Ohio Admin. Code 901:1-3-01 - Anthrax control

Current through all regulations passed and filed through March 11, 2022

(A) The term "bone products" as used in this regulation shall mean bones of any animal in any form; (including raw, steamed, degelatinized bone meal, whole or crushed bones, etc.).
(B) No bone products intended for use as animal feedstuffs, including mineral feeds, or fertilizers, admixed with, or to be admixed with, other ingredients for such uses, shall be moved into or within the State state of Ohio, unless such bone products have been processed in a manner rendering them free from viable Anthrax anthrax spores, excepting when moved directly to manufacturing plants for processing.
(C) The owner of the product which contains the bone products shall bear The the burden of proof, as to the sufficiency of the processing procedure employed to secure freedom of such bone products from viable Anthrax anthrax spores when so moved, shall rest with the owner thereof, excepting when moving directly to a manufacturing plant for processing. A
(D) A valid certification, setting forth full information as to the processing method employed to secure freedom of any such bone products which originated in any foreign country from viable Anthrax anthrax spores, shall be supplied by the processor to the original purchaser and an exact copy of such processor's certification shall be supplied in turn by each subsequent seller to each subsequent purchaser.
(D) (E) The processing of bone products, in order to render them free from viable Anthrax anthrax spores, shall be equivalent to the standard process employed in the manufacture of steamed or degelatinized bone meal or shall be by any other process which the Director director of the Ohio Department department of Agriculture agriculture deems sufficient to accomplish such purpose.
(E) (F) All bags on hand on the effective date of this regulation which are known to have contained bone products which have been contaminated with viable Anthrax spores shall be either destroyed by burning, or processed in such manner as to render them free from viable Anthrax spores, within ten days. Whenever any product bags are found to contain, or have contained, any feedstuffs, including mineral feeds or fertilizers, is found or suspected to be contaminated with anthrax which in the judgment of by the Director director of Agriculture agriculture are contaminated, or are suspected of being contaminated, with Anthrax, such product bags shall be either sterilized processed to render them free from viable anthrax spores or destroyed immediately on order of the director director.
(F) (G) No spore vaccines for the prevention of Anthrax anthrax shall be used in the State state of Ohio except upon permission granted by the Director director of the Ohio Department department of Agriculture agriculture. No such Anthrax anthrax spore vaccines shall be sold to or administered by any person except a licensed veterinarian in the State state of Ohio.


Ohio Admin. Code 901:1-3-01
Effective: 6/30/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 04/13/2016 and 06/30/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 941.03
Rule Amplifies: 941.02
Prior Effective Dates: 6/12/1952

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