Idaho Admin. Code r. 16.02.19.325 - GAME ANIMALS

Current through August 30, 2021

Modification to Section 3-201.17(A)(4), is made by deleting Section 3-201.17(A)(4) and replacing it with Subsections 325.01 through 325.04 of these rules. (7-1-21)T

01. Field Dressed Game Animals. Un-inspected wild game animals and wild poultry may be custom processed or prepared and served upon request by an individual having ownership of the animal. Except as allowed in Subsection 325.04 of this rule, un-inspected wild game animals and wild poultry must be processed for or served to that owner and for the family or guests of that individual animal owner only. (7-1-21)T
02. Processing Game Animals. Game animals and birds are to be completely separated from other food during storage, processing, preparation and service with the use of separate equipment or areas or by scheduling and cleaning, providing there is compliance with the following: (7-1-21)T
a. Slaughtering and cleaning of game animals or birds can not be done in the food establishment, except for meat processing establishments with kill floors; and (7-1-21)T
b. Game animals and other animal carcasses are free of any visible dirt, filth, fecal matter or hair before such carcasses enter the food establishment, except for meat processing establishments with kill floors; and (7-1-21)T
c. An identifying tag with the owner's name must be on each carcass or divided parts and packaged or wrapped parts; and (7-1-21)T
d. Each carcass or divided parts and packaged or wrapped parts are marked or tagged with a "Not for sale" label. Except as allowed in Subsection 325.04 of this rule, these may not be sold, given away, or served to any members of the public. (7-1-21)T
03. Un-Inspected Game Animals. Any un-inspected game animals prepared and served in a food establishment may only be prepared and served at the request of the owner of the animals for the owner and invited family or friends at a private dinner. Except as allowed in Subsection 325.04 of this rule, these animals may not be served, sold, or given away to any members of the public. (7-1-21)T
04. Donated Game Meat. Legally harvested game meat may be donated to a food bank or food pantry when the following conditions are met: (7-1-21)T
a. The end recipient of the donated game meat signs an acknowledgment statement indicating that he is aware that the meat has been donated and that the meat itself is un-inspected, wild-harvested game meat. (7-1-21)T
b. The game meat must have been processed by: (7-1-21)T
i. A facility that is subject to inspection by the regulatory authority with jurisdiction over meat products; (7-1-21)T
ii. The facility packages the game meat into portions that require no further processing or cutting by the food bank or food pantry; and (7-1-21)T
c. The meat is labeled by the processor with the following: (7-1-21)T
i. Species identification; (7-1-21)T
ii. The name and address of the meat processing facility; and (7-1-21)T
iii. The words "Processed for Donation or Private Use" and "Cook to 165° F." (7-1-21)T

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