Part 439 - ACCREDITATION OF NON-FEDERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORIES

9 CFR Part 441 - CONSUMER PROTECTION STANDARDS: RAW PRODUCTS

9 CFR Part 500 - RULES OF PRACTICE

 

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